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U.S. Carriers Creating Stronger Tool to Verify Customer ID

All four major carriers in the U.S., AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless, are building a "multi-factor authentication" method that will rely on peoples' cell phones to gain account access. The system, which has been in development since last September, is expected to launch before the end of the year. Show More Summary

Verizon Adjusts Prepaid Pricing and Adds Travel Pass for $5

Verizon Wireless today changed up its prepaid service offerings by adding a new low-cost option and other features previously reserved for postpaid customers. Verizon Prepaid service now starts at $30 per month, which buys unlimited talk and text with 500 MB of data. Show More Summary

Sprint Targeting a Fall Launch for VoLTE

Sprint expects to deploy voice over LTE across its network starting this fall. Sprint competitors AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless already offer VoLTE across the bulk of their footprints, making Spring the last major carrier to deploy the upgraded voice technology. Show More Summary

Qualcomm Plowing Forward with Various 5G NR Techs

Qualcomm today outlined some of the technologies it is testing as it pushes the 3GPP 5G NR standard closer to reality. The company completed one of the first 5G cellular voice calls with partners Verizon Wireless and Nokia earlier this month. Show More Summary

Verizon, Nokia, Qualcomm Ring Up First 5G Call

Verizon Wireless says it has made the first phone call using 3GPP-compliant 5G New Radio technologies over licensed spectrum. The company used a prototype mobile device from Qualcomm with the chip maker's 5G NR radio on board. Verizon didn't specify if the device made use of Qualcomm's Snapdragon X50 modem. Show More Summary

Verizon is going to start selling its phones locked

Ever since Verizon Wireless started selling 4G LTE devices, the biggest wireless carrier in the United States has been generous enough to sell those handsets unlocked. But times they are a-changin’. CNET reports that beginning this spring, Verizon is going to start locking down its smartphones in a [...]

Verizon to Start Locking Its Phones Again to Fight Thieves

Verizon Wireless plans to lock its handsets in order to cut down on theft. Verizon claims its unlocked phones are a big target, often stolen when in transit to Verizon stores or to consumers. Unlocked phones, particularly Apple iPhones, are easier to sell on the black market because they can be used virtually anywhere. Show More Summary

Verizon Debuts Discounted iPhone Promo

2 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Verizon Wireless said customers can save big on select iPhones with a new offer that kicks off January 29. New and existing customers who add a new line of Verizon Unlimited service will be able to buy the iPhone 8, iPhone 8+, or iPhone X and get a $699 discount off a second iPhone 8, 8+, or X. Show More Summary

Verizon Won't Sell Huawei Phones Either, Says Bloomberg

2 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Verizon Wireless has cancelled any and all plans it had to sell handsets from Chinese phone maker Huawei due to pressure from the federal government, according to sources cited by Bloomberg. Verizon Wireless was on deck to sell Huawei's flagship device, the Mate 10 Pro, but has bowed to the government's wishes. Show More Summary

Sprint Customers Will Get Free Roaming in Korea for Olympic Games

2 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Sprint today followed AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless in offering free service to customers who travel to South Korea for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. International service is already available to Sprint customers who have eligible phones. Show More Summary

Verizon Fires Back at T-Mo with BOGO Of Its Own

2 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Verizon Wireless said customers can save big on select smartphones with a new buy-one, get-one offer that kicks off January 23. New and existing customers who add a new line of Verizon Unlimited service will be able to buy the Google Pixel 2, Samsung Galaxy S8, Motorola Moto Z2 Force, or LG V30 and get a second one for free. Show More Summary

Verizon Go Unlimited plans will include coverage in Mexico and Canada

Starting January 25, 2018. If you want to get an unlimited plan through Verizon Wireless, you have two main choices – Go Unlimited and Beyond Unlimited. Both plans come with unlimited talk, text, and data, but Beyond Unlimited has aShow More Summary

Verizon Extends Unlimited Mexico, Canada Roaming to Go Plans

2 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Verizon Wireless today said subscribers to its prepaid Verizon Go Unlimited plan will soon be able to bring their unlimited calls, texts, and data with them when roaming in Mexico and Canada at no extra cost. Go Unlimited subscribers may also place unlimited calls from the U.S. Show More Summary

Kyocera Cadence LTE

The Kyocera Cadence LTE is a perfectly competent no-frills voice phone for Verizon Wireless.

Review: Kyocera DuraXV LTE for Verizon Wireless

2 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Verizon Wireless customers who need a crazy tough handset that not only braves, but conquers, the elements need look no further than the Kyocera DuraXV LTE. This rugged flip phone may offer a limited set of features, but it delivers excellent performance across core tools. Here is Phone Scoop's in-depth review.

Verizon to Charge More for Insurance, But Drop Screen Repair Cost

2 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Verizon Wireless plans to adjust the cost structure of its Total Mobile Protection device insurance program. Subscribers will see their monthly costs go up, but will see savings on select repairs. Beginning January 25, new customers will be charged $13 per month for Total Mobile Protection, which includes Tech Coach. Show More Summary

Review: Samsung Galaxy J3 Eclipse for Verizon Wireless

2 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Verizon Wireless sells the Samsung Galaxy J3 Eclipse, an entry-level device, for well under $200. This low-cost handset has a 5-inch screen, modern-ish design, and just enough of a spec sheet to keep things interesting. Here is Phone Scoop's in-depth review of this affordable Android smartphone.

Best Verizon Wireless Deals of January 2018

No matter what T-Mobile says, you can actually find some pretty great deals on Verizon. Verizon Wireless has some of the largest coverage for customers in the United States, and although T-Mobile likes to continually poke fun at theShow More Summary

It looks like you can unlock the bootloader on the Verizon Pixel 2

You better act fast. If you're in the market for a Google Pixel 2, you have only two options of how to buy it – either unlocked from the Google Store or through Verizon Wireless. The Verizon Pixel 2 is the exact same phone as the unlocked model, but there's one area where it's different – it's bootloader can't be unlocked. Show More Summary

Verizon's Moto Z2 Force Scores Android 8 Oreo Upgrade

3 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Verizon Wireless today began rolling out the Android 8 Oreo system update to the Motorola Moto Z2 Force. In addition to the core Oreo features, including notification dots and picture-in-picture, the update makes improvements to productivity, performance, and notifications. Show More Summary

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