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Topic: Verizon

Widespread Verizon Wireless outage affecting payments and new phone sales

06/27/2014, 07:06 pm

Verizon Wireless is experiencing a widespread billing service disruption that has been ongoing for nearly two days, leaving would-be customers -- and existing subscribers who want to upgrade -- in the lurch.

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Verizon's new XLTE network doubles bandwidth for users of Apple's latest iPhones & iPads

05/19/2014, 02:05 pm

Verizon, America's largest wireless provider, announced on Monday the launch of its new XLTE network, an enhanced version of its 4G wireless data that offers double the previous speed available on the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, as well as the LTE-compatible iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display.

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Early upgrade programs at US carriers forecast to help grow sales of Apple's iPhone

04/17/2014, 12:04 pm

Apple is likely to see modest gains in iPhone sales in the medium term thanks to early smartphone upgrade programs from major U.S. wireless carriers, one analyst has projected.

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AT&T beats Street with $6.9B Q4 profit, shows strong contract customer retention

01/28/2014, 07:01 pm

Despite more impressive pre- and post-paid subscriber growth from rival U.S. telcos, AT&T managed to post a profit of $6.9 billion on $33.6 billion in revenue for the fourth quarter of 2013.

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Verizon Wireless adds 1.7M subscribers in Q4, 70% now have smartphones

01/21/2014, 11:01 am

As competition between U.S. wireless carriers heats up, Verizon Wireless on Tuesday announced the addition of nearly 2 million new subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2013.

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Verizon's iPhone activations imply Apple shipped at least 32M in Sept. quarter

10/17/2013, 03:10 pm

Verizon's historical share of iPhone shipments suggest that Apple is on pace to have moved at least 32 million handsets last quarter.

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J.D. Power ranks Apple's iPhone best on AT&T, Verizon in satisfaction survey

10/17/2013, 02:10 pm

For the tenth time in a row, the latest customer satisfaction rankings from J.D. Power and Associates show that Apple is again the top company for smartphones across major U.S. carriers.

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Verizon activated 3.9M iPhones in Q3 2013, up 26% from 2012

10/17/2013, 09:10 am

Verizon activated about 3.9 million iPhones in its third fiscal quarter of 2013, the carrier revealed on Thursday, representing more than half of its total smartphone activations.

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US carriers signal launch iPhone 5s inventory will be 'grotesquely' low

09/17/2013, 02:09 pm

Seemingly confirming rumors that Apple will not be able to provide adequate inventory of the iPhone 5s this weekend, a new report reveals that carriers are facing "grotesquely" low inventory for the device's launch.

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Sprint counters T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon, with own early upgrade program

09/16/2013, 09:09 am

America's third-largest wireless carrier may be late to the party, but Sprint will reportedly launch its own early phone upgrade program just in time for the arrival of Apple's iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c.

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AppleInsider's guide to preordering the iPhone 5c

09/12/2013, 07:09 pm

Tonight at midnight, Pacific time, Apple's lower-cost iPhone 5c will become available for preorder, but figuring out just where to get the colorful new iPhone can be a hassle. AppleInsider has put together a round-up of which carriers and retailers will be opening up access for early-adopting consumers.

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Apple's more affordable 'iPhone 5C' expected to have greatest US benefit for T-Mobile

09/09/2013, 09:09 am

The debut of a new, less expensive iPhone model may have the greatest domestic benefit for T-Mobile, America's fourth-largest carrier which appeals to more budget-oriented customers.

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Verizon, Vodafone part ways in $130 billion US wireless unit deal

09/02/2013, 02:09 pm

In the second-largest acquisition in history, Verizon Wireless will pay $130 billion to Vodafone to buy out that company's stake in their joint venture, leaving America's largest carrier in full control of its own operations.

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Verizon asks Obama to intervene in Apple v. Samsung case, prevent impending iPhone ban

07/25/2013, 12:07 pm

Verizon's top lawyer penned an editorial this week asking President Barack Obama to prevent the U.S. International Trade Commission from barring the sales of some older iPhones.

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Verizon's sales suggest Apple may have sold 34.7M iPhones in June quarter

07/18/2013, 03:07 pm

iPhone activation figures from Verizon, the largest carrier in the U.S., suggest that Apple could have sold as many as 34.7 million iPhones in the just-concluded June quarter.

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Verizon announces Edge, its own early smartphone upgrade program

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.

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Apple's iPhone accounted for 51% of all smartphone activations at Verizon in Q2

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.

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Verizon may debut more frequent device upgrades with supposed 'VZ Edge' no-contract plan

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.

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Verizon could owe Apple $14 billion off iPhone sales shortfall

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.

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Report of Apple throttling iPhone, iPad speeds on AT&T, Verizon, Sprint mistaken

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.

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