Cablevision continued its communications war with Verizon, releasing a statement clarifying that a court ruling only restricts the MSO from calling Verizon a liar in advertisements. The MSO said it can move forward with boasting all sorts of other superiority claims regarding its Optimum service.
In July, the nation's wireless carriers spent an estimated $183.4 million on TV advertising, down $450,000 from June. Who spent the biggest chunk of that money?
Both AT&T and Verizon currently have thousands of workers working without contracts while company management and the labor unions attempt to negotiate a resolution to contract disputes. Interestingly, both companies' stock prices are fairly stable and investors seem unconcerned about the threat of a strike.
U.S. wireless carriers spent an estimated $183.4 million on TV advertising in July, down $450,000 from June. Partnering with TV advertising measurement firm iSpot.TV, FierceWireless has a full breakdown of U.S. wireless TV ad spending.
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Vertical Bridge last week announced the acquisition of 43 towers from Townsquare Media in a deal valued at $22.8 million. This follows several earlier acquisitions by the company. These deals alone are not earth-shaking, but they do point to the consolidation in the tower industry and growth in the second-tier tower companies.
Verizon is claiming victory in a legal dispute over Cablevision ads that claim the cable company's Optimum service is superior to the telco's FiOS product.
An Alabama company has sued Comcast, Verizon and several other operators of phone services for allegedly failing to pay $214 million in fees to support the 911 emergency call system.
Verizon Enterprise Solutions has combined its enterprise VOIP with the company's wireless service to offer Wireless Connected VOIP which is targeted at enterprises. Customers will benefit from cheaper long distance charges as the combo-plan eliminates long distance fees on calls that originate from a Verizon Enterprise VOIP customer.
Verizon Communications tested next-generation passive optical (NG-PON2) fiber-to-the-premises technology from a central office in Framingham, Mass., to a FiOS customer's home three miles away and to a local business. The trial, which used gear from Cisco and PT Inovação, was able to deliver broadband speeds of 10-Gbps and higher.