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Verizon speeds up file uploading for its FiOS customers

Beginning today, customers of Verizon’s fiber home Internet service, Verizon FiOS, will be able to upload files as quickly as they download them. The company announced an upgrade that it hopes will appeal to customers who frequently share content online.

Verizon names Lowell McAdam COO in preparation for CEO spot

Verizon today announced several changes to its executive roster in preparation for CEO Ivan Seidenberg’s retirement. The company named Lowell McAdam (pictured to the right alongside Google CEO Eric Schmidt), current president and CEO of Verizon Wireless, as Verizon’s new president and COO.

Verizon to bring live TV to iPad, video-on-demand to PCs and mobile devices

Verizon today showed off its attempt at a TV Everywhere offering — which would allow subscribers to its internet/TV/phone bundle service FiOS to access content on screens other than their televisions. It’s working on both an iPad application that would let users view live TV and a video-on-demand (VOD) offering for computers and mobile devices, reports NewTeeVee.

Verizon slows down expansion of its FiOS fiber network

Verizon is looking to end the expensive roll out its FiOS service — which delivers high-speed internet, television, and phone service to millions of subscribers across the East Coast. The company will finish up its FiOS expansion in certain major markets, but those that haven’t received it yet are most likely out of luck, according to the AP.