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August 22, 2018
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Verizon throttled California fire department’s data as it fought wildfires

A net neutrality complaint claims the Santa Clara County Fire Department had its data throttled by Verizon as it acted to put out California’s raging Mendocino wildfire, an action the company later said was a mistake. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 2, 2018
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Verizon customers can score an Apple Watch Series 3 from $66 when adding a line

Best Buy offers existing Verizon Wireless customers an Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular from $ 66.50 shipped. There are a few details here to be aware of: you’ll need to have an active line of service with an iPhone … Continue reading

November 3, 2017
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Temporary iPhone X activation problems occur as AT&T, Verizon servers get slammed

Some users with a new iPhone X are being stymied by error messages when trying to activate the device, caused by massive load on AT&T and Verizon’s servers. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 22, 2017
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Verizon Wireless confirms it throttled Netflix streams as part of traffic optimization trial

Verizon Wireless has been throttling video feeds from Netflix over the course of this week, with the carrier claiming it is part of a temporary trial of system to optimize traffic from video streaming services without impacting quality, though customer … Continue reading

December 12, 2016
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Verizon turns down Note 7 ‘kill’ update as Apple rejects ‘Samsung Pay Mini’ at App Store

Verizon won’t be joining other U.S. carriers in pushing out a "kill" update for the fire-prone and now defunct Samsung Galaxy Note 7, according to an announcement. In the meantime, Apple has allegedly rejected a "Samsung Pay Mini" app at … Continue reading

December 3, 2016
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AT&T and Verizon Facing FCC Scrutiny After Exempting Their Own Apps From Data Caps

Both AT&T and Verizon offer apps and streaming services that don’t count against the data cap they impose on customers, a practice that the United States Federal Communications Commission does not approve of. The FCC this week sent letters (via … Continue reading

October 2, 2016
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Verizon iPhone 7 Users Afflicted With LTE Connectivity Problems

A growing number of Verizon subscribers are complaining about a serious issue that causes them to regularly lose LTE connectivity on their iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus devices, suggesting a major bug that needs to be resolved by either … Continue reading

July 7, 2016
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Verizon Revamps Plans With More Data, Carryover Data, Unlimited 2G, and Higher Prices

Verizon has announced a series of changes to its monthly service plans effective July 7 and previewed a new version of its My Verizon app in tow. The biggest change is that Verizon’s unlimited talk and text plans now offer … Continue reading

September 25, 2015
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Verizon jumps on annual iPhone upgrade bandwagon with new trade-in offer

Following the announcement of new iPhone upgrade incentives this week, first by T-Mobile then Sprint, America’s largest wireless carrier Verizon debuted its own yearly upgrade path on Thursday, saying it offers benefits over lease-type plans. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 7, 2015
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Verizon to kill subsidies, launch simpler data plans from August 13

Verizon will launch brand new, simpler data plans and kill subsidies as expected from August 13. Today, the company introduced a set of plans which will require customers to pay for their smartphones in monthly installments, or buy them outright, … Continue reading