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Topic: Verizon

Android's weak sales drive Verizon toward Apple's iPhone

12/13/2010, 05:12 pm

An analysis of Verizon Wireless smartphone sales over the past year indicates why the carrier is suddenly demonstrating interest in Apple's iPad and iPhone: Android isn't working out as well as once hoped, with AT&T now selling 2.5 times as many iPhones as Verizon is Android models.

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Verizon rumored to launch LTE 4G capable Apple iPhone after Christmas

12/13/2010, 12:12 pm

A new report claims that Apple will launch a new iPhone on the Verizon network after Christmas, with the upgraded handset capable of accessing the carrier's new 4G long-term evolution wireless network.

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RIM's BlackBerry rapidly lost Verizon share to Android

12/10/2010, 05:12 pm

Just over a year ago, Research in Motion's BlackBerry made up more than 90 percent of Verizon's smartphone sales. Its share is now below 20 percent, thanks to the heavily promoted launch of Android smartphones on the carrier.

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Briefly: Woz's white iPhone 4, CDMA engineers, WP7 developer changes

12/09/2010, 10:12 pm

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak recently revealed that he has a white iPhone 4 that he modified himself using parts ordered online, while Apple has posted job listings for more engineers familiar with CDMA. Meanwhile, Microsoft moved up its pay date for Windows Phone 7 developers to January and added reporting tools for developers to keep track of app download statistics.

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Piper: Android will be 'tested' once Apple brings iPhone to Verizon

12/07/2010, 11:12 am

Android's growth in the U.S. market will be put to the test if the iPhone arrives on Verizon's network in early 2011 as expected, one analyst believes.

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Foxconn rumored to ship next-gen iPad in 100 days for April launch

12/07/2010, 12:12 am

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn will begin shipping Apple's next-generation iPad within the next 100 days, allowing Apple to stock up for an April launch, a new report claims.

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Consumer Reports readers rank AT&T worst carrier in US

12/06/2010, 04:12 pm

AT&T, the exclusive wireless provider of Apple's iPhone in the U.S., was the only major American carrier that dropped significantly in overall customer satisfaction in this year's Consumer Reports reader survey.

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Verizon may pay Apple to keep iPhone away from T-Mobile, Sprint

12/06/2010, 08:12 am

With the launch of the Verizon iPhone widely expected in early 2011, the wireless carrier may pay Apple to keep its smartphone off of rival networks Sprint and T-Mobile.

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Verizon 4G LTE launches Sunday with high-speed plans starting at $50

12/01/2010, 03:12 pm

Verizon's high-speed 4G long-term evolution network, which the company's CEO has publicly said Apple is interested in, will debut this weekend, bringing 10 times faster download speeds to USB modems this year, and smartphones in 2011.

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AT&T boasts 20%-60% faster wireless speeds than competitors

11/22/2010, 12:11 pm

AT&T, the exclusive carrier of the iPhone in the U.S., touted on Monday that a new third-party test found its network is 60 percent faster than competitor Verizon.

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Apple increases iPad orders, decreases CDMA iPhone build plans - report

11/19/2010, 10:11 am

Apple will build more iPads than expected at the end of 2010, but the company has also slightly reduced its 2011 CDMA Verizon-compatible iPhone build plans, according to one Wall Street analyst.

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Apple's next-gen iPad rumored with world mode GSM-CDMA radio

11/19/2010, 08:11 am

The 3G model of Apple's next-generation iPad will be a "world mode" device with both GSM and CDMA radios, allowing Apple to sell one model for integrated wireless access, according to a new rumor.

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Apple shows interest in Verizon LTE 4G, deal with China Mobile

11/18/2010, 03:11 pm

Verizon's Chief Executive said Apple's interest in his carrier's forthcoming long-term evolution 4G network helped to forge a deal to sell the iPad. Also, a new report claims Apple has entered into some type of agreement with China Mobile, the largest wireless carrier in the world.

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Review roundup: Samsung's Galaxy Tab, the iPad's first "real" competitor

11/11/2010, 02:11 am

Initial reviews of the Galaxy Tab, Samsung's answer to Apple's iPad, have been mostly positive, though some reviewers have taken issue with the pricing and stability of the new tablet device.

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Verizon debuts TV spot advertising Apple's iPad with MiFi

11/09/2010, 07:11 am

In an uncharacteristic move, Apple has allowed its new carrier partner, Verizon, to create its own commercial for the iPad, advertising that the touchscreen tablet can now be bought with a MiFi for on-the-go connectivity.

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Briefly: T-Mobile cable, Mac OS X 10.6.5, iPad download speeds

11/05/2010, 10:11 pm

T-Mobile confirmed the mysterious iPhone charge cable it will begin selling in the U.S. is for roaming European customers. Also, Apple released yet another build of Mac OS X 10.6.5, and, finally, a new report alleges the iPad performs better on a home Wi-Fi access point than a 4G hotspot.

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T-Mobile blames its poor performance on lack of iPhone

11/04/2010, 07:11 pm

Germany's Deutsche Telekom AG reported profits that beat expectations, but blamed poor performance in its American T-Mobile business upon its inability to sell the iPhone.

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Fortune: Apple to release Verizon iPhone in early 2011

10/29/2010, 10:10 am

Fortune on Friday added itself to a growing list of mainstream publications that have "confirmed" that Apple will launch an iPhone on the Verizon network in early 2011.

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Apple's iPad now on sale from Verizon and AT&T

10/28/2010, 08:10 am

Apple on Thursday began selling the iPad through the two largest wireless carriers in the U.S. -- Verizon and AT&T -- as retail expansion of the touchscreen tablet before the holidays continues.

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Apple brings unlocked, contract-free iPhone to Germany

10/28/2010, 01:10 am

As T-Mobile loses its iPhone exclusivity in Germany to O2 and Vodafone, Apple has begun offering the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 unlocked without a contract to German customers, with the 16GB iPhone 4 model selling for 629 euros.

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