Verizon has added a Pandora Media Inc. streaming music app to FiOS TV in California, Texas, and Virginia. Verizon expects to offer it in other FiOS markets later this year.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) CEO Randall Stephenson got everyone into a lather yesterday after calling DSL an "obsolete" technology at a National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners meeting in Los Angeles, noting that the company built DSL to chase cable modem competition. It's a strange statement, for sure, considering AT&T powers most of its wireline high-speed data and IPTV services using some flavor of DSL. We've asked AT&T if they care to clarify Stephenson's statement, which made the rounds soon after Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK)'s Sena Fitzmaurice tweeted about it.
AT&T expanded its U-verse Mobile app to Android devices. It lets subscribers schedule remote DVR recordings and watch TV shows.
It's been 10 years since @Home Corp. folded and filed for bankruptcy protection, but the former high-speed Internet joint venture of Cox Communications Inc. , Comcast and Tele-Communications Inc. (now part of Comcast) is still going after telcos. An @Home trustee sued Verizon Tuesday for allegedly infringing on a patent related to video delivery.