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.
01/09/2013, 10:01 am
Verizon announced on Wednesday that it activated 9.8 million smartphones in the 2012 holiday season, with a "higher mix of Apple smartphones," suggesting the carrier accounted for more than 5.3 million iPhone sales in the quarter.
12/03/2012, 11:12 am
While the iPhone 5 has been the top selling handset at the three largest carriers in the U.S., Apple's legacy iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 handsets have also been strong performers this holiday shopping season.
11/15/2012, 11:11 am
iPad mini units with 4G LTE connectivity began arriving to customers from Apple's online store on Thursday, a day earlier than expected.
10/19/2012, 07:10 pm
A subjective call quality test performed on Friday found that between the top three carriers in the U.S., the Sprint version of Apple's iPhone 5 beat out identical versions of the device from Verizon and AT&T.
10/18/2012, 09:10 am
Verizon announced its quarterly earnings on Thursday, revealing that the nation's largest carrier sold a total of 3.1 million iPhones in the three-month span, with 650,000 of those being the new iPhone 5.
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.
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.
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]
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.
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.
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.
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.