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Sprint Hopes To Break Out Of 4th Place By Slashing Bills

Those confusing ‘Framily’ plans are gone, but Sprint wants you to join its family — if you’re on one of the two big cell carriers.

12/03/2014

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Blog: Sprint Announces Cut Your Bill in Half Event

By Jim Donovan: Looking to save on your wireless phone bill? Well Sprint today announced it will cut in half the monthly rate plan for Verizon and AT&T customers who switch to Sprint beginning Friday, […]

12/02/2014

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Education Is Crucial In A Rapidly Changing Field For Philadelphia IT Tech

Jesus Perez, says that education is a necessity in a field that “is highly specialized and is constantly changing.”

11/24/2014

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Phila. Police Reminder: Donate Old Cell Phones for Domestic Abuse Victims

Philadelphia police say they get about 100,000 calls each year related to domestic abuse — more than 300 a day.

11/20/2014

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Phila. Police Again Collect Used Cell Phones To Benefit Domestic Abuse Victims

The program, called “Hopeline,” is a joint effort among the Philadelphia local of the Fraternal Order of Police, the Philadelphia Police Department, Verizon, and the organization “Women Against Abuse.”

10/23/2014

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Volunteers Fan Out Across New Jersey For 9/11 Day of Service

At Veterans Memorial Family School, kids were being taught by Verizon volunteers about solar energy.

09/11/2014

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Cops: Wanted Man Shoved Baggies Of Heroin In Baby’s Diaper

A Delaware man wanted on shoplifting charges shoved baggies of heroin down his baby’s diaper when he was confronted by police, investigators said.

07/09/2014

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Verizon Treads Carefully On Proposed New ‘Net Neutrality’ Rules

By Mark Abrams PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Now that the FCC is prepared to move ahead with proposed new rules related to speeds on the Internet (see related story), one of the large communication companies with […]

05/16/2014

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Supreme Court Considers Case That Could Change The Way We Watch TV

A case that goes before the Supreme Court today pits a web startup against broadcast companies in a fight that could shape the future of television.

04/22/2014

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Comcast Network May Soon Be Available In HD For Verizon FiOS TV Customers

Right now there is no high-def version of The Comcast Network (the former CN8) on Verizon FiOS systems. That means no Phillies or Flyers in HD when they’re on TCN.

04/16/2014

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3 On Your Side: Verizon 54 Scam

They called claiming to be with Verizon, and told him he was entitled to receive some extra cash. But something just didn’t seem right. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us about one man’s experience with what’s being called the $54 scam.

03/11/2014

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As Power Comes Back On, Many Cable Customers Still Blacked Out

Cable outage reports generally don’t come in until the power comes back on. And, just as it is with your power company, your cable company won’t know your service is out unless you report it.

02/11/2014

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Police: Missing Woman From Bucks County Passed Away Due To Medical Condition

Police are searching for a missing 70-year-old woman from Lower Southampton Township.

01/03/2014

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Verizon Tests Same-Day Delivery In Philadelphia

When overnight shipping just doesn’t cut it, and you don’t have time to stop at a store, Verizon is offering same-day delivery in Philly, with an eye on expanding to more cities.

10/16/2013

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Philadelphia Couple Joins Class-Action Lawsuit Against NSA’s Verizon Spying

“It’s a violation of our privacy rights, our freedom of association, our due process rights,” says attorney Larry Klayman, who filed the initial lawsuit.

06/11/2013

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