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Not only did Verizon pick up nearly a quarter-million new FiOS TV subscribers in Q3, but it's looking to make sure even more Americans have an opportunity to join in during Q4. This week, the carrier has received approval to light up its fiber-based TV service in several more New York communities -...

November 8th 2008 at 4:05am 0 Comments
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While citizens in the Roanoke-Lynchburg area have been enjoying their local news in high-definition for a few months now, WAVY-TV is bringing the same luxury to mums, dads and offspring in Norfolk / Portsmouth / Newport News / Hampton Roads. The NBC affiliate just flipped the switch this week, mar...

July 24th 2008 at 6:53pm 0 Comments
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You probably realized that our weekly FiOS TV expansion post was nowhere to be found last week. Just an FYI: that's a direct result of Verizon not announcing a single new locale for its service. Apparently it was shoring 'em up, though, as this week a whole slew of neighborhoods are getting service...

July 19th 2008 at 4:45am 0 Comments
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Although Cox subscribers up in NoVA have had the four HD channel we're about to mention for months now, we suppose late really is better than never. Reportedly, the carrier is gearing up to launch Bravo HD, USA HD, SciFi HD and CNBC HD in the Norfolk / Hampton Roads area of Virginia, with the go-li...

July 1st 2008 at 7:05pm 0 Comments
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Look out Cox -- you aren't the only television provider in the Hampton Roads, Virginia area expanding your network. As it's done so many times before, Verizon has announced its intentions to string its fiber optic-based network to more of the Hampton Roads area, and as if that weren't enough, it'll...

May 7th 2008 at 3:58pm 0 Comments
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Well, would you look at that. Nary 48 hours after we heard that Cox Communications was getting set to upgrade its fiber optic network in the Hampton, Virginia area, subscribers in said region are already reaping the benefits. Reportedly, Cox has dished out not one, not two, but ten new high-def opt...

February 21st 2008 at 11:28pm 0 Comments
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What's better than a Skype client for Palm? A VoIP client compatible with any SIP provider, that's what. Hampton Software has released Articulation, which appears to be the first true provider-independent client for any Palm 5.x device with a mic and speaker (though rumor has it the 700p doesn't qu...

August 24th 2006 at 4:04pm 0 Comments