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Verizon Buys AOL, But What Does That Mean to Customers?

The "Verizon Buys AOL" news has been hitting the airwaves for almost two weeks now. The original bit of news said that Verizon had agreed to pay $50 a share which would come to around $4.4 billion dollars. Since that announcement on the 15th, AOL ...

Verizon to Buy AOL For $4.4 Billion

Verizon Communications announced it will purchase online media giant AOL for $50 per share this week, which comes out to about $4.4 billion. Verizon hopes...

Verizon Video Service Set to Launch This Summer

In an effort to compete with other over-the-top video on demand, the Verizon video service is expected to launch later this summer. CFO Fran Shammo...

FCC Communication Act for Net Neutrality Doesn’t Mean the Battle is...

History was made on Thursday, February 26,when the FCC Communication Act was approved, yet people hardly reacted. A war for freedom was won without bloodshed and no one blinked. In fact, it seems that very few people even knew that a battle was being wage

Verizon Vehicle Will Give OnStar a Run For Their Money

The North American International Auto Show isn't where you would expect to see a telecommunications company, but at the recent show Verizon made an exciting announcement -- Verizon Vehicle!

FTC Comes Down on Mobile Providers for Broken Promises of ‘Unlimited...

The Federal Trade Commission ruled that prepaid mobile phone service provider TracFone would have to pay $40 million for throttling down the speeds of...

Verizon Announces Service to Help Make Older Cars New Again

Verizon announced Tuesday that "Verizon Vehicle" is a new service that will help millions of owners of older cars have the same in-car electronics...

Time Warner Cable Answers Call For 1 TB Arris DVR

Time Warner Cable joined a few other providers in offering what's being termed a Super DVR, now that they have rolled out the six-tuner,...

5 Replacements for Redbox Instant Streaming

After less than two years Verizon has given up on Redbox Instant Streaming, as of October 7th, the streaming option was gone. Here are several options you can use in its place for your streaming movie and TV show needs.

Redbox, Verizon Shut Down Streaming Video Service

Redbox Instant by Verizon was shut down on Tuesday, after the pair of companies decided it they couldn't compete with Netflix, Amazon Instant and...