Post Tagged with: "Verizon"

Will Huffington Post Spin Off From AOL Rather Than Go Under Verizon? Reportedly valued at $1 billion, news hub could break away
/ May 12, 2015 4:03 pm
Will Huffington Post Spin Off From AOL Rather Than Go Under Verizon? Reportedly valued at $1 billion, news hub could break away

Adweek reports "This morning, Verizon seemed to be on the verge of taking ownership of one of the Internet's flagship news sites, The Huffington Post. But now doubts are swirling around whether the mega-blog will be part of Verizon's $4.4 billion acquisition of AOL.". Read More

Verizon to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion to Expand Digital Portfolio
/ May 12, 2015 11:57 am
Verizon to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion to Expand Digital Portfolio

The New York Times reports "Verizon Communications agreed on Tuesday to buy AOL for $4.4 billion in an all-cash deal that will see today’s king of mobile acquire the one-time king of media.". Read More

ESPN Sues Verizon For Breaching Contract With “Custom TV” Offering
/ April 27, 2015 11:13 am
ESPN Sues Verizon For Breaching Contract With “Custom TV” Offering

Deadline reports "You knew this was coming, right? ESPN just took Verizon to court, charging that FiOS’ new “Custom TV” offering — which gives subscribers an opportunity to buy a basic package without the sports channel — violates their carriage agreement." . Read More

Verizon Taps Ciena & Cisco For 100G Network Build
/ March 25, 2015 1:10 pm
Verizon Taps Ciena & Cisco For 100G Network Build

Multichannel reports "Verizon Communications announced Tuesday that it has selected Ciena and Cisco Systems to help the carrier build a next-gen 100G metro network in the U.S. and keep pace with anticipated data demand.". Read More

Analyst: Verizon Well-Positioned For Incentive Auction
/ February 18, 2015 11:05 am
Analyst: Verizon Well-Positioned For Incentive Auction

Broadcasting & Cable reports "Bernstein analyst Paul De Sa told investors Wednesday (Feb. 18) that given the success of the AWS-3 auction, the FCC could afford to pay broadcasters more for spectrum, in part as a way to get them to the incentive auction on his timetable, but in any event Verizon appears in good shape." . Read More

Verizon will allow customers to opt out of insidious tracking tool
/ January 30, 2015 11:56 am
Verizon will allow customers to opt out of insidious tracking tool

Mashable reports "Verizon will allow users to opt out of what's called a "unique identifier header" or UIDH, a digital ID that's used to track its customers' browsing behavior.". Read More

Cablevision Sues Verizon Over WiFi Ads
/ January 30, 2015 11:56 am
Cablevision Sues Verizon Over WiFi Ads

Multichannel News reports "Just days after Cablevision Systems introduced Freewheel, a WiFi-only voice, text and data product for smartphones, the operator said it has filed a suit against Verizon Communications that calls for the telco to put a halt to ads that, the MSO alleges, make 'false, misleading and deceptive advertising claims about WiFi service.'". Read More

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