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Verizon prepaid customers get HD voice and video calls

Verizon Wireless on Friday announced that its prepaid customers will have Voice over LTE capabilities starting on September 25. Indeed, this means HD voice calling and HD video calling over the service as well as six-way calls and more. Yes, it also means the ability to surf the internet while taking calls, too. With prepaid rates

Verizon, Sprint start selling new Galaxy Note 7 as recall continues

Well it turns out those new Note 7s aren’t just for exchanges; they’re also for new sales.

Right on the heels of the announcement that 500,000 brand new Galaxy Note 7s have arrived in the U.S. for customer exchanges, Verizon and Sprint have started offering up the new phones for sale. Verizon’s page places a larage notice on the product page indicating that these are new “safe” units, while Sprint simply picked up where it left off with no  [Read More…]

How to return your recalled Galaxy Note 7 to Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile or Sprint

Samsung has initiated a recall for the Note 7, but all you care about is your interaction with your carrier.

Since a majority of us in the U.S. still buy our phones from the big four carriers, we don’t really care about the process of returning our still-new recalled Galaxy Note 7 elsewhere — we want to know how to get it done here. Well, it turns out that one of the benefits of buying your  [Read More…]

Verizon to offer Motorola Moto Z Play Droid on September 8

Verizon today announced yet another entrant in its Droid family of smartphones. Starting from September 8, the Motorola Moto Z Play Droid goes on sale with an all-in $ 408 price tag. Unlike its brethren, the Moto Z Droid and Moto Z Force Droid, the Moto Z Play Droid is aimed at a less-demanding user. But, that’s

Verizon data speeds now twice as fast for most of the US

Verizon customers should be on the lookout for faster data speeds, according to the wireless service provider. Today finds Verizon announcing that some 460+ markets are getting LTE Advanced coverage to the tune of 50% faster data connections. Indeed, roughly 288 million POPs, or approximately 90% of the US, are able to take advantage of

Verizon rewarding gift card givers with back-to-school promo

Know someone heading off to college this fall? Chances are good you’ll consider purchasing a gift card for them. How do we know? A recent survey from National Retail Federation says that more than one out of every three people shopping for college students will include gift cards as part of their purchases. Understanding this, Verizon is rolling

Verizon is taking online orders for the HTC Desire 530

Verizon Wireless is the latest carrier in the U.S. to sell the HTC Desire 530. Orders are being taken at Verizon’s website and the phone will also be available in its retail stores starting on August 11.

Verizon states that it will offer a variety of prices and payment plans for the phone:

The HTC Desire 530 in Blue Lagoon is available for $ 6 a month for 24 months (0% APR; $ 144 full price).  [Read More…]

Verizon customers can pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Note7 now

The Galaxy Note7 made waves yesterday with the official introduction by Samsung. Historically the Note line has paved the way for other devices to follow with its large QHD display, integrated stylus, and top of the line features not yet integrated into current smartphones. The Note7 is the first major smartphone to use iris-scanning technology

Verizon Digital Media Services expands in India with Airtel partnership

Verizon Digital Media Services is partnering with India’s leading carrier Airtel to expand its content delivery network across the country. The deal sees the launch of four points of presence in four cities: Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, and New Delhi.

The move enables fast access to Verizon’s digital content platform to those located in the country. From Verizon Digital Media Services CTO Rob Peters:

We are expanding our content delivery network in strategic markets that our customers  [Read More…]

Verizon promo gives customers 4 lines and 16GB of data for $150

Verizon Wireless on Thursday announced a new limited-time promotion which sees the carrier offering up extra data at no additional cost. Specifically, the deal is catered to family plans looking for four lines of service. Typically, Verizon’s 8GB (Large) plan runs $ 70 per month, but for the time being, anyone who signs up on the