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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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Isis Mobile Wallet App is Available – For a Few

Isis, the mobile wallet technology that AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile have sunk millions of dollars into over the past year was delayed past its originally planned launch. This week, the service has finally launched – sort of. According to a Mobileburn report, the service is only available to a very specific few mobile subscribers. First, the app is only available …

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TiVo To Get In On Redbox Instant

TiVo announced today that it has settled pending patent litigation with Verizon. The two companies have entered into a mutual patent licensing arrangement under which Verizon will provide TiVo “total compensation worth at least $250.4 million.” Part of the agreement involves TiVo and Verizon “exploring, among other things, future distribution of Internet video services developed through Verizon’s joint venture with …

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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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iPhone 5 Shipping Dates Slip With U.S. Carriers

It didn’t take long (just a couple of hours) for the initial stock of iPhone 5s to sell out, as the Apple.com site slip their ship date from September 21st to September 28th in the wee hours of the morning. Throughout most of the day, U.S. carriers AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint still held the September 21st ship date, but as …

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iPhone 5 Ship Time Slips to Two Weeks on Apple.com

As expected, Apple’s brand new phone is already showing signs that it’s going to be popular. Pre-orders for the new iPhone 5 began early this morning, and if you weren’t one of the first ones to grab your new device on Apple.com, well, you’re going to be waiting a little bit longer for yours. The original shipping date for the …

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Motorola Announces Three New Razrs For Verizon

They haven’t met with the same success as Samsung, but Motorola has created some of the best Android phones on the market. They’re poised to take on the market in an entirely new way thanks to their new owners at Google. The new product announcements today seem to just confirm that Google is taking its entrance into the hardware market …

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Sprint Ad Skewers AT&T and Verizon Shared Plans

When Verizon and AT&T switched their subscriptions to shared data plans, many customers were upset. The new plans offer a small “shared” pool of data that a variety of devices can use. Of course, subscribers have to pay a monthly fee for each device they want the privilege of using with the plan, making the shared plans more expensive for …

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T-Mobile Announces Unlimited Nationwide 4G Data Plan

Unlimited data plans are a thing of the past. AT&T and Verizon still have a few users here and there on grandfathered plans, but they use every trick in the book to get them onto one of their tiered plans. It makes perfect business sense since the gatekeepers are allowed to charge whatever they want for paltry amounts of data. …

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Justice Department To Allow Verizon’s Spectrum Deal With Cable Companies

The Justice Department announced today it will allow Verizon’s proposed acquisitions of spectrum from cable companies Comcast, Time Warner, Bright House Networks and Cox Communications (as well as T-Mobile’s contingent purchase of a significant portion of that spectrum) to go forward, under a proposed antitrust settlement. The DoJ is, however, requiring some changes to the agreements concerning the sale of …

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Redbox Instant Streaming Service Coming Your Way…Eventually

If you’re looking for another way to stream video other than the already available options like Netflix, Hulu, HBO Go, and the like – another service is one step closer to becoming a reality. Back in February, Redbox parent company Coinstar and Verizon announced a partnership that they said would culminate in the launch of an all-new Redbox streaming service, …

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AT&T Joins Verizon In Charging You More For Shared Data Plans

Verizon caught a lot of heat from consumers when they launched the Share Everything Plan a few months ago. Not only were they taking people off of unlimited data, but they were making them pay large fees for a very small amount of data to be shared across all devices on a plan. AT&T said they would be doing the …

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