Verizon gets ready to make bigger dent in online video

Steve Donohue, FierceCableVerizon (NYSE: VZ) may tout how its FiOS TV offering can provide a superior experience over cable, but a number of moves it has made lately suggest the service provider could be building the foundation to offer some kind of virtual cable or a broader over-the-top video offering. In recent weeks, the service provider engaged in three key activities: acquiring cloud TV technology vendor upLynk, filing patents related wireless devices and accessories, and the introduction of the $250 Ellipsis tablet. Steve Donohue, Editor of FierceCable, examines the possibilities of what the telco could be cooking up in his latest Editor's Corner. Read more