Tag Archive: Verizon


Verizon now offers its customers unlimited video streaming over LTE with go90

Verizon Wireless has annoucned that it all of its post-paid customers can now watch video over LTE from the carrier’s go90 streaming service without using up their data pool. This offer is part of go90’s participation in Verizon’s FreeBee sponsored data program.

This agreement encompasses all of go90’s video content, which includes both on-demand and live programming. To take advantage of this offer, customers will need the latest version of the go90 app.

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Verizon issues security update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Verizon is issuing a new update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on its network. Coming after last month’s Android 5.1.1 update, this update changes the software version to LMY47X.N910VVRU2BPA1, and brings optimized device performance, fixes known issues, and applies new security patches.

It could take some time for the update to appear automatically on your Note 4. You can also check for it manually if you wish, by heading to Settings, then About phone and  [Read More…]

Buy one Droid Turbo 2 or Maxx 2 from Verizon, get a second half off

Verizon is looking to make your Valentines Day a bit more special: buy one Droid Turbo 2 or Maxx 2 and get a second half off. That’s right, if you and your sweetheart are looking for new phones, you can get the second at half price for a limited time. Whether you are looking for the unbreakable display found in the Turbo 2, or the extended battery life of the Maxx 2, this deal makes upgrading both  [Read More…]

Verizon blesses prepaid users with more data

In an attempt to keep pace with rival carriers, Verizon on Thursday added more data to its prepaid rate plans. Effective immediately, customers on the $ 45 and $ 60 plans get 3GB and 5GB of data, respectively.

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As an incentive, Verizon will throw in an extra gigabyte each month if you agree to sign up to its AutoPay service. In other words, let them automatically deduct your payment and you  [Read More…]

Verizon lays out details of its new Verizon military discount program

If you’re a military veteran or a current member of the armed forces, listen up! Verizon is instituting a new military discount program that will put some money back in your pocket. Starting today, you can get a discount through Verizon, good for up to 15% off of your monthly bill and up to 25% off select accessories.

Joining is quick and simple: active duty military members submit military issue email address or paystub. If you’re retired you’ll need DD form 214, Veteran’s  [Read More…]

Verizon spent $70 million to triple Bay Area LTE capacity ahead of the Super Bowl

Verizon wants to make sure that all of its customers who are headed to the Super Bowl have full coverage, so the carrier has more than tripled its 4G LTE network capacity in the Bay Area. The carrier spent $ 70 million in what it calls a “long-term investment” to boost network performance from San Francisco to Santa Clara. With the additional capacity, Verizon will be able to deliver a more reliable connection, even when the area is overly  [Read More…]

Verizon publishes strong report for Q4, adds 1.5 million new postpaid lines

U.S. carrier Verizon released the network’s financial report for Q4, showing some solid performance and higher-than-expected earnings. The company brought in $ 34.25 billion in revenue, which is slightly higher than the previous quarter of $ 33.2 billion, and a further 1.5 million new postpaid customers were signed up.

Today’s report ($ 1.32 in earnings per share) also shows a slight increase on last year’s figures of $ 33.19 billion from the same quarter. The largest  [Read More…]

Verizon begins beta testing its sponsored data service FreeBee Data

Verizon has announced that it is now ready to begin beta testing its sponsored data service, called FreeBee Data. With this service, Verizon and partners hope to drive engagement with mobile content on its network by allowing customers to access various content without it impacting their data allotment for the month.

We’ve seen T-Mobile offer music and video streaming that doesn’t count towards their data plans, and now Verizon is ready to enter the game. The  [Read More…]

Cat launches rugged S50c smartphone with Verizon connectivity

Cat, a company better known for its large construction equipment than smartphones, has released the S50c which features Verizon connectivity for the first time. Cat has released a number of Android-powered rugged smartphones, but until now they all were meant for use on GSM carriers, like AT&T, T-Mobile and others. The S50c comes with a 4.7-inch HD display that can work bot while gloves are on, or your fingers are wet, allowing you to get things done  [Read More…]

10 Android phones you should consider for Verizon this month (January 2016)

Here we are, two weeks into a new year and some of us are looking for a new phone to compliment the new “us”.  Are you the type of person who wants to get 2016 off and running with a shiny new smartphone?

Buying a new handset can be pretty fun stuff, especially if you’ve got previous experience. But, for others, however, the concept of shopping for a new smartphone may make you anxious.

Which is the newest phone? What is the best phone?  [Read More…]