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McAdam: Verizon is an 'applications and distribution company'

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has no plans to mimic its biggest cable competitor, Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA), and acquire an entertainment/programming source, the telco's president-COO Lowell McAdam said during a

Unnamed U.S. MVPD to substitute set-tops with game consoles

Several FCC programmer filings have suggested that a an unnamed U.S. MVPD (multichannel video programming distributor) is planning "to make its subscription and on-demand video services available

Verizon's cloud service centers complete SAS 70 Type II examination

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has finished its annual SAS 70 Type II examination of its data centers that support its growing cloud computing service suite. At the same time, Verizon's Computing as a Service

Verizon: Focus is on TV Everywhere, growing FiOS penetration

Verizon plans to turn more of its attention to expanding its FiOS TV service as it looks to recoup the $23 billion it cost the telco to build out its fiber network, and said that getting content onto

Verizon has no OTT video plans

Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) isn't ruling out the possibility of someday offering its users an over the top (OTT) online video service, but right now it will focus on increasing its FiOS TV

Cable's strength is programming, but telco 'pipes' are catching subscribers

Sometimes telecommunications can make one and one and one add up to five or two or seven. It has something to do with engineers and marketers and executives and misdirection. Last week, interpreting

Virtual cable companies gaining traction in U.S.? Keep an eye on Verizon

Here's a quick pop quiz: What's the difference between ivi.TV's (now paused) online cable play, Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT) rumored Xbox Live TV desires, and Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) thinly veiled attempt

Frontier disses Oregon regulators curious about FiOS TV plans

Frontier Communications' (NYSE: FTR) bizarre attempts to stop providing FiOS TV in Oregon now include declining an invitation by the Washington County Metropolitan Area Communications Commission

Oregon regulators encourage video consumers to choose Comcast over Frontier

If a $500 installation fee isn't enough to dissuade you from not signing up with Frontier's (NYSE: FTR) FiOS service, Washington County regulators are now advising would-be video customers to sign up

ESPN 3D to finally debut on Verizon FiOS TV

The NBA is planning to broadcast its Championship round in 3D and the Masters Golf Tournament, once again, says it is planning to present part of its broadcast in 3D as well. And, for the first time,