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Verizon refuses to repair copper infrastructure, still set on forcing fiber conversion

Verizon refuses to repair copper infrastructure, still set on forcing fiber conversion Here’s how the Inquirer describes the situation: The customer is told that a technician truck will roll for repairs.If a flagged copper customer needing repairs ultimately declines fiber upgrade, the Verizon document commands: “Do not fix trouble” with the copper line.

Strung out: Google Fiber reportedly slashing staff, may kill future expansions

Strung out: Google Fiber reportedly slashing staff, may kill future expansions For four years, Google Fiber has offered a high-speed Internet access alternative.While Google Fiber has been well-received in the press and technical publications, actual sign-ups appear to be far below the company’s target goal of five million people.

New York City declares Verizon broke FiOS rollout agreement, could sue company

New York City declares Verizon broke FiOS rollout agreement, could sue company As a result of this decision, the FCC issued declarations in 2008 and 2009 that prevented New York City’s Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) from continuing to regulate cable TV prices.Under the terms of its contract, Verizon has six months to fulfill a customer request for FiOS once that property has been “passed” by its fiber optic line.

Verizon is giving cellular customers free data — if they stream through Fios

Verizon is giving cellular customers free data — if they stream through Fios To take advantage of the new feature, you may need to download the latest version of the Fios app, and you’ll need to be a Verizon cellular subscriber and a Fios streaming customer, of course.More: The Best Unlimited Data Plan: Verizon vs.

New York is suing Verizon over poor fiber rollout

New York is suing Verizon over poor fiber rollout New York City is suing Verizon over allegedly failed promises to bring fiber internet access to every household in the city by mid-2014.The 2008 contract signed by the city and Verizon gave the telecom company a citywide franchise in exchange for it completing a universal rollout of its FiOS service by mid-2014.