Residential News

Meeting the Technology Demand of the Nation's Capitol with Fiber


As residential and business customers in the District of Columbia crave more bandwidth, innovation and speed, Verizon is aggressively building its all-fiber network throughout the nation’s capital to meet the demand – now and into the future.


Whether it’s setting up the DVR to record your favorite prime time comedy show, creating a quick list of favorite HD sports channels or bookmarking VOD titles for weekend movie watching, the TV watching experience is becoming a much more personalized experience.


Whether you love being on the cutting edge of gaming or have a sworn allegiance to the 8-bits, this is the meetup for you.

On Thursday, October 16th, join Tech-in-Motion Philly and Verizon FiOS for a night dedicated to emerging gaming trends and startups.

Our own Chris Melissinos, Director of Corporate Strategy for Media and Entertainment will kick the evening off. Prior to his work with Verizon, he served Sun Microsystems as Chief Evangelist and Chief Gaming Officer. Chris also curated the widely attended “The Art of Video Games” exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Lawrence Jackson - I Am Revolt


When Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs set out to create a channel “for the artists, by the artists,” there was no looking back. Diddy’s vision came to form as REVOLT TV and starting in a few weeks FiOS TV customers can follow music-television history in the making.

REVOLT will be featured in the FiOS TV Ultimate HD package on Channel 726 HD and viewable on all devices including the FiOS Mobile App.


Today, 10 is the number of new channels added to FiOS Mobile App. FiOS customers who have the app, which is free (yes, free), can now watch, FOX Sports 1*, HBO Latino HD*, MAX Latino HD*, More MAX HD*, Showtime Family Zone, Showtime Showcase HD, Showtime Women, Encore Black, Encore Westerners and Starz Kids & Family HD.

Grandma Knows Best When It Comes To Pizza


Visual 411 from Verizon is a great way to find deals and businesses in your neighborhood right from the comfort of your couch.

With one click, you can look up a business address and phone number; find coupons and great deals; get maps and directions, weather forecasts, traffic reports and more. You can also share this information via email, SMS, Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus. Your friends will thank you for sending great offers their way!


Education Based Latino Outreach has officially opened its new computer lab, known as the Verizon Digital Village. Now, immigrants in Fells Point have a place nestled in their community to hone their computer skills, do online job searches and research class assignments – all free of charge.


Talented mentors may make positive contributions to teams whose work holds great potential. Much has been written about community service, economic development, and other reasons why to mentor… here are a few suggestions about how to mentor, beyond simply sharing what and who you know:

Verizon CMO Discusses the Advantages of Being an Enterprise Technology Pioneer


According to a Harvard Business Review study sponsored by Verizon, the businesses that are first to adopt new technologies are also the ones experiencing the most growth.

What SpeedMatch Can Do For You


Starting today (Sept. 22), we’re launching SpeedMatch, which will increase small-business customers’ FiOS Internet upload speeds to match their download speeds. This means a customer with our 50 megabit per second download/25 Mbps upload option will receive 50 Mbps for upload and download. This SpeedMatch upgrade applies to our FiOS Internet speed options up to 500 Mbps.