The Federal Communications Commission said it has stopped the clock on its 180-day review of the spectrum deals Verizon Wireless struck with major cable MSOs in December, in order to give it more time to review a spectrum swap Verizon announced earlier this week with T-Mobile.
Level 3 Communications and Verizon have launched separate initiatives targeting multinational companies (MNCs) that have offices in France.
In today's spotlight, a look at how cable operators may respond to the faster high-speed Internet tiers that Verizon is beginning to market to FiOS Internet subscribers through the FiOS Quantum brand.
The CWA and IBEW held a rally asking Verizon's board of directors to influence the telco to provide a fair labor contract for its wireline workers.
CENX gets $9.5M cash infusion from Verizon Financial to expand its ongoing Ethernet exchange presence.
Verizon finally revealed the pricing for its new 300 Mbps FiOS speed tier and the increase of its existing speed tiers via its Quantum Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) brand. How will cable respond?
Spectrum is the currency of true value for commercial network operators. The demand for broadband services continues to surge ahead month after month and all of the network operators are saying they need more spectrum.
Comcast expanded the incentives it is promoting with Verizon Wireless, pitching subscribers who order new bundles six months of a free DVR rental and one year of free access to its Streampix streaming video product.
As a reporter covering the telecom business, I thought Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) move to double the speed of its most popular high-speed Internet tiers with the launch of FiOS Quantum was a good story. But as a consumer of Verizon's quadruple play of digital cable, high-speed Internet and landline and wireless phone products, I'm finding it to not be a very good deal.
Small cell backhaul and Wi-Fi offloading are points of contention that must be addressed if the FCC is to approve Verizon Wireless' proposed $3.9 billion AWS spectrum purchase and business agreements with four cable operators, according to an FCC filing submitted by Sprint Nextel.