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Talk about rapid response. Just a day or so after Google blew a few minds by announcing its plans to serve 1Gbps internet to a select group of communities, Seattle mayor Mike McGinn has come forward and confessed that the Emerald City is ready to accept said offer. 'Course, we shouldn't be shocked...

February 12th 2010 at 8:14pm 0 Comments
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This week Verizon announced it was including the YES Network in its package nationally (sans-Yankees games) in addition to all the VOD from last week. Expect those expansion announcements to start picking back up now that the Allentown, PA city council's approved FiOS TV for the area, however with...

April 18th 2009 at 7:03am 0 Comments
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This week Verizon's taken some time off from its expansionist FiOS TV policies, instead highlighting the upcoming UEFA Champions League playoffs subscribers can catch on ESPN 360, and a new multiyear deal making it the first distributor to offer Yankees games on-demand from the YES Network. Otherwi...

April 11th 2009 at 8:23am 0 Comments
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Not much to report on the FiOS TV front this week, but we couldn't resist passing along two nuggets that are definitely pertinent for folks looking for more local content or residing in Marblehead, Massachusetts. As for the former, a spokesman has reportedly revealed that Verizon wants to "offer lo...

March 28th 2009 at 1:11am 0 Comments
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We'll be honest -- Verizon didn't give us much to yap about this week in the world of FiOS TV. That said, we're sure the residents of Clay, New York are elated to hear that FiOS TV will soon be on its way, while unemployed individuals in Roanoke and Richmond, Virginia can try their hand as a Verizo...

March 21st 2009 at 4:01am 0 Comments
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Good to see some life in ya, Verizon -- for a minute there, we were getting a touch worried. This week, the fiber carrier has has announced that small businesses can order up FiOS TV For Business for as low as $12.99 per month, not to mention that another Maryland town is granting the company a cab...

March 14th 2009 at 4:47am 0 Comments
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There hasn't been a lot of FiOS TV expansion since the year became 2009, but those in existing areas have definitely been seeing new material. To that end, we've got a number of locales getting Golf Channel HD this week along with 60 new job openings for a New Jersey support center. Per usual, the...

February 28th 2009 at 4:18am 0 Comments
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This week, Verizon has landed agreements to spread its FiOS TV services to more of Maryland and Virginia, while beefing up the channel lineups in other areas. It also managed to lay plans to open a new customer service and support center in New Jersey, which -- given the current economy -- deserves...

February 21st 2009 at 4:06am 0 Comments