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Verizon Wireless announced today that it’s killing subsidized phones for good, and will streamline its data offerings to just four plans. New subscribers will no longer have the option to get their iPhone subsidized when signing up for two-year contract, starting on August 13th. In order to get a new iPhone on Verizon, you’ll now have […]

T-Mobile outdoes Verizon with new family deal

T-Mobile introduced a new family plan that’s directly targeting Verizon Wireless and isn’t shying away from it. The new plan, which offers 10GB of 4G LTE data to each family member plus unlimited talk and text starting at $ 100 per… Read more ›

Verizon snaps up AOL for a cool $4.4 billion

Mobile giant Verizon has announced that it will acquire the former media kingpin AOL in an all-cash deal worth $ 4.4 billion. Although AOL is virtually an afterthought these days, Verizon has said that it will use the deal to help… Read more ›

One of the cons of owning a smartphone on Verizon has been the inability to make a call and use data at the same time. The old restriction is finally going away with the introduction of Voice over LTE (VoLTE)… Read more ›

Verizon set to launch VoLTE just in time for iOS 8

Verizon Wireless announced today that it is preparing to roll out Voice over LTE (VoLTE) support to its millions of subscribers over the next few weeks, just ahead of Apple’s planned release of iOS 8 which is rumored to bring… Read more ›

Each second wasted during a 911 call could be the difference between life and death, making precise location data crucial to the whole lifesaving process, but according to the top U.S. cellphone carriers, getting that exact location to responders is… Read more ›

Each second wasted during a 911 call could be the difference between life and death, making precise location data crucial to the whole lifesaving process, but according to the top U.S. cellphone carriers, getting that exact location to responders is… Read more ›

Verizon has announced that it will begin throttling customers still on an unlimited data plan beginning this fall. Until now, Verizon has only throttled 3G data usage, but the new policy will also apply to LTE usage in congested network areas. While Verizon won’t… Read more ›

Verizon’s upcoming Voice over LTE standard, or VoLTE (terrible acronym), will finally fix the biggest problem so many people have had with Verizon for years. VoLTE will bring enhanced call audio calling over LTE, which also means that you’ll finally be… Read more ›

No, that was just a mistake. Oops.Some lucky folks at Verizon were recently able to upgrade to a new phone without losing their unlimited data plan. Color us totally jealous. This was the result of a glitch, said Verizon, and not a change in policy like some may have mistakenly hoped for. Verizon told AllThingsD on Monday that it would, however, […]

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