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Coming Home to Verizon FiOS Connectivity

by Employee ‎03-06-2013 04:01 PM - edited ‎03-06-2013 04:01 PM

connect.jpgThe following is a guest blog by Monica Vila, Verizon FiOS Ambassador. Find her on Twitter @theonlinemom!

 

As we have become more reliant on apps and web-based services for both work and entertainment, we are learning to be more discerning about the networks that deliver those services. This is particularly true when we are on-the-move, with access to networks outside of our trusted home and office environments.

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A Reliable Broadband Connection Can Ease the Work/Home Life Blur

by ‎02-09-2010 02:34 PM - edited ‎02-09-2010 02:35 PM

dv713015(3).JPGWhile the Saints marched into the end zone to win Super Bowl XLIV Sunday, I wished for another pair of arms. Sitting on my couch among family and friends, I lived out what millions face these days as the line between work and home life blurred.

Toggling between home and work life reinforced to me that this blurry line requires consumers to have a reliable broadband connection. In today's era, reliable broadband powers the multi-tasking that millions of us do as work and home life often share the same bunk. If the broadband service you have, or plan to order, isn't reliable -- regardless of how inexpensive it may be -- it'll eventually cost you more in time and money. Read more...

New Broadband Bundles Deliver More HD Choices, Higher Two-Way Speeds

by Employee ‎01-17-2010 01:04 PM - edited ‎01-18-2010 02:05 PM

There are so many good reasons to become a Verizon FiOS or High Speed Internet (HSI) subscriber. Today we're adding even more, and we're letting you know at the At Home blog. We've created new FiOS bundles that include more high-def TV choices and even faster two-way Internet connections. We've also placed more value in our new HSI bundles.

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Thanksgiving Computing to Go

by Employee on ‎11-25-2009 01:59 PM

smallturkey.JPGThanksgiving is here, and all of us at the AtHome blog hope you are spending it with family, friends and loved ones. Have a wonderful celebration of the most American holiday! Of course, besides meaning food, family and friends, Thanksgiving also means travel for millions of us. Bobbi talked about how FiOS Widgets can help make your trip go smoother in our Widget Wednesday post earlier. But if you're a Verizon broadband customer waiting for a train or a plane or maybe taking a travel break in a coffee shop, don't forget that you can stay in touch by using more than 14,000 free Verizon Wi-Fi hot spot locations. Read more...

A Change of Pace

by Employee ‎11-23-2009 04:08 PM - edited ‎11-30-2009 11:32 AM

keyboard.JPGAs you folks know, I've been sole blogger on the AtHome space since it launched this past summer. But, hey, there are a lot of smart people around here, and it's time to share the fun, their expertise and their two-cents worth. So now, three of my colleagues will join me blogging here. They are all on the Verizon Media Relations team: Bobbi Henson, Jim Smith and Bill Kula. Here's a brief rundown of what they will be discussing here. Read more...

Verizon Wi-Fi Update

by Employee ‎08-26-2009 12:33 PM - edited ‎09-30-2009 10:48 AM

It’s been about a month since Verizon started offering free Wi-Fi to consumers. Thousands of Verizon FiOS and High Speed Internet (HSI) customers have signed on to take advantage of this exciting new service. Verizon Wi-Fi hotspot locations include hotels, airports, restaurants, coffee shops, retailers, convention centers and public locations across the United States, and more than 13,000 are listed on our hotspots Web directory. Consumers can turn to Verizon for fast, free Wi-Fi to use in their local communities or for wireless computing when traveling across the country.
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Verizon Previews FiOS Enhancements

by Employee ‎08-20-2009 04:08 PM - edited ‎08-20-2009 04:08 PM

Media Manager Main Menu FiOS TV.JPGWord is getting out that the Verizon FiOS is a whole lot different from old fashioned cable TV. We’ve previously shared that point of view in a CNET article from a few weeks ago, and yesterday at a press demonstration in New York City, we showed even more FIOS developments . Read more...

More FiOS TV Sports with the Yankees and Big Ten Sports

by Employee ‎08-13-2009 08:57 AM - edited ‎08-20-2009 01:23 PM

Yankees on YES.JPGAs both a Penn State grad and a Yankees fan, I’m thrilled with a couple of new sports upgrades on FiOS. Verizon broadband and FiOS TV customers will soon have more ways to watch the New York Yankees or Big Ten college athletics. Read more...

Computer Safety Tips for College Students

by Employee ‎08-12-2009 10:06 AM - edited ‎08-20-2009 01:24 PM

OffToSchool Small.JPGThat new, gleaming desktop or laptop your son or daughter is taking to college is only as good as the data it stores. Protecting irreplaceable computer files and systems against identity theft, havoc-wreaking viruses and spyware is often forgotten and only remembered after the data is lost. Read more...

How to Install Verizon Wi-Fi on Your Computer

by Employee ‎07-30-2009 02:54 PM - edited ‎08-19-2009 06:51 PM

wifi thumb.jpgSome readers are asking how to install the Verizon Wi-Fi service we announced earlier this week. Here’s what you need to know. Read more...

Uh Oh, iO

by Employee ‎07-30-2009 02:13 PM - edited ‎10-02-2009 11:37 AM

this is fios thumb.jpgIt looks as though Cablevision didn’t notice a few Verizon FiOS firsts. For starters, a truly searchable listings for TV and VOD, a media guide that searches all home media, not just TV show listings, fast upload speeds, and not to mention Facebook, Twitter and ESPN Fantasy Football on TV. Read more...

More About Verizon WiFi

by Employee ‎07-28-2009 05:40 PM - edited ‎08-19-2009 06:14 PM

It looks like the addition of WiFi for Verizon broadband customers is getting plenty of attention. You had questions, we have answers. Read more...

Verizon Brings Free Wi-Fi to Millions of Broadband Customers

by Employee ‎07-27-2009 12:40 PM - edited ‎08-19-2009 05:50 PM

Wi Fi Thumbnail.JPGFree Wi-Fi service for millions of Verizon FiOS Internet and High Speed Internet (HSI) customers is available now, adding another new advantage for Verizon broadband users. Read more...

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About The Authors

Bob Elek

Manager - Media Relations

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Bob stays on top of developments and issues with Verizon’s Consumer and Mass Business segment from his home base in Florida. He has been involved with FiOS since it was first being developed and deployed in 2004.

Alberto Canal

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Alberto is in the public relations group. He loves to share tech, sustainability, feel-good, and random news of interest. A happy FiOS quad play customer, he likes to use his family as guinea pigs.

Deidre Hart

Manager -- Media Relations

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Deidre is a member of the consumer PR team and loves to talk everything FiOS and everything football. She’s also a happy Triple Play customer.

Phil Santoro

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Phil has been extolling the virtues of FiOS ever since he had his Triple Play installed and can’t image how he ever managed without it. He writes about developing technologies that enable him to fuel his addiction to movies and sports whenever he wants, no matter where he is.

Caroline Wilson

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Caroline manages the Verizon FiOS Google+ page, capturing the latest in entertainment, technology, sports and everything in between. She loves using social media and the written word to extend the FiOS conversation.

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