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How a Netflix subscriber used VPN to thwart Verizon's streaming slowdown

That's what one tech-savvy Netflix subscriber did when performance lagged on Verizon's network. The result? A 10x boost in his streaming speed.

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Give Verizon your location data, get rewards in carrier's new program

The Smart Rewards program launching Thursday promises savings and discounts to Verizon subscribers, but only if you opt-in to a program that helps the wireless carrier's partners deliver targeted ads based on your location and browsing habits.

Verizon FiOS getting faster uploads to match download speeds

Now's the perfect time for Verizon to generate some good will.

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Verizon blaming Netflix for slow streaming speeds is an 'attempt at deception' says Internet backbone provider

Verizon says Netflix isn't buying enough bandwidth to deliver its streaming video to Verizon customers. But a major Internet backbone provider says that's just not the case.

Verizon and Netflix continue battle over slow, stuttering streaming speeds

Netflix and Verizon reached an interconnection deal in April. But while the companies put their plan into action, many subscribers are still complaining about poor streaming speeds.

Google, Verizon break promise of free Chromebook Pixel data

Verizon cuts off data earlier than expected; countdown to class action lawsuits begins now.

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Netflix-Verizon dispute is a rerun of other digital content feuds

Netflix and Verizon are pointing fingers at each other over the quality of the video streams being delivered to subscribers. But like most content provider/content distributor disputes, this one boils down to money.

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Verizon threatens to sue Netflix in war of words over video quality

Verizon objects to a Netflix message that blames the ISP for video streaming issues.

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Sense 6 rolling out to Verizon and Sprint HTC One (M7) phones

The latest and greatest version of HTC Sense is now rolling out to both the Verizon and Sprint One (M7)

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Verizon activates 'XLTE' network in 260 cities to turbocharge 4G speeds

Don't let the name fool you: XLTE isn't new technology, but the marketing term hides some very tangible real-world benefits.