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Verizon is prepared to serve customers during COVID-19 crisis

Verizon announced it’s adding 15GB of free high-speed data for its consumer and small business customers, part of its response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and its effects. The company also said it’s removing data caps for consumer and... Read More

Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband is coming to NYC.

Verizon’s 5G millimeter wave network will face perhaps its biggest coverage test yet when it launches in “parts of” New York City on September 26th. Today the carrier announced that 5G service will reach areas of uptown, midtown, and downtown... Read More

Verizon offers free spam and robocalling protection, starting in March

Following on the heels of T-Mobile’s similar announcement, Verizon is set to roll out robocall and spam call protection to all of its customers starting in March. It will be available to all users who have “smartphones supporting these... Read More

Have robocalls gotten worse since the government shutdown?

Don’t pick up that phone. Americans have been plagued with an increasing number of robocalls — and the government can’t do anything about it. Both the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) are closed... Read More

Yahoo Sports Partners with Turner Sports & The NBA To Debut Nightly Studio Show #TheBounce

On Monday, Jan 21st – Yahoo Sports is planning to debut an evening studio show called The Bounce.  It’s a mobile-friendly (DIGITAL-ONLY) basketball program co-produced by the NBA and Turner Sports.  The Bounce will air for three hours... Read More

Verizon To Start Rolling Out 5G On October 1st

Verizon, which, as we’ve noted, seems to be going the “we’re a technology company” route, is going to be rolling out 5G slightly ahead of the rest of the pack. Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles and Sacramento are the lucky cities chosen for... Read More

What Are The Long-Form Video Options For Brands

Despite the shutdown of Go90, Verizon’s attempt to create mobile-first programming for young audiences, brands and marketers have more options for long-form online video than ever. The three-year-old Go90 never quite figured out how to grab a big... Read More

Are There Too Many Linear OTT services?

The industry can stop waiting for Verizon to announce its own subscription over-the-top (OTT) video play. Speaking to Yahoo Finance, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said his company will focus on partnering with an existing OTT provider rather than building... Read More

Which carrier uses the most data?

So, how much data did the month of February see wasted used on Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile or Sprint by cellular and plan type? Well, the latest AppOptix report by research firm Strategy Analytics brings us the answer to that pressing question.... Read More

Another storm is coming – be prepared

Here we go again. Toby is headed toward the Northeast coast and is likely to hit hard with heavy, wet snow and strong winds. In the event of a power outage, here are some quick tips to get you back up and running once your power is restored. To... Read More

The storm is coming – be prepared

Winter storm Quinn is headed toward the Northeast coast and is likely to hit hard with heavy, wet snow and strong winds.  In the event of a power outage, here are some quick tips to get you back up and running once your power is restored. To fix... Read More

Wireless firms rollout 5G hotspots prior to mobile device deployment

AT&T and Verizon have admitted it’s unlikely we will see 5G-compatible phones in 2018 and, as a result, will both look to introduce the fifth generation of mobile technology via portable hotspots at some point this year. “I would expect that... Read More

Verizon commits $10 million to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Verizon today announced support of South Texas through a $10 million pledge to fund Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The nation’s most reliable wireless provider has partnered with local and state government officials to identify four... Read More

Verizon Will Exclusively Stream NFL London Game

Verizon will join Amazon as an official NFL streaming partner in 2017. The Wall Street Journal’s Joe Flint reports that Verizon has purchased the rights to exclusively stream the Baltimore Ravens-Jacksonville Jaguars game live on September 24 for a... Read More

#TheNetFlix – @LatenightParent

Listen to “#TheNetFlix – @LatenightParent” on Spreaker. Join Rich Valdez and Ted Hicks as they moderate the #LNPShow that discusses the latest trends and game changers in parenting, technology, education, sports & product... Read More

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