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"Bandit Signs" (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

City Cracks Down On Tacking Illegal Signs On Utility Poles

The Nutter administration is starting to enforce the laws against posting so-called “bandit signs” onto utility poles on street corners throughout Philadelphia.

08/24/2012

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Occupy Philadelphia’s National Gathering Joins With Unionized Verizon Workers

Occupy Philadelphia’s National Gathering joined with disgruntled unionized workers from Verizon to protest through Center City streets during rush hour.

07/02/2012

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3 On Your Side: Verizon Wireless Plan Changes

If you’re a Verizon Wireless customer, listen up. We’ve got some good news and some bad news. The good news, beginning today you can buy one plan and use it on all your devices. The bad news? As Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us, if you want an unlimited plan you may be out of luck.

06/28/2012

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Carrier Compare App

The Carrier Compare app lets you see which carriers offer the best service for your iPhone in different locations.

05/30/2012

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Philadelphia City Council To Hold Hearing On Verizon’s Alleged FiOS Delays

The vote, backed by Councilman Jim Kenney, came despite a plea from Verizon that no hearing is needed.

04/19/2012

The CarrierCompare app shows the signal strength for AT&T, Verizon and Sprint users. (Credit: Ian Bush)

Looking For The Best Cell Phone Signal Where You Are? There’s An App For That

The free app checks signal strength, download speed and Internet response time. Each test is recorded and sent back to their servers, and it’s that crowdsourced info that shows you whether Verizon, Sprint, or AT&T works best.

04/17/2012

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Philadelphia Councilman Thinks Verizon May Be Foot-Dragging On FiOS Construction

Calling for the hearing is councilman Jim Kenney, who says he has information that Verizon is not honoring its Fios buildout plan agreed upon three years ago with City Council.

04/12/2012

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BLOG: Verizon To Charge $30 Upgrade Fee

By Jim Donovan. If you’re a Verizon Wireless customer and you were planning to upgrade your phone in the near future, you may want to do that sooner rather than later. Real soon in fact! […]

04/12/2012

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New Smartphone Plan Promises Service For Under $20 A Month

The plan offered by Republic Wireless costs $19 a month.

11/08/2011

Stigall Show Log 8.17.11

Chris analyzes the early missteps of Rick Perry’s Presidential Campaign and Verizon’s ad campaign against their striking workers. He also talks to Phillies Play-by-Play Announcer Tom McCarthy about the unveiling of the Harry Kalas Statue last night at Citizens Bank Park.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/17/2011

Stigall Show Log 8.16.11

Chris responds to Warren Buffett’s call for higher taxes on the rich. He talks to Conservative Columnist Mark Steyn about his new book, After America and to Christine O’Donnell about her new book, Trouble Maker.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/16/2011

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Verizon Gets Injunction Against New Jersey Picketers

Verizon has been granted an injunction to limit picketing by striking union workers in New Jersey.

08/12/2011

Verizon workers strike outside the Verizon building on Race Street. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Local Workers Picket Outside Verizon Building In Chinatown

The collective bargaining agreement between Verizon and its communications workers expired Saturday at midnight.

08/08/2011

Stigall Show Log 8.8.11

Chris analyzes the Standard and Poors downgrade of the U.S. credit rating with Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup and he talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about their big series against the Giants over the weekend.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/08/2011

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Philadelphia Official Fired For Accepting Unauthorized Gifts From Vendor

Joseph James, the city’s deputy chief information officer, has been fired for allegedly accepting gifts, meals, and $48,000 worth of items through a Verizon rewards program.

07/20/2011

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