Tag Archive: Verizon


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…]

Verizon taking pre-orders for Moto Z Droid, Moto Z Force Droid

Verizon Wireless on Thursday began taking pre-orders for its latest smartphones, the Motorola Moto Z Droid and Moto Z Force Droid. Both devices are expected in retail stores one week from now on July 28. The Moto Z Droid carries a full retail price tag of $ 624; customers can spread payments out over a payment plan at $ 26

Buy a mod for your new Verizon Moto Z and you’ll enjoy 20% off additional mods

Verizon has set a date as to when you’ll be able to pick up your new Moto Z and Moto Z Force, and should you be on the hunt for some mods to spice up your imminent experience be sure to take note that when picking up a mod you’ll get 20% off additional mods. This will help make it more affordable to not only pick up the battery powerhouse, but also a projector or boombox.

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Verizon expected to crack down on unlimited customers using ‘extraordinary amount of data’

According to a new report, Verizon may be planning a crackdown of sorts on customers it deems to be using “an extraordinary amount of data” each month. Specifically, Droid Life reports that, according to its sources, unlimited data customers that Verizon flags as using too much data will have an opportunity to move to a different plan starting July 21.

From Droid Life:

According to sources of ours, Verizon is working on an Unlimited Data Plan Migration  [Read More…]

Verizon Prepaid plans gain ‘Always-On Data”

Verizon Wireless recently rolled out a new feature for its Prepaid customers which gives them unlimited access to data. Well, sort of. Called Always-On Data, it lets subscribers use data at 2G speeds if they go through their allotted monthly bucket. Now, hitting your cap of 4G LTE doesn’t end your Facebook browsing and Pokemon

International data overseas: How AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon and Project Fi compare

Oh, you’ll have to pay extra for roaming data outside the U.S — the question is how much.​

The editors here at Android Central tend to travel a lot for this job, and that isn’t limited to staying in our home country. And when we travel, we need to have our phones with us and connected to data — that’s kind of what we do. We’re no strangers to dealing with roaming internationally, and thankfully for  [Read More…]

Galaxy S7, S7 edge now receiving July 1 security patch from Verizon

Verizon is now pushing the July 1 security update to both the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. This month Google is offering two security patches, one dated July 1 and one dated July 5 which included a few extra things. While it would be nice to see Samsung pushing the July 5 update, it is still great to see the patches pushing out so quickly.

No other major changes are noted by Verizon, but it  [Read More…]

Verizon: It’s a matter of perspective (Editorial)

Verizon is known as one of the top service providers in the U.S. today. You can drive through almost any town in America and see one of its stores. Heck, you can even go to Walmart and get one of its phones and a plan there. But is it worth it? Honestly, as the title

Low-cost HTC Desire 530 announced for Verizon, T-Mobile

HTC today announced it will soon offer an entry-level Android smartphone through Verizon and T-Mobile. Known as the HTC Desire 530, it features a unique micro splash polycarbonate shell. According to HTC, no two models will have the same pattern. As for the specifications, HTC was somewhat tight-lipped on the hardware. Running Android 6.0 Marshmallow,