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Topic: Verizon

Preorders of Apple's iPhone 4 break Verizon sales record in 2 hours

02/04/2011, 08:02 am

Verizon on Friday declared that presales of the iPhone 4 exceeded any other launch in the company's history in just the first two hours, though the carrier declined to provide actual sales figures.

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Verizon iPhone 4 preorders sell out on first day

02/03/2011, 09:02 pm

Initial demand for the Verizon iPhone is strong, as Apple and Verizon both appear to have run out of pre-sale stock of the new CDMA iPhone and are directing customers to wait until Feb. 9 to purchase the device online or Feb. 10 for in-store purchases.

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54% of Verizon's Android, Blackberry users to switch to iPhone, survey says

02/03/2011, 08:02 pm

More than half of Verizon's current Android and Blackberry users indicated they are likely to switch to the iPhone when it arrives on the Verizon network on Feb. 10, according to a new survey.

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Early bird Verizon iPhone 4 orders already shipping

02/03/2011, 03:02 pm

Verizon subscribers who wasted no time ordering an iPhone 4 on Thursday have already received notification that their order has shipped, though whether the handsets will be delivered before the Feb. 10 launch date remains to be seen.

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Ahead of iPhone launch, Verizon throttles bandwidth of top data hogs

02/03/2011, 10:02 am

The top 5 percent of data users on the Verizon Wireless network may see slower throughput speeds, the carrier announced Thursday as it began accepting preorders for the iPhone 4.

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Existing Verizon customers can now preorder Apple's CDMA iPhone 4

02/03/2011, 07:02 am

Both Apple and Verizon began offering existing Verizon customers the ability to preorder the forthcoming CDMA iPhone 4 right on schedule Thursday, with a delivery date of Feb. 10.

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iOS 4.3, AT&T's Personal WiFi hotspot may be set for release Feb 13

02/03/2011, 01:02 am

Apple is set to launch iOS 4.2.6 for Verizon's CDMA iPhone 4 on February 10, but a 4.3 update may be made available just days later, bringing Personal Hotspot WiFi sharing to AT&T users.

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Review roundup: Verizon iPhone 4 is same set, different service

02/02/2011, 10:02 pm

Hours before preorders begin for the long-awaited Verizon iPhone, the first reviews of the new device have appeared, noting that Verizon's service is a marked improvement over AT&T's, though the carrier's 3G data speeds are slower.

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Citing "unprecedented demand" for iPhone, Verizon urges employees to wait to buy

02/02/2011, 08:02 pm

In anticipation of "unprecedented demand" that could outstrip the initial supply of CDMA iPhone 4s, Verizon Wireless has sent a corporate memo strongly urging its employees to hold off on buying the handset for themselves and their families "for the time being."

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Verizon customers can preorder iPhone 4 on Thurs., Apple reminds

02/02/2011, 08:02 am

Apple has reminded the 94 million existing Verizon Wireless customers that they will have an exclusive opportunity to preorder the new iPhone 4 starting Thursday.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab has 16% return rate, Apple's iPad just 2%

02/01/2011, 07:02 am

According to a new survey, 16 percent of those who bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab have returned the device to the store since its launch, compared with just 2 percent of buyers of Apple's iPad.

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Verizon iPhone Qualcomm baseband, Netgear CEO apologizes, Apple hiring more LTE engineers

02/01/2011, 01:02 am

With Monday's release of iOS 4.2.6 for the Verizon CDMA iPhone, one hacker claims to have confirmation that Apple went with Qualcomm for the CDMA baseband. Also, Netgear CEO Patrick Lo has apologized for comments he made about Steve Jobs, and Apple job listings reveal that the iPhone maker continues to look for engineers with LTE experience, possibly in preparation for a 4G LTE iPhone.

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Apple posts iOS 4.2.6 for CDMA iPhone ahead of Verizon launch

01/31/2011, 10:01 pm

The week before the launch of the iPhone on Verizon, Apple has posted a version of iOS 4.2.6 for the CDMA iPhone 4, possibly for journalists who have reportedly received review units.

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Verizon offering 3 a.m. Eastern Feb. 3 iPhone preorder to all existing customers

01/29/2011, 12:01 am

With less than a week to go before preorders for Apple's iPhone 4 on Verizon commence, the carrier has launched a new teaser countdown page for existing customers, telling them to come back at 3 a.m. Eastern on Feb. 3.

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Apple releases iTunes 10.1.2 with fixes, support for CDMA iPhone

01/27/2011, 05:01 pm

Apple on Thursday released a maintenance and stability update for its iconic iTunes software that delivers a handful of improvements in addition to support for the soon-to-be-released CDMA-based Verizon iPhone.

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Survey shows potential for 25 million Verizon iPhones in 2011

01/27/2011, 03:01 pm

Pent up demand for an iPhone capable of working on Verizon Wireless could result in as many as 25 million new subscribers for the carrier this year, based on interest expressed by US mobile users on all four major mobile providers.

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AT&T activates 4.1M iPhones but subscriber growth misses expectations

01/27/2011, 09:01 am

AT&T said Thursday that it activated over 4.1 million iPhones during the final quarter of its exclusive U.S. deal with Apple on the handset, though shares of the carrier suffered in early morning trading as overall subscriber growth came in under expectations.

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Verizon BlackBerry glitch casts doubt on iPhone launch

01/26/2011, 11:01 pm

Though Verizon's executives have emphatically asserted that execution of the upcoming iPhone launch will be flawless, a recent glitch in BlackBerry data traffic on the network could be cause for concern, a new report claims.

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Qualcomm rises on prospects of Verizon iPhone, iPhone 5, iPad 2

01/26/2011, 07:01 pm

Qualcomm shares were up more than 6 percent after it said it would post new revenue and earnings growth as demand for its chips accelerate. Apple's iPhone 4 on Verizon, as well as the next generation of iPhone and iPad, are all expected to use Qualcomm's baseband chips.

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Motorola outlook sinks on threat of Verizon iPhone

01/26/2011, 06:01 pm

Motorola Mobility shares were down nearly 6 percent after it warned it would again post quarterly losses this quarter as it faces new competition from Apple's iPhone on Verizon Wireless.

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