By Stone Fox Capital: Now that the Verizon Wireless deal is in the rearview mirror and Vodafone (NASDAQ:VOD) has a solid balance sheet the large wireless provider is ready to shine. A lot of the issues inflicting Vodafone are related...Show More Summary
T-Mobile is going after the customers of its three biggest rivals once again today, offering a free year of unlimited LTE data on their service if a T-Mobile Simple Choice customer gets a Sprint, Verizon Wireless or AT&T customer to switch to the "Un-carrier".
Reporting from the world of terrible ideas, The Information claims Verizon Wireless is scheming to a new Android app store to compete with the Google's own Play Store. The carrier's scheme is currently at an early stage, according to reporter Amir Efrati, who adds that there's no concrete timeframe for launching the effort. Show More Summary
Verizon Wireless has once again earned the top honors in New York in the latest RootMetrics RootScore Report, released on Tuesday. The report covers the first half of 2014, and measures the performance of the big four wireless carriers — Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint. The higher the RootScore, the better the performance. The latest report shows... Read More
Alamy Verizon Wireless has been named the top provider of mobile network service in America, according to a survey by market research firm RootMetrics. Ranking No. 1 (or tied for No. 1) in 48 states for overall performance, 44 states...Show More Summary
Starting Tuesday, the HTC One (M8) for Windows, the first device to ship in the U.S. with the Windows Phone 8.1 Update, will be available exclusively through Verizon Wireless online and in stores. It comes loaded with features such as Cortana, Live Folders and Action Center. Show More Summary
As was widely rumored in recent weeks, HTC and Verizon Wireless have today unveiled the HTC One M8 with Windows Phone 8.1. This new flavor of M8 has Microsoft's mobile OS running the show, with the same specs and all-metal chassis we know from the original Android HTC One M8, and it'll be carried exclusively by Verizon. Show More Summary
Sprint today announced new shared data plans that offer twice as much mobile data as comparable plans from AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless. Sprint's Family Share Pack includes four lines with unlimited talk and text and 20GB of shared data for $160 per month. Show More Summary
Residents of Laurelton are not pleased with a plan by Verizon Wireless to erect a 60-foot cellphone tower in their neighborhood. At a Community Board 13 Land Use meeting in June, more than 50 people... To view the full story, click the title link.
Verizon Wireless introduced a new, cheaper plan over the weekend that applies to single lines of service. The plan costs $60 per month and includes unlimited talk/text and 2GB of data. The monthly price drops further to $50 for customers who finance their handset via Verizon Edge. Show More Summary
No one likes waiting on the phone for customer support. Improving EE's customer service, of course. Just think about the complaints and outrage that would result if Verizon Wireless, AT&T, or any other major US carrier were to pull a similar stunt.
T-Mobile and its chief executive John Legere love bashing rival wireless carriers for a wide range of reasons. Among them, of course, has been the lack of truly unlimited data at Verizon Wireless and AT&T. Both of the nation’s top wireless...Show More Summary
Verizon Wireless has announced its plans to launch support for Voice over LTE service (or VoLTE) on its cellular network later this year, according to FierceWireless. However, the company says it has moved back its plan to release a VoLTE-only phone until 2016, and will continue releasing CDMA-capable phones until that time. Such a device […]
Editor's note: Originally published on June 23, 2014 In May last year I argued that the main value of Vodafone (NASDAQ:VOD) lay in its 45% ownership of Verizon Wireless. My model then valued the remainder of Vodafone's business at 67p a share (see here). Show More Summary
The first Verizon Wireless smartphones to run voice calls exclusively over the 4G LTE network won’t hit the market until the first half of 2016. That’s according to Verizon Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo, speaking to Wall Street at an investor conference on Tuesday. Shammo said the company plans to begin offering voice calls over... Read More
Verizon Wireless has moved back the timeframe for deploying handsets without CDMA chipsets by two years. The company plans to debut VoLTE service by the end of 2014, but will continue to use its CDMA network for the bulk of voice calls for another two years. Show More Summary
Release of Motorola's newest flagship Moto X+1 has been finally confirmed for a Sept. 25 release date with Verizon Wireless, according to reports.
In a move that seems to have caught everyone by surprise, the FCC’s Tom Wheeler has taken aim at Verizon Wireless’s network optimization plans for LTE. It’s a bit puzzling, as network neutrality itself is still in regulatory and legal limbo in the USA. And even if it wasn’t, the wireless has generally been pretty […]
A new rumor claims Verizon Wireless is about to close a loophole that some of its grandfathered unlimited customers have used to continue to get that plan, even though Verizon stopped offering such a service for its new subscribers a few years ago.