Tag Archive: Verizon


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.

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Verizon has the country’s best wireless customer service

Customer support is important to most companies.

Things invariably go wrong with any product or service, and those people need support to get them back to the experience a company tries to put forward for everyone. When what goes wrong is the phone we keep our whole lives on, or the cellular connection that we use as a literal lifeline in our darkest moments, good customer service isn’t just desires, it is necessary.

So, which carriers took the top  [Read More…]

Verizon intros new prepaid unlimited data plan for $80/month

Despite its known aversion of limited data plan, Verizon seems to be fully embracing the concept in 2017. Back in February, the nation’s largest carrier introduced Verizon Unlimited – a plan which offers smartphone and tablets unlimited talk, text, LTE data and 10GB of tethering data for $ 80 per month. Now Verizon is expanding its […]

FYI: Bixby’s Amazon shopping feature not available for Verizon Galaxy S8 users

We already told you that Bixby isn’t fully operational on the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ just yet. Despite promising a virtual assistant that allows users to do anything they’re doing on the phone by using voice commands, for the time being, Samsung delivered a pretty restricted Bixby. Ok, initial buyers won’t be able to […]

Sorry, Verizon users: Bixby is even more crippled on the Galaxy S8

Adding insult to injury, half of Bixby Vision’s functionality doesn’t yet work if you’re on Big Red’s network.

We’re all a little bummed about Bixby. Samsung’s version of its virtual assistant isn’t everything we’d hoped it would be, especially from a company as big and as established as one of the world’s major smartphone manufacturers. And to make matters worse, Verizon users won’t be able to use half of the one part of Bixby that works — Bixby Vision.

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