Verizon will pay out more than $500 million ($510 million and change, to be exact) to settle a pair of lawsuits filed against its FiOS TV service. The deep-pocketed telco will pay TiVo more than $250.4 million in a DVR dispute and cloud TV developer ActiveVideo more than $260 million in a VoD spat.
Verizon said Monday that it will pay more than $510 million to settle separate patent infringement disputes that it has been waging with interactive TV technology firm ActiveVideo Networks and TiVo Inc.
Verizon Wireless' version of Apple's iPhone 5 is being sold GSM-unlocked, meaning it can easily be switched to the mobile network operated by the nation's second-largest mobile operator, AT&T, via the insertion of a compatible SIM card.
Terremark, Verizon's data center and cloud services subsidiary, on Wednesday launched a set of managed and professional security services in Brazil and in other Latin American countries.
Verizon has reached tentative three-year contract agreements with its two primary wireline unions--the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the Communications Workers of America (CWA).
Cable operators dominated incumbent telcos in J.D. Power's latest residential telephone customer satisfaction survey, which ranked Cablevision, Bright House Networks, WideOpenWest and Cox Communications as the top regional providers.
Verizon has reached tentative three-year contract agreements with its two primary wireline unions--the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Communications Workers of America--ending months of acrimony, saber rattling and the intervention of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.
AT&T is seeking FCC permission to acquire two WCS 2.3 GHz licenses from San Diego Gas & Electric, saying they will enable the operator to expand its wireless broadband capacity and provide more robust mobile broadband services in San Diego.
Comcast said Tuesday that it expanded the availability of its $299.95 monthly Extreme 305 Mbps wideband Internet service to several major markets in the Northeast.
Work on a cloud-based radio access network (C-RAN) and separate effort to increase the streaming video capacity of wireless networks were two research efforts highlighted at last week's Intel Developer Forum.