British telco's result skewed by sale of Verizon Wireless stake in prior year.
How did the nation's top wireless carriers stack up against each other in terms of metrics? According to Jackdaw Research analyst Jan Dawson, T-Mobile dominated postpaid phone growth when it came to net additions. But smartphones aren't where the growth is for wireless. Show More Summary
Dish Network boss Charlie Ergen reportedly will square off against Verizon and AT&T with a new “triple play” wireless data and video bundle, according to the New York Post. The publication cites sources saying the Dish CEO has been meeting...
The daughter of Jason Phipps, who only has her learner’s permit, hit a parked Jeep in the lot of Alpharetta’s Verizon Wireless Amphitheater but just drove off anyway.
Owners of the HTC One M8 for Windows on Verizon Wireless should be on the lookout for a software update today. We have received a number of tips alerting us to an over-the-air update for the smartphone, and Verizon's website has confirmed they launched an update. Show More Summary
Dish is the latest tech company that wants to become a wireless carrier. A confidential document obtained by Yahoo Finance reveals that the satellite TV provider plans to offer wireless voice, data, and video services. The documentsShow More Summary
Considering that the U.S. wireless market is largely saturated and adding new subscribers in the current competitive environment a costly affair, it is natural that Verizon is looking at new ways to make more money from its existing 109 million subscribers. Show More Summary
Verizon Wireless today announced the LG Lancet, the first Windows Phone handset to support Verizon's Advanced Calling 1.0 service. Lancet owners will be able to make high-definition voice calls via Verizon's LTE network. The phone runs...Show More Summary
LG Lancet Windows Phone device is now available for order from Verizon Wireless. It features a 4.5-inch display, 8-megapixel rear-facing camera shoots, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and 2,100 mAh battery. It costs $120 without contract and $19.99 on 2 year contract. Specifications: XLTE Ready Doubling our 4G LTE bandwidth in cities coast to coast. […]
Last week, Windows Central received the full spec sheet and brochure for the upcoming, and still unannounced, LG Lancet with Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2, from Verizon Wireless. Now another report claims that the phone will actually go on sale on Thursday, May 21.
We have been reporting for quite a while now that Verizon Wireless is planning to sell a version of Microsoft's Lumia 735 smartphone. The Windows Phone device was recently outed by the FCC, and now an official render of the Verizon Lumia 735 has made its way on the Internet.
Verizon, the country's largest wireless carrier, yesterday announced that it intends to purchase AOL for $4.4 billion in cash, pending regulatory approval. The deal, which is the latest marriage of convenience between U.S. media and wireless companies, comes a year after rival AT&T agreed to buy satellite TV provider DirecTV for [...]
Verizon Wireless and Sprint Corp. have agreed to to settle allegations they billed consumers millions of dollars for unauthorized text messaging services.
Verizon today announced that it intends to acquire AOL for $4.4 billion in cash, in a deal that will give the country's largest wireless carrier access to AOL’s thriving digital advertising and websites. Watch the video above to learn more about what prompted the purchase, what it means for Verizon, and how you, as [...]
You may have problems with your cell phone provider, but one woman says her problem led to a life-threatening medical emergency. Last year, Angela Hawkins called Verizon Wireless to discuss the lapse of a $60 bill credit. Instead of a helpful conversation with a customer service representative, she ended up in the hospital and in […]
Verizon agreed to pay $90 million and Sprint $68 million to settle F.C.C. investigations into millions of dollars of unauthorized charges that appeared on customers' cellphone bills.
Wireless giant hopes to open new revenue streams, but union of telecom and media assets could make for awkward fit
Verizon and Sprint are paying the government millions of dollars to settle accusations that the two companies slipped unwanted third-party charges onto consumers' wireless bills.Until last year, the Federal Communications CommissionShow More Summary
Verizon Wireless and Sprint will pay a combined total of $158 million to settle billing complain charges filed by the Federal Communications Commission. Under the terms of the settlement, Verizon will pay $90 million, while Sprint will have to spend $68 million, for a total of $158 million. Show More Summary
A 52-year-old Verizon Wireless customer from Virginia, Angela Hawkins, claims that a call with a rude customer service representative caused her to have a heart attack. The woman says that the customer service agent threatened to have her arrested which led to her heart attack. Show More Summary