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T-Mobile and Sprint have ceased the merger talks
T-Mobile and Sprint have ceased the merger talks
After rumors of Sprint and T-Mobile ending the merger talks we have finally an official statement. T-Mobile has released a statement clarifying ...... 04 Nov 2017 - 1 comment
Verizon brings back activation fees
Verizon brings back activation fees
According to new reports, Verizon will bring back activation fees on November 15th, a fee that many thought was gone forever when T-Mobile started ...... 14 Nov 2015 - 5 comments
T-Mobile CEO mocks new Verizon logo, claims carrier screws over its customers
T-Mobile CEO mocks new Verizon logo, claims carrier screws over its customers
Earlier this week, Verizon updated its long-standing logo, modernizing the look and downplaying the giant check mark of the past logo. While ...... 05 Sep 2015 - 7 comments
Verizon slashes data plan prices for new and existing customers
Verizon slashes data plan prices for new and existing customers
Verizon Wireless, looking to keep up with the insane customer growth rival T-Mobile is seeing, has slashed data plan pricing across the board ...... 06 Feb 2015 - 6 comments
Motorola unveils Droid Turbo flagship for Verizon
Motorola unveils Droid Turbo flagship for Verizon
Outside of the highly-anticipated Nexus 6 (which no one can get their hands on, apparently), Motorola had another big announcement today, unveiling ...... 29 Oct 2014 - 5 comments
Here is the Moto Droid Turbo
Here is the Moto Droid Turbo
Thanks to a leaked manual, we have specs and images of the upcoming Moto Droid Turbo, the latest in Verizon's "Droid" lineup. The manual ...... 09 Oct 2014 - 1 comment
Smartphone 'Kill Switch' to curb growing theft problem in U.S.
Smartphone 'Kill Switch' to curb growing theft problem in U.S.
Can a pledge from the smartphone industry to include anti-theft features in all smartphones sold after July 2015 stop the 'apple picking' problem ...... 19 Apr 2014 - 8 comments
Verizon triples its 4G LTE capacity in major metros, download speeds to peak at 150Mbps
Verizon triples its 4G LTE capacity in major metros, download speeds to peak at 150Mbps
Three years after launching its LTE network, major American carrier Verizon wireless has now introduced a faster, higher capacity LTE network ...... 06 Dec 2013
Verizon adds same-day shipping for phones in Philly
Verizon adds same-day shipping for phones in Philly
Verizon Wireless has announced a new option for phone buyers, same-day shipping if you live in Philadelphia. If you place an order before ...... 16 Oct 2013
Nexus 7 support on Verizon coming soon
Nexus 7 support on Verizon coming soon
Verizon Wireless has responded to quite a bit of criticism for not activating Google's Nexus 7 following its launch. Consumers who got their ...... 19 Sep 2013
Verizon purchases remaining 45 percent of Verizon Wireless for $130 billion
Verizon purchases remaining 45 percent of Verizon Wireless for $130 billion
Verizon Communications has agreed to purchase Vodafone's 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless for $130 billion in one of the largest acquisitions ...... 02 Sep 2013 - 3 comments
Moto X goes on sale at Verizon and Best Buy
Moto X goes on sale at Verizon and Best Buy
As promised, Verizon and Best Buy have put the Moto X up for sale. The device will sell for $199 with a two-year contract. Google's Moto ...... 30 Aug 2013
Verizon Wireless, Vodafone buyout talks intensify
Verizon Wireless, Vodafone buyout talks intensify
Verizon Wireless is in talks with Vodafone Group to buy back the 45 percent of their company that they do not own. The sale would be in the ...... 29 Aug 2013
Verizon prepping $130 billion deal for Vodafone's stake in joint venture
Verizon prepping $130 billion deal for Vodafone's stake in joint venture
Bloomberg is reporting that Verizon Communications Inc is in talks to buy out Vodafone's 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless for $130 billion. ...... 29 Aug 2013
Verizon quietly increases data limits for prepaid plans
Verizon quietly increases data limits for prepaid plans
Verizon has quietly increased the data limits for its new prepaid plans, with the changes taking place June 6th. The plans, which cost $60 ...... 19 May 2013 - 4 comments
Verizon gets high-end Nokia Lumia 928
Verizon gets high-end Nokia Lumia 928
Verizon has announced this week that it will sell the new high-end Nokia Lumia 928. The Lumia 928 will sell for $99 after rebate and with contract. ...... 11 May 2013 - 3 comments
Verizon may have to pay over $120 billion if it wants to buy out the rest of Verizon Wireless
Verizon may have to pay over $120 billion if it wants to buy out the rest of Verizon Wireless
Over the past weeks, it has been reported that Verizon has been considering buying out the other half of its Verizon Wireless joint venture. ...... 28 Apr 2013
Verizon activates 7.2 million smartphones during quarter
Verizon activates 7.2 million smartphones during quarter
Earlier this week, Verizon Wireless reported their Q1 2013 quarterly earnings, showing some impressive results. The carrier, which is the ...... 20 Apr 2013
Nokia Lumia 928 headed to Verizon next month
Nokia Lumia 928 headed to Verizon next month
Verizon will have their own souped-up version of the Nokia Lumia 920, starting next month. Dubbed the Lumia 928, the handset will feature ...... 13 Mar 2013 - 3 comments
Verizon shows off prepaid wireless plans
Verizon shows off prepaid wireless plans
Verizon Wireless has announced this week a set of prepaid smartphone plans aimed at the "budget-minded" consumer. Both plans include unlimited ...... 02 Feb 2013 - 2 comments
Is the Nokia 'Laser' headed to Verizon soon?
Is the Nokia 'Laser' headed to Verizon soon?
According to multiple sources, Verizon is planning a new flagship Windows Phone device codenamed the "Laser." The new Nokia Lumia phone will ...... 25 Jan 2013
Verizon Wireless finally unveils 'Share Everything' plan
Verizon Wireless finally unveils 'Share Everything' plan
The new plan will allow Verizon subscribers to share their minutes, texts and data between devices. Called the "Share Everything" plan, subscribers ...... 13 Jun 2012 - 9 comments
Verizon to say bye bye to unlimited data, even if you're grandfathered
Verizon to say bye bye to unlimited data, even if you're grandfathered
A Verizon Wireless exec let the point slip today during an investor conference. Communications CFO Fran Shammo said unlimited data is about ...... 16 May 2012 - 15 comments
Verizon LTE coming to 27 new markets this week
Verizon LTE coming to 27 new markets this week
Verizon Wireless has announced today that its 4G LTE network will be expanded to 27 new markets in time for the summer season. Starting on ...... 14 May 2012
HTC Droid Incredible 4G headed to Verizon
HTC Droid Incredible 4G headed to Verizon
Verizon Wireless has announced that the Droid Incredible 4G will go on sale via the carrier in the "coming weeks." The device runs on Android ...... 08 May 2012
Finally: Carrier to allow texting to 911 emergency services
Finally: Carrier to allow texting to 911 emergency services
In a move that has been a long time coming, Verizon has announced it has selected a vendor to help the company deliver users the ability to ...... 05 May 2012 - 6 comments
Verizon to begin charging upgrade fees
Verizon to begin charging upgrade fees
Verizon has announced today that it will start charging an upgrade fee for users upgrading to new phones. The carrier was the final "holdout" ...... 12 Apr 2012 - 20 comments
Leaked image may show Verizon's plans for shared data plans
Leaked image may show Verizon's plans for shared data plans
Near the end of last year Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam suggested the company was working on simplifying data plans for customers with multiple devices. ...... 30 Jan 2012 - 5 comments
Verizon confirms another data outage
Verizon confirms another data outage
Verizon Wireless has confirmed yet another nationwide data outage today. Early this morning, subscribers were greeted with spotty 3G and ...... 22 Dec 2011
Verizon restores 4G service after one-day outage
Verizon restores 4G service after one-day outage
Verizon has announced this morning that its 4G LTE service has been returned to normal, following a one-day technical issue. Yesterday, customers ...... 08 Dec 2011
Verizon CEO says shared data plans probably coming next year
Verizon CEO says shared data plans probably coming next year
Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam expects the company to begin offering shared data plans for smartphones, combining the plans for different devices ...... 08 Dec 2011 - 3 comments
WSJ: Verizon-branded Nexus snubs Google Wallet
WSJ: Verizon-branded Nexus snubs Google Wallet
Verizon Wireless blocks Google's payments app. The Samsung and Google-developed Galaxy Nexus smartphone will not include Google Inc.'s payment ...... 06 Dec 2011 - 1 comment
New DROID RAZR smartphone to offer an array of docking solutions
New DROID RAZR smartphone to offer an array of docking solutions
Motorola Mobility and Verizon Wireless have officially unveiled the DROID RAZR Android smartphone. It will be go on sale to Verizon customers ...... 18 Oct 2011 - 5 comments
iPhone 4S available for pre-order in the US
iPhone 4S available for pre-order in the US
As of today, the iPhone 4S is available for pre-order US carriers AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint. If you prefer, you can also buy directly from Apple. ...... 07 Oct 2011 - 2 comments
Verizon will offer CDMA iPad too
Verizon will offer CDMA iPad too
After announcing a CDMA iPhone 4 available on its network in February, word also came from Verizon about an iPad that will use its CDMA network. ...... 12 Jan 2011 - 1 comment
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