Now that the game is over, wireless operators are touting how their networks performed during Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday. FierceWireless, in partnership with Nexgen Wireless, took a look at how the carriers performed during this year's biggest football game.
The Seattle Seahawks may have run up the score on the Denver Broncos on Sunday night to win Super Bowl XLVIII, but their 42 points were far from the biggest number at MetLife Stadium. According to Verizon Wireless, which closely monitored the network throughout the afternoon and evening, attendees set data connection and volume records... Read More
This month, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus rolls “The Greatest Show on Earth” into Philips Arena, and Big Apple Circus tents up “Luminosity” at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Alpharetta. Over on Atlanta’s Westside, Chocolate South is unveiling some circus-stantial treats of its own. Show More Summary
T-Mobile US CEO John Legere has said that a possible merger with Sprint may offer substantial competition to the wireless "duopoly" of Verizon and AT&T. A merger between the two carriers may soon be a reality, if SoftBank, the Japanese carrier that now owns Sprint, successfully purchases T-Mobile US. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - AT&T Inc's plan to cut prices on its large shared data plans could prompt other U.S. carriers, particularly larger rival Verizon Wireless, to offer new discounts, analysts said.
Aimed at amazing Verizon mobile subscribers, the carrier is teasing/testing its cellular video service, which is dubbed as multicast, and broadcast the Super Bowl over its network on Sunday. The only catch is the trial is limited to a single room inside Verizon’s Power House, a temporary installation located in Manhattan’s Bryant Par. Although this [...]
What better day than Super Bowl Sunday to start offering new family wireless plans? In their latest attempt to gain ground on rivals T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless, AT&T is slashing prices on their family wireless plans starting today. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc, the No. 2 U.S. mobile provider, on Saturday announced a price cut for customers who share large data plans in its latest attempt to regain ground lost to market leader Verizon Wireless and No. 4 U.S. operator T-Mobile US.
Verizon expects to upgrade its network with the new broadcasting technology by the third quarter this year.
It was a strange sidebar to the news earlier this week that British mobile giant Vodafone was selling its stake in Verizon Wireless, that fellow American telecommunications gaint AT&T may actually be looking to takeover Vodafone itself. Although Ma Bell has denied any immediate plans to acquire the UK-based company, a report from Bloomberg states [...]
Leaked from today's 404 episode: - Verizon Wireless service now available in 35 New York City subway stations. - Long-rumored Amazon console set for 2014 at sub-$300 -- report. - Nintendo President offers to take 50% paycut to atone for disappointing financial results. Show More Summary
Just in time for Super Bowl madness, Verizon has launched voice, 3G, and 4G LTE wireless service in 35 New York City subway stations, all on the west side of Manhattan. This is good news for the broader effort to end the era of the subway cell phone blackout. Read more...
Verizon Wireless customers can now use their cellphones in 35 of New York City's underground subway stations. Transit officials said Tuesday that Verizon service is available in stations including... To view the full story, click the title link.
If you're stuck in train traffic on Manhattan's west side, you can now let your friends know you'll be late to their shindig -- assuming you're a Verizon Wireless customer (and that you have friends).
It looks like the all American wireless provider Verizon Wireless will soon, in fact, be all American, as U.K.-based Vodafone, a 45 percent partner with Verizon Communications in the U.S. wireless venture, has received approval from its investors to sell its share to its joint partner. At the annual meeting of Vodafone investors on Tuesday, [...]
Verizon Wireless subscribers living in New York City will now have more to do while they ride the subway. Transit Wireless announced today the 35 New York City subway stations are now covered by Big Red’s service, thus allowing its subscribers to make and receive calls, send and receive text messages as well as access the internet. Show More Summary
Transit Wireless today announced the addition of Verizon Wireless to its underground cellular network in the New York City subway system. Verizon's 3G voice and LTE 4G services are available at 35 different subway stations in Manhattan, from 23rd St. Show More Summary
LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shareholders of both Vodafone and Verizon Communications Inc approved Verizon's $130 billion takeover of their Verizon Wireless venture on Tuesday, paving the way for the third biggest deal in corporate history.
The shareholders of both Verizon Communications and Vodafone Group have approved the sale of Vodafone's stake in Verizon Wireless to Verizon Communications. Verizon Wireless is a joint venture between Verizon Communications and Vodafone. Show More Summary
Vodafone Group Plc. investors Tuesday approved the company's $130 billion sale of its holding in Verizon Wireless, which is set to give them 1.04 pounds ($1.72) per share. That figure is based on... To view the full story, click the title link.