Tag Archive: Verizon

Verizon is giving 15GB of extra data to customers amid coronavirus crisis

It is also offering free international calling to CDC level 3 countries.

What you need to know Verizon is giving 15GB of high-speed data to all its wireless consumer and small business customers during the coronavirus pandemic. It is also waiving overage charges and late fees for customers financially affected by the COVID-19 crisis. To support people working from home, Verizon has also rolled out an affordable internet option for new low-income customers.

Verizon today announced a  [Read More…]

Verizon just spent $1.6 billion on new millimeter-wave spectrum, but why?

Verizon solidifies its mmWave 5G lead in the latest FCC spectrum auction.

What you need to know Verizon bought the most 5G mmWave spectrum ever, spending over $ 1.6 billion for 4,960 licenses. AT&T came in second with 3,267 licenses, while T-Mobile is in third with 2,384. This auction is the largest auction the FCC has ever held, both monetarily and in measured spectrum licensed.

In a move that’s both surprising and expected at the same time,  [Read More…]

Yahoo Mobile is a new Verizon MVNO that no one asked for

Verizon’s Visible sub-brand already offers unlimited talk, text, and data for $ 40.

What you need to know Yahoo today announced the launch of Yahoo Mobile, a virtual network that uses Verizon’s 4G LTE network. Its unlimited phone plan offers unlimited text, talk, and data for $ 40 per month. Yahoo Mobile will be available for users in the U.S. on iOS and Android starting today.

In what can be described as a surprising move, Verizon today  [Read More…]

The Verizon Galaxy S9 is making the leap to Android 10

One UI 2.0 comes along for the ride.

What you need to know Samsung is rolling out Android 10 to the Verizon Galaxy S9. The update brings One UI 2.0 for the ride. AT&T has also updated the S9 to Android 10.

While everyone’s enamored with Android 11 and the Samsung Galaxy S20, older phones still need love too. Samsung is continuing its rollout of Android 10 for the S9, this time bringing it to the Verizon  [Read More…]

Verizon reportedly has no plans to sell the Google Pixel 4a or Pixel 5

It could be a massive setback for Google’s hardware division.

What you need to know A new report claims Verizon will not be selling any Pixel smartphone this year. Verizon has so far been Google’s closest carrier partner in the United States. The limited commercial success of Pixel phones is said to be the main reason behind the Big Red’s decision.

When Google introduced its Pixel line of smartphones in 2016, it partnered with Verizon Wireless to  [Read More…]

Galaxy S20 on Verizon: Everything you need to know

The Galaxy S20 series is the newest line of phones from Samsung and it introduces some seriously impressive new hardware to the Android world. The two larger models, the S20+ and the S20 Ultra will be available on Verizon and support Verizon’s fast Ultra Wideband 5G network. Here’s what you need to know if you are ready to upgrade to one of Samsung’s new phones on Verizon.

Verizon Galaxies Samsung Galaxy S20+

$ 1200 at  [Read More…]

Verizon is giving away free Stadia Premiere Editions with new Fios Gigabit

Could this help Stadia reach more people quickly? It may be too small a pool.

What you need to know Verizon and Google are teaming up. If you sign up for Fios Gigabit internet, you will receive a Stadia Premiere Edition. The offer starts on January 29, 2020.

Today we received a press release that could significantly increase the number of people using Google’s Stadia platform. Verizon has announced a partnership with Google to give away a  [Read More…]

Verizon delays 5G Home expansion until the second half of 2020

The company is waiting for more powerful equipment before expanding.

What you need to know Verizon has delayed expanding its 5G Home service again. It expects to roll it out to more areas in the second half of 2020 with new high-powered equipment. The carrier hopes to have 30 million households covered with its 5G Home service in five to seven years.

If you were hoping for Verizon’s 5G Home service to make its way to your  [Read More…]

Verizon on Us now brings the Disney+ bundle down to $6/month

This may now be the best deal in media streaming.

What you need to know Disney now allows Verizon on Us subscribers to get the Disney+ bundle. With this combo, you’re charged $ 6/month for the Disney+ bundle until the end of your free “Disney+ on Us” year. At the end of that year, you’ll be charged $ 12.99/month for the bundle.

When Disney+ first launched in November, Verizon had an offer for its mobile and Fios  [Read More…]

Verizon 5G now available in parts of Los Angeles

Los Angeles marks the 18th city that Verizon has rolled out 5G in.

What you need to know Los Angeles marks the 18th market Verizon’s Ultra Wideband 5G network is available in. 7 devices in total support Verizon’s 5G network, including the Galaxy S10 5G and LG V50 5G. Coverage is only available in parts of the city right now, with a wider rollout planned soon.

Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network continues to grow with the flip  [Read More…]