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Topic: Verizon

Some iPhone 5 users report incorrect automatic date and time settings

10/17/2012, 10:10 pm

A number of iPhone 5 owners, especially those on U.S. network Verizon, are complaining of an issue where the incorrect day and time is displayed, sometimes jumping weeks ahead or behind the actual date.

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iPhone-less US carriers T-Mobile, MetroPCS on path to merge

10/03/2012, 09:10 am

T-Mobile, the fourth-largest wireless carrier in the U.S., is on track to merge with MetroPCS after the board of America's fifth-largest carrier approved an agreement.

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iPhone 5 carrier update fixes bug causing cellular data use while on Wi-Fi [u]

09/30/2012, 09:09 pm

Apple on Sunday rolled out a carrier update for Verizon iPhone 5s which fixes a bug that in some cases caused the handset to use cellular data even while connected to a Wi-Fi network, eating away at precious data allowances [update: Verizon responds]

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Open Internet groups to file FCC complaint over AT&T's FaceTime blocking

09/18/2012, 12:09 pm

A trio of digital rights advocacy groups have indicated to AT&T they will file a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission over the carrier's decision to block FaceTime calls over cellular data networks for some customers.

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Carriers begin selling out of Sept. 21 delivery for Apple's iPhone 5 [u]

09/14/2012, 10:09 am

With Apple sold out of launch date inventory for the iPhone 5 in just over an hour, U.S. carriers AT&T and Verizon saw their estimated arrival dates also begin to slip past Sept. 21 as of Friday afternoon.

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iPhone 5 will not support simultaneous voice and data on Verizon

09/13/2012, 05:09 pm

While certain models of Apple's new iPhone 5 offer support for simultaneous voice and data over LTE, it has been discovered that the advanced network of U.S. carrier Verizon, and possibly Sprint, is not compatible with the feature.

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iPhone 5 preorders begin Friday at midnight Pacific, 3 a.m. Eastern

09/13/2012, 12:09 pm

Customers looking to be among the first to buy the iPhone 5 will be able to place their order in the U.S. starting at 12:01 Pacific Time, 3:01 a.m. Eastern on Friday, Sept. 14.

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Verizon to allow cellular FaceTime use across all iPhone 5 data plans

09/13/2012, 01:09 am

Following the debut of Apple's iPhone 5 on Wednesday, Verizon wireless announced that it will allow all iPhone 5 data plan subscribers to use iOS 6's FaceTime over cellular, countering rival carrier AT&T's plan which limits the feature to the company's Mobile Share data plans.

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Galaxy S III passes Apple's iPhone 4S, becomes top selling US smartphone

09/04/2012, 11:09 am

For the first time since it launched last October, Apple's iPhone 4S was not the top selling smartphone in the U.S., as the newly released Samsung Galaxy S III took the top spot in the month of August.

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47% of US consumers feel they don't need 4G LTE

08/22/2012, 07:08 am

Though Apple's next iPhone is widely expected to have high-speed 4G long-term evolution connectivity, a new survey has found that nearly half of American consumers feel they don't need 4G LTE.

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Verizon blocks employee vacations ahead of expected Sept. 21 iPhone launch

08/21/2012, 03:08 pm

Employees of U.S. carrier Verizon Wireless have reportedly had vacation days blacked out for late September, again hinting that Apple plans to launch its next-generation iPhone on Sept. 21.

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AT&T to join Verizon in offering shared data plans beginning August 23

08/06/2012, 12:08 pm

AT&T said Monday that it will join rival Verizon Wireless later this month in offering shared data plans to its subscribers, allowing them to spread their monthly data plans across multiple devices for an additional fee.

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AT&T denies accusations that it pushed its retail outlets to sell iPhones alternatives

08/01/2012, 02:08 pm

AT&T's sales managers have reportedly been pushing the company's retail store managers to steer iPhone buyers to alternative smartphones running Android or Windows Phone, although the company has denied doing so.

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Verizon to end tethering app blockage following $1.25M FCC settlement

07/31/2012, 06:07 pm

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday said Verizon will pay out a $1.25 million settlement for unlawfully blocking customers' access to its network using so-called "tethering apps."

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AT&T sold 3.7M iPhones in Q2 2012, 5.1M smartphones total

07/24/2012, 07:07 am

Nearly three quarters of all smartphones sold at AT&T in the second quarter of the company's fiscal 2012 were Apple's iPhone, the carrier announced on Tuesday.

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Verizon sells 2.7M iPhones in Q2, smartphone penetration hits 50%

07/19/2012, 09:07 am

Half of all mobile subscribers at Verizon Wireless, the largest cellular provider in the U.S., are now smartphone users, thanks in part to sales of 2.7 million iPhones in the second quarter.

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iOS 6 message prompts speculation carriers may charge for 3G FaceTime

07/17/2012, 01:07 pm

iPhone 4S users running the latest beta of iOS 6 have encountered an error message that has led to speculation that AT&T and other carriers could begin charging users to access FaceTime video chat over cellular data networks.

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AT&T asked RIM for iPhone competitor while it was Apple's exclusive carrier

06/28/2012, 01:06 pm

In 2010, when the iPhone was still exclusive to AT&T in the U.S., the carrier turned to Research in Motion and asked it to develop a touchscreen device to compete with the iPhone, a new report reveals.

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AT&T & Verizon retain most iPhone users, Sprint gains more switchers

06/27/2012, 09:06 am

While most who purchase an iPhone for use with AT&T or Verizon were already subscribers to that carrier, a larger number of Sprint iPhone buyers are switchers from another carrier, a new survey shows.

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Apple's iPhone 4S remains top selling smartphone at Verizon

06/26/2012, 12:06 pm

Though the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx is said to be "gaining ground," the Apple's iPhone 4S reportedly remains the best selling smartphone at Verizon, the largest carrier in the U.S.

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