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Topic: Verizon

Rumor: Initial sales of Apple's Verizon iPhone 4 below expectations

02/16/2011, 12:02 pm

A new report that purports to show initial sales of the Verizon iPhone 4 claims that device's launched failed to meet the expectations of both Apple and Verizon.

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Verizon iPhone 4 activation steps buggy but functional

02/15/2011, 06:02 pm

Activation of the new CDMA iPhone 4 on Verizon Wireless hasn't run into show-stopper problems, but the process is still working through some initial growing pains.

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Verizon pushes iPhone 4 with FiOS TV, Internet, phone bundles [u]

02/14/2011, 07:02 pm

To promote its FiOS TV iPhone remote control app, Verizon Wireless is offering new buyers of its TV, Internet and landline phone packages a $200 reward card that can be applied to the cost of an iPhone 4 (or any other smartphone), plus a $5 to $20 monthly discount on their plan.

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Apple begins shipping Verizon iPhone 4 web orders one week early

02/12/2011, 01:02 am

Apple has started shipping the first online orders for the new Verizon Wireless iPhone 4, a week earlier than it initially estimated.

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Briefly: AT&T loyalty minutes, shareholder proposal, Verizon iPhone traffic

02/11/2011, 09:02 pm

AT&T is offering 1000 rollover minutes to loyal customers in hopes of staving off defections to the Verizon network, and an Apple shareholder voting proposal calling for a majority vote to reelect board members has gained support from three prominent advisory services. Also, a new carrier tracking service estimates Verizon iPhone network traffic already accounts for more than 3 percent of all US iPhone-based traffic.

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Apple's Verizon iPhone 4 launch deemed a 'yawner' due to strong preorders

02/11/2011, 09:02 am

The lack of sprawling lines in stores for the launch of the iPhone 4 on Verizon this week shouldn't be a major concern to investors, one Wall Street analyst believes.

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Verizon iPhone 4 launch healthy, not 'blowout'

02/11/2011, 02:02 am

First day retail store sales of the Verizon iPhone 4 were reported to be an indication of healthy but not "blowout" demand, with most stores still reporting inventory towards the end of the day.

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Apple quickly releases iOS 4.2.6 with bug fixes for Verizon iPhone 4

02/10/2011, 09:02 pm

On the day of the iPhone 4's release on the Verizon network, Apple has released an update to the smartphone's software to resolve a bug that affects the accuracy of Personal Hotspot data reporting.

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Verizon brings iPhone 4 to several new states

02/10/2011, 06:02 pm

Some customers in Montana, Wyoming, North and South Dakota, Minnesota and Nebraska are getting their first taste of Apple's revolutionary iPhone, which has only finally become a viable option there now that Verizon Wireless is carrying it.

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Apple's CDMA iPhone 4 components cost $171, $16 cheaper than GSM phone

02/10/2011, 04:02 pm

An analysis of the components inside Apple's new 16GB Verizon-compatible CDMA iPhone 4 has found a $171.35 bill of materials, suggesting Apple has reduced the cost of its handset when compared to the GSM model released in 2010.

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Survey of first Verizon iPhone 4 buyers finds limited AT&T cannibalization

02/10/2011, 03:02 pm

A small survey of 40 Verizon iPhone 4 buyers on launch day found that just 8 percent were previously AT&T customers, compared to 18 percent with Sprint and 13 percent with T-Mobile.

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Varying accounts report modest lines for Apple's Verizon iPhone 4

02/10/2011, 12:02 pm

Lines of customers looking to buy Apple's new Verizon iPhone 4 were contrastingly profiled as either noteworthy or "laughably short," but a smattering of anecdotal reports largely suggest smaller crowds than for the debut of the iPhone 4 last year.

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Arrival of Apple's iPhone on Verizon predicted to disrupt 1M Android sales

02/10/2011, 09:02 am

With Verizon the strongest carrier for the Google Android mobile operating system, the arrival of Apple's iPhone on the largest network in America is expected to displace around a million Android handset sales in the first quarter of availability.

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AT&T counters Verizon iPhone with new 'Mobile to Any Mobile' offer

02/09/2011, 11:02 pm

Faced with the prospect of losing customers to Verizon Wireless when the carrier and Apple launch the iPhone 4 Thursday, AT&T has announced a new feature that allows unlimited calling to any mobile number.

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Walmart will also sell Apple's Verizon iPhone 4 at 600 stores

02/09/2011, 10:02 am

In addition to Apple, Verizon and Best Buy retail locations, the new Verizon iPhone 4 will also be on sale Thursday at 600 select Walmart stores across the U.S.

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Sales of Apple's Verizon iPhone predicted to top 1M in first week

02/09/2011, 09:02 am

Despite the fact that the new Verizon iPhone 4 is essentially the same as the model that went on sale 8 months ago with rival carrier AT&T, Apple is still predicted to top a million sales of the highly anticipated handset in the first week.

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Apple Store relaunches with new Verizon iPhone 4

02/09/2011, 03:02 am

At midnight, Apple replaced its "be back soon" notice with an active online storefront offering the new iPhone 4 on both US carriers: AT&T and Verizon Wireless.

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Apple granted patent where carriers bid to provide service to iPhones

02/09/2011, 01:02 am

A patent recently granted to Apple could wrest power away from the wireless carriers by creating a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) system that would allow networks to bid against each other over wireless services provided to iPhone users.

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Sprint counters Verizon iPhone 4 with dual-screen Android phone

02/08/2011, 10:02 am

Just days before Verizon and Apple are set to begin general sales of the iPhone 4, Sprint has countered by unveiling an exclusive new Android-powered dual-touchscreen smartphone from Kyocera, a unique device touted as an "industry first."

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Apple's Verizon iPhone 4 has improved antenna, integrated GPS

02/08/2011, 09:02 am

A closer look inside the new CDMA iPhone 4 for the Verizon network in the U.S. has revealed a new antenna design said to allow improved reception, as well as a different, integrated GPS chip.

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