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Verizon updates FiOS Mobile iPad app, gives access to 75 streaming channels

Verizon updates FiOS Mobile iPad app, gives access to 75 streaming channels

When Verizon's FiOS Mobile iPad app first made its appearance back in 2010, users were told that it would allow live TV streaming, among other features. That didn't pan out, however, with the app launching a short time after it was announced sans streaming. Now, a little over two years later, an update has finally been pushed out that allows users to stream 75 channels.

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Verizon FiOS TV app lands on Samsung smart TV

Verizon FiOS TV app lands on Samsung smart TV

Back in January, we heard that Samsung and Verizon were teaming up to bring a FiOS TV app to Samsung's line of smart TVs. The app would mean that subscribers to FiOS TV wouldn't need a set-top box to access their content; they can simply launch the app. That would make for a much less cluttered entertainment center and give room for more devices near the TV.

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Verizon FiOS Quantum official: 300Mbps fiber

Verizon FiOS Quantum official: 300Mbps fiber

Verizon has launched its new FiOS Quantum broadband internet service, offering up to 300Mbps downloads and up to 65Mbps uploads along with digital TV and phone packages. The new service - which Verizon says could download a 5GB Full HD movie in just 2.2 minutes - doesn't come cheap however, with plans stretching all the way to a whopping $210 per month.

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Details of 300 Mbps Verizon Fios plan leak

Details of 300 Mbps Verizon Fios plan leak

If you're in an area that can get Verizon's Fios Internet connectivity, some documents have leaked that show a new high-end speed package is coming. Verizon had announced previously that it would be offering new plans with double the download speed, but no pricing details were offered. Anytime an Internet provider says double speeds, our wallets start to ache.

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Verizon doubling FiOS speed to 300Mbps

Verizon doubling FiOS speed to 300Mbps

Verizon announced today that it will be doubling the speed of its already blazing FiOS home Internet service. The fiber optics service was boasting 150Mbps downlink and 35Mbps uplink speeds, but soon those speeds will be boosted to 300Mbps downlink and 65Mbps uplink. That's much faster than any other cable offering and faster than many of the wireless routers in our homes.

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Verizon FiOS TV app heading to Samsung Smart TVs and Blu-ray players

Verizon FiOS TV app heading to Samsung Smart TVs and Blu-ray players

Samsung has announced that its 2012 lineup of Smart TVs and Smart Blu-ray players will be getting Verizon's FiOS TV app. This means that if you're a FiOS TV subscriber, you will be able to access the service directly from your new Samsung connected device. There's no need for the additional set-top box.

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Verizon readying FiOS TV Media Streamer for late 2012

Verizon readying FiOS TV Media Streamer for late 2012

The new push in DVR tech for your home is the whole home DVR system and they are grand. It's so great to have content you can record on any TV and then playback on any TV. Verizon has a new device that it is working on for late 2012 launch that is a fiOS TV media server.

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Verizon FiOS Triple Play offer dishes free Halo: Anniversary and Xbox LIVE Gold

Verizon FiOS Triple Play offer dishes free Halo: Anniversary and Xbox LIVE Gold

The fine game-oriented folks at Verizon are this month tending to the Xbox 360 crowd with an offer for FiOS internet, TV, and phone that'll give users a free copy of Halo: Anniversary as well as Xbox LIVE Gold for 12 months. The best part about it is that there's no annual contract requirement, and your price per month is locked in for two years. And Halo: Anniversary - how could you do without that if you're a true Halo fan? You absolutely cannot, that's the answer to that.

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Verizon Seeks Strike Injunction

Verizon Seeks Strike Injunction

It was just this past Sunday when the strikes began across the USA, Verizon workers from Washington D.C. all the way to Massachusetts protesting Verizon's demands of "over 100" concessions to be made on the part of Verizon workers in the face of falling profits. Affected Verizon customers include those working with Internet service, land line phones, and Verizon's FiOS television. What's happening today is Verizon seeking injunctions against these strikers to prevent "illegal" and "reprehensible" strike activities to continue.

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Verizon Workers Strike, 45,000 Union Members Strong

Verizon Workers Strike, 45,000 Union Members Strong

Today workers from Washington D.C. to Massachusetts went on strike one day earlier than originally planned as a new contract failed between Verizon and phone repair technicians, customer service representatives and cable installers. This new contract included health care coverage, pensions and work rules was stalled upon Verizon demanding 100+ concessions from workers. The Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) went on strike today and say they will continue until an agreement is met.

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Verizon Revamps FiOS TV With Enhanced Interactive Media Guide

Verizon Revamps FiOS TV With Enhanced Interactive Media Guide

Verizon today unveiled its next-generation FiOS TV service. The revamp includes 25 new features in their Interactive Media Guide (IMG) that all aim to bring improved search capabilities, easier navigation, better customization, more DVR features, and 3D content detection.

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Verizon stream Blu-ray quality 1080p 3D over FiOS [Video]

Verizon stream Blu-ray quality 1080p 3D over FiOS [Video]

Verizon has demonstrated streaming Full HD 3D 1080p video over FiOS fiber-optic networks. The system promises double the quality of some rival systems, and uses a Panasonic Blu-ray player on the receiving end.

Video demo after the cut

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