07/18/2013, 10:07 am
Joining similar offerings from rivals AT&T and T-Mobile, Verizon on Thursday unveiled its new Edge smartphone upgrade program, offering subscribers the ability to upgrade to a new handset after six months.
07/18/2013, 09:07 am
More than half of all smartphone activations in the second quarter at Verizon, the largest wireless provider in the U.S., were accounted for by Apple's iPhone, the carrier announced in its earnings on Thursday.
07/15/2013, 08:07 pm
A purportedly leaked training document from Verizon reveals America's No. 1 cellular carrier may debut an enhanced subscriber plan dubbed "VZ Edge," which will shorten the period customers have to wait between device upgrades.
07/11/2013, 12:07 pm
Verizon has sold more than 10 million iPhones over the last several months, but a new report finds that the nation's largest carrier could still wind up owing Apple billions of dollars for failing to meet expectations.
06/06/2013, 05:06 pm
Just a day after a developer wrote a blog entry maintaining that Apple was intentionally limiting cellular download speeds for iPhone and iPad users on AT&T, Verizon and Sprint, the claims have been withdrawn and his mistake in understanding how carrier bundle files has been explained.
Apple reportedly throttling iPhone and iPad cellular data speeds for top three US carriers (U: nope)
06/05/2013, 05:06 pm
A website dedicated to providing iPhone carrier hacks claims to have discovered code in versions of Apple's iOS that suggests the nation's top three carriers are purposely throttling iPhone and iPad data speeds for all customers.
05/24/2013, 11:05 am
Verizon this week launched a new iPhone application for its subscribers that gives access to the carrier's cloud-based syncing and backup service.
05/15/2013, 04:05 pm
Verizon has confirmed to AppleInsider that the carrier will indeed be offering the iPhone 5 for just $100, but only to select customers as a promotional effort to encourage smartphone adoption.
05/10/2013, 09:05 am
With iPhone owners restricted by capped data plans on the largest U.S. carriers, cable sports network ESPN has expressed interest in potentially subsidizing those data plans to allow users to stream video without worrying about overage fees.
04/25/2013, 09:04 am
Limited availability of Samsung's new flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone has led to delayed launches at Sprint and T-Mobile, the third- and fourth-largest carriers in the U.S.
04/19/2013, 10:04 am
As year over year growth of Apple's iPhone sales slow, there is evidence that the once-booming smartphone industry is cooling off as a whole.
04/18/2013, 03:04 pm
Smartphone sales at AT&T and Verizon Wireless over the past two years show that Android isn't growing in the U.S. and that all new growth is coming from Apple's iPhone.
04/18/2013, 11:04 am
While iPhone growth may be slowing, Apple's hugely profitable smartphone franchise isn't going anywhere, as evidenced by the latest on-target activation numbers at Verizon, the largest carrier in the U.S.
04/18/2013, 08:04 am
With 7.2 million total smartphones activated in Verizon's first fiscal quarter, the iPhone accounted for more than half, with 4 million total Apple handsets activated in the three-month span.
04/12/2013, 02:04 pm
iPhone-owning Verizon customers may have to wait a little bit longer before upgrading to the next iteration of Apple's smartphone, as the nation's largest carrier announced on Friday that it was extending the wait period on device upgrades to a full two years.
04/07/2013, 05:04 pm
Verizon's CEO said recently that it would be "pretty easy" for the nation's largest carrier to switch to or add a no-contract pricing structure, so long as customers appeared to be interested in such an offering.
03/04/2013, 10:03 pm
Verizon Communications Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo said on Monday that Apple's free-on-contract iPhone 4 produced "a lot" of volume for America's Verizon Wireless, and despite high subsidy costs, the telecom will not offer incentives for sales staff to push low-cost alternatives.
01/23/2013, 08:01 am
Before Apple swooped in to purchase Siri, U.S. carrier Verizon was working on a deal that would make the intelligent voice-controlled assistant exclusive to Android devices on its network.
01/22/2013, 10:01 am
The latest iPhone activation data from Verizon suggests Apple may have shipped more than 50 million iPhones during the 2012 holiday season.
01/22/2013, 09:01 am
Apple's iPhone accounted for 6.2 million of the 9.8 million smartphones Verizon sold in the last quarter, powering record smartphone adoption numbers at the nation's largest carrier even as Verizon posted a big loss for the quarter.