Google just announced Project Fi, its new wireless phone service. The company is partnering with T-Mobile and Sprint for the new project. Project Fi is a bit like a traditional carrier plan you would get from a AT&T, Verizon, Sprint,...Show More Summary
As expected, Google on Wednesday made its big announcement that it’s becoming a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) and will star offering its own wireless service. The service, called Project Fi, will offer seamless switching between...Show More Summary
Are you worried about the increasing chunk that your monthly wireless bill is taking out of your budget? Too bad, says Verizon. Per Bloomberg, Verizon CFO Francis Shammo said during Verizon’s quarterly earnings call this week that the company didn’t mind losing customers who want to have lower prices for their mobile voice and data services. Show More Summary
ESPN does not like Verizon’s new pricing strategy for FIOS. The wireless carrier and cable provider announced this week that customers will now be able to opt out of bundles and customize its television packages to include mostly just the channels they watch — and possibly exclude others like ESPN. Show More Summary
Shares of Verizon Communications (VZ) are down 62 cents, or 1.3%, at $48.76, after the company this morning missed Q1 revenue expectations but beat on the bottom line, and profit in the wireless business held up better than analysts had been expecting. Revenue in the three months ended in March rose almost 4%, year over [...]
With FiOS subscriptions up in the first quarter for both Internet and video, Verizon beat analysts’ estimates in its quarterly profit report. “Verizon, the nation’s largest wireless carrier, said it topped first-quarter profit estimates on Tuesday even as competitors have...
Verizon meets expectations with wireless, Net subscriber additions
Verizon Communications and AT&T are expected to release their results for the first quarter this week. ||| New York - Verizon Communications and AT&T will post first-quarter results this week that will probably show wireless subscriber growth trailed smaller rival T-Mobile US, a milepost passed only once before. Show More Summary
Now that the Q1 2015 earnings season is getting underway, FierceWireless is tracking the performance of large carriers and vendors, including T-Mobile US, Sprint, and Nokia. Special report
“Unlimited data plans are pointless.” At least, that’s what cell phone coverage provider Verizon Wireless would have you believe. According to an article on Digital Trends.com, the cellular giant hired analyst Jack E. Gold to createShow More Summary
AT&T and Verizon Wireless are limiting Microsoft's attempt to bulk up use of its mobile applications. Last month, Samsung agreed to preload Microsoft's OneDrive, OneNote, and Skype applications on the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. Verizon, however, won't pre-load any of the Microsoft apps on its versions of the S6 and S6 Edge. Show More Summary
Verizon Communications, the parent company of Verizon Wireless, is prepared to launch a mobile video service later this year that will focus on college sports. The company is specifically targeting millennials with the offering, who it says prefer to consume video content on mobile devices rather than televisions or PCs. Show More Summary
A render of what appears to be an unannounced mid-range Windows Phone made by LG with a Verizon Wireless logo is making the Internet rounds today, but no other information about the alleged device has been revealed.
It appears that LG has developed a new Windows Phone powered headset for Verizon. There have been rumors recently that the company might be developing such a device for the nation’s largest wireless network. Today a purported picture of this device has appeared online. Show More Summary
Another day, another update to Android 5.0 Lollipop. This time, it’s Verizon Wireless’ variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. For owners of the aging handset, the new software will more than likely be a welcomed addition. And as is par for the course for this sort of update, the Galaxy Note 3 will [...]
Verizon Wireless has chosen not to preload a number of Microsoft apps on its Samsung Galaxy S6, despite an agreement between Microsoft and Samsung to offer them out of the box. When the Galaxy S6 was first announced, Microsoft also revealed...Show More Summary
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 owners on Verizon Wireless will be happy to see the Lollipop update hitting their devices. Lollipop has been rolling out for more and more devices daily, and now Samsung Galaxy Note 3 users on Verizon can join in on the update fun. The update bumps the device up to Android 5.0, bringing quite a few changes along with it.
Verizon Wireless said its version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will begin to receive Android 5.0 Lollipop today. The over-the-air update will roll out to all users gradually. According to Verizon, seven of its handsets now run Lollipop, including the Motorola Moto X (2nd gen); Galaxy Note 4, S5, and Note 3; LG G2 and G3; and the HTC One M8.
As we've made repeatedly clear, consumers really like the ease and simplicity of unlimited data plans. Whether that's on fixed-line or wireless networks, users don't really like having to guess if they'll make it in under the wire this...Show More Summary
According to a yet-to-be-released IHS report seen by Re/Code, the 64GB Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge on Verizon Wireless is more expensive to make than the 128GB iPhone 6.