All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Verizon Wireless’

Verizon Phone Plan Gets Upgrade With “More Everything”

Feeling pressure from rival carriers T-Mobile and AT&T, Verizon announced a new “More Everything” plan that gives its customers, well, more of “everything” for their money. The new plan primarily benefits families and users who don’t consume as much data. Families who choose a plan containing over 10 gigabytes a month are rewarded with $20 off their monthly bill. Users …

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Verizon Workers Out of Jobs After Closings

“Move or find a new job” is what Verizon Wireless is telling about 3,000 of its employees. Verizon, the largest wireless carrier in the US, announced Wednesday it is closing five of its company’s customer call centers, but plans to find jobs for all those who are affected. If employees don’t want to move or can’t find other jobs within …

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Vodafone Sells Verizon Shares For $130 Billion

British telecom Vodafone Group this week announced that it has agreed to sell its shares in Verizon Wireless to Verizon for $130 billion. The company currently owns a 45% stake in Verizon, one of the largest mobile carriers in the U.S. According to Vodafone, $58.9 billion of the transaction will be paid for by Verizon in cash, with $60.2 billion …

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Verizon Could Soon Offer Flexible Upgrades Too

Last week, T-Mobile announced it’s new “Jump!” pricing plan. Under the service, customers would pay $10 per month for the privilege of being able to trade in their smartphone for an upgrade twice a year, with the fees for upgrading dropped to new-customer levels. It’s a deal that consumers might expect from the fourth-largest U.S. carrier that did away with …

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Verizon Highlights Its Privacy Policy in the Wake of Windows Phone Rumors

Earlier today rumors surfaced that Windows Phone 8 devices scheduled to be sold and used on Verizon’s network might be delayed or even cancelled. The story is that Verizon wants more access to Windows 8 smartphones, to better collect users’ location and web browsing data, and Microsoft isn’t budging on user privacy. Though neither Verizon nor Microsoft have verified the …

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Verizon Earnings Grew Along With Shared Plans

Verizon Wireless this week announced its third-quarter 2012 results, revealing that the company continues to grow earnings. The company stated that it is on-track to meet its 2012 financial objectives. “In the third quarter, Verizon continued to deliver double-digit earnings growth and strong cash generation, and we remain solidly on track to meet our financial objectives for the year,” said …

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Verizon Wireless Expands 4G LTE As iPhone 5 Hits Shelves

Like AT&T, Verizon is also improving its LTE coverage as the newly-LTE-sporting iPhone 5 arrives in millions of hands across the country. Verizon has been busy in the lead up to the big launch, either expanding or introducing new LTE coverage into markets across 20 states. According to Verizon, their LTE blankets 75% of the U.S. population in 371 markets. …

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Verizon Spokesperson Unable to Explain Data Plan Changes

Verizon’s shift to tiered data plans and its killing off of its unlimited data plans has upset many subscribers, but it wasn’t unexpected. The major wireless providers in the U.S. have been shifting away from the unlimited data plans of the past for a while now. It’s clear why: smartphones have shifted phone usage away from voice calls toward messaging …

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Samsung Galaxy S III Verizon Pre-Orders Begin June 6

Samsung announced this morning that its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S III, will be launching on all major U.S. carriers by the end of June. Verizon Wireless has become the first carrier to announce details of the launch on its network. The 4G smartphone will be available for pre-order on Verizon Wireless’ website starting June 6 at 7 am. The …

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Color Enables Live Audio – For Verizon Subscribers

Color, the mobile broadcasting app startup, has announced a deal with Verizon Wireless to enable audio for live video broadcasts over their 4G network. The feature will not be enabled for subscribers of any other wireless provider. The deal was announced on the Color blog, where Bill Nguyen, CEO of Color Labs, explained how the deal came about. It started …

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Verizon Q1, 2012 Report: Good News for Investors

Yesterday, Verizon released their Q1 2012 earnings and revenue financial report and it looks like good news for the technology provider. $0.59 earnings per diluted share, which is an increase $0.08 or almost 16% when compared to last year. Cash flow from operating activities is up $922 million to $6 billion when compared to the same quarter last year and …

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Verizon Network Engineers Drove Over 1 Million Miles Last Year

In our modern world of gadgets and fancy technology some things still have to be done the old fashioned way. For example, if you’re a major wireless carrier and you want to test your network, it turns out you can’t do it from a computer in the comfort of an air-conditioned office. Apparently the “Can You Hear Me Now?” guy …

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