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Verizon launches telescopic VOD channel for Hellmann's Mayonnaise

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is beginning to offer telescopic video-on-demand channels to advertisers that allow FiOS TV subscribers who click on an interactive overlay running in a 30-second commercial to

Shammo: Verizon eyes more FiOS rate hikes; will 'rebundle' packages

Following a recent rate hike for its set-top and DVR rental fees, Verizon (NYSE: VZ) will soon increase the prices for some of its FiOS programming packages, and "rebundle" some packages that offer

Verizon Q1: Wireline revenue impacted by wholesale losses; gains in FiOS, enterprise services

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) wireline story in Q1 2012 was again a tale in which the carrier saw gains from next-gen consumer services like FiOS data and TV and business services like cloud and Ethernet, but

Philadelphia claims Verizon hasn't lived up to its FiOS agreement

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is once again under fire from the city of Philadelphia over not honoring its promise to build out its Fiber to the Premises (FTTP)-based FiOS service in a timely manner. While the

Philadelphia presses Verizon to expand FiOS footprint

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is facing increased pressure from government official in Philadelphia to expand the availability of its FiOS TV and FiOS Internet products, with the city council planning to hold a

North American FTTH deployments grow 13%, drive economic growth

While Fiber to the Home (FTTH) is far from ubiquitous, a new report from the FTTH Council Americas showed that service providers made decent progress in 2011, growing their networks 13 percent. The

New Jersey presses Verizon about wireline voice service issues, broadband commitment

Verizon (NYSE: VZ), like its other large ILEC counterparts AT&T (NYSE: T) and CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) continues to see its core voice service revenue decline, but the state's Board of Public

Frontier completes 14-state conversion of Verizon's rural lines

Frontier (Nasdaq: FTR) has closed a major chapter in the rural lines it acquired from Verizon in July 2010 with all of the wireline systems in 14 states now converted over to its own legacy systems.

5 cities complain Verizon's cable deal ensures they'll never get FiOS

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) move to enhance its wireless spectrum holdings by purchasing assets from Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) and other cable operators is now facing opposition from five cities that argue

AT&T closes in on Verizon in the U.S. telco TV race

AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) may not compete directly in the markets they reside in for video or broadband service, but it appears that Ma Bell is closing in on the lead in terms of