Tag Archive: Verizon

Samsung’s Galaxy S20 5G UW with mmWave is now on sale at Verizon

The other carrier variants of the Galaxy S20 only support sub-6GHz 5G networks.

What you need to know Verizon’s Galaxy S20 with mmWave 5G support is now on sale. The Big Red carrier is offering a $ 150 discount on the phone, which will be credited to your account over 24 months. The Galaxy S20 5G UW comes in Cosmic Gray, Cloud Pink, and Cloud White colorways.

Just as it had promised, Verizon today started selling the  [Read More…]

Samsung brings the S20 with mmWave to Verizon this June

A Galaxy S20 built with mmWave support arrives on Verizon.

What you need to know Verizon is launching an mmWave compatible Galaxy S20 this June. It ships in a Verizon exclsuive Cloud-White shade. The wallet busting $ 1000 price tag is is also present, with the option of a $ 41.66 24-month payment plan.

Samsung and Verizon are launching a new version of the Galaxy S20 this June. Equipped with mmWave 5G or what Verizon calls 5G  [Read More…]

The unlocked OnePlus 8 now works on Verizon — here’s what you need to know

Bring your own device.

What you need to know The unlocked variants of the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro are now supported on Verizon’s network. You can switch over to the carrier’s network via its Bring Your Own Device program. The process was actually fast-tracked compared to OnePlus’ initial estimate of June.

OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro owners rejoice! Your unlocked phone can finally be connected to Verizon’s network, officially and without breaking anything. The news comes  [Read More…]

Verizon is giving 15GB of extra data to customers amid coronavirus crisis

It is also offering free international calling to CDC level 3 countries.

What you need to know Verizon is giving 15GB of high-speed data to all its wireless consumer and small business customers during the coronavirus pandemic. It is also waiving overage charges and late fees for customers financially affected by the COVID-19 crisis. To support people working from home, Verizon has also rolled out an affordable internet option for new low-income customers.

Verizon today announced a  [Read More…]

Verizon just spent $1.6 billion on new millimeter-wave spectrum, but why?

Verizon solidifies its mmWave 5G lead in the latest FCC spectrum auction.

What you need to know Verizon bought the most 5G mmWave spectrum ever, spending over $ 1.6 billion for 4,960 licenses. AT&T came in second with 3,267 licenses, while T-Mobile is in third with 2,384. This auction is the largest auction the FCC has ever held, both monetarily and in measured spectrum licensed.

In a move that’s both surprising and expected at the same time,  [Read More…]

Yahoo Mobile is a new Verizon MVNO that no one asked for

Verizon’s Visible sub-brand already offers unlimited talk, text, and data for $ 40.

What you need to know Yahoo today announced the launch of Yahoo Mobile, a virtual network that uses Verizon’s 4G LTE network. Its unlimited phone plan offers unlimited text, talk, and data for $ 40 per month. Yahoo Mobile will be available for users in the U.S. on iOS and Android starting today.

In what can be described as a surprising move, Verizon today  [Read More…]

The Verizon Galaxy S9 is making the leap to Android 10

One UI 2.0 comes along for the ride.

What you need to know Samsung is rolling out Android 10 to the Verizon Galaxy S9. The update brings One UI 2.0 for the ride. AT&T has also updated the S9 to Android 10.

While everyone’s enamored with Android 11 and the Samsung Galaxy S20, older phones still need love too. Samsung is continuing its rollout of Android 10 for the S9, this time bringing it to the Verizon  [Read More…]

Verizon reportedly has no plans to sell the Google Pixel 4a or Pixel 5

It could be a massive setback for Google’s hardware division.

What you need to know A new report claims Verizon will not be selling any Pixel smartphone this year. Verizon has so far been Google’s closest carrier partner in the United States. The limited commercial success of Pixel phones is said to be the main reason behind the Big Red’s decision.

When Google introduced its Pixel line of smartphones in 2016, it partnered with Verizon Wireless to  [Read More…]

Galaxy S20 on Verizon: Everything you need to know

The Galaxy S20 series is the newest line of phones from Samsung and it introduces some seriously impressive new hardware to the Android world. The two larger models, the S20+ and the S20 Ultra will be available on Verizon and support Verizon’s fast Ultra Wideband 5G network. Here’s what you need to know if you are ready to upgrade to one of Samsung’s new phones on Verizon.

Verizon Galaxies Samsung Galaxy S20+

$ 1200 at  [Read More…]

Verizon is giving away free Stadia Premiere Editions with new Fios Gigabit

Could this help Stadia reach more people quickly? It may be too small a pool.

What you need to know Verizon and Google are teaming up. If you sign up for Fios Gigabit internet, you will receive a Stadia Premiere Edition. The offer starts on January 29, 2020.

Today we received a press release that could significantly increase the number of people using Google’s Stadia platform. Verizon has announced a partnership with Google to give away a  [Read More…]