Tag Archives: fios

FiOS is in my street. Can I have some?

[4 December: I got a call from Verizon and an answer. For that, skip down to *here.] We have a new apartment in Manhattan. Washington Heights. Verizon FiOS is here. FiOS trucks roam the streets. They set up little tables … Continue reading

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Hey Verizon, show us some upstream FiOS love

If you want to get the most out of your Verizon FiOS (fiber to the home) Internet connection, here are your top two tiers: I have the one on the left, and that’s what I’m paying for it. The service … Continue reading

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Wanted: à la carte HDTV

So our Verizon FiOS home bill has been about $160/month. We were looking to chop that down a bit when I called Verizon this morning. To put it as simply as possible, it’s complicated. What I care about most is … Continue reading

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A world of producers

There’s a good chance that the best picture you can put on your HD screen doesn’t come from your cable or satellite TV company, but from your new HD camcorder. As time and markets march on, that chance will only … Continue reading

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