Verizon signed a new franchise deal with the town of Raynham, Mass., which will see it complete its FiOS Network in the town, which is a short drive from both Boston and Providence, R.I.
The town of Raynham, Mass., will get Verizon FiOS service after the town's board of selectmen signed a local franchise agreement with the telco. While it has largely halted new FiOS rollouts, including larger cities such as Boston, a spokesperson for the carrier said that Verizon decided to complete its buildout of the surrounding area.
Verizon struck a marketing deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers which will see its FiOS Quantum and live mobile video products promoted at the NFL team's home games.
Verizon FiOS once again was the star in the carrier's Q3 wireline portfolio, driving up revenues 13.4 percent to $2.8 billion, but it sees potential in extending the service to more small to medium businesses. Just how big is the SMB opportunity for wireline operators offering high speed services? What obstacles stand in their way?
Verizon's Q3 2013 FiOS broadband revenues rose 13.4 percent to $2.8 billion during a quarter that's normally known for seasonal broadband net subscriber losses.
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Verizon wants Massachusetts lawmakers to see it as a tech company with a phone service, but it might have a hard time proving its case thanks to a commercial that touts its biggest technology play, FiOS, in a city where it's unavailable, Boston.
Verizon officials defended the company's decision to halt new construction for its FiOS network this week at public hearing in New Jersey Thursday, where its statewide franchise is up for renewal.
The suggestion that a more powerful Verizon Wireless could lead to the demise of FiOS--as first suggested in a FierceIPTV commentary--gained some market cred this week with members of the financial community.