Tag Archive: Verizon


ASUS ZenFone AR launching as a Verizon exclusive

Introduced back at CES 2017, the ASUS ZenFone AR makes a comeback into the news. After five months since its announcement, the handset is yet to become available for purchase, but during I/O Google said the product will finally hit retail this summer. A press release issued by ASUS comes to confirm the information, while […]

Verizon will be the first U.S. carrier to sell a Tango phone

Verizon will sell the ASUS ZenFone AR later this summer, and that’s a great thing for AR.

Later this summer, Verizon will be the first U.S. carrier to sell a Tango-enabled device, which also happens to be the second ever phone to support Google’s nascent augmented reality platform.

During a VR keynote at Google I/O, Johnny Lee, program lead for Tango, confirmed that the ASUS ZenFone AR will be coming to Verizon later in the summer, and  [Read More…]

Popular MVNO US Mobile adds Verizon as a network partner

A new provider for an up-and-coming alternative carrier.

US Mobile, an alternative carrier that uses granular plan customization as its differentiator, has announced that it is adding “service on the biggest, and most dependable 4G LTE network in America,” which is likely Verizon, to augment its existing nationwide coverage with T-Mobile.

US Mobile is interesting because it allows users to customize their plans to meet their exact voice, text and data needs; if you only want a  [Read More…]

Verizon is no longer offering the LG Watch Sport

Verizon probably pushed back the launch of the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier smartwatch, in order to better promote its own Wear24 intelligent timepiece, which only recently started selling. Right now if you want to purchase a smartwatch off Big Red you have a few options at your disposal including the Samsung Gear S2 or Motorola […]

Verizon cancels sales of the LG Watch Sport

You won’t find the Verizon variant on LG’s site either.

Verizon users who were looking forward to talking to family member through their wrists — a la Inspector Gadget — you’re out of a luck. Verizon has cancelled the sale of the LTE-connected LG Watch Sport, in addition to pre-orders, and this is after the smartwatch had already experienced a significant delay.

Droid-life reports:

We have yet to hear back from LG, but Verizon flat out told  [Read More…]

Verizon spent $3.1 billion for a 5G company that AT&T was going to buy for $1.6 billion

Verizon is getting spendy on some big 5G acquisitions, because it doesn’t want to be behind again.

When Verizon decides it wants something, an extra $ 1.5 billion is no problem. According to the Wall Street Journal, America’s biggest cellular provider has agreed to spend $ 3.1 billion — $ 1.5 billion more than AT&T’s initial purchase offer — to acquire Straight Path Communications, which has one of the largest battle chests of potential 5G spectrum in the U.S.

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Verizon debuts its own chatbot on Facebook Messenger

The Fios customer service bot will answer your questions and help you find things to watch.

Probably the worst part about customer service is having to talk to someone on the phone when things go awry or you have a quick question. But would you rather have the conversation over Facebook Messenger?

Verizon has introduced the Fios chatbot on Facebook Messenger. You can use it to do things like search for content  [Read More…]

Verizon buyer’s guide: Everything you need to know

Which Verizon plan fits your needs best?

Verizon Wireless is the largest wireless carrier in the U.S. with over 145 million subscribers. It offers nationwide Voice and LTE data coverage on its network, using GSM, LTE, and CDMA technology.

Verizon offers unlimited talk and text wireless plans for individuals and families and it has deals on the latest smartphone, including the Samsung Galaxy S8. If you’re thinking of switching to Verizon or you’re about to renew your  [Read More…]

Verizon has a new promo for military vets willing to switch

In order to celebrate Military Appreciation Month this May, Verizon is launching a promotion meant to showcase its appreciation for the brave souls who have enrolled in military service. Thus Big Red is currently awarding a $ 200 Visa prepaid card to active military members or veterans willing to switch to Verizon and purchase a new […]

T-Mobile trades words with Verizon and AT&T, says it will launch a real 5G network by 2020

T-Mobile is going on the attack against Verizon and AT&T, saying that it will use its recently-acquired 600Mhz spectrum to launch a proper 5G network by 2020.

T-Mobile is coming out swinging against Verizon and AT&T, saying it will use the 31MHz of low-band 600MHz spectrum on which it spent nearly $ 8 billion to roll out a full nationwide 5G network by 2020, something that neither AT&T nor Verizon have committed to.

In a combination press  [Read More…]