Tagged with: Verizon

Verizon Lowers ‘More Everything’ Prices, Evens Costs with AT&T

Verizon Lowers ‘More Everything’ Prices, Evens Costs with AT&T

Not to be caught cold by recent price cuts from AT&T, and to keep up with T-Mobile's relentless UnCarrier marketing blitz, Verizon has slightly tweaked its More Everything plan to reward its more data-thirsty customers. As of now, subscribers to the company's Edge early-upgrade program who sign up for 10GB or more of ...

Verizon FiOS Media Server is Here, Lets You Record Up to 12 Channels at Once

Verizon FiOS Media Server is Here, Lets You Record Up to 12 Channels at Once

We double checked the calendar too, but no, it's not an April Fools joke -- Verizon's FIOS Media Server is finally available in a few areas as a part of the new Quantum TV package. The VMS1100 upgrades the standard cable boxes used by Verizon and other providers by shoving six tuners and a 1TB hard drive into a box that ...

Rumor: The New ‘HTC One’ Will Be Verizon-Exclusive at First

Rumor: The New ‘HTC One’ Will Be Verizon-Exclusive at First

HTC is set to launch its all new One smartphone on Tuesday of this week, but there’s still time for one final rumor. The good news is that the phone might be available on store shelves shortly after the announcement. The bad news (for some) is that it might launch first as a Verizon exclusive. This idea first surfaced ...

T-Mobile to Add 4G LTE to its 2G Networks

T-Mobile to Add 4G LTE to its 2G Networks

T-Mobile isn't slowing down when it comes to its network upgrade. The upstart wireless carrier said on Thursday that it plans to add 4G LTE to its slower 2G network, adding coverage and speed to additional customers. The company also reiterated its intent to use the wireless spectrum it is acquiring from Verizon to further ...

Verizon’s CFO: 2-Year Contract and Subsidized Phones Aren’t Going Away

Verizon’s CFO: 2-Year Contract and Subsidized Phones Aren’t Going Away

The rest of the U.S. mobile industry may be moving away from smartphone subsidies – or at least giving lip service to the idea – but the biggest mobile carrier of them all is standing firm behind the two-year service contract. Speaking at a Deutsche Bank financial conference, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo reaffirmed Verizon ...

Studies: T-Mobile and Sprint Must Expand U.S. Coverage

Studies: T-Mobile and Sprint Must Expand U.S. Coverage

Two major studies released this week of the nation's largest wireless networks put Verizon Wireless on top in nearly every technical network measurement, with AT&T close behind and Sprint and T-Mobile trailing. The studies by JDPower and RootMetrics point to the nationwide wireless dominance of Verizon and AT&T, ...

Verizon, Isis and American Express Offering Discounted Taxi Rides in NYC

Verizon, Isis and American Express Offering Discounted Taxi Rides in NYC

Getting around NYC just got a little cheaper. Isis, a mobile commerce joint venture created by AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile and Verizon, announced an exclusive offer for American Express Card Members. Any AmEx Card Members who tap to pay with a registered Card for a ride in a qualifying NYC Yellow Medallion Taxicab by June ...

Verizon Wants to Bring Web-Based TV to Mobile Platforms

Verizon Wants to Bring Web-Based TV to Mobile Platforms

Verizon Communications is in talks with content providers to deliver web-based TV services to mobile platforms, chief executive Lowell McAdam, said at an investor conference on Tuesday. A day earlier, Dish Network Corp and Walt Disney Co announced a landmark deal that will allow the No. 2 satellite TV provider to deliver ...

Verizon’s CEO Thinks Netflix Will Pay Them for Smoother Streaming, Too

Verizon’s CEO Thinks Netflix Will Pay Them for Smoother Streaming, Too

It was revealed over the weekend that Netflix and Comcast had struck a historic deal: for the first time the streaming-video service would pay the cable giant in order to ensure that the huge volume of data it was sending would arrive swiftly and smoothly in customers' homes. This came after months of Netflix traffic ...

The FCC is Again Trying to Save Net Neutrality

The FCC is Again Trying to Save Net Neutrality

The FCC has announced its intention to pursue a new version of the Open Internet order that was struck down by a judge last month. In a statement, agency chair Tom Wheeler says that he will begin taking public input on an updated set of net neutrality rules. The FCC will not pursue an appeal in the case it lost against ...