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Apple's iPhone leads in JD Power satisfaction survey of US carrier customers

10/20/2016, 11:10 am

In terms of customer satisfaction Apple is the most popular smartphone brand among U.S. carrier subscribers, according to two new J.D. Power studies, though that position isn't absolute.


Apple releases iOS 10.0.3, fixing Verizon LTE issues on iPhone 7 & 7 Plus

10/17/2016, 01:10 pm

Owners of Apple's latest and greatest iPhone received a software update on Monday, with version 10.0.3 exclusive to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, addressing cellular connectivity problems specific to those models.


iPhone 7 owners complain about issues with BMW Bluetooth support, Verizon LTE connections

09/29/2016, 03:09 pm

Some iPhone 7 owners are encountering trouble with Bluetooth connections in BMW vehicles, and/or LTE connections to Verizon, according to complaints on Apple's support forums and tips to AppleInsider.


AT&T & T-Mobile versions of iPhone 7 likely using Intel modem incompatible with Sprint & Verizon

09/09/2016, 05:09 pm

The iPhone 7 models Apple is selling for AT&T and T-Mobile customers don't support Sprint and Verizon, likely because some of them use an Intel modem that doesn't work with CDMA networks, a report noted on Friday.


AT&T & Verizon join in on 'free' iPhone 7 deals offering up to $650 in credit [u]

09/09/2016, 12:09 pm

Not content to let Sprint and T-Mobile steal their thunder, U.S. carriers AT&T and Verizon have launched their own promotions in which customers can potentially get a free iPhone 7 after trading in an older device. [Updated with second AT&T option]


Verizon to buy struggling Yahoo for $4.83 billion

07/25/2016, 09:07 am

Verizon on Monday announced a deal to buy the search engine pioneer Yahoo for $4.8 billion, granting Verizon over one billion total monthly search users in conjunction with another large internet advertising network that it will be adding to the AOL network.


Verizon planning to push biggest unlimited data users into capped plans

07/21/2016, 02:07 pm

Ratcheting up the pressure on people grandfathered into unlimited data plans, Verizon is planning to force its greatest data consumers into picking a fixed plan or leaving entirely.


Verizon confirms plans including price hikes, more data & added perks

07/06/2016, 03:07 pm

Verizon on Wednesday officially announced its rumored new cellphone plans, launching July 7, which are costlier but in some cases include perks previously found only at other carriers, like rollover data.


Verizon to hike prices, but boost data caps & perks to match competition

07/05/2016, 02:07 pm

Verizon will soon raise the prices on all of its standard plans, but with the tradeoff of higher data caps and various other perks, according to a report.


US regulators probe Apple, Google, Verizon & others on security patches

05/09/2016, 03:05 pm

A variety of wireless carriers and smartphone and tablet makers, including Apple, are reportedly being asked by U.S. regulators to explain how they review and push out security updates to their customers.


AT&T hikes smartphone activation & upgrade fee to $20, matching Verizon

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.


Pebble brings iOS text replies to Verizon, adds customizable vibrations & more

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.


Netflix admits to throttling video on AT&T & Verizon, says it was to protect viewers

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.


How to enable Wi-Fi Calling in iOS 9.3 for Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile iPhones

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.


FCC greenlights further testing of LTE-U by Verizon & Qualcomm

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.


Verizon joins AT&T in launching sponsored data access, raises net neutrality concerns

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.


Verizon asks FCC for waiver to enable Wi-Fi calling features

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.


Verizon plans to share 'supercookie' tracking data with AOL ad 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.