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Netflix to drop error messages that enraged Verizon
Netflix to drop error messages that enraged Verizon
Netflix is set to stop serving customers with error messages that blame their ISP during video streaming problems. Last week, Netflix and ...... 10 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
Verizon threatens Netflix with cease and desist letter
Verizon threatens Netflix with cease and desist letter
Verizon has turned to legal threats against Netflix as the relationship between the two continues to sour. Yesterday it emerged that Netflix ...... 05 Jun 2014 - 17 comments
Verizon: Netflix' PR stunt is deliberately misleading
Verizon: Netflix' PR stunt is deliberately misleading
Verizon has responded to reports that Netflix is informing subscribers during buffering that its network is 'crowded right now', saying the ...... 05 Jun 2014 - 3 comments
Netflix visibly blames ISPs for streaming issues
Netflix visibly blames ISPs for streaming issues
If you run into trouble with Netflix streaming in the United States, Netflix will now let you know exactly who is to blame: your provider! ...... 04 Jun 2014 - 9 comments
Netflix inks deal with Verizon, should improve streaming for subscribers
Netflix inks deal with Verizon, should improve streaming for subscribers
Netflix has signed a deal with Verizon to pay for direct access to its network, easing congestion concerns and improving quality and performance ...... 29 Apr 2014 - 2 comments
Verizon completes purchase of Intel Media
Verizon completes purchase of Intel Media
After months of negotiations, Verizon has completed their purchase of Intel's Internet TV division, Intel Media. The price was not disclosed ...... 21 Jan 2014
Verizon acquires content delivery system EdgeCast Networks
Verizon acquires content delivery system EdgeCast Networks
Verizon has quietly acquired CDN provider EdgeCast Networks for $350 million, gaining access to the company's roster of large clients. EdgeCast ...... 08 Dec 2013 - 2 comments
HTC One Max makes its way to Verizon
HTC One Max makes its way to Verizon
Verizon has become the second carrier to get the HTC One Max phablet. The device features a 5.9-inch 1920x1080 LCD, is powered by a quad-core ...... 24 Nov 2013
Android 4.4 KitKat makes its way to the Moto X
Android 4.4 KitKat makes its way to the Moto X
Motorola has announced today that the new Android 4.4 KitKat operating system is now available to Moto X owners, at least if you are on Verizon. ...... 20 Nov 2013
WSJ: Hulu in talks with Pay TV providers
WSJ: Hulu in talks with Pay TV providers
Hulu is in talks with several U.S. TV providers to bundle Hulu Plus subscriptions, according to the Wall Street Journal. According to the ...... 13 Nov 2013 - 2 comments
Verizon won't support Nexus 7 on LTE until after KitKat update
Verizon won't support Nexus 7 on LTE until after KitKat update
Verizon has revealed that the Nexus 7 won't be supported on its LTE network until after it had gotten the Android KitKat update. The problem, ...... 07 Nov 2013
Verizon begins selling its own branded 7-inch tablet
Verizon begins selling its own branded 7-inch tablet
Verizon has launched its own branded tablet, following a few weeks of leaks and speculation. The Ellipsis 7 is based on Android and has low-end ...... 07 Nov 2013 - 2 comments
Intel preparing to shut down its unlaunched subscription Web TV service
Intel preparing to shut down its unlaunched subscription Web TV service
Intel, who has long tried to create a Web-based subscription TV service, is reportedly preparing to hand over controls to the project to Verizon. ...... 31 Oct 2013
Verizon now selling 32GB Galaxy S4 online
Verizon now selling 32GB Galaxy S4 online
The U.S.' biggest carrier Verizon, has made a 32GB model of the Samsung Galaxy S4 available online for $299 with contract. Until this weekend, ...... 01 Jul 2013 - 8 comments
AT&T, Verizon ignore BlackBerry Q10 suggested retail and price device at $199
AT&T, Verizon ignore BlackBerry Q10 suggested retail and price device at $199
Despite an MSRP by BlackBerry of $249 due to its "premium" appeal for enterprise users, Verizon and AT&T have announced they have priced the ...... 06 Jun 2013 - 8 comments
AT&T buys $1.9 billion worth of spectrum from Verizon
AT&T buys $1.9 billion worth of spectrum from Verizon
Verizon has announced that AT&T will buy $1.9 billion worth of spectrum from its larger rival. The airwaves should help the carrier boost ...... 25 Jan 2013
Verizon activated 6.2 million iPhones last quarter
Verizon activated 6.2 million iPhones last quarter
Verizon announced this morning that it activated 6.2 million iPhones in the Q4 2012. About half of the devices activated were iPhone 5s, ...... 22 Jan 2013
Verizon saw record number of activations in last quarter
Verizon saw record number of activations in last quarter
Verizon, in its recent 8-K regulatory filing, announced it had record smartphone activations in the Q4 2012. The carrier saw 9.8 million ...... 10 Jan 2013 - 2 comments
Redbox Instant going out of beta in March
Redbox Instant going out of beta in March
Verizon's streaming movie service, Redbox Instant, will go out of beta in March. The service, which directly competes with Netflix and Amazon, ...... 10 Jan 2013 - 2 comments
Verizon expands LTE network to 29 new markets
Verizon expands LTE network to 29 new markets
Verizon has expanded its LTE service, again. The company has added 29 new markets to the fast mobile broadband network, with many West Coast ...... 21 Dec 2012 - 2 comments
Redbox streaming service to cost $8 per month
Redbox streaming service to cost $8 per month
Redbox has launched its new Netflix rivaling streaming service. Dubbed Redbox Instant, the service will debut in beta this month and go live ...... 13 Dec 2012 - 4 comments
Galaxy Note II officially headed to Verizon tomorrow
Galaxy Note II officially headed to Verizon tomorrow
Samsung's popular oversized smartphone will reach Verizon in the U.S. tomorrow. The device will be exactly the same as other variants of ...... 28 Nov 2012 - 1 comment
DROID DNA now available through Verizon
DROID DNA now available through Verizon
HTC's new DROID DNA flagship is now available via Verizon Wireless. The biggest selling point of the phone is its 1920x1080 resolution Super ...... 22 Nov 2012 - 7 comments
Verizon, Time Warner will throttle speeds, restrict usage of repeat copyright infringers
Verizon, Time Warner will throttle speeds, restrict usage of repeat copyright infringers
By the end of this month, the new "six-strikes" Copyright Alert System will go live in the U.S. Verizon and Time Warner have outlined their ...... 17 Nov 2012 - 12 comments
It's finally here: The 5-inch 1080p HTC DROID DNA
It's finally here: The 5-inch 1080p HTC DROID DNA
Today, HTC has introduced the oft-leaked and rumored DROID DNA, their new 5-inch, 1080p flagship. The biggest selling point of the phone ...... 14 Nov 2012 - 15 comments
Verizon to complete 4G LTE rollout by Q2 2013
Verizon to complete 4G LTE rollout by Q2 2013
Verizon has announced that it plans to complete its 4G LTE network rollout by the Q2 2013. This is great news for customers, as the carrier ...... 08 Nov 2012 - 1 comment
HTC announces press event for November 13th
HTC announces press event for November 13th
After a busy month of press events from Apple, Google, Amazon and Microsoft, there has been a bit of a quiet period for new flagship tech devices. ...... 08 Nov 2012 - 2 comments
AT&T sold a lot more iPhone 5s than Verizon
AT&T sold a lot more iPhone 5s than Verizon
Following both company's earnings reports, it has become clear that AT&T has sold a lot more iPhone 5 than rival Verizon has, so far. For ...... 25 Oct 2012 - 7 comments
Motorola Droid RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD go on sale
Motorola Droid RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD go on sale
Verizon has launched the new Motorola RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD flagships. Starting with the Maxx HD, the phone has a 4.7-inch, 1280-by-720 ...... 19 Oct 2012 - 1 comment
Motorola would like to ship stock Android but Verizon does not allow
Motorola would like to ship stock Android but Verizon does not allow
Motorola was asked why they don't ship stock Android with their new phones in the U.S., despite being owned by Google. The answer was not pretty. ...... 17 Oct 2012 - 11 comments
RAZR HD and RAZR Maxx HD coming to U.S. next week
RAZR HD and RAZR Maxx HD coming to U.S. next week
Last month, Motorola unveiled their new Razr line of smartphones, three new devices aimed at the entire spectrum of Android fans. The company ...... 11 Oct 2012 - 2 comments
Galaxy Nexus now $50 with contract at Verizon
Galaxy Nexus now $50 with contract at Verizon
Google and Verizon have dropped the price of the flagship Galaxy Nexus for the carrier. With two-year contract, the Nexus will now cost just ...... 03 Oct 2012 - 5 comments
Verizon Galaxy Nexus owners finally getting Jelly Bean
Verizon Galaxy Nexus owners finally getting Jelly Bean
After a ridiculously long delay, Verizon has announced it will be rolling out Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to its Galaxy Nexus owners. GSM-based ...... 22 Sep 2012 - 2 comments
Verizon adds more LTE coverage
Verizon adds more LTE coverage
Verizon has confirmed they have rolled out LTE coverage to new areas, and expanded existing coverage, ahead of today's iPhone 5 release. ...... 21 Sep 2012
Galaxy Note II carriers announced
Galaxy Note II carriers announced
Samsung has announced today that the upcoming Galaxy Note II will be available on five carrier in the U.S., the same as their flagship Galaxy S III. ...... 20 Sep 2012 - 5 comments
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