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Survey: 88% UK, US telcos planning super bundling

Almost nine in ten (88 per cent) of the leading telcos in the US and UK are planning to offer ‘super bundling’ as they prioritise revenue growth and customer retention. That’s according to a survey of 115 telco leaders — senior strategic decision makers and budget holders within telecommunications brands — who are eyeing how best to […]

July 13, 2023

Verizon bundles Netflix, Paramount+, Showtime

Verizon is offering Netflix, Paramount+ and Showtime together as a bundle via +play. For a limited time, US subscribers can get Netflix’s Premium Plan and the Paramount+ with Showtime bundle together for $25.99 (€24.15). Verizon says this is the first time the streaming services have been offered together, giving its customers added value on their […]

June 2, 2023

Research: 3.5m US broadband adds in 2022

Findings from Leichtman Research Group indicate that the largest cable and wireline phone providers and fixed wireless services in the US – representing about 95 per cent of the market – acquired about 3,500,000 net additional broadband subscribers in 2022, compared to a pro forma gain of about 3,725,000 subscribers in 2021. These top broadband […]

March 3, 2023

Adeia extends IP licence agreement with Verizon

Adeia has announced that Verizon has entered into a multi-year extension of its licence to Adeia’s media patent portfolio. Verizon offers a variety of services to US customers over its networks, including video, voice, wireless internet data access, data security solutions and home and business communications. “Our patent licence extension with Verizon further confirms the […]

March 2, 2023

GSMA: 30 countries to launch 5G services in 2023

Figures from GSMA Intelligence show 5G connections are expected to double over the next two years, expedited by technological innovations and new 5G network deployments in more than 30 countries in 2023 alone. Of the new networks to be deployed in 2023, it is expected that 15 will be 5G Standalone networks. The forecasts from […]

February 28, 2023

Starz joins Verizon’s +play

Verizon has announced Starz as the latest streaming service to join +play beta. The +play beta serves as a content hub exclusive to Verizon customers to help them discover savings on select services and manage their subscriptions from entertainment, news, lifestyle, gaming and more – all in one place. “We’re building +play to not only […]

January 6, 2023

Research: 825K Q3 US broadband ads

Findings from Leichtman Research Group indicate that the largest cable and wireline phone providers and fixed wireless services in the US – representing about 96 per cent of the market – acquired about 825,000 net additional broadband Internet subscribers in Q3 2022, similar to a pro forma gain of about 820,000 subscribers in Q3 2021. […]

November 16, 2022

Verizon’s +play adds NBA streaming services

Verizon has announced that NBA League Pass, the league’s live game subscription service, and NBA TV, the league’s offering of 24/7 NBA content, are the latest additions to its +play service. With the NBA’s direct-to-consumer subscription services in +play, Verizon customers in the US will be able to access and manage their subscriptions to both […]

October 19, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Verizon adds NFL+ to +play Platform

Verizon has announced that NFL+, the NFL’s new video streaming subscription service, is the latest addition to +play. With NFL’s direct-to-consumer subscription service available in +play, users will be able to seamlessly manage their NFL+ subscription. +play is a technology coming soon from Verizon that will allow customers to discover, purchase and manage some of […]

September 29, 2022

Research: T-Mobile to top US 5G FWA connections

In 2020, 22 per cent of US households did not have access to fixed broadband. This number will be reduced to almost 1 per cent by the end of 2027, according to Counterpoint Research’s latest USA 5G FWA and CPE Ecosystem Analysis and Forecast Report. More than half of the US households that utilise VDSL/cable […]

August 8, 2022