Verizon and AOL are going to start sharing a lot more data about customers they track for advertising purposes on the Internet. Verizon is combining its existing advertising programs, which can track its wireless customers' mobile browsing habits, with the much larger advertising network it acquired from AOL in its $4.4 billion acquisition of the company.
Verizon is facing a call from 14 city mayors on the East Coast to expand its FiOS FTTH network into more areas that have limited access to high speed services.
Frontier has reached union labor agreements with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers AFL-CIO in California and Florida, allowing it to move forward with its $10.5 billion acquisition of Verizon's wireline assets in California, Florida and Texas that's expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2016.
According to app-tracking company App Annie, Verizon's Go90 mobile video service landed at No. 14 in the "entertainment" category of Apple's U.S. App Store in its first 24 hours of availability, behind the likes of Netflix (No. 1), Hulu (#2), Kylie Jenner Official App (#8), Recolor- Coloring Book For Adults (#9) and Triller- Music Video Maker (#13). However, the app did end up ahead of Comcast's XFINITY TV Go (#19) and HBO NOW (#28).
Cablevision and Verizon have settled lawsuits over an advertising battle in which each service provider criticized the actual speed of each other's Internet service offerings.
Cablevision and Verizon have settled litigation over an advertising war in which each operator disparaged the other's Internet speed offerings.
Competitive carriers organization COMPTEL says the FCC's special access reform needs to address that their measures should drive new competition in the wireline and wireless broadband industry...
Verizon has transitioned its go90 mobile video service out of beta and into the general public's hands, launching iOS and Android apps for the free, ad-supported service, and unfurling its broader content library.
Cogent is seeing its efforts to alleviate traffic congestion with AT&T and Verizon finally paying off with these networks becoming nearly free of any issues, CEO Dave Schaeffer told investors.
AT&T has joined Verizon and other ILECs in support of the thesis that the FCC should not implement new regulations on the special access market.