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Verizon requests waiver from FCC to launch Wi-Fi calling functionality

Bigwig US wireless carrier Verizon has submitted a request for a waiver from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) so that it can launch its Wi-Fi calling functionality.

Wi-Fi calling enables a carrier’s subscribers to route their calls over a Wi-Fi connection, irrespective of... read more

Verizon announces its yearly ‘new iPhone upgrade’ incentives

According to a Re/code report, bigwig US wireless carrier Verizon Wireless announced its annual ‘new iPhone upgrade’ incentives on Thursday. The announcement of iPhone upgrade incentives by Verizon comes close on the heels of similar announcements by T-Mobile and Sprint earlier this week.

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Nextbit’s Verizon version of ‘Robin’ will work with Sprint also

In an announcement made last week, Nextbit said that it has launched a Verizon version of its current Kickstarter project --- the ‘Robin’ smartphone. In a follow-up to that announcement, Nextbit said on Wednesday that the Verizon version of the ‘Robin’ smartphone will also work with Sprint.... read more

Nextbit adds Verizon model to its ‘Robin’ Kickstarter campaign

In a recent announcement, Nextbit said that it is adding a Verizon model of its cloud-centric 'Robin' smartphone to its hugely successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for the handset.

Nextbit has announced the addition of the Verizon version of 'Robin' to the handset's Kickstarter at... read more

Verizon to offer roaming wireless service in Cuba from next week

In a Thursday announcement, bigwig US wireless carrier Verizon revealed that it will start offering roaming wireless service in Cuba from next week. The announcement means that Verizon is on its way to become the first US wireless carrier to offer cellphone roaming in Cuba.

Verizon’s... read more

Verizon has completed the testing of 10Gbps Internet technology

In a recent announcement, bigwig US wireless carrier Verizon has revealed that it has successfully tested its new technological innovation in optic fiber connection. The technology tested by Verizon has the capability to bring nearly 10 Gigabytes per second (10Gbps) of Internet connectivity to... read more

Verizon, the largest wireless operator in the country, has announced that the company won’t offer discounted smartphones to customers on long-term contract. Verizon will be promoting upfront payments for handsets. T-Mobile ended the discount phone program two years back. Sprint is also offering... read more

Verizon to eliminate subsidies and contracts from Aug 13

Bigwig US wireless carrier Verizon has said in a recent statement that it will stop offering subsidies and discounts to customers with effect from August 13.

According to the statement released by Verizon, the carrier will – from August 13 - stop offering handsets at discounted costs when... read more

HBO Now service becomes available to Verizon broadband customers

In an announcement made on Tuesday, HBO and Verizon said that they have signed a new partnership under which the Internet-only HBO Now streaming service will be available to Verizon Wireless broadband customers and wireless subscribers.

As a result of the partnership announced by HBO and... read more

Verizon Locks Deal with Vice Media for Youth-Focused Content

In a bid to widen its customer base and increase the takers for its upcoming mobile video service, the biggest US wireless provider, Verizon Communications announced a multi-year deal with the youth media company, Vice Media, this Tuesday.

As per the terms of the deal, New York-based Vice... read more

PC Mag study compares mobile data speeds of US wireless carriers across 30 cities

According to the results of a comprehensive study carried out by PC Mag, a comparison of mobile data speeds of US wireless carriers across different cities has revealed that Verizon is ahead of its rivals in most of the evaluations.

The study was conducted by PC Mag across 30 US cities.... read more

‘Cramming’ Lands Verizon, Sprint in the Dock

U.S. regulators have fined Verizon Communications and Sprint for data cramming to resolve the pending inquiry against the telecom providers. After last year’s case, wherein AT&T and T-Mobile had to pay $105 million and $90 million, respectively, as fine to settle cramming investigations... read more

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