Verizon’s new “Custom TV” is small step toward a la carte pricing


The dreaded pay-TV bundles that result in US homes watching only about 10 percent of the channels they pay for aren't going away any time soon, but Verizon's FiOS TV service is taking a small step in the right direction. Starting Sunday, new and existing FiOS customers will be able to choose from new "Custom TV" bundles that offer more flexibility and could (depending on one's interests) save subscribers a bit of money. Read more [...]

Netflix refuses to comply with Verizon’s “cease and desist” demands


Yuri Victor Netflix said Monday it will not stop telling consumers that Internet service providers are to blame for poor streaming video. Last week, Verizon sent a cease and desist letter to Netflix threatening a lawsuit unless Netflix immediately stops sending notices to customers (like the one at the top of this story) blaming Verizon for poor quality. Verizon also demanded a list of all customers who received such messages and evidence that each message was Read more [...]

Verizon’s Chief Talent and Diversity Officer Discusses What It Takes to Become a Successful Leader


Ever wonder what it takes to ascend the company ranks and become a strong, effective leader?  Magda Yrizarry, Verizon’s chief talent and diversity officer, works every day to identify and develop leaders, and took time this week to share her thoughts on leadership and career growth during Proud to be Latina’s EmPower Hour. Proud to be Latina is a personal and professional development network that educates, empowers and encourages Latinas to rise to their full potential. On a conference call Read more [...]

Double Up on Savings on Verizon’s Industry-Leading 4G LTE Wireless and FiOS Networks


NEW YORK – Verizon is giving its customers who currently have a smartphone on the nation’s largest and most reliable wireless network and who subscribe to the Verizon FiOS Quantum triple-play bundle a new way to “double up” and save on their monthly bills. Starting today (March 7) and for a limited time, customers can sign up at www.verizon.com/doubleup to save up to $ 480 over the next two years. Loyal customers have come to know the reliability and strength of Verizon’s networks, and Read more [...]