Verizon Selects AWS As Its Preferred Public Cloud Provider


Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) has selected AWS as its preferred public cloud provider. Verizon is migrating over 1,000 business-critical applications and database backend systems to AWS, several of which also include the migration of production databases to Amazon Aurora—AWS’s relational database engine that combines the speed and availability of high-end … Read more

Verizon and Pop Announce Multi-Year, Multi-Platform Distribution Deal


Verizon (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) and Pop, an entertainment cable network owned by the CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), announced today a long-term carriage extension to continue distribution of Pop’s fan-infused original programming to Verizon’s Fios TV customers nationwide. Verizon also receives broad distribution rights to Pop programming across its digital … Read more

Verizon Adds BBC AMERICA HD to FiOS TV Lineup


Verizon and BBC AMERICA announced on Thursday (Aug. 16) that the channel is now available in high definition on FiOS TV on Channel 689.  BBC AMERICA, an award-winning channel that recently received five Emmy nominations, features the best in thought-provoking British programming and innovative home-grown original series that embrace the intersection of U.S. and U.K. culture. … Read more