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Verizon braces for FiOS revenue hit on big demand for skinny TV bundles

Verizon braces for FiOS revenue hit on big demand for skinny TV bundles | Telco TV | Scoop.it
Larger than expected demand for Verizon FiOS’s Custom TV skinny bundles might lead to a negative impact to revenue growth. During the second quarter, Verizon saw more than one-third of FiOS video gross adds opt for Custom TV options as well as migration demand from existing customers. Although Verizon is anticipating a ding to revenue as subscribers flock toward skinny bundles, the company expects the shift will eventually lead to higher profits.
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10 Days, 2,000 Movies, 170 TV Series, and Over 70 Networks. GO! | About Verizon

10 Days, 2,000 Movies, 170 TV Series, and Over 70 Networks. GO! | About Verizon | Telco TV | Scoop.it
Start catching up on sleep now. During the FiOS Free On Demand Spring Marathon running April 3-13, FiOS customers will enjoy choosing to binge watch between over 170 full TV series and over 2,000 movies from the industry-leading FiOS VOD library.
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Verizon FiOS On Demand Spring Marathon Features the Industry's Biggest TV Binge Event to Date

Verizon FiOS On Demand Spring Marathon Features the Industry's Biggest TV Binge Event to Date | Telco TV | Scoop.it
NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FiOS TV customers should get prepared for a fun week of free full and current TV seasons, movies and more on their TV screens as Verizon's massive spring free FiOS On Demand Marathon ushers in April with non-stop, free continuous programming. The #FiOSBinge coincides with an HBO free preview weekend for FiOS TV customers that starts April 4. "More variety and more versatility are the hallmark of this On Demand Marathon and FiOS On Demand every day," said Terry Denson, Verizon's vice president for content strategy and acquisition.
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Verizon swings to profit amid subscriber growth

Verizon swings to profit amid subscriber growth | Telco TV | Scoop.it
Verizon Communications Inc. said it swung to a fourth-quarter profit, as the phone carrier continues to benefit from rising wireless and FiOS customers.
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Verizon buys cloud TV tech provider upLynk

Verizon buys cloud TV tech provider upLynk | Telco TV | Scoop.it
Verizon said Wednesday that it acquired upLynk, the streaming video technology provider that Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) uses to manage video encoding and delivery for TV Everywhere apps such as Watch Disney Channel.
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Ericsson's Mediaroom shows off next-gen IPTV interface, with Netflix and Hulu support

Ericsson's Mediaroom shows off next-gen IPTV interface, with Netflix and Hulu support | Telco TV | Scoop.it
SAN JOSE, Calif.--Ericsson's Mediaroom IPTV business is getting ready to roll out its next-generation interface, which the company boasts will provide a much more graphically rich experience, voice-search capability, support for multiple screens and...
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AT&T will build an LTE-Broadcast network tailor-made for video

AT&T will build an LTE-Broadcast network tailor-made for video | Telco TV | Scoop.it
AT&T is using old MediaFLO spectrum it bought off of Qualcomm to create a broadcast service. The mobile industry has had little success with multicast video in the past, but it has high hopes for LTE-Broadcast.
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AT&T extends 45 Mbps U-verse option to 40 additional markets

AT&T extends 45 Mbps U-verse option to 40 additional markets | Telco TV | Scoop.it
AT&T is bringing its 45/6 Mbps bandwidth U-verse Power Internet service option to an additional 40 markets across 15 states. The service is now available in a number of states in the East, Midwest and South.
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TVTechnology: Verizon: $50 Non-Sports HDTV FiOS Package, Most New Subscribers, Record Revenues, 4Q Loss

TVTechnology: Verizon: $50 Non-Sports HDTV FiOS Package, Most New Subscribers, Record Revenues, 4Q Loss | Telco TV | Scoop.it
TVTechnology Verizon followed up record fourth-quarter numbers with a TV strategy that works around the escalating cost of sports programming.
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NBC, Verizon Strike TV Everywhere Deal - 2012-11-26 20:17:46 | Broadcasting & Cable

NBCU has struck a program carriage deal with Verizon FiOS that includes rights to over-the-top delivery to multiple screens.
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Verizon CFO: More FiOS Price Hikes Coming - 2012-07-19 16:21:42 | Multichannel News

With FiOS subscriber growth starting to taper off, Verizon Communications has "refocused more on a profit on the FiOS side" and expects to implement additional price increases on bundles in the third and fourth quarter of 2012, chief financial...
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Verizon's FiOS TV Subscriber Growth Slows in First Quarter

Verizon's FiOS TV Subscriber Growth Slows in First Quarter | Telco TV | Scoop.it
Telecom giant Verizon Communications added 180,000 FiOS TV subscribers in the first quarter, slightly less than the 192,000 it had signed up in the year-ago period.
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AT&T Just Revealed How Cable Companies Could Turn Internet Privacy Into a Premium Service

AT&T Just Revealed How Cable Companies Could Turn Internet Privacy Into a Premium Service | Telco TV | Scoop.it
Big Cable is watching you. Cable companies have some of the worst customer service reputations around, one of the reasons why the net neutrality cause got so much support in a mostly laissez-faire age. Undaunted by the recent Federal Communications Commission decision to reclassify them as Title II utilities, which...
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Verizon prepares to deliver mobile TV service after buying Intel Media unit

Verizon prepares to deliver mobile TV service after buying Intel Media unit | Telco TV | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Someday, the full lineup of channels from Verizon's FiOS TV service may be available on your phone.
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Is Verizon using Redbox Instant and Ellipsis to build a virtual pay TV platform?

Is Verizon using Redbox Instant and Ellipsis to build a virtual pay TV platform? | Telco TV | Scoop.it
As a Verizon quadruple-play customer, I've gotten used to seeing promotions for the new Redbox Instant streaming video service when I pay my bill online.
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Verizon Courting Liberty To Make Joint Offer For Intel Media’s ‘OnCue’ Assets: Source | Cable Television News | Broadcast Syndication | Programming | Multichannel.com

Verizon Courting Liberty To Make Joint Offer For Intel Media’s ‘OnCue’ Assets: Source | Cable Television News | Broadcast Syndication | Programming | Multichannel.com | Telco TV | Scoop.it
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More people are cutting the cable cord and getting TV from AT&T or Verizon instead

More people are cutting the cable cord and getting TV from AT&T or Verizon instead | Telco TV | Scoop.it
Verizon and AT&T experiment with delivery outside the traditional cable-TV bundle.
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Verizon Q2 preview: FiOS TV may crack 5M-subscriber mark, but has it lost its edge?

Verizon Q2 preview: FiOS TV may crack 5M-subscriber mark, but has it lost its edge? | Telco TV | Scoop.it
Verizon will likely report on Thursday that it has cracked the 5 million FiOS TV subscriber mark when it reports second-quarter earnings.
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Verizon expands channel lineup on FiOS apps for Xbox and Samsung TVs - FierceCable

Verizon expands channel lineup on FiOS apps for Xbox and Samsung TVs - FierceCable | Telco TV | Scoop.it
Verizon has expanded the number of networks that FiOS TV subscribers can access on applications for Microsoft's Xbox and connected TVs from Samsung to 75.
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FiOS sounds like good stuff, if you can get it - FierceIPTV

FiOS sounds like good stuff, if you can get it - FierceIPTV | Telco TV | Scoop.it
According to Verizon, 134,000 people signed up for FiOS video service in the fourth quarter of 2012. I was not one of them. Also according to Verizon, 144,000 people signed up to get high-speed broadband service.
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FiOS Tucks Into Tablet TV - 2012-11-24 15:18:00 | Broadcasting & Cable

Verizon makes 75 live channels available through iPad app, but no local stations...
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Verizon Raises Prices on FiOS Internet, TV Service

Verizon Raises Prices on FiOS Internet, TV Service | Telco TV | Scoop.it
Verizon Communications raised the price for its FiOS Internet service after increasing the speeds that it offers, a move that capitalizes on rising demand for data.
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