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Coming Out With a Bang: Verizon’s LTE Lineup

March 8, 2011 9:30 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

Verizon Wireless pulled out all the stops with the launch of its LTE network last December when it turned on the high-speed mobile broadband service in 38 cities and five dozen commercial airports, and it isn’t holding back when it comes to devices.

Seybold’s Take - Putting Network Speeds to the Test

March 8, 2011 7:41 pm | by Andrew Seybold | Articles | Comments

Results of tests in Washington, D.C., are in line with the kinds of data speed claims made by two operators – Verizon and Clearwire. Stay tuned for future tests that include AT&T and T-Mobile in the mix.

Metrico Puts iPhone 4 to the Test

March 7, 2011 7:15 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

It's what a lot of people have been wondering – how does the iPhone 4 perform on Verizon Wireless' network compared to AT&T's network?


iPhone Defections 'Within Expectations,' says AT & T

March 3, 2011 7:07 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The number of AT&T's iPhone customers leaving for Verizon Wireless since the rival operator started selling the smartphone last month has been "within expectations"...

Verizon to End Unlimited Data Plans

March 2, 2011 7:11 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon will phase out its unlimited data plans this summer in favor of tiered plans...

Consumer Reports: Verizon iPhone Not Immune to 'Death Grip'

February 28, 2011 6:53 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Apple's reported redesign of the iPhone 4's antenna for Verizon Wireless has not fixed its "death grip" problem, according to Consumer Reports.

Motorola Warns of Dependence on Verizon

February 23, 2011 7:06 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Motorola Mobility has warned investors that more than a quarter of its device revenues come from sales to Verizon Wireless...

Xoom to Land at Verizon Feb. 24

February 22, 2011 7:22 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Motorola Mobility's Xoom tablet will hit the shelves at Verizon Wireless on Thursday, Feb. 24, Motorola and Verizon announced today.


FCC: Verizon Dropped Thousands of 911 Calls During Snowstorm

February 22, 2011 7:13 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC is asking Verizon to explain why it dropped thousands of wireless 911 calls placed over its trunks in Maryland during a snowstorm in late January.

Verizon Taps Detroit for First LTE Expansion

February 15, 2011 6:49 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless says it will launch its LTE network in Detroit, Mich. tomorrow, marking the company's first expansion since its initial LTE launch in December of last year.

Sony Ericsson Brings Its Game to MWC

February 13, 2011 10:27 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Sony Ericsson takes the wraps off the PlayStation phone.

Report: VZW iPhone 4 Carries $171.35 BOM

February 11, 2011 7:15 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

IHS iSuppli today released the final results of its Verizon iPhone 4 teardown, which resulted in an estimated $171.35 bill of material (BOM).

Verizon Places First VoLTE Call

February 10, 2011 7:29 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless says it has placed the first voice call over its commercial LTE network, moving IMS-based Voice over LTE (VoLTE) from the lab to a commercial network for the first time.


eBay Looks to Cash in on Switchers to VZW iPhone

February 9, 2011 7:04 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

eBay is looking to help lessen the financial burden on those looking to make the switch from their current device or carrier to Verizon Wireless...

Report: Apple Redesigns Antenna for VZW iPhone

February 8, 2011 7:01 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

It appears that at least part of the Verizon iPhone's great reception is due to a fix by Apple this time around.

Wireless Players Spar in Super Bowl Ads

February 7, 2011 7:18 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Some notable wireless players took Sunday night's Super Bowl as occasion to show off their marketing skills...

Verizon iPhone Preorders Break Company Records

February 4, 2011 7:05 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless is reporting that it has broken the company's first-day sales records for any device in a matter of hours.

Law Firm Demands FCC Files in VZW Data Case

February 4, 2011 7:00 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The law firm of Smithwick & Belendiuk is asking the FCC to release documents detailing exchanges with Verizon Wireless over phony data charges...

Verizon Ready to Take iPhone Orders

February 2, 2011 7:21 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Existing Verizon Wireless customers who are early risers or just staying up late can order their iPhone 4 online starting at 3 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday, Feb. 3.

FCC Fights Verizon, MetroPCS Net Neutrality Suit

February 1, 2011 7:12 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC has asked a judge to dismiss lawsuits from Verizon and MetroPCS Communications that seek to repeal the agency's new net neutrality regulations.

Growth Slows, Sales Rise at Verizon Wireless

January 25, 2011 6:53 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless added fewer new customers in the fourth quarter but sales rose on increased data usage, the company said in its earnings announcement today.

Verizon Confirms $30 Unlimited Plan for iPhone

January 25, 2011 6:52 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

AT&T iPhone customers must be salivating at Verizon's confirmation today that it will offer a $30 unlimited 3G data plan to new iPhone users.

Verizon, Apple Debut iPhone Ads

January 24, 2011 6:56 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The first advertisements for Verizon Wireless' long-awaited iPhone have appeared on YouTube.

Verizon Sues Over FCC Net Neutrality Order

January 21, 2011 6:50 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon Communication has filed an appeal challenging the FCC's net neutrality order, which passed by a 3-2 vote in December.

Up Front - iPhone at Verizon Changes Everything & Nothing

January 16, 2011 2:44 pm | by Monica Alleven, Editor-in-Chief | Articles | Comments

I admit it. I took the bait. I entered my phone number on Verizon Wireless’ site to see if I’m eligible to upgrade to the iPhone 4. I was already 99 percent sure of the answer, but I did it anyway, and of course, I’m not eligible until June 2012.

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