Verizon may be considering spinning off some of AOL's content businesses, such as Huffington Post, Engadget, and TechCrunch, following the wireless carrier's $4.4 billion acquisition of the internet company. That's according to Peter...Show More Summary
Verizon will acquire Aol for $4.4 billion dollars. Verizon, which includes the nation’s No. 1 wireless provider as well as pay TV provider FiOS, will now include media properties The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Engadget, MAKERS and AOL.com. Show More Summary
Wireless provider acquires online media player in a move to expand its mobile video and advertising capabilities
We've noted how AT&T and Verizon investors and executives have been terrified for some time that they would have to (gasp) compete on price as T-Mobile continues to disrupt the market with its consumer-friendly, faux-punk rock behavior. Show More Summary
See: The Book of Broken Promises: $400 Billion Broadband Scandal & Free the Net How did the largest phone companies end up saving billions from discounts on wireless spectrum licenses that were supposed to be reserved for 'very small...Show More Summary
Verizon is about to make life a little easier on Lyft drivers, announcing today a new partnership with the ride sharing startup to give some of their drivers a discount in monthly service. Oh, that also means Lyft will start coming preloaded onto Android devices.
Verizon Wireless will pre-load the Lyft app on some of its Android smartphones in a new partnership with the car-sharing company. Verizon Wireless announced today a new agreement with Lyft, the car-sharing company, that will not only see the Lyft app pre-loaded on some Verizon Android smartphones but will also give Lyft drivers discounts on Verizon's devices.
Verizon Wireless today announced plans to install Lyft's mobile application on an unknown selection of its future Android handsets. Lyft serves as an alternate to traditional taxi services and is meant to help people find rides quickly and cheaply. Show More Summary
Documents on the FCC website recently revealed an unannounced handset from Microsoft intended for Verizon Wireless. The FCC notes the device supports Verizon's LTE and CDMA networks, but reveals little else. The device appears to be a standard slab handset with a camera and flash visible on the back surface and large screen on the front. Show More Summary
T-Mobile is at it again. In response to Verizon's own "Never Settle" campaign, T-Mobile has launched a campaign with the same tag line in a direct attack against its rival. The campaign calls for existing Verizon customers to switch to T-Mobile in a two-week trial while keeping the same number with a new T-Mobile phone. Show More Summary
T-Mobile already offers to pay off early termination fees for new subscribers who want to leave their current wireless provider before their contract expires, and in a new, direct attack on Verizon’s huge customer base, the magenta-loving “un-carrier” is offering to pay for folks to return to Verizon if they’re unhappy with T-Mobile after a couple of weeks. The new … [More]
T-Mobile today kicked off a new promotion, and this one’s aimed squarely at Verizon Wireless. The new Never Settle Trial takes Verizon’s “Never Settle” slogan and turns it against the big red carrier. With this new promo, T-Mobile is inviting Verizon customers to try T-Mobile for two weeks, [...]
T-Mobile today announced the Never Settle Trial, which is aimed specifically at Verizon Wireless customers. The program will let Verizon customers test T-Mobile's service for a period of two weeks with no fear of commitment. The trial requires Verizon customers to port their number to T-Mobile, but they will hold onto their old Verizon phone. Show More Summary
Verizon Wireless is offering its prepaid customers 1 GB of bonus data if they sign up for auto-pay. In order to qualify for the extra data, customers need to have the $45 or $60 prepaid plan. With auto-pay enabled, subscribers to the...Show More Summary
Verizon's version of the Galaxy S6 is a solid performer and Samsung's flagship is well matched with Big Red's network. This premium Android phone is well worth a look for the flagship shopper.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is a gorgeous, powerful smartphone, but you're paying a pretty steep premium for curved glass.
AT&T and Verizon Wireless followed Sprint and T-Mobile today in announcing plans to sell the LG G4 later this year. Neither of the nation's two largest carriers said exactly when the phone will go on sale nor how much they'll charge for the new phone. Verizon did say its variant of the G4 will support VoLTE and HD Voice.
We’re waiving charges for calls & texts from the US to Nepal. #SupportNepal and text to donate http://t.co/FQqXDoAk20 pic.twitter.com/NDToPn897B — Verizon Wireless USA (@VerizonWireless) April 28, 2015
On Tuesday, April 28, Verizon Wireless has confirmed that the aging Samsung Galaxy S4 will be getting a fresh software update at some point in the (hopefully near) future. The support documents for the device’s update show that the Galaxy S4 will get the Android 5.0 update with all of the expected improvements, including the [...]
Verizon Wireless today said owners of the Samsung Galaxy S4 can expect to see their devices updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop in the next few days. The over-the-air update is free to install.