Verizon Upgrades, Revises Wireless Plans

NEW YORK, July 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Verizon is transforming your mobile experience with the introduction of a new My Verizon app and Verizon Plan that work with the nation’s best network to give you complete control of your wireless plan. Beginning July 7, you...Learn More

Verizon IoT: Cat1 LTE Network Now Available, Company Eying Agricultural Drone Apps

Verizon’s dedicated Internet of Things network based on the LTE Cat1 standard is now available for use, the company said this week. The company also announced the availability of several new developer tools on its ThingSpace IoT platform. The news comes just a few weeks...Learn More

J.D. Power Wireless Customer Satisfaction Study: Verizon Ranks Highest

It might not come as a surprise, but wireless  service providers can reduce customer churn and foster loyalty by minimizing dropped calls, slow Internet service speed and delayed text notifications, according to the J.D. Power ¨2015 U.S. Wireless Network Quality Performance Study – Volume 2.¨...Learn More

Shammo: Verizon Plans Summer Mobile First OTT Video Launch

Verizon plans to launch a mobile over-the-top video offering this summer, said Fran Shammo, the company’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, at the Deutsche Bank 2015 Media, Internet & Telecom Conference today, which was available as a webcast. Shammo called the offering “Mobile...Learn More

VP Details Pioneer LTE Overlay Network

Alcatel-Lucent said yesterday that it will build an overlay 4G LTE network for rural wireless carrier Pioneer Cellular that will support what the manufacturer calls “ultra-broadband” mobile access. In an interview, Pioneer Vice President of Network Operations Jerry Kadavy said the new network will support...Learn More

Verizon XLTE Service Claims Doubled Data Rates

Verizon Wireless is claiming double the bandwidth for the AWS-based LTE capability it has rolled out in more than half of its LTE markets under the brand name XLTE. When asked for specifics, a Verizon spokeswoman said, “We are still focused on our brand promise...Learn More

Verizon Touts Benefits of AWS-Based LTE, Dubbed XLTE

May 19, 2014 — HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Verizon Wireless has expanded its newest technology – known as XLTE – to Houston, Beaumont/Port Arthur, Bryan/College Station and other locations in Texas to boost 4G LTE network capacity and enhance high-speed services for customers. More than half of Verizon’s...Learn More

Cincinnati Bell/ Verizon Deal Involves AWS, PCS, 700 MHz Spectrum

A spectrum sale agreement announced yesterday between Verizon Wireless and Cincinnati Bell is unusual in that Verizon will not retain the spectrum but instead will assign its rights to acquire the licenses to private equity firm Grain Management and then lease the spectrum it wants...Learn More

Post-Vodafone, Verizon Gets Aggressive on Wireless/ Wireline Integration

With Vodafone no longer involved in Verizon Wireless, Verizon will have a new emphasis on services that span its wireless and wireline business, said Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam a Morgan Stanley conference today. One example of such services would be a video offering that can...Learn More

Verizon Launches MORE Everything Wireless Plans

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Customers can get more of what they want from their wireless service with today’s launch of MORE Everything from Verizon Wireless. MORE Everything, a new way of looking at wireless plans, brings together for the first time...Learn More

Verizon Completes Purchase of U.S. Cellular Assets

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Verizon Wireless announced today it has completed its purchase of wireless assets in rural Missouri (RSA # 13) from United States Cellular Corporation.  The purchase will expand Verizon Wireless’ brand and network footprint south of St. Louis...Learn More

Verizon Wireless to Use M2M Devices from NetComm

SYDNEY, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC) today announced a strategic distribution agreement with SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a leading distributor of IT products and services, to deliver wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) devices to Verizon Wireless’ sales channel, as well as leading...Learn More

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