TomTom and Verizon To Improve Safety of Emergency Vehicles over 5G
TomTom and Verizon were exhibiting at TC Disrupt 2019 in San Francisco last week, and they announced their plans to make intersections safer for emergency vehicles using 5G.According to a NHTSA’s report (2014), each year in the U.S., there are about 6,500 accidents involving ambulances, nearly 60% of ambulance accidents and 70 % of firetruck accidents occur during the course of an emergency use.
Tumblr Has Been Sold Off Yet Again, Adult Content Ban To Remain In Place
Back in 2017, Verizon acquired Yahoo which in turn also meant that they acquired some of the other companies under Yahoo’s umbrella, such as microblogging platform Tumblr. However, we had heard back in May this year that Verizon could be looking to sell off Tumblr, and sure enough they have.
Verizon CEO Expects 5G To Cover Half The Country By Next Year
Mobile carriers in the United States launched their 5G networks earlier this year. As you can probably imagine, coverage is limited to a handful of cities by now, but the carriers are working to rapidly expand coverage in major cities across the country. Verizon’s CEO actually believes that half of the United States will have 5G coverage by next year.
Verizon's 5G Network Goes Live In Four Additional Cities
Verizon today announced that it’s expanding its nascent 5G network to four more cities in the United States. Its customers in Atlanta, Detroit, Indianapolis, and Washington, D.C. will be able to access the next-generation mobile network in select areas. This means that Verizon’s 5G service is now available in a total of nine cities across the United States.
Verizon's First 5G Hotspot Is Here And It's Not Cheap
Verizon today unveiled its 5G hotspot device. The Inseego 5G MiFi M1000 isn’t going to be cheap by any stretch of the imagination. Mobile 5G networks are still in the early stages so that understandable. Still, it’s going to cost a pretty penny once you factor in the cost of monthly data over and above the price tag of Verizon’s first 5G hotspot.
Verizon Launches 5G In Denver Today, Providence Gets It On July 1st
Verizon has promised to launch its mobile 5G service in more than 30 cities across the United States this year. To that end, it has announced that the 5G Ultra Wideband service has gone live in Denver today. It’s also going to flip the switch on the network for Providence come July 1st. As you’d expect, 5G coverage will be available in select areas of the cities initially.
FCC Allows Verizon To Lock Phones For 60 Days After Purchase
Verizon has been granted permission by the Federal Communications Commission to lock newly purchased phones to its network for 60 days. Verizon has said in a statement that it’s going to do just that. Customers who purchase new phones from the country’s largest mobile carrier will not be able to get them unlocked for 60 days.
Verizon Starts Selling LG V50 ThinQ 5G From June 20th
Verizon will soon begin selling another 5G smartphone on its network. It was the first carrier in the United States to offer the 5G Galaxy S10. It actually had exclusivity on this variant for about a month. Verizon today confirmed that it will begin selling the LG V50 ThinQ 5G from June 20th.
Verizon To Connect NBA Arenas With Fiber Network For 1080p Broadcasts
NBA broadcasts are about to get an upgrade. Verizon has announced that it has reached an agreement with the National Basketball Association to create a high-speed network which will connect all 29 arenas that host NBA teams with Verizon’s fiber network in order to provide fans with high quality video. This improved network capability will enable the NBA to offer 1080p resolution on all broadcasts while also being able to […]
Leaked Verizon Roadmap Reveals Launch Date For Samsung Galaxy Note 10
If you’re looking forward to some of the flagship smartphones that are expected to launch in the later part of the year, then you might want to mark your calendars because thanks to a leaked Verizon roadmap, we have an idea of when the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 could launch.
Verizon Starts Selling Galaxy S10 5G For $1,299
Verizon is the first carrier in the United States to sell the 5G variant of the Galaxy S10. It has already been confirmed that Verizon will exclusively be selling this device initially. It will arrive on other carriers but Verizon will be the only place to get it at least for the foreseeable future.
All Four Major US Carriers Hit With Class-Action Lawsuit For Selling Customer Data
It was discovered not too long ago that it was actually a pretty easy process to get information about someone from a carrier, where you could actually find the location of a person on a carrier’s network by paying a third-party service. Carriers later came forward to state that they would no longer be selling customer data to outsiders, but it seems like it could be too little too late.
Verizon Could Be Looking To Sell Off Tumblr
A couple of years ago, Verizon announced that they would be acquiring Yahoo, which in turn also meant that they would be acquiring some of the other properties that Yahoo owns as well, such as Tumblr. While Tumblr was popular back in its day, following Verizon’s acquisition and the stricter rules imposed on it, the platform lost quite a few of its users.
Verizon’s CEO Confirms Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Will Have 5G
Earlier this year, Samsung launched their Galaxy S10 handset in which one of the models came with support for 5G. That was Samsung’s first 5G smartphone and we doubt that it will be their last. At the same time, we expect that 5G availability in smartphones won’t be so common out of the gate.
Verizon Lists 20 Cities That Will Get 5G This Year
Verizon is in the process of launching its mobile 5G network. The carrier has now confirmed 20 additional markets where it says the 5G network will go live before the end of this year. It had previously announced that 5G would be deployed in select areas of over 30 cities across the country in 2019. Its 5G Home broadband internet service will be offered in some of these markets as […]
Verizon 5G And Broadband Customers To Get YouTube TV
Verizon is working with Google to provide its internet customers with streaming media. It has confirmed that both wireless 5G home and Fios broadband customers will receive YouTube TV, the company’s standalone online TV streaming service. It confirms an earlier report about Verizon wanting to partner up with Google to provide more streaming options to its customers.
People Are Waiting Longer Than Ever To Upgrade Their Phones
Flagship smartphones have continued to get expensive over the past few years. One would easily cost you north of $1,000 now and if you opt for one of those fancy upcoming foldable smartphones, be prepared to spend over $2,000 on a phone that will be outdated in a couple of years. No wonder people are waiting to upgrade their phones longer than ever before.
Job Listings Hint At OnePlus Phones Coming To Verizon, AT&T, Sprint
If you wanted to get your hands on a OnePlus handset through a carrier, T-Mobile was pretty much your only choice, otherwise you’d just have to buy the handset at full price directly from OnePlus or retailers. However, there is a good chance that this could change in the near future, thanks to a variety of job listings.
Verizon Cuts $20 Activation Fee If You Purchase Online
These days with everything being put online, it has become a lot easier to do your shopping, banking, and other activities without having to leave the house. In fact, some companies actually encourage you to sign up and use their online services, such as receiving your bills where you might get a discount when you opt for e-billing instead of paper bills.
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G Launch Date On Verizon Confirmed In Leaked Render
According to a report from last week, it was rumored that the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G could be launching on Verizon next month, or to be more specific, it could be launching on the 16th of May. Now according to the folks at Android Headlines, they have managed to get their hands on a render of the upcoming handset that seemingly confirms the release date.