Verizon said it will offer Wi-Fi calling to its iPhone customers through Apple's iOS 9.3 operating system update.
Verizon would roll Yahoo's video assets in with AOL, the unit that until its purchase last May was a direct competitor to Yahoo. But what benefits could Yahoo's assets provide to Verizon's video strategy? Which ones would be redundant?
Comcast has made its intent clear: it's finally going to bring its DOCSIS 3.1-based gigabit broadband services to five cities this year, a move that directly challenges AT&T and Verizon and their FTTH buildout and pricing strategies. How will these ILECs respond?
Apple has released the third iOS 9.3 beta to registered developers for testing, and it includes native support for Wi-Fi calling on Verizon's network, meaning users won't need to download an app to make a Wi-Fi call.
The final whistle in Super Bowl 50 blew less than a week ago but Verizon Wireless is already six months into its preparations for next year's big game, to be held at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.
The wireless industry is clearly investing in the smart city concept. Both Verizon and AT&T have teams dedicated to breaking open dialogue-- and sales-- between wireless players and city officials, with the goal of installing new technologies in metro areas that proponents say will make city life safer and more efficient. And analysts generally agree on the major opportunity presented by smart cities.
Windstream isn't opposed to making a transition to IP and fiber, but in the markets where it operates as a CLEC the service provider says it is at a disadvantage in terms of gaining access to existing local network infrastructure.
As the NFL looks to further extend its very stretched broadcast licensing reach to even more digital platforms, CBS Corp. has given it even more incentive.
A Verizon acquisition of Yahoo's core Internet business would align with the carrier's broader strategy of leveraging its networks to develop new revenue streams through digital media, analysts at Barclays said.
Verizon and Frontier Communications customers in Florida might have to deal with a service disruption if the two carriers can't resolve an ongoing dispute over pole attachments with Florida Power and Light, the state's incumbent utility provider and major pole owner.