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Quantum TV logo 041414 RESIZED.jpgFlorida’s got the sunshine, the beaches and a lifestyle that encourages free spirits to express themselves in many different ways – biking, surfing, boating and more.  And now, there’s a new kind of freedom coming to the Tampa Bay region. We call it freedom from tuner hogging and DVR hoarding.


Sure, Tony Stark is an engineer extraordinaire. But could he engineer a promotional campaign like the one that Verizon and Marvel designed to promote Iron Man 3?


iStock_000020454114Small.jpgThe following blog is from Bob Elek, a Tampa-based member of our external communications team. He has two grown children, and he and his wife share an iPad at home.


Have you got a tablet in your household? Today, it seems hard to find a household that doesn’t have a Kindle, iPad or Samsung Galaxy tablet, just to name a few.  If you don’t own one, chances are, it won’t be long before you join the tablet club.


If you don’t own one, chances are, it won’t be long before you join the tablet club.  In a story in USA Today on May 29, noted research firm IDC says tablets will outstrip PC sales this year and by 2015, will outpace the combined PC market.


5 Tips to Speed up Your Home Broadband Network

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Powerful Networks Make Great March Madness Viewing From Anywhere a Reality

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The following is a guest blog by Bob Elek, a Tampa-based member of Verizon’s PR team.


Post-up, box-out, lay-up, drive the lane, dunk, hoist up a trey – we’re about to see the many basketball moves that together help bring the madness to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship.  And thanks to Turner Sports and CBS Sports, you’ll have a different screen for every possible play available to you throughout the tournament.


The Flintstones Coming Of Age Story

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The following is a guest blog by Bob Elek, a Tampa-based member of Verizon's PR team.


My wife and I are pretty old-fashioned when it comes to technology.  But does that make us prehistoric techies?  Not exactly.


Speed Guy flying.JPGIf you've seen the FiOS Speed guy in action, I'll bet you were blown away. Well, you might be just as amazed at how the 4-minute video was made. Amazed, or at least mildly interested. Either way, here's a behind-the-scenes look at a very cool video.


Speed Guy on ledge.JPGFiOS Speed Guy has taken off, helping us promote the insane new speeds of our FiOS Quantum Internet service. Watch this guy zip around the world and fly right into your house! This guy is amazing. So's our new FiOS Quantum service.



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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.

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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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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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