Verizon Communications will commercially launch its LTE broadcast network in 2015 enabling it to broadcast events, such as sporting events, to a large number of subscribers at the same time. Fran Shammo, Verizon's CFO, said that the company will have the LTE broadcast network ready in third quarter with commercial launch next year. Shammo announced this development during the company's second quarter earnings call today.
Verizon's FiOS results bounced back in the second quarter, with revenues rising 14.4 percent year-over-year to $3.1 billion due to an uptick in both broadband and video subscriptions.
Verizon Communications is giving its FiOS data customers another reason to smile about their experience by upgrading all of its existing data tiers to symmetrical speeds.
UK-based EE is set to become the latest European mobile operator to carry out a live trial of LTE Broadcast technology over its LTE network, following similar moves by KPN in the Netherlands and Vodafone in Germany.
After nearly six weeks of back-and-forth, a confusing corporate blog dispute relating to Netflix streaming performance over the Verizon network has finally, at least, assumed some level of clarity.
Verizon has taken the latest stab at the FCC's Open Internet rulemaking proceeding by calling the regulator out on its option to "reclassify" broadband Internet access service as a Title II common carriage telecommunications service.
Verizon is pushing the bandwidth boundaries of its Ethernet network, announcing that it recently completed a trial carrying 100G traffic over its regional network between two 100G network interface devices (NID).
Interest in dark fiber has reemerged in telecom due to the escalating demands for business services and by wireless operators that need bigger backhaul pipes to keep up with the insatiable demand for wireless data.
Verizon's ongoing copper-to-fiber migration in the District of Columbia is now the subject of a Public Service Commission (PSC) investigation on how it will affect local consumers and businesses.
The World Cup didn't just shatter streaming records. It blew through analyst expectations that this would be the year for live sports online.