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You Could Get Paid In Class Action Settlement Over Cell Phone “Cramming”

Verizon Wireless and Sprint Corporation have agreed to pay a combined $68 million to their customers—all because of a class action lawsuit over cramming.

05/20/2015

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Verizon Buying AOL For $4.4 Billion

Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the company’s push in mobile and advertising fields. The acquisition gives Verizon an entryway into the online video space.

05/12/2015

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Verizon Cuts TV Bundle Into Channel Packs

Verizon is giving its customers more control over the channels that they pay for, as the cacophony of cord cutting and live streaming services reshape the cable TV industry.

04/17/2015

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Diagnosis: No TV Reception

Viewers occasionally find themselves unable to get CBS on the television. When we get a call or email from a viewer about reception problems, we ask the following questions.

03/11/2015

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FCC Approves ‘Net Neutrality’ Regulations

The Federal Communications Commission has agreed to impose strict new regulations on Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T.

02/26/2015

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Google Plans Attack On Apple Pay

Aiming to undercut Apple’s latest hit service, Google is teaming up with AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile in order to prod more people into using its own mobile wallet service.

02/24/2015

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School Cell Phone Tower Proposal Shot Down By Parents

Parents at one DISD school squashed a plan to put a cell phone tower on top of the building. It’s not a novel idea for the district; DISD has 17 active contracts for service providers to install equipment on property.

CBS 11–09/08/2014

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Verizon Boosts FiOS Uploads To Match Downloads

Verizon is boosting the upload speeds of nearly all its FiOS connections to match the download speeds, vastly shortening the time it takes for subscribers to send videos and back up their files online.

07/21/2014

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Community Hero: Interns Deliver Super Hero Capes To Child Patients

A group of 75 high school and college interns at Verizon took time last week to bring a bit of joy to some children in need.

07/14/2014

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Verizon Tells Netflix To Stop Blame Game

Verizon, the country’s fourth-largest home internet service provider, sent a letter to Netflix on Thursday, telling it to stop blaming Verizon for bad video quality or face a lawsuit.

06/06/2014

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Netflix Pays Verizon For Better Internet Access

Netflix will pay Verizon Communications to help clear up some of the congestion that has been bogging down its Internet video service.

04/29/2014

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T-Mobile Pays Customers To Leave Rivals

T-Mobile, the country’s fourth-largest wireless carrier, is aiming to lure subscribers from rivals by paying the fees required to break their cell phone service contracts.

01/09/2014

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