04/08/2016, 10:04 am
AT&T has quietly raised its smartphone activation and upgrade fee from $15 to $20, matching a similar fee imposed by Verizon earlier this week.
04/04/2016, 03:04 pm
Pebble on Monday announced a series of service and software updates for its multi-platform smartwatches, most notably enabling the iOS text reply feature for Verizon iPhones.
Verizon planning $20 upgrade fee even for customers of Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program, leak suggests
03/31/2016, 01:03 pm
Starting April 4, Verizon will be charging a flat $20 fee to upgrade most devices bought for its network -- even when a customer is using Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program, according to a leaked memo.
03/25/2016, 10:03 am
Netflix has been throttling video for AT&T and Verizon mobile subscribers for over five years, the streaming service has newly admitted, claiming it was in customers' best interests.
03/23/2016, 12:03 pm
With Monday's release of iOS 9.3, all four major U.S. cellular carriers -- including the latest addition, Verizon -- now support Wi-Fi Calling on Apple devices. Here's how to activate the feature on supporting networks.
02/01/2016, 01:02 pm
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has approved additional testing of a cellular technology called LTE-U, controversial because it can operate over the same bands as Wi-Fi routers.
01/19/2016, 01:01 pm
Verizon on Tuesday officially announced FreeBee Data, a service that will let businesses sponsor data access so subscribers can load some apps, websites, or downloads without it impacting their monthly limits.
New York investigates claims that Verizon, TWC & Cablevision fail to deliver promised Internet speeds
10/26/2015, 12:10 pm
The New York attorney general's office is probing claims that three major Internet service providers -- Verizon, Cablevision, and Time Warner Cable -- aren't living up to the speeds they advertise to subscribers.
10/26/2015, 09:10 am
Verizon has submitted a petition to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, asking for a waiver that would allow it to enable Wi-Fi calling on its network.
10/07/2015, 04:10 pm
Beginning in November, Verizon will start sharing the data gathered by its so-called "supercookie" identifier with AOL's ad network -- potentially raising privacy and security concerns, a report noted on Wednesday.
09/24/2015, 08:09 pm
Following the announcement of new iPhone upgrade incentives this week, first by T-Mobile then Sprint, America's largest wireless carrier Verizon debuted its own yearly upgrade path on Thursday, saying it offers benefits over lease-type plans.
09/21/2015, 08:09 am
Both the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be available to purchase at Apple retail stores, carrier stores, and select authorized resellers starting this Friday, Apple has announced.
09/10/2015, 11:09 am
While it lacks the fanfare of new hardware or software, one of the biggest announcements from Apple this week was its competitive iPhone Upgrade Program. It's actually an interest-free way to pay off your new iPhone and AppleCare+ warranty over a two-year period, with the added option to upgrade your iPhone to the latest model every year.
09/08/2015, 09:09 pm
Verizon will start field trials of 5G cellular technology sometime in 2016, the carrier announced on Tuesday, paving the way for a network could potentially eclipse 4G LTE and many landline Internet connections.
08/12/2015, 10:08 am
The shift of U.S. carriers from contract subsidies to installment pricing for smartphones could speed up upgrade cycles for Apple's iPhone, according to a new memo by financial services firm Piper Jaffray.
08/07/2015, 03:08 pm
Verizon Wireless on Friday announced a new set of core subscription plans, eliminating contract-based phone subsidies in favor of combinations based on device choices and the amount of data.
05/12/2015, 02:05 pm
U.S. carriers Sprint and Verizon will together spend $158 million to settle government complaints that they let third-party firms bill subscribers millions in unauthorized charges, a practice known as "cramming," the Federal Communications Commission announced on Tuesday.
05/12/2015, 09:05 am
Verizon on Tuesday announced a deal to buy AOL at a cost of $4.4 billion, or $50 per share, in what the company said is a bid to advance its "wireless video and OTT (over-the-top video) strategy."
02/11/2015, 09:02 pm
America's top wireless providers can no longer refuse to unlock devices for customers who have paid financing plans in full or completed their contract term under a new set of industry rules -- agreed to over one year ago -- which go into effect today.
02/04/2015, 12:02 pm
Ongoing price wars in the U.S. mobile industry have led Verizon to shave $10 off the monthly rate of a number of its shared data plans, in line with aggressive strategies taken by AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint.