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Social TV Widgets Get Better and Better on FiOS TV

by Employee ‎07-31-2009 09:07 AM - edited ‎08-19-2009 07:03 PM

tweetkeyboard.jpgSocial networking is alive and well on FiOS TV. We’re now adding new features to the FiOS TV Facebook and Twitter Widgets. And we’re letting Verizon At Home blog readers know about it first. 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... – On the Web and FiOS TV

by Employee ‎07-30-2009 10:03 AM - edited ‎08-19-2009 06:19 PM week, we participated in a very cool event in NYC with one of our TV partners, Held at’s Soho offices, we joined the who’s who of new media to celebrate’s expanded distribution, new partnerships, and redesigned video-management dashboard for show creators. Read more...

Telco TV Leads in Digital Share Gains

by Employee ‎07-29-2009 09:49 AM - edited ‎08-19-2009 06:14 PM

Chart of the Day.gifCheck out Dan Frommer's "Chart of the Day" at the Silicon Alley Insider blog. It shows that that Telco TV is gaining more digital TV subscribers each quarter than big cable. 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...

Smaller ONTs Improve FiOS Installation in Apartment Buildings

by Employee on ‎07-28-2009 05:24 PM - last edited on ‎08-20-2010 10:45 AM by Employee Emeritus

Alcatel Lucent ONT I-21 M-KWe’re now using two new smaller ONTs, or optical network terminals, that don’t take up much space and make it easier to install our FiOS services in places where space is limited – like apartments. Read more...

Verizon Adds New TV/Movie Channel, EPIX

by Employee ‎07-28-2009 01:19 PM - edited ‎08-19-2009 05:58 PM

film-reel.jpgVerizon has reached a deal with EPIX, a new movie channel that would be available to FiOS TV subscribers this fall. Read more...

A Year of FiOS TV Competition in New York City

by Employee ‎07-28-2009 12:12 PM - edited ‎08-19-2009 05:56 PM

new-york-city-fire-escapes.jpgIt’s hard to imagine that up until a year ago, New York City – the city with the best of everything – didn’t have a world-class TV provider. 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...

Verizon Reports Revenue Growth and Continued Improvement in Cash Flow in 2Q

by Employee ‎07-27-2009 07:37 AM - edited ‎08-19-2009 05:55 PM

NYSE VZ.gifConsumer demand for Verizon’s wireless, broadband and video products in the second quarter 2009 showed resilience despite the U.S. recession. Read more...

Verizon Community Forums' Super Users

by Employee ‎07-24-2009 11:47 AM - edited ‎08-19-2009 05:48 PM

support.jpgAnother paper has found Justin McMurry. Justin, of Keller, TX, is one of the most active Community Leaders on the Verizon Forums, and lately he’s getting more press than Barack Obama. This time the story is in the Ft. Worth Star Telegram. Read more...

Wireless Myths

by Employee ‎07-23-2009 01:09 PM - edited ‎08-19-2009 05:45 PM

voice_data_thumbnail.jpgThere’s been a lot of chatter over recent months aimed at the nation’s wireless companies. Today the president of Verizon Wireless, Lowell McAdam, sent a letter to the New York Times refuting some popular myths repeated frequently in the press and online. Read more...

Verizon Scores a Touchdown with DIRECTV Against Cable

by Employee ‎07-23-2009 10:58 AM - edited ‎08-19-2009 05:40 PM

Edited Football Pic.jpgStarting today, new Verizon High Speed Internet (HSI) customers can get a great deal on TV services including great football with the latest package from Verizon. We’re letting readers of the Verizon At Home blog know about this first here. Read more...

Catch the Yankees last night?

by Employee ‎07-21-2009 03:13 PM - edited ‎08-19-2009 05:36 PM

Yankees and Verizon FiOS.JPG The Phillies had the Cubs on the ropes early, so I switched over to watch the Yanks, and the game was just replayed on FiOS TV in the NYC area. Read more...

What's Happening in Customer Service and Billing

by Employee ‎07-20-2009 10:08 AM - edited ‎08-19-2009 05:41 PM

Paying Bills Online.JPGIn addition to your discussions about Verizon residential services, you've had a lot to say about our customer service and billing. And it's clear that you think we could improve in some areas. Let me tell you about a couple of things we are doing to take Verizon customer service to the next level. Read more...

Internet Video Launches on FiOS TV

by Employee ‎07-17-2009 09:59 AM - edited ‎10-02-2009 06:42 PM

On Wednesday, Verizon launched our Widget Bazaar applications store and said Internet Video on FiOS TV would be available soon. I’m happy to report that today, Internet Video and a new My Videos feature are now available for all FiOS TV Home Media DVR customers, free of charge.

Buzz Grows for FiOS TV’s Social TV Features

by Employee ‎07-16-2009 12:56 PM - edited ‎08-19-2009 05:32 PM

Facebook.jpgThe buzz about our social TV enhancements to Verizon FiOS TV is growing as news of our new Facebook and Twitter widgets spreads – along with our upcoming introduction of Internet video streaming from the PC to the living room TV screen. Read more...

FCC Looks Into TV Sports Channel Access

by Employee ‎07-16-2009 10:56 AM - edited ‎10-23-2009 01:18 PM

USA Today reports this morning that the FCC will investigate big cable's efforts to block pro sports games from competing TV services Read more...

Verizon FiOS TV Brings the Web to the TV

by Employee ‎07-15-2009 09:16 AM - edited ‎09-29-2009 12:46 PM

Twitter on FiOS TV.jpgIn an era when even the Pope has a Facebook page, it’s clear that social media have forever transformed the way we communicate and interact with one another. Read more...

Introducing the Verizon at Home Blog

by Employee ‎07-15-2009 04:24 AM - edited ‎08-19-2009 05:15 PM

Welcome! You've found our new blog, Verizon at Home. Here we'll be talking about. Read more...

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Bob Elek

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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.

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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.

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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.

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