When Verizon Wireless wanted to drive more foot traffic to its retail stores last winter, the brand supplemented traditional advertising an onsite program called Stop Motion Studio. Customers could create short, animated videos, decorated with tiny snowmen, reindeer, Santas and other props, to use as their holiday greeting. Show More Summary
By William Ho: Many in the industry assume that LTE is pretty much done and moved onto the next big thing. Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ) and AT&T (NYSE:T) have messaged that their networks exceed 300 million people covered and T-Mobile (NYSE:TMUS) and Sprint (NYSE:S) both have declared national LTE footprints. Show More Summary
This post is sponsored by Verizon Wireless. Nefferty Santiago's job is to prepare Verizon Wireless for the worst-case scenario. As a member of the Verizon Wireless Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) team, she's qualified...Show More Summary
By Stone Fox Capital: The recent disposal of the Verizon Wireless position by Vodafone (NASDAQ:VOD) not only brought the European operations back into focus, but also it returned the global wireless provider back into an emerging market player. Show More Summary
The new Moto X will be available for Verizon Wireless through Moto Maker beginning tomorrow, September 26. The new Moto X was initially available in the U.S. to customers purchasing the phone from AT&T or buying the GSM unlocked version.
Verizon Wireless today announced that its variant of the Moto X will be available beginning Friday, September 26. Customers can order preconfigured versions of the device, or use Moto Maker to design their own. Verizon is selling the 16-GB model for $99 with a new contract and the 32-GB version for $150 with a new contract. Show More Summary
The Apple iPhone 6 is the smartphone for everyman, a Goldilocks device that is sure to please the widest range of people. It has a few advantages over the larger 6 Plus, but some disadvantages, too. Here is Phone Scoop's in-depth report.
Verizon Wireless is weighing whether or not to sell its cell towers to a third party, reports Reuters. Earlier this month Verizon's Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo indicated the company is interested in such an idea. Verizon has hired TAP Advisors to help it plan for and execute the sale, according to sources cited by Reuters. Show More Summary
Samsung's Gear S works without a smartphone connection, and will be available this fall via AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless.
Samsung recently said AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless will all offer its Gear S smartwatch "this fall." Samsung didn't say when the device will actually go on sale. The Gear S differs from Samsung's other wearables in that it has a cellular radio inside and can make/receive phone calls and messages. Show More Summary
Following up on its reveal in late August, Samsung has now announced that its upcoming Tizen-based smartwatch, the Gear S, will go on sale later this fall at the top four US wireless carriers. That's Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile, in case you are keeping score at home.
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Verizon Wireless has begun selling the 4G LTE version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 for the price of $599.99 without a contract, or for $499.99 with a two year contract.
Verizon Wireless today announced it has expanded the reach of its "XLTE" footprint by 22 markets. Verizon's LTE network runs on 700MHz almost nationwide, but it has been adding coverage in the 1700MHz band throughout the year and marketing the dual-band 700/1700MHz coverage as XLTE. Show More Summary
Verizon Wireless has slowly begun to enable VoLTE on select devices on its network. To start, VoLTE is available to the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the LG G3. In order to use the service, subscribers need to download an app called Advanced Calling 1.0. Show More Summary
A Verizon Wireless executive stated this week that the company won't be adding support for Wi-Fi calling for its smartphones until sometime in mid-2015, stating that it will take "some technological work in our network to make it available."
Ahead of the iPhone 6 launch with support for VoLTE, Verizon Wireless has upgraded its network to support voice calls over its 4G LTE and XLTE network. Dubbed Advanced Calling 1.0, Verizon is now supporting HD Voice and Video Calling and the carrier is starting the roll out initially to the LG G2 and the Samsung Galaxy S5.
Verizon Wireless is offering an early-upgrade program for customers whose two-year contracts are not quite up for renewal. The company informed customers on Sunday that all Verizon subscribers eligible to upgrade to a new smartphone on or before November 15 will have those dates changed to now, allowing them to get a new device whenever... Read More
Motorola is back with a new version of its X, its top-of-the-line smartphone. The X is a better competitor than last year's device as far as features go and takes build quality to the next level. Is anything holding Motorola back?
Subway today announced it has partnered with Softcard and will begin accepting Softcard-based mobile payments on October 1. Softcard, which launched last year as Isis, is backed by AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless. The service allows...Show More Summary