Movies & TV

Love TV? You’ll love Verizon’s upgraded Fios Custom TV packages

It ain't easy to disrupt the television space, but Verizon thinks it just may have made a breakthrough with its newest version of Fios Custom TV. On Friday, the telecommunications company announced the next generation of the offering.

Verizon Hum knows where you are — and where your kids are 1:00

Verizon aims to breathe new smarts into America’s dumb cars with the Hum, which adds electronic brains to any 1996-or-newer vehicles for just $15 a month -- and new features rolling out this week bring key new functionality.

Verizon brings back the 24GB per line for life promotion

Verizon is bringing back its popular promo offering 24GB of data per line for life. You'll need to be on a XL, XXL or bigger plan to make use of it. The data comes in the form of 2GB per month added to your data pool -- and it's shareable.

5G speeds could let you download a TV show in 3 seconds, and AT&T just unveiled its road map

AT&T has unveiled plans to work with Ericsson and Intel to advance progress on its developing 5G wireless network, which could bring speeds up to 1Gbps. That's like downloading a TV show in three seconds.
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Google’s new stand-alone VR headset won’t need a smartphone or PC 2:36

Reports indicate Google will replace cardboard with a full-fledged stand-alone VR headset that won't rely on a smartphone or hot-rod PC to function.

Verizon’s prepaid plans are finally graced with additional data

Verizon announced it has added more data to its prepaid plans. The changes, which are currently live on Verizon's website, thankfully do not arrive at the expense of inflated prices, though the cheapest plan doesn't include cellular data.
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Alphabet comes before Apple: Google’s parent now most valuable company in the world 2:38

Alphabet's stock soared on the heels of an earnings statement that exceeded projections, edging it past a struggling Apple by $20 Billion in combined share value.
Home Theater

Verizon’s new Free View lets FiOS customers preview premium channels on demand

Thanks to a new feature the company calls Free View, Verizon FiOS customers can now preview premium channels like HBO, Showtime, Starz, and more for 48 hours at any time of their choosing.

A rising tide raises all ships: Verizon drops slowest 25Mbps FiOS option

Verizon is chopping off the lowest tier plan on its FiOS fiber optic service. Is this a case of giving the people what they want, or a political move to push broadband speeds up across the board?

Wireless carriers are busting each other’s balls, and we are winning

Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint are locked in a big battle over who makes the best colorful balls commercial. We break down what it means and who really has the most (and biggest) balls.

Verizon added 1.5 million subscribers in Q4 2015, beating analysts’ expectations

Verizon added an impressive 1.5 million new subscribers in Q4 2015, and beat analysts' expectations on revenue and turnover. The carrier's committing to 5G deployment in the years ahead.

T-Mobile’s drinking game invites you to take a sip each time Verizon says ‘millennial’

T-Mobile has posted instructions for a drinking game to play during Verizon's upcoming earnings call. It involves, as you might expect, a bit of binging. Every time Verizon says "millennials" or another buzzword, you've got to drink.