Articles about verizon wireless

Verizon Fined $1.35 Million By The FCC
Verizon Wireless has just been slapped with a $1.35 million by the Federal Communications Commission (better known as the FCC) earlier today over a “hidden tracking” issue, where this settlement concerns the implementation and use of “supercookies” in the area of targeted advertising without obtaining permission from their customers in the first place.

Verizon Offers Free 2GB Monthly LTE With New Plan
Competition is rife between different mobile carriers when it comes to the kind of data plans on offer, and customers have never had it this good to date. The spotlight falls on Verizon today, and if you can remember, December last year was when Verizon ran a promotion which enabled subscribers on the XL and XXL plans to enjoy another 2GB of LTE data each month for free simply by […]

LG Website Hints At Upcoming Windows Phone Device
It has long been rumored that LG is developing a new Windows Phone smartphone. We have heard nothing yet officially from the company on this matter but recently a render did appear online claiming to show the WP that LG has built, apparently it will be an exclusive to Verizon in the United States. Today evidence has surfaced from LG’s own website which hints at the possibility that this actually might […]

Opt Out Of Verizon Super Cookie Now Really Possible
Verizon Wireless has come under fire for its ad-targeting program that uses something called “super cookie.” It’s basically undeletable tracking codes that aid the company into targeting advertisements to its customers. While Verizon has said multiple times that it doesn’t share information with third parties that could identify its customers the privacy concerns have not died down. Now finally the company is providing people with a way to opt out […]


Nokia Teases Windows Phone Announcement
Does Nokia have a new device in the works that has yet to be announced? At the moment we can only think of two devices that the Finnish company has yet to reveal: the Nokia Normandy and the Nokia Lumia Icon which is a Windows Phone handset destined for Verizon. While it looks like Nokia could be making the announcement soon thanks to a new teaser trailer that Nokia recently […]

Verizon Begins Offering Same-Day Delivery For Online Purchases
If you want to get a mobile device in your hands as soon as possible, the best way to go has always been to visit your local carrier’s retail store to attempt to pick up your device without being sold any additional accessories, plans or anything else sales representatives want to attach to your purchase. For the rest of us, online ordering has been a great way to get what […]

LG G2 Available Now On Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless is the first carrier in the U.S. to offer LG’s latest flagship smartphone in-stores. LG G2 is now available from Verizon’s online and retail stores across the country. Customers can purchase the smartphone for $199.99 with a two year contract. Those who don’t want to be tied down to a contract can go for the contract-free option, in that case the LG G2 from Verizon Wireless will cost $599.LG’s […]

Verizon Gets Sued By Shareholder Over Its $130 Billion Deal With Vodafone
A couple of weeks ago rumors were circulating that Verizon might finalize a deal with Vodafone to buy the latter’s 45 percent stake. Last week Verizon finally announced that the deal had been reached to the tune of $130 billion. Under the deal, Verizon pays the British telecommunications giant $59 billion in cash and another $60 billion in its stock and other considerations. A lawsuit has now been filed in a New […]

Verizon Galaxy Note 3 Shipments Begin On October 10th
A few days ago Samsung finally announced its much rumored Galaxy Note 3 phablet. Major U.S. carriers are going to offer it, Verizon Wireless is one of them. The carrier has already confirmed that it will be offering the device, it has even started taking pre-orders for it. Verizon has now revealed that it will begin shipping the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to customers by October 10th. The phablet costs […]

Verizon LG G2 Release Date Is September 12th
Both T-Mobile and AT&T have already revealed the dates on which they release the LG G2 smartphone. Magenta has the released pegged on September 18th whereas AT&T will release the device on September 15th. Verizon Wireless customers can rejoice before they’re be able to get their hands on the G2 before customers of both of these carriers. The Big Red has announced today that it is going to release LG […]

Verizon CEO Says Carrier Not Going To Canada
It was first rumored back in June that the largest U.S. carrier, Verizon Wireless, was interested into making an entry in Canada. It was said that the carrier was looking to purchase a small Canadian carrier before bidding for wireless spectrum that the country auctions off next year. Last month it was said that Verizon had decided against purchasing a small local carrier because it first wanted to see how […]

Verizon's $130 Billion Vodafone Stake Buyout Might Be Announced Tomorrow
Britain’s Vodafone Group Plc currently holds a 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless, the largest carrier in the U.S. Last week it was rumored that both parties were involved in discussions regarding a possible buyout of Vodafone’s stake, analysts believe such a deal might cost Verizon around $130 billion. Vodafone confirmed the talks a few days ago but an agreement has not been reached as of now. According to Reuters, […]

Vodafone Confirms Talks Underway With Verizon Wireless To Sell Its Stake
Earlier today rumors were circulating that Verizon Wireless is currently in talks with Britain’s Vodafone to buy back the latter’s 45 percent stake in the largest U.S. carrier. Vodafone has now confirmed that talks are indeed underway, adding that there’s “no certainty” that both parties will reach an agreement. Analysts expect that if a deal is reached, it may be worth up to $125 billion, making it one of the biggest deals […]

Verizon Wireless Allegedly Aided UK's Tempora Eavesdropping Program
Last month a string of highly classified documents were leaked by former CIA technical analyst Edward Snowden. Those documents revealed that the UK’s GCHQ was apparently tapping in to undersea fiber optic cables that go through the country for collecting data. At that time it was not known if any telecommunication companies were aiding the program, which is known as Tempora. According to German newspaper Süddeutsche, which claims to have received […]