Tagged with: Verizon

Verizon is Buying Intel’s Cloud TV Products and Services

Verizon is Buying Intel’s Cloud TV Products and Services

Almost one year after Intel first confirmed it was building an Internet TV service featuring a camera-sporting set-top box, telecommunications giant Verizon has confirmed it has purchased the assets of Intel Media, the business division responsible for developing Cloud TV products and services. Verizon says that the deal ...

Verizon Edge Now Lets You Upgrade Your Phone After 30 Days

Verizon Edge Now Lets You Upgrade Your Phone After 30 Days

In the latest tit-for-tat in the escalating jockeying between carriers, Verizon has modified its Edge payment and early upgrade plan. Until now, customers had to wait six months to upgrade. Now they can do it after 30 days. The move comes shortly after rival T-Mobile announced at the Consumer Electronics Show that it would ...

Verizon Max Offers 6 GB of Data for $30 to Grandfathered Unlimited Data Customers

Verizon Max Offers 6 GB of Data for $30 to Grandfathered Unlimited Data Customers

Last week, we reported on a new Verizon special called Verizon Max that was going to launch for a limited time on August 25 for unlimited data customers who want to participate in Verizon Edge, the upgrade-often, month-to-month plan that went live yesterday. The deal, which Verizon hasn’t exactly announced or promoted ...

Survey: T-Mobile Offers Cheapest Monthly Cell Phone Bill

Survey: T-Mobile Offers Cheapest Monthly Cell Phone Bill

Verizon Wireless has the largest average bill size among the four major mobile carriers in the US, while T-Mobile has the lowest, according to a survey released on Tuesday by research firm Cowen and Company. The survey of 1,876 US-based mobile customers in Q4 2013 pegged the average monthly Verizon bill at $148, higher than ...

Smart Vision Labs Wins $1 Million Award from Verizon Wireless

Smart Vision Labs Wins $1 Million Award from Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless has recognized local, New York City-based startup Smart Vision Labs with a $1 million award as part of its Powerful Answers Award winners during a presentation at CES. Verizon encourages innovators to help solve major world problems through this program, with special attention to education, healthcare ...

Verizon Launching Nokia ‘Icon’ Handset

Verizon Launching Nokia ‘Icon’ Handset

Nokia is preparing to release a new 5-inch 1080p device for Verizon, and the US carrier appears to have accidentally listed the device on its website today with a placeholder price of $777. Labeled as the Nokia Lumia Icon, the 5-inch device includes a 20-megapixel camera, 2.2GHz quad-core processor, and a 2420 mAh battery ...

T-Mobile Will Pay Your Early Termination Fees from AT&T, Verizon or Sprint

T-Mobile Will Pay Your Early Termination Fees from AT&T, Verizon or Sprint

T-Mobile USA announced on Wednesday the next phase of the operator’s “Uncarrier” business model with a bold offer to pay customer’s early termination fees if they switch from competing carriers AT&T, Sprint and Verizon. T-Mobile says it will pay up to $650 per line in some situations. Word of T-Mobile’s plan ...

Every 2014 NFL Playoff Game Can Be Streamed Online

Every 2014 NFL Playoff Game Can Be Streamed Online

Verizon’s NFL Mobile customers will be able to stream every playoff game this year for the first time ever, via the NFL Mobile app. NBC, FOX, and CBS games will all be available for live streaming, which includes all Wild Card Playoff games (January 4-5), Divisional Playoff games (January 11-12), Conference Championship ...

Report: T-Mobile May Cover Other Carriers’ Early Termination Fees

Report: T-Mobile May Cover Other Carriers’ Early Termination Fees

Ever since John Legere teased Uncarrier 4.0 on his Twitter account earlier this week, I’ve been racking my brains trying to decide what it’s most likely to be. In terms of its own plans, value and available products, T-Mobile has done about as much as it can do to convince customers to join. It has unlimited (and ...

Verizon Acquires EdgeCast, a Content Delivery Network

Verizon Acquires EdgeCast, a Content Delivery Network

Verizon is indeed going to acquire EdgeCast Networks, a content delivery network founded in 2008 that has grown to be one of the fastest-growing Internet companies in the world. TechCrunch’s Ryan Lawler reported the deal was in the works on Sunday, and a new press release from Verizon confirms it, with a projected ...