All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Verizon’

Verizon Earnings & Subscriber Numbers Up in 2013

Verizon today released its fourth quarter 2013 and full-year 2013 financial results, showing that the company has made a significant turnaround from its disappointing fourth quarter 2012 numbers. Verizon’s fourth quarter earnings per share hit $1.76 in 2013, a significant increase over its $1.48 earnings per share loss during the fourth quarter of 2012. The company blames part of its …

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Appeals Court Strikes Down FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

For the past few years, Verizon has been in a bitter battle with the FCC over the Commission’s enforcement of net neutrality rules. The case made its way all the way to the Washington D.C. Court of Appeals where both sides argued for whether or not the Commission could enforce the rules. The Washington D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued …

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T-Mobile to Buy Verizon Spectrum For $2.3 Billion

Late last week, T-Mobile CEO John Legere criticized AT&T’s announcement that it would pay up to $450 to T-Mobile subscribers who switch to AT&T. Calling the move “desperate,” Legere said the move was a clear sign that T-Mobile had made AT&T “uncomfortable.” He then teased that T-Mobile would have more industry-changing news coming out of this week’s Consumer Electronics Show …

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Samsung Galaxy S4s are Free on Black Friday (Whoa)

The day after Thanksgiving could be your day to finally upgrade your phone: The most recent edition of the highly popular Samsung smartphone, the Galaxy S4 will be free on Black Friday. Of course, this is with a two-year contract only. This is still a great deal, especially for those who have been looking at their Galaxy S3s with a …

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New Nexus 7 Won’t Work On Verizon Until It Gets KitKat

This year’s Nexus 7 supported 4G LTE networks right out of the gate on AT&T, T-Mobile and any other GSM network. As such, it should have been as easy as buying the unlocked tablet and activating it for Verizon subscribers. What those subscribers found, however, was that Verizon was giving them the run around as it refused to activate the …

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Galaxy S 4 Mini Comes To The U.S. In November

Just like with the Galaxy S III before it, the Galaxy S 4 was miniaturized into a more affordable version of its flagship brother. The device – known as the Galaxy S 4 Mini – was unveiled in May and released in Europe this past July. Now the device is finally coming to America next month. Samsung announced today that …

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Verizon Posts Strong Third Quarter Results

T-Mobile decided to rewrite the wireless carrier business model earlier this year with its Un-Carrier plan. At the time, Verizon customers asked the nation’s largest carrier to follow suit. It didn’t, and its latest financial results show that it doesn’t have to either. Verizon announced today that it had a strong third quarter this year with total operating revenue coming …

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An Internet Without Net Neutrality Looks Pretty Damn Scary

Even though the network that gives life to the Internet is considered an interstate communications service, and therefore is under the regulatory watch of the FCC, companies like Verizon, AT&T, and Time Warner are trying their hardest to have these powers stripped in what some are calling a plan to “ruin the Internet.” While that may come across as misguided …

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Verizon, AT&T Complete $1.9 Billion Spectrum Transaction

AT&T and Verizon this week announced that a $1.9 billion spectrum deal between the companies has been finalized. AT&T paid the billions to Verizon for 39 lower 700MHz B Block spectrum licenses. The deal between the largest mobile providers in the U.S. was announced back in January, and just this month was approved by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). …

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Galaxy Note 3 Verizon Pre-Orders Start Tomorrow, New Demo Video Released

Yesterday at the IFA conference, Samsung unveiled the long-awaited Galaxy Note 3 smartphone. Leaks in the weeks leading up to the announcement had already revealed the device’s hardware, but now customers are actually close to getting their hands on the device. Unlike in Europe, where manufacturers can actually provide a launch date, the U.S. is still caught in the grip …

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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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iPhone 5C: Welcome to the Apple Family

On September 10, Apple Inc. will introduce two new iPhone models. The iPhone 5S, the high end phone and the iPhone 5C, with plastic packaging, aka “The Budget iPhone.” The rumored release date is September 20. According to the Apple employee calendar, employees were unable to take time off between September 15 to September 28. T-Mobile also limited their employees …

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