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Topic: Verizon

Verizon mocks Apple's iPhone 4 antenna issue with full-page NYT ad

07/06/2010, 04:07 pm

To promote the forthcoming launch of the Droid X handset, Verizon this week took out a full-page ad in The New York Times in which it mocked widely reported reception issues with the iPhone 4.

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Chinese market mirrors potential of Verizon iPhone

07/03/2010, 01:07 pm

China Mobile, the world's largest cellular provider with more than a half billion subscribers, wants Apple to develop a custom iPhone for use on its unique TD-SCDMA 3G network. There's a lot at stake, and the situation reveals some clues about about the potential for a CDMA iPhone for Verizon Wireless here in the US.

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Rumor: Apple has built, tested CDMA iPhone, but no Verizon deal yet

07/01/2010, 02:07 pm

Apple has already built a Verizon-compatible CDMA iPhone that is being "perfected all the time," but it's not likely that a formal deal with Verizon is in place, according to a new rumor.

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Verizon could sell 12M iPhones a year, but don't 'pop the champagne'

06/30/2010, 08:06 am

A Verizon-compatible CDMA iPhone could result in at least 12 million new unit sales for Apple next year, one Wall Street analyst believes, though he's not convinced the deal will actually happen in January 2011.

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Bloomberg: Apple to offer Verizon CDMA iPhone in January 2011

06/29/2010, 03:06 pm

Rumors of a Verizon-compatible CDMA iPhone resurfaced again Tuesday, when Bloomberg reported it has been told the handset will arrive in January of 2011.

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Verizon corrects Droid X ad error touting 720p screen

06/17/2010, 04:06 pm

A Verizon Wireless web promo for its Droid-branded Android phones originally promoted the upcoming Droid X as having a "720p screen," stoking some brief excitement that iPhone 4 and its Retina Display might be eclipsed, at least until the error was corrected.

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Verizon-compatible CDMA iPhone 4 rumored to be in production

06/17/2010, 08:06 am

Rumors of a CDMA iPhone compatible with the Verizon network in the U.S. persist, with a new report alleging that the handset will begin shipping to Apple in the fourth quarter of 2010.

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Apple's iPhone 4 simulator shows off Retina resolution

06/14/2010, 04:06 pm

The iPhone 4 simulator included in Apple's iOS 4 development tools provides an early look at how much clarity the increased resolution of the new Retina Display delivers.

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T-Mobile, not Verizon, most likely to see iPhone first, report claims

06/10/2010, 09:06 am

While its inevitable that Apple will introduce a version of its iPhone handset for U.S. wireless carriers outside of AT&T, it's T-Mobile that stands as the front-runner for the gig rather than Verizon, one investment research firm said Thursday.

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Rumors of Verizon-compatible CDMA Apple iPad with 4G LTE return

06/02/2010, 02:06 pm

Verizon Wireless is rumored to be testing a CDMA version of Apple's iPad, which could also feature access to the provider's forthcoming high-speed 4G long term evolution data network.

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Jobs: There 'might be' an advantage to a multi-carrier US iPhone

06/01/2010, 10:06 pm

Steve Jobs admitted Tuesday that there "might be" an advantage to having more than one carrier for the iPhone in the U.S., but stopped short of suggesting that such a move could happen anytime soon.

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FCC finds lack of 'effective competition' in US wireless industry

05/24/2010, 02:05 pm

A new report from the Federal Communications Commission did not describe the U.S. wireless industry as having "effective competition" for the first time in years, suggesting major carriers -- including AT&T, the exclusive provider of the iPhone -- could come under federal scrutiny.

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AT&T to increase iPhone contract early termination fee to $325

05/21/2010, 03:05 pm

Starting June 1, new AT&T iPhone customers who wish to cancel their contract with the wireless carrier will need to pay a $325 early termination fee, up from the existing $175 cost.

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Rumor suggests voice & data on Verizon iPhone, AT&T talks exclusivity

05/19/2010, 02:05 pm

Soon after an AT&T executive said on Wednesday that his company doesn't feel threatened by the prospect of an Verizon iPhone, a new rumor surfaced that Verizon's iPhone could offer simultaneous voice and data transmission over a precursor to its LTE 4G network.

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Verizon, Google collaborating on Android-powered iPad competitor

05/11/2010, 07:05 pm

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam revealed to The Wall Street Journal Tuesday that his company is working with Google to create a tablet device to compete with the iPad.

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Verizon advertising partner rumored to be working on iPhone campaign

05/11/2010, 12:05 pm

Rumors of a Verizon iPhone arriving this summer continue to surface, with CrunchGear claiming Landor Associates, which handles Verizon's branding, is working an advertising campaign regarding Apple's next-generation handset.

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Apple, AT&T originally agreed to iPhone exclusivity until 2012

05/10/2010, 05:05 pm

After poring over court documents from 2008, Engadget has confirmed that Apple and AT&T originally agreed to a five-year exclusive arrangement for the iPhone. Whether that deal is still in place, however, is unknown.

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NPD: Android phones now outsell Apple's iPhone in US

05/10/2010, 11:05 am

With a variety of smartphones powered by Google's Android mobile operating system now available on the market, the handsets collectively outsell Apple's iPhone in the U.S., according to new data from the NPD Group.

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AT&T customers claim most dropped calls, least satisfaction [u]

05/05/2010, 08:05 am

Despite billions of dollars invested in its network in the last year, a new survey has found that AT&T customers report the most dropped calls of any U.S. carrier, and those users are also the least satisfied with their service. (Update: AT&T has responded to the survey findings, as noted below).

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AT&T rebrands itself in effort to improve public perception

04/09/2010, 01:04 pm

With damage done from constant criticism of the performance of its wireless network, as well as a public ad war with rival Verizon, AT&T, the exclusive carrier of Apple's iPhone in the U.S., has begun an attempt to rebrand itself as a "lifestyle company."

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