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Verizon launches FiOS Football app for iPad

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) launched an app for Apple's (Nasdaq: AAPL) iPad which allows subscribers that take its FiOS TV and Internet products to access live video and stats from the NFL RedZone channel on

Battling for broadband subscribers

In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom and FierceIPTV take a look at how telcos and IPTV providers are battling for broadband subscribers. FierceTelecom's Sean Buckley notes that CenturyLink is reducing

Service integration is key to telco broadband subscriber gains

When CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) completed its acquisition of Qwest this past April, one of the glaring shortcomings that emerged in its Q2 2011 earnings report was a drop in broadband subscribers.

In the battle for pay-TV subscribers, IPTV beats cable, satellite; but the economy casts doubt over all

We're quickly coming up on earnings season and should soon start to hear the latest company line to explain why cable operators are losing pay-TV subscribers. A year ago, the headlines focused on

Have pay-TV operators finally developed an appetite for a la carte?

For years, pay-TV operators have offered consumers Gordian Knots of programming, tiers of content tied together without regard to consumers' desires. But a confluence of factors--a stalled economy,

Verizon adds high school sports to FiOS lineup in New Jersey

By becoming the exclusive broadcast partner of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association through 2015, Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) is illustrating the importance of having local content like

Pando Networks: South Korea has the fastest game download speeds

Surprise, surprise: South Korea has the fastest average game download speeds of 2,202 Kbps, according to a new Pando Networks online gaming application study. In the study, Pando analyzed 27 million

Verizon accused of red-lining Buffalo in FiOS buildout

If you caught the newscast on NBC's Buffalo, N.Y. affiliate Wednesday, you'd be left with the impression that consumers are taking to the streets to demand that Verizon (NYSE: VZ) construct a network

Verizon FiOS TV rolls out apps for Apple's iPad, iPod touch, iPhone

Verizon (NYSE: VZ), playing catch up with some of its cable competitors, has launched apps for Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) iOS devices, including the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, which allow subscribers to

Verizon amps up VOD play with more content, 2-day window

Verizon (NYSE: VZ), looking to get ahead of the current video-on-demand pack, has strengthened its deals with Hollywood studios for more content and also negotiated a two-day viewing window on its