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Topic: Verizon

TV Takes the Gold in Q3 Broadcast, cable budgets soar on infusion of Olympics, political dollars

Thanks in large part to an Olympian television marketplace and the deep pockets of Procter & Gamble and General Motors, U.S. advertising expenditures in the third quarter were up 7…

December 17, 2012, 5:40 PM EST

FiOS, Xbox Team Up to Stream WatchESPN Verizon adds bells and whistles to the gaming sports experience

Verizon FiOS subscribers with an Xbox (and an Xbox Live Gold account) can now use ESPN's WatchESPN service over their consoles. Viewers can now stream popular ESPN shows including SportsCenter, College…

November 20, 2012, 11:00 AM EST

FCC: Mobile and Cable Services Improving New York and New Jersey continue to be 'difficult'

As many residents of New York and New Jersey know all too well after Sandy blew through town, cellphone and cable service outages persist. But overall, communications conditions in the…

November 1, 2012, 5:34 PM EDT

Verizon Advised to Slow Internet Speed Claims Ads challenged by Comcast

Verizon and Comcast are locked in an advertising war over which service has the fastest Internet speeds. Both have gotten a little carried away with claims, leaving the advertising industry's…

September 11, 2012, 6:47 PM EDT

NFL In-Game Inventory Close to Selling Out Broadcast nets say demand is at nearly unprecedented levels

With a little more than two weeks to go before the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys kick off the 2012 NFL season on Sept. 5, demand for in-game inventory…

August 20, 2012, 12:03 AM EDT

Comcast Must Back Off Internet Speed Claims Ad assertions examined after Verizon complaint

Comcast needs to slow down its advertising claims that its Xfinity Internet service is the "fastest in the nation," per a recommendation from the National Advertising Division, the ad industry's…

June 12, 2012, 12:05 PM EDT

Verizon Spectrum Sale Stirs Debate Verizon claims sale is no ploy for approval of cable deals

Verizon's decision to sell some of its spectrum has nothing to do with regulators currently reviewing its pending deals for spectrum and marketing with major cable companies, the company said…

April 19, 2012, 1:20 PM EDT

FCC Looks for More Answers in Verizon Cable Deals Asks company for uncensored documents

Verizon Wireless' pending spectrum deal with four cable companies—which includes a joint venture with its former rivals—isn't going over smoothly with regulators or its critics. The Federal Communications Commission, one…

March 8, 2012, 6:17 PM EST

Congress Poised to Pass Spectrum Legislation Broadcasters get what they want

Hammering out the differences into the wee hours of Thursday morning, a bipartisan, bicameral congressional committee took the historic first step toward unleashing more wireless spectrum to feed an increasingly…

February 16, 2012, 11:56 AM EST

Verizon to Duke It Out With Hulu, Netflix, Amazon, HBO GO Partners with Redbox parent Coinstar

The rapidly growing licensed video market has a new player. Verizon, partnering with Redbox parent company Coinstar (yes, of change-jar-disposal fame), joins Hulu, Netflix, Amazon and HBO GO in a…

February 14, 2012, 6:39 AM EST

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