Verizon announced a new partnership with Lyft that will have Big Red offering drivers a monthly access discount. Unfortunately, the app will now be preinstalled on select Verizon Android smartphones.
Microsoft has filed a lawsuit in a Washington court against a Verizon IP address alleged to be behind pirating Windows 7 software for commercial gain at a significant scale.
T-Mobile's not happy about Verizon's Never Settle advertising campaign, and has come up with Never Settle For Verizon, a free two-week trial of its own network exclusively for disillusioned Verizon customers.
Dan Rayburn, a streaming video analyst, caught Verizon sales associates in their bluff when multiple reps wrongly told him that upgrading his FiOS internet service from 50 Mbps to 75 Mbps would make for smoother Netflix streaming.
T-Mobile CEO John Legere hinted that cable companies and carriers may one day merge to offer one-stop shopping for users. Legere envisions a future in which one company provides phone, cable, and Internet services.
Even though ESPN claimed that Verizon couldn't bundle its channels separately in its 'Custom TV' package under existing contracts, the service launched earlier this week. Now Fox Sports and NBCUniversal are joining ESPN in those claims.
Newly launched Verizon FiOS Custom TV gives consumers a choice of genre-focused channel packages like Kids, Entertainment, and Sports. It's cable TV's first move towards unbundling, and ESPN isn't happy.
Verizon is aiming to hang on to potential cord cutters' business with its new custom FiOS TV package, which starts at $65 and includes broadband internet, 36 basic channels, and two "channel packs," bundled together based on genre.
Verizon's latest blog post rails against unlimited data plans, calling them pointless and bad for customers. The analyst who wrote the post claims that unlimited data would strain networks and drive up costs.
The Federal Communications Commission has penalized two companies that were involved in a 911 emergency call outage that affected 11 million people. The FCC's actions included assessing a record $16 million against CenturyLink for its role in the incident.
Finally offering subscribers the option of completely halting all tracking of Web usage and location data, Verizon has added an opt-out function that removes the subscriber's identifier code from the account.
About a month after the Federal Communications Commission approved new Net neutrality rules, legal challenges questioning the validity of the agency’s decision are starting to pour in.
Verizon ran afoul of FCC regulations when it failed to notify California officials of extended 911 service downtime. The carrier had to pay $3.4 million to make up for its oversight.