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  • Verizon acknowledges 4G LTE outage

    Posted April 27, 2011 - 11:47 am

    Verizon this morning acknowledged that its 4G LTE network was not working for users across the US after reports trickled in overnight about a nationwide outage.
  • AT&T racks up iPhone activations despite Verizon competition

    Posted April 20, 2011 - 12:39 pm

    It seems rumors of AT&T’s demise as the top iPhone carrier were greatly exaggerated.
  • Sprint CEO knocks AT&T deal at CTIA Wireless show

    Posted March 22, 2011 - 12:38 pm

    At the CTIA Wireless trade show in Orlando, Fla., Sprint Nextel chief executive Dan Hesse said AT&T's purchase of T-Mobile USA would stifle innovation in the U.S. wireless market.
  • Verizon opts to keep unlimited data plan in its first LTE phone

    Posted March 15, 2011 - 6:17 pm

    While Verizon Wireless will keep its unlimited data plan with the HTC ThunderBolt, its first LTE smartphone, some kind of usage-based pricing plan is expected this year.
  • Will debut sales of iPad 2 double those of original?

    Posted March 11, 2011 - 3:14 pm

    When the iPad debuted in April 2010, it was a huge success, with Apple selling about 300,000 of the tablet computers in the first 24 hours alone.
  • Apple spells out Verizon, AT&T iPhone differences

    Posted February 16, 2011 - 8:58 pm

    We already know that the CDMA (Verizon) and GSM (AT&T and international) iPhones are ever-so-slightly different physically and internally—but just how different are the two iPhones in terms of actual, real-world usage?
  • iPhone 4 breaks all Verizon sales records in two hours

    Posted February 4, 2011 - 2:07 pm

    How badly did Verizon Wireless customers want the iPhone 4--a phone that's been on the market for seven months and is likely to get replaced in just a few more? Apparently, they wanted it more than any other phone in Verizon's history.
  • AT&T vs. Verizon: iPhone plans duke it out

    Posted January 26, 2011 - 5:11 pm

    Now that Verizon has confirmed its data plan price for the iPhone, U.S. customers can compare the ongoing costs of owning an Apple smartphone.
  • Verizon iPhone to get unlimited data plan -- but only briefly

    Posted January 25, 2011 - 3:12 pm

    Verizon on Tuesday added another bullet point to the list of reasons to switch from AT&T come February 10, when it finally joins AT&T and becomes the second iPhone carrier in the U.S.
  • Verizon reports higher Q4 earnings, lower revenue

    Posted January 25, 2011 - 10:23 am

    Call it Verizon's Communication's (NYSE: VZ) last quarter Bi (before iPhone). The company on Tuesday announced fourth-quarter results showing higher net income, but lower revenue.
  • Video

    Verizon releases first iPhone commercial [video]

    Posted January 21, 2011 - 10:12 am

    Let the countdown to Feb. 10 begin!
  • Verizon to offer iPhone credit for returned phones

    Posted January 18, 2011 - 6:33 pm

    If you or a fellow Verizon Wireless customer are experiencing some post-holiday mobile phone buyer's remorse, the iPhone's newest carrier will offer a gift card if you trade in your phone and buy an iPhone 4 for full price. Fortunately, though, you might not have to spend all that money if you bring back your phone under Verizon's existing return policy.
  • Survey: Many AT&T customers looking to leave

    Posted January 13, 2011 - 2:57 pm

    It’s the 64 million subscriber question: now that the iPhone is available on Verizon, how many folks will jump ship from their current carrier? ChangeWave Research conducted a survey on this very issue in December, not long before the actual announcement took place.
  • Verizon iPhone data plans could hit $120 a month

    Posted January 11, 2011 - 6:25 pm

    Verizon Wireless hasn't announced the price of its monthly iPhone data plan, igniting speculation that it plans to charge up to $120 monthly for unlimited data on top of voice and texting costs.
  • FAQ: What you need to know about the Verizon iPhone 4

    Posted January 11, 2011 - 3:05 pm

    After years of rumors, there finally really is a version of the iPhone that runs on Verizon Wireless's network. Verizon announced today that the iPhone 4 will be available begining Feb. 10. In most respects, it's the same iPhone 4 that AT&T has sold since last summer. But there are some differences in the phone as well as in the Verizon network and capabilities.
  • Is the Verizon iPhone deal a disaster for AT&T?

    Posted January 11, 2011 - 1:26 pm

    Starting next month, Verizon Wireless will become only the second U.S. wireless carrier to sell the iPhone, breaking AT&T's 3 1/2-year run as the nation's exclusive provider of Apple's wildly popular smartphone.
  • Some advice Apple and Verizon don't want you to hear

    Posted January 10, 2011 - 5:52 pm

    Ever since Verizon sent out invitations on Friday for a special event in New York City on Tuesday, the Internet has been buzzing with anticipation that the top wireless carrier in the U.S. will announce it soon will begin selling Apple's iPhone.
  • Expected Verizon-iPhone deal boosts Apple shares

    Posted January 10, 2011 - 3:44 pm

    Shares of iPhone maker Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) were up Monday afternoon, a day before the expected (and long-anticipated) announcement by Verizon Wireless that it will begin selling Apple's popular smartphone.
  • Verizon Galaxy Tab for $500? Retail stores say no

    Posted January 3, 2011 - 2:57 pm

    Online rumors claim Verizon is dropping the price of the Samsung Galaxy Tab by $100 from $600 to $500. The promotion also reportedly includes $60 worth of free movie rentals for viewing on the tablet device from either the Blockbuster mobile app or Samsung's Media Hub. Based on calls to several Verizon retail stores across the country, however, the Samsung Galaxy Tab's price will not drop and still costs $600 at most locations. Verizon's Website also lists the Samsung Galaxy Tab at $600.
  • AT&T to expand public Wi-Fi 'hotzones' in NYC

    Posted December 28, 2010 - 11:37 am

    AT&T on Tuesday announced plans to expand its Wi-Fi public hotzones to new locations in major U.S. markets.
  • Apple increases Q1 iPhone shipment estimates

    Posted December 27, 2010 - 2:20 pm

    Clearly Apple expects big things from the iPhone early next year, thanks in large part to the long-awaited deal with Verizon Wireless.
  • Verizon's first LTE smartphone an iPhone?

    Posted December 13, 2010 - 3:19 pm

    Verizon Wireless's first LTE smartphone will be Apple's iPhone, according to a MacDaily News report.
  • How fast is LTE? Depends on if you stay put when you use it

    Posted December 13, 2010 - 2:54 pm

    Driver problems with USB modems cause handoff delays between 3G and 4G cells and leave Macs out of the picture completely.
  • Review

    Best smartphones by carrier

    Posted December 13, 2010 - 9:59 am

    Most of us favor one mobile carrier over its rivals, though the reason for our preference range from well-matched voice or data plans to superior network coverage in your area. But whatever the reason, you probably want to use the best phone your carrier offers. Lucky for you, the experts here at PCWorld have compiled a list of the best cell phones, by carrier, to help you out in picking your next phone.
  • Verizon customers seeing long 3G-to-LTE handoff times

    Posted December 13, 2010 - 9:53 am

    Verizon Wireless said on Friday that laptop users with USB modems on its new high-speed LTE network may experience up to a two minute delay when switching over from a 3G coverage zone.
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