Verizon Wireless today revealed a new variant of the LG Lancet that runs Android rather than Windows Phone. The Lancet first reached Big Red earlier this year with Windows Phone 8.1 in tow. The LG Lancet for Android, as it is officially called, may be the first handset initially released for Windows Phone later re-released with Android. Show More Summary
Verizon Wireless updated its Verizon Message+ app for iPhones, adding the ability to make phone calls over WiFi. In order for WiFi calling to work, Verizon iPhone owners will need to switch on the advanced calling function of their phone. Show More Summary
Verizon Wireless today began accepting preorders for the Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch. The wearable, announced earlier this year, runs Samsung's Tizen platform and includes a cellular radio for calls and other functions. The smartwatch costs $350 at full retail, or $300 with a two-year contract. Show More Summary
Regional wireless carriers consider opting out of an upcoming auction of valuable wireless spectrum. That could make T-Mobile a more potent rival to AT&T and Verizon Wireless.
Verizon Wireless today revealed five new options for customers who want to connect their tablets or hotspots to Verizon's network on a no-contract basis. The month-to-month data plans cost $15 per week for 500MB, or $20 per month for 1GB, $35 for 2GB, $60 for 5GB, or $100 for 10GB. Show More Summary
While Verizon and other U.S. carriers are prepping to test next-generation 5G wireless service, Chinese electronics biggie Huawei says it has just completed its first “large-scale field trial” of 5G and saw download speeds that were up to several times that of current high-speed fiberoptic networks. Huawei partnered with Japanese telecom giant NTT DOCOMO to launch the test in …
Sprint and T-Mobile offer some incredible wireless deals. The downside, however, is that they’ve traditionally offered inferior service compared to Verizon and AT&T. However, RootMetrics’ latest study of all four major wireless carriers in New York City has found that Sprint and T-Mobile are improving by leaps and bounds in the Big Apple. Show More Summary
If you’ve been bragging to everyone you know that you’re still part of Verizon’s $29.99/month unlimited data plan, you might want to quiet down just a bit. That’s because the wireless provider is increasing your monthly bill by $20. Verizon customers, who were grandfathered into the plan back in 2012, can expect to see their unlimited data portion of the …
Verizon iPhone users still clinging on to their grandfathered unlimited data plans will shortly face a $20 price hike. The wireless carrier confirmed to CNET that it plans to raise the price of its old unlimited plan, meaning grandfathered customers will face a monthly data plan charge of $49. The price increase will take place once each individual contract […]
Verizon Wireless intends to increase the price of its grandfathered unlimited mobile data plan by $20 per month to a total of $59.99. The change affects only 1% of Verizon customers, who've held onto these unlimited plans for some time. Show More Summary
Verizon’s controversial hidden identifier that tracks users on mobile devices gets a new life. The carrier has announced that, starting next month, it will start combining its existing advertising programs – Relevant Mobile Advertising and Verizon Selects – into the AOL Advertising Network in an effort to “deliver services that are more personalized” to the [...]
Verizon will begin merging offline personal data of its wireless customers with the data it gets from AOL by tracking users on 40 percent of the Web.
Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile and Sprint are expected pass on the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL in the United States.
Friends, Verizon is now on board with Samsung Pay. After a lengthy evaluation period, the wireless carrier has told us that it is now ready to support Samsung’s new mobile payment system. Through a software update, the Galaxy S6, Galaxy...Show More Summary
Verizon Wireless today said it no longer plans to sell the Sony Xperia Z4v. The company announced the phone in the spring with an expected summer launch. "Verizon will no longer be launching Xperia Z4v," said the company today on its web site. Show More Summary
In June of this year, Sony made the Xperia Z4v, a slightly upgraded version of its Z4, official for Verizon Wireless. The company announced that it planned on launching the handset for the Big Red carrier sometime in the summer months, marking a pretty big bet on the U.S. with a strong flagship to [...]
Thanks to its big, beautiful screen, fast performance, and excellent optical image stabilization for video capture, the Apple iPhone 6s Plus is the ultimate phablet on Verizon.
The Apple iPhone 6s is one of the fastest phones on Verizon, with improved camera quality and network performance over its predecessor.
Dish Network is reported to have had talks with Verizon regarding a partnership which could lead to Verizon using Dish's spectrum in exchange for providing Dish with wireless capacity. Dish was earlier in discussions with T-Mobile about...Show More Summary
LG today said the V10 will be sold in the U.S. by AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless. Pricing and availability will be announced individually by each carrier. The phone is expected to arrive in the weeks ahead.