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Verizon’s Wireless TV and Broadband Growth Keeps Slowing Down

Verizon’s latest earnings report indicates that the company’s growth in wireless, wireline broadband, and television services continues to slow down, again highlighting why the company is pushing hard into advertising to Millennials. Verizon’s first quarter earnings indicate Verizon Wireless added 640,000 new subscribers, though the lion’s share of these remain tablet customers signing up for…

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Netflix: CenturyLink Streaming Performance Bad and Getting Worse

Netflix has released its March rankings of ISP streaming video performance. According to this latest update, Verizon FiOS still tops all large ISPs with an average delivery of 3.79 mbps. Things change if you expand the list to include smaller ISPs, where Midcontinent, Grande Communications and Wide Open West all beat FiOS with scores of…

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Hell Freezes Over, Verizon FiOS is Finally Coming to Boston

Over the years there’s any number of cities that Verizon failed to upgrade to FiOS, be it Alexandria, Buffalo, or Baltimore. But the biggest neglected city has long been Boston, where many suburbs were upgraded, but the telco simply refused to upgrade the city proper. That apparently ends today with a surprise Verizon announcement that…

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Leaked Verizon Doc Shows Forced DSL to FiOS Strategy

In areas Verizon no longer cares about, DSL and phone customers complain that the company is effectively letting customer connections rot on the vine completely. That’s because Verizon’s largely given up on those areas, and likely believes that wireless broadband will be the most economical solution for those customers. In other areas within Verizon’s FiOS…