Concerns raised over Verizon’s sell-off (Mineral Daily News-Tribune)

KEYSER — While members of the Communications Workers of America appealed to the Mineral County Commission this week to oppose Verizon’s bid to sell its West Virginia operations to the much smaller Frontier, representatives of the two communications companies defended the sale by saying it would not adversely affect the service provided to residents of the state.

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Concerns raised over Verizon’s sell-off (Mineral Daily News-Tribune)

Verizon’s FiOS first with EpixHD streaming (MacNN)

Verizon this morning became the first provider to offer EpixHD streaming video as part of its service. Those who have both a FiOS Internet connection and a FiOS TV subscription with the Epix TV channel can watch an unlimited amount of movies on the web at up to 720p. About 150 titles will be in rotation online, but the service will emphasize major, recent movies from MGM, Lionsgate and Parmaount …

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Verizon’s FiOS first with EpixHD streaming (MacNN)