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Reports: Verizon to Announce Plans to Double LTE Speeds in Cities

Reports: Verizon to Announce Plans to Double LTE Speeds in Cities

Verizon has been widening its LTE data pipes for months, and it now looks like the carrier is ready to take full advantage of that extra headroom. An early TV ad and details from both Droid-Life and @evleaks have revealed plans to offer its improved 4G speeds under the "XLTE" banner. Reportedly, the badging represents a ...

Some States Now Let You Text 911 During an Emergency

Some States Now Let You Text 911 During an Emergency

If you're deaf or in an emergency where you can't speak, getting a hold of 911 is problematic. Starting Thursday, the nation's leading mobile providers will start the support of texting to 911 for emergencies in certain areas. The providers supporting the service include AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless. For ...

AT&T to Begin Rolling Out Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) This Month

AT&T to Begin Rolling Out Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) This Month

With so many apps, services and features on today's smartphones, it's easy to forget that there are still plenty of people out there who still actually make calls. Eager to leverage the speed and efficiency of existing LTE networks, providers like AT&T and Verizon are busily trying to enhance voice call quality with a ...

Netflix Signs Deal With Verizon to Improve Streaming Quality

Netflix Signs Deal With Verizon to Improve Streaming Quality

Netflix just confirmed that it will pay Verizon for direct access through the carrier's network, allowing for improved streaming video for customers. According to a brief statement, "We have reached an interconnect arrangement with Verizon that we hope will improve performance for our joint customers over the coming ...

Some Verizon Galaxy S5 Phones Have a Fatal Camera Flaw

Some Verizon Galaxy S5 Phones Have a Fatal Camera Flaw

Some owners of the Verizon version of the Galaxy S5 are running into problems with their new phone's camera: after throwing up a "Warning: Camera Failure" message, the phone's camera becomes completely unusable even if you totally reset the phone. Verizon has acknowledged the problem on its official Twitter account, saying ...

AT&T, Sprint and Verizon Remove Samsung Galaxy S5’s ‘Download Booster’

AT&T, Sprint and Verizon Remove Samsung Galaxy S5’s ‘Download Booster’

Samsung loves to pack its phones with tons of software features, but one that customers won't get to see almost anywhere in the US is the new "Download Booster," which combines a user's Wi-Fi and LTE connection to speed up downloads. US carriers aren't overly fond of anything that might increase customers' data usage unless ...

Verizon Offers a 2-for-1 Deal on the Samsung Galaxy S5

Finally hopping on the bandwagon after Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile and US Cellular have all had their say, Verizon is offering the Samsung Galaxy S5 on pre-order. The device will cost you $199.99 on a two-year deal, $599.99 sans commitment or for $25.55 monthly with Verizon Edge. Big Red also has an interesting side offer ...

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 ...