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iPhone 6 Owners on Verizon Can Now Simultaneously Talk and Surf

iPhone 6 Owners on Verizon Can Now Simultaneously Talk and Surf

Verizon began rolling out its Advanced Calling service earlier this week, enabling voice over LTE (VoLTE) capabilities for select devices that support the service, which includes the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus.  Numerous iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users are reporting that the VoLTE service is now functional, allowing Verizon ...

Verizon is Adding Wi-Fi Calling in 2015

Verizon is Adding Wi-Fi Calling in 2015

Following last week's announcement that iPhones would support Wi-Fi Calling, and that T-Mobile would get it right away, all the other carriers have been forced to make their plans for the service known. Lo, Verizon will get the service, albeit, a little reluctantly. Fierce Wireless reports the comments of Verizon CFO Fran ...

Verizon is Offering Some Customers an Early Upgrade

Verizon is Offering Some Customers an Early Upgrade

Verizon Wireless is offering an early-upgrade program for customers whose two-year contracts are not quite up for renewal. The company informed customers on Sunday that all Verizon subscribers eligible to upgrade to a new smartphone on or before November 15 will have those dates changed to now, allowing them to get a new ...

Verizon’s Internet TV Service Will Launch in Mid-2015

Verizon’s Internet TV Service Will Launch in Mid-2015

  CEO Lowell McAdam offered a few more details this morning about Verizon’s plan to offer a TV-like service over the Internet, a market that Sony and Dish Network also hope to lead. The telco expects by mid-2015 it will offer mobile users a “bundle with major broadcast providers” plus a collection of ...

Verizon and AT&T Really Want Your Old iPhones

Verizon and AT&T Really Want Your Old iPhones

Sprint and T-Mobile have already promised to match and even top each others' (and other carriers') trade-in prices before the new iPhone debuted. But would you like to hear what Verizon and AT&T have to offer first before deciding which carrier to sell your soul to? Yes? Then let's start with Verizon, which will give ...

Verizon’s iPhone 6 is Free With a Two-Year Contract, Old iPhone Trade-In

Verizon’s iPhone 6 is Free With a Two-Year Contract, Old iPhone Trade-In

Verizon Communications will give subscribers who trade in an old iPhone a free iPhone 6 in exchange for a two-year contract, the country's largest wireless carrier announced hours after Apple Inc unveiled the widely anticipated device. The announcement came as critics speculated that Apple's newest phone, starting at $199 ...

Netflix Streaming Quality on FiOS and AT&T U-Verse is Now Improving

Netflix Streaming Quality on FiOS and AT&T U-Verse is Now Improving

Months after Comcast upgraded its subscribers' Netflix performance, AT&T and Verizon have finally followed suit. The average Netflix stream on Verizon FiOS hit 2.41Mbps in August, up from 1.61Mbps in July, Netflix said today in its monthly speed test update. AT&T's U-verse service offered average Netflix performance ...

Verizon Wireless Tops J.D. Power’s 2014 Wireless Network Quality Study

Verizon Wireless Tops J.D. Power’s 2014 Wireless Network Quality Study

Having just earned top honors in NYC in the latest RootMetrics report, Verizon Wireless was recently named the highest-rated network in quality in the U.S. by a J.D. Power study. When it comes to network quality wireless users rate Verizon Wireless highest in the United States in five regions according to the J.D. Power ...

Verizon Is About To Significantly Improve How Your Phone Calls Will Sound

Verizon Is About To Significantly Improve How Your Phone Calls Will Sound

  After years in development, Verizon on Tuesday announced its official plans to roll out two huge new calling features "in the coming weeks," including HD voice and voice-over LTE, also known as VoLTE, according to The Verge’s Dan Seifert. VoLTE is a service that uses LTE data networks to carry voice traffic; ...

Report: Verizon Will Launch an App Store to Challenge Google Play (Update: Verizon Says No)

Report: Verizon Will Launch an App Store to Challenge Google Play (Update: Verizon Says No)

Verizon is going to launch its own app store in an effort to compete with the Google Play Store on Android devices, claims a report from The Information. The new store will be available globally and is the result of a partnership with other carriers and hardware makers, says the report. In 2010, Verizon Wireless launched a ...