Tag Archive: Verizon

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

Verizon starts selling the Moto Z and Moto Z Force

You can now pick up the Moto Z Droid Edition and the Moto Z Force Droid Edition from Verizon, with both phones exclusive to the carrier until this fall. The Moto Z Droid Edition is available for $ 26 monthly, or $ 624 outright, and the Moto Z Force Droid Edition will set you back $ 30 monthly, or $ 720 outright.

The main difference between the two phones is that the Moto Z Force Droid Edition has  [Read More…]

Verizon Buyer’s Guide (Summer 2016)

In the market for a new smartphone from Verizon Wireless? Regardless of whether you’re buying your first Android or upgrading for the fourth time, the wireless service provider has something for everyone. As you might suspect, Big Red, being a massive carrier, has plenty to choose from. As the lone carrier to offer the Droid series, Verizon is

Verizon rolls out small updates to the LG G5 and V10

Verizon has started rolling out a fresh set of updates to both the LG G5 and LG V10, bringing along some slight tweaks to both. For the G5, Verizon says that this update, which brings the software up to version VS98713A, adds the option to use an app drawer on the home screen.

As for the V10, the changes are much more on the minor side of things. The software version for the V10 after this update  [Read More…]

Verizon took $30 billion in revenue, added 615,000 postpaid additions in Q2 2016

Verzion has published the U.S. carrier’s results for Q2 2016, noting total revenues of $ 30.5 billion for the quarter. The company also recently finalized its acquisition of Yahoo, which will sit comfortably alongside AOL. Operating income for Q2 was $ 4.6 billion and the carrier announced 615,000 new postpaid net additions. Verizon now has 113 million retail connections, up just over 3% from last year.

Some highlights from the financial report:

The composition of the  [Read More…]

Verizon agrees to buy Yahoo for $4.83 billion

Yahoo has agreed to sell its core business to Verizon for $ 4.83 billion, signaling an end to one of the internet’s most pioneering companies as a standalone entity.

Under the deal, Verizon will acquire Yahoo’s search, mail and instant messaging services, along with its ad platform and a few real estate holdings. Yahoo’s ad business and digital content services — including Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Sports — will be of significant value to Verizon as it looks to expand  [Read More…]