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Verizon brings FiOS service to Raynham, Mass. consumers and businesses

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 signs FiOS Quantum marketing pact with NFL team

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's SMB play faces challenge from cable in non-FiOS markets

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 bucks Q3 seasonal trend as FiOS drives wireline revenues to $3.7B

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.

Are Verizon's M&A moves hindering its DVR rollouts?

Verizon may have grand plans for its six-tuner DVR that it announced in late 2011, but today it's unclear when that device will be deployed in customers' homes.

CenturyLink banks on Prism TV to grow triple-play subscriber base

By Jim Barthold Counting 132,000 subscribers at the end of the second quarter, CenturyLink's (NYSE: CTL) Prism TV isn't as big a threat to cable operators as AT&T's (NYSE: T) U-verse...

Verizon riles Boston mayor with FiOS commercial as it hunts regulatory relief in Mass.

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 pressured to expand FiOS in New Jersey

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.

Verizon FiOS spinoff speculation gains traction

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.

Rumor mill: Verizon could sell wireline business

There's increased speculation that Verizon could sell its wireline business, following its recent deal to buy Vodafone's 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless.