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Verizon dropping early upgrades, discounts ahead of iPhone launch

01/12/2011, 08:01 pm

In advance of its Feb. 10 launch of the iPhone 4, Verizon has discontinued early phone upgrades and its "New Every Two" program, which offered credits of up to $100 for new phones every two years, according to a new report.


'Daily Show' skewers AT&T over Verizon iPhone news

01/12/2011, 03:01 pm

Jon Stewart made Verizon's iPhone announcement a top story on his Comedy Central Daily Show last night, first describing the news as the reason for the "spring in my step," before launching a castigating portrayal of AT&T's service in New York City.


Inside the Apple-Verizon iPhone deal: technical planning took 6-9 months

01/12/2011, 01:01 pm

While the commercial agreement with Apple and Verizon was finalized in just a day, the technical preparations to bring the iPhone to the largest wireless carrier in the U.S. took much longer.


Verizon to push Apple's iPhone with major 'marketing muscle' - report

01/12/2011, 09:01 am

Following this week's announcement that the iPhone is finally coming to Verizon, a new report claims that the largest wireless provider in the U.S. plans to advertise Apple's handset heavily over competing Android phones.


Analyst sees CDMA iPhone coming to China Telecom, India's Reliance

01/11/2011, 10:01 pm

One Wall Street analyst said Tuesday that global CDMA carriers, including China Telecom and Indian carrier Reliance, are expected to begin carrying the new CDMA iPhone 4 "over time."


Verizon website downtime reminiscent of AT&T iPhone preorder troubles

01/11/2011, 08:01 pm

Strong interest in the newly announced Verizon iPhone appears to have caused intermittent outages on the Verizon website Tuesday, resembling AT&T's iPhone 4 preorder woes from last year.


Apple will not allow Verizon to preload software on iPhone

01/11/2011, 06:01 pm

New iPhone users on Verizon's network won't find preloaded carrier software on their phones, but will be able to download carrier-specific apps from iTunes.


Verizon says it will also sell Apple's iPad with integrated CDMA

01/11/2011, 03:01 pm

In addition to the new CDMA iPhone, Apple will also release a new iPad with a built-in CDMA radio to allow the touchscreen tablet to connect to Verizon's network, the carrier revealed on Tuesday.


3G Verizon iPhone expected to push Android-based competitors toward 4G

01/11/2011, 03:01 pm

iPhone competitors running the Google Android mobile operating system are expected by one Wall Street analyst to rapidly embrace Verizon's 4G long-term evolution high-speed data network, to fight off the presence of Apple's 3G-only smartphone.


Non-exclusive Apple-Verizon deal could allow iPhone on Sprint, T-Mobile

01/11/2011, 01:01 pm

Apple Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook revealed on Tuesday that his company's agreement with Verizon for the CDMA iPhone is non-exclusive, meaning the new handset could also appear on Sprint's CDMA network.


Apple's new CDMA iPhone has built-in Wi-Fi hotspot with iOS 4.2.5

01/11/2011, 12:01 pm

The new Verizon-bound CDMA iPhone showed off at a press event on Tuesday also sports a new build of iOS, with version 4.2.5 featuring a built-in "Personal Hotspot" feature.


Verizon publishes frequently asked iPhone 4-related questions

01/11/2011, 12:01 pm

Verizon has answered a number of questions customers may have about the forthcoming launch of Apple's iPhone 4 on its network, addressing topics such as handset upgrade eligibility and data requirements.


Verizon iPhone offers Wi-Fi tethering but no simultaneous data and voice [u]

01/11/2011, 12:01 pm

The new iPhone 4 from Verizon will come preinstalled with a free 3G Mobile Hotspot application for Wi-Fi tethering, but the new handset will not offer simultaneous voice and data connections like AT&T [updated].


Apple's iPhone 4 coming to Verizon on Feb. 10 for $199

01/11/2011, 11:01 am

Ending years of anticipation, Apple and Verizon announced Tuesday that the iPhone 4 is coming to the largest wireless carrier in the U.S. on Feb. 10 at a starting price of $199.


As iPhone debut looms, Verizon says AT&T not known for reliable network

01/11/2011, 08:01 am

The ongoing rivalry between AT&T and Verizon has picked up steam again, with the two companies trading jabs at one another before Verizon is expected to announce it will sell Apple's popular iPhone today.


Apple's Verizon iPhone could mean tough year for AT&T, analysts say

01/10/2011, 09:01 pm

On the eve of the expected Verizon iPhone launch, Wall Street analysts are chiming in with warnings that AT&T could be in for a rough year, with one analyst predicting that AT&T will "get demolished."


Verizon may spend more than $5 billion subsidizing iPhone sales in 2011

01/10/2011, 09:01 pm

Analysts say Verizon will spend billions this year to make it easy for customers to sign up for data contracts with Apple's iPhone.


UBS: iPhone to be dominant device on Verizon at launch

01/10/2011, 05:01 pm

An analyst with UBS AG says Apple's Verizon iPhone will immediately become the carrier's top model, eating up sales of other devices, including Android licensees and RIM's BlackBerry.


Verizon confident in ability to support new iPhone users

01/10/2011, 05:01 pm

Verizon's network is said to be more than capable of handling an influx of millions of iPhone users, even when offering them unlimited data service.


AT&T says Verizon iPhone users will experience 'life in the slow lane'

01/10/2011, 11:01 am

Responding to rumors of an imminent Verizon iPhone launch, AT&T has countered by touting the speed of its network, which a recent study found to be 20 percent to 60 percent faster than competitors.