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Verizon Acquires AOL For $4.4 billion

by Gizmoration May 18, 2015
Verizon, one of the largest telecommunications companies of the United States, has acquired AOL Inc. in a deal worth a total of $4.4 billion, or $50 per share. The deal, that creates unique and scaled digital media platforms for consumers, advertisers and partners was announced through a press release published just hours ago through the […]
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Verizon Upgrades Its 3G Spectrum For Accomodating 4G

by Rajesh Ksskon December 7, 2014
Verizon, the pioneer in wireless communications has taken the steps towards upgrading the 3G networks that the company possess to 4G LTE in PCS bands, according to reports. These bands are being used for EV-DO in  markets. This upgradation helps the company to provide reliable LTE services at a greater speed to the consumers. The […]

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KILL SWITCH 2015: The Remote Disabling of Smartphones

by Ranjan Yadavon August 12, 2014
“Kill Switch”, meant to remotely disabling smartphones and wiping their data is set to be a standard in 2015 in the US. This kill switch enabling pledge is supported by mobile world’s major market players like Apple, Google, Samsung and Microsoft. The major cellular carriers in the US viz. AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint and U.S. Cellular, have also signed to this voluntary […]
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Walmart lowers prices for iPhone 5C and 5S: $29 and $99

by Matthew Lucason June 27, 2014
Walmart is lowering the price of the iPhone 5s and 5c beginning Friday, 9 a.m. “local time.”. The retailer says that the price drop is permanent, and the offer is only available in stores. It’s not available online. With a two-year contract on AT&T, Verizon, or Sprint, the 16GB iPhone 5c will be available for just $29 (down from $49) […]

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Verizon Phone Plans: More Data, Cheaper and Global Texting

by Nick Adamson February 15, 2014
The Verizon phone plans are changing. The company hatched its latest scheme to win customers in the mobile service battle Thursday, boosting data allowances, storage and messaging ability, and offering a discount for some plans. The “More Everything” Verizon phone plans, which leaked to the internet, are similar to the company’s existing Share Everything plans, but with higher […]

Verizon Gives Parent Companies $7 Billion

by Chris Murphyon June 23, 2013
Verizon Wireless announced today that it will distribute $7.0 billion to Verizon Communicatins and Vodafone Group Plc. VC owns 55 percent, and Vodafone owns 45 percent of the “partnership”. It is payable June 25, 2013. According to Seeking Alpha this a “stalemate” move, claiming, “In effect, Verizon is betting that Vodafone will be under more […]

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Strong American Company, Verizon Helps The Boston Victims

by Chris Murphyon April 19, 2013
The week wasn’t good for Boston. But Verizon, who saw a strong Q1 ‘13 earnings report today, has generously given $100,000, to ‘One Fund Boston’ to help the victims of the horrific bombing. In a statement released by Verizon today, the donation was directly addressed, “The thoughts and prayers of Verizon employees across the globe […]
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Dish Network Fighting Softbank Over Sprint

by Nick Adamson April 16, 2013
Dish Network has announced that it wants to buy Sprint Nextel for about $25.5 billion giving shareholders $17.3 billion in cash and $8.2 billion in stock… this would amount to about $7 per share. The $7 dollars per share would amount to $4.76 in cash and 0.05953 DISH shares for each Sprint share held. Dish Network […]

Want to Invest? Put Your Money on Verizon

by Chris Murphyon March 28, 2013
Looking to invest in telecommunications? Check out Verizon, dividend yield of 4.65%, massive revenue generating capacity and strong cash flows make the stock a hit among income investors, having jumped 22% over the past year. Source, Seeking Alpha. See also AT&T Versus Big Red: The Battle Of Mobile Coverage As of today, March 28, the stock […]

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HTC One Specs, Design, Features and Price

by Eric Brownon March 22, 2013
The Taiwanese mobile manufacturer’s new high-end smartphone features a stunning and modern design, a large screen and a powerful camera. The HTC One specs are quite impressive and at a first look it seems a great smartphone. HTC One has a rectangular design, with aluminum insertions, it is very thin and weights 143 g. When […]
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Ding, Ding! Stocks Are In! The Wireless Coverage Battle Continues

by Chris Murphyon March 19, 2013
Closing stock of Verizon on 3/18, $48.75. AT&T, $36.15. The battle for supremacy in wireless coverage continues between these two carriers who control 70% of the cell market in the U.S. Also see AT&T Versus Big Red: The Battle Of Mobile Coverage According to stocks market guide, Seeking Alpha, great app by the way, Q3 2012 […]

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AT&T Versus Big Red: The Battle Of Mobile Coverage

by Chris Murphyon March 18, 2013
AT&T and Verizon really have something to duke out now. According to a Rootmetrics report by Patrick Linder, released March 11, 2013 named LTE Performance Review, AT&T now has the fastest, pure 4G LTE download speed. 18.6 Mbps. Outpacing Verizon at 14.3 Mbps. But, the report states, AT&T is second in network connectivity to Verizon, […]
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BlackBerry Z10 Specs, Price and Release Date

by Matthew Lucason March 2, 2013
BlackBerry is back. The new Z10 smartphone is bringing BlackBerry (formerly known as RIM) among the big mobile companies. Z10 is a plastic and metal -made smartphone, measuring 5.1 x 2.6 x 0.4 inches and weighing 137.5g  or 4.85 oz. It is powered by a 1,800mAh battery, able to connect through Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, 2G, […]


Verizon Prepaid Plans Available: But Only for 3G Smartphones

by Anna Johnsonon February 2, 2013
Verizon introduced two new prepaid plans aimed at their budget-concerned customers. The bad news is that they are only available for 3G smartphones. The monthly plans, which appear to be restricted to a small number of smartphones unable to access Big Red’s LTE network, both offer unlimited talk and text. The new Verizon prepaid plans start at $60 […]
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BlackBerry 10 Smartphones Unveiled: Z10 and Q10

by Gizmoration January 31, 2013
BlackBerry 10 launch of the two new smartphones was held this morning in Manhattan, New York City, and  included a company name change: from Research in Motion (or RIM) to BlackBerry, a move that will bring the company back on the market now dominated by rivals like Apple and Samsung. The new BlackBerry 10 devices […]


Prices Drop on Nokia Lumias: $39 or Even Free

by Matthew Lucason December 27, 2012
Nokia is betting on the success of the Lumia phones, which run Microsoft Corp.’s Windows Phone 8 software, to steady the company after a string of financial losses. The company’s main phone, Nokia Lumia 920, was launched through AT&T for $99. That price still stands, but the phone is available at Amazon for as low […]
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Walmart Offers iPhone 5 For $127, 4S For $47 And iPad 3 For $399

by Chris Murphyon December 16, 2012
If you have been waiting for the latest iPhone or the iPad 3 with Retina Display to buy at a low price, now is your moment. Walmart has started to offer the iPhone 5 and iPad 3 with a generous discount. The 16GB iPhone 5 is now available for $127, down from the usual $199. If you […]
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Walmart Black Friday: Best Tech Deals

by Matthew Lucason November 18, 2012
Walmart Black Friday deals start at 8 p.m. local time, on Nov. 17, where will be some great tech deals for shoppers to take advantage of. You will need to hurry up your Thanksgiving dinner early and get over to Walmart very fast. Walmart will have 3 phases of doorbusters — the 3rd one happening on Nov. 23. […]


HTC Droid DNA: Available at Verizon (REVIEW)

by Eric Brownon November 15, 2012
The new HTC Droid DNA is the best smartphone the company made in a long time and it is now available at Verizon. It has a 5-inch 1080p LCD display (Super LCD3), is running the latest Android version 4.1 Jelly Bean with HTC’s Sense4+ custom interface and inside, the DNA has a 1.5Ghz quad-core processor, […]
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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Review

by Chris Murphyon October 25, 2012
Samsung‘s Galaxy Note 2, is now available for pre-order from Verizon and AT&T. The shipping is free and it will start on November 27. The smartphone was just launched at Samsung’s Galaxy Note II World Tour 2012 NYC, where we got our hands on the giant smartphone/mini tablet. The Galaxy Note II features huge 5.5-inch […]