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Verizon plans big Windows Phone push for the holidays

Verizon Wireless chief financial officer Fran Shammo said the company is looking to market a third mobile platform to help develop a strong competitor to Apple and Google. That operating system will be Microsoft’s upcoming Windows Phone 8. “We’re really looking at the Windows Phone 8.0 platform because that’s a differentiator. We’re working with Microsoft on it,” Shammo said in an interview with Reuters following the company’s earnings call on Thursday.
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Verizon Says Investment Will Be Unaffected by Net Neutrality Policy

Technology : Bits (2 weeks ago)

Francis J. Shammo, Verizon's chief financial officer, said the company planned to continue to invest in its FiOS fiber-optic network and its wireless systems regardless of the outcome of the broadband debate. Read Post

Alibaba plans to build mobile OS to rival Android, Windows Phone

Technology : The Next Web Blog (3 years ago)

China-based Alibaba Group is reportedly planning to develop and launch its own mobile operating system to rival Google’s Android platform and Microsoft’s Windows Phone OS, the Wall Street Journal reports. With roots in online commer... Read Post

Verizon: Our Calls Will Run Solely Over LTE by 2016

Technology : Shelly Palmer Digital Living (5 months ago)

The first Verizon Wireless smartphones to run voice calls exclusively over the 4G LTE network won’t hit the market until the first half of 2016. That’s according to Verizon Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo, speaking to Wall Stree... Read Post

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