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Verizon adds 14 more live TV channels to its FiOS TV app for Xbox

Verizon Communications announced yesterday it has added 14 live channels to its FiOS TV app for Xbox One and Xbox 360. It has also opted to no longer require an Xbox Live Gold subscription to stream content with the FiOS TV app via the consoles.

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Netflix starts paying AT&T to increase streaming video speeds

Yet another payola deal between Netflix and another Internet service provider, AT&T will soon implement peering technology to increase video streaming speeds for Netflix subscribers.

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Prepare to be throttled: Verizon Wireless to stifle subscribers’ unlimited data

Verizon will reportedly throttle subscribers' unlimited data plan speeds. The changes will go into effect on October 1. Previously, only those with 3G data experienced throttling.

Mobile

HTC One Remix now available on Verizon

Verizon has announced the HTC One Remix, a rebadged version of the recently launched One Mini 2. It's shares the same 4.5-inch screen and 13-megapixel camera, and is set to go on sale soon for $100 with a two-year contract.

Mobile

Verizon to upgrade FiOS upload speeds for free

Verizon FiOS customers will allegedly see a significant boost to their Internet upload speeds.

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Netflix makes last plea to FCC for Net Neutrality, calls out Comcast and Verizon

Netflix makes its final plea to the FCC in a push for higher regulation to preserve Net Neutrality. In addition, the company used its platform to once again take jabs at rivals Comcast and Verizon for slow streaming speeds.

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4G LTE support comes to Verizon’s Allset prepaid smartphone plans

If the lack of 4G LTE on Verizon's Allset prepaid plans has always put you off, the network has some good news. Starting this week, 4G phones are now compatible with the no-contract plans.

Mobile

Verizon to Netflix: Slow video streams are your fault [Update: Verizon slips again in June]

In yet another public scuffle between the two, Verizon published a new blog post claiming it has proof that Netflix is solely responsibile for the slow streaming speeds being experienced by its customers. But, of course, there's more to the story.

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YouTube starts displaying ISP blame messages on slow videos

Putting additional pressure on Internet service providers, Google has launched a new pop-up window on YouTube videos in order to educate consumers about the speed limitations of their current ISP.

Web

Verizon outage not letting customers pay their bills, activate their devices (updated)

Many customers are reporting that Verizon's online systems are inaccessible and have been for well over 24 hours. Customers aren't able to pay their bills or activate their devices.

Mobile

German government ends contract with Verizon following NSA revelations

In the continuing fallout from the NSA affair, the German government announced Thursday it's ending its contract with Verizon and handing over all communications business to German firm Deutsche Telekom.

Mobile

Free Verizon data service getting cut off from LTE Chromebook Pixel owners (Updated)

After some Chromebook Pixel owners reported that their free Verizon LTE data plans were being cut off, Verizon is reportedly reconnecting those people.

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Netflix calls Verizon out on the big red screen [Update: Netflix backs off]

A tweet of a screenshot in which Netflix specifically called out Verizon for sluggish streaming has started an uproar online. The companies have once again been hashing it out in a public forum, while Netflix has taken the fight to the living room.

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Update: Verizon completes rollout of FiOS Quantum TV, new media server

Verizon unveils its new media server, the VMS1100, which promises up to 2TB of storage and the ability to record a whopping 12 programs at once with the help of an extender box. And that appears to be the tip of the iceberg for the new device.

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Internet TV vitals fade as OnCue’s creator leaves Verizon after only five months

Five months after Intel sold its OTT system, OnCue to Verizon, the system's creator announced he will be stepping down, leaving an even more uncertain future for the device that once promised to change the future of TV.

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