Frontier's challenging integration process of the Verizon wireline assets it purchased in California, Florida and Texas has had a negative effect on new broadband subscribers-- and cable operators like Charter Communications are lining up to capture those customers.
As FierceTelecom reports, striking Verizon workers represented by the CWA and IBEW have been accused by the NLRB of harassing replacement workers at hotels in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.
Verizon's striking workers represented by the CWA and IBEW unions have been accused by the National Labor Relations Board of harassing replacement workers at hotels in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.
Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said that the carrier is pleased with the performance of its new Go90 mobile video offering, but he acknowledged that the service has received more publicity than Verizon had intended.
Verizon isn't seeing its largest enterprise business customers making major investments in new technology transitions or platforms, despite the stability of the segment.
Verizon is taking a page out of the Google Fiber playbook, taking pre-orders for FiOS broadband service ahead of its launch in Boston.
Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said that the carrier's 5G tests in its Basking Ridge, New Jersey, headquarters have shown speeds of up to 1.8 Gbps, and he hinted that the range of that service could reach up to 1,000 meters. And McAdam said that a fixed deployment of 5G technology could be profitable enough to provide the carrier a complete return on its investment in the technology, irrespective of a mobile 5G service.
Both CTIA and AT&T are proposing frameworks for sharing spectrum with satellite operators, but they're not the same framework.
Frontier Communications lost a large set of potential customers-- 40,000 to be exact-- during its problematic switchover of Verizon's wireline assets to its own systems in three states. The newly signed-up subscribers decided to look elsewhere for service after their orders could not be fulfilled by the promised service activation date.
Now that the first quarter 2016 earnings season is over, FierceWireless is sizing up how the largest wireless operators -- Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint-- performed.