Verizon is doubling its investment in renewable solar power with plans to invest about $40 million in the on-site green energy program it debuted last year.
The Walt Disney Company has reached an agreement with Verizon to carry the SEC Network, according to the Sports Business Daily, citing sources close to the negotiations.
Comcast Business is posing a new threat to local incumbent telco Verizon, announcing that it is now offering its Ethernet services suite throughout 10 New York communities in Putnam, Dutchess and Westchester counties.
Verizon Wireless appears to be preparing to give its MVNOs access to its LTE network, according to people familiar with the matter. Verizon's MVNOs, including TracFone Wireless' Page Plus Cellular and Selectel Wireless, currently are only able to connect to Verizon's CDMA 3G network.
Now there are four major ISPs being paid by Netflix to speed its over-the-top streaming video to subscribers. Time Warner Cable has signed an interconnection agreement with the SVOD service, similar to Netflix's earlier deals with AT&T, Verizon and Comcast.
Sprint continued to post the highest latency speeds in LTE transmissions. However, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile US posted latency results relatively close to those from Sprint.
Syracuse, N.Y., is tired of waiting for its two local service providers Verizon and Time Warner Cable to give it better broadband service so Mayor Stephanie Miner is investigating how the city could build its own fiber-based broadband network.
Verizon is reportedly planning to use its 4G LTE mobile wireless network to deliver cable TV programming within a year.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said that just because other wireless carriers also throttle customers' data speeds does not mean that Verizon Wireless is in the clear in doing so for some of its customers on legacy unlimited data plans. He said he is concerned that such plans have commercial motives and indicated that the FCC has asked all Tier 1 carriers about their throttling practices.
The second quarter earnings season for wireless has come to a close, so now it's time to see how the nation's top wireless carriers stacked up against each other in terms of key metrics.