News tagged: Verizon
Evan Blass is at it again and this time with an alleged render of the upcoming Verizon tablet. The popular leakster shared a render of the upcoming Verizon Ellipsis 10 HD tablet, and considering that he has been very accurate, this is probably the real deal.
A version of the LG Watch Sport is not going to be released for Verizon, reports Droid Life. The LTE-ready model has been entirely cancelled. Initially the Watch Sport was supposed to offer LTE on Verizon and AT&T. The Verizon model was first delayed.
Verizon has reportedly beat AT&T in a bidding war, enabling it to acquire Straight Path and its spectrum for $3.1 billion. The Wall Street Journal reports Verizon sent in the bid after AT&T announced it was buying Straight Path for $1.6 billion in April.
The carrier nicknamed Big Red has just announced that its smartwatch is now available for purchase. Just as promised, the Wear24 is now available in stores and online. If you're willing to sign a contract, the watch will cost you $299. Otherwise, it is priced at $349.
Comcast and Charter have agreed not to compete against each other in the wireless industry. For at least a year, neither company will pursue a merger without asking for the other's permission. This agreement has led to a lot of speculation that a joint acquisition could occur.
Motorola is not the only one that is working on a new tablet. ASUS' unannounced tablet with model number ASUS P00J (ZT582KL) has just cleared the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) in the United States and from what we know, it will be a Verizon exclusive model.
Data center company Equinix has acquired 29 centers from Verizon for a total of $3.6 billion. The California-based company has centers all around the globe and it revealed its deal with Verizon in December 2016. Some of centers allow Equinix to enter new regions.
Unlimited data is now available with an $80 prepaid wireless plan from Verizon. The plan comes with unlimited data, talk, and text in the US. It also offers unlimited talk to Mexico and Canada. Customers don't have to worry about a long-term contract or credit check.
Verizon is starting to add near-gigabit speeds to its Fios internet service. The company announced "Fios Gigabit Connection" on Monday, revealing it'll offer 940 Mbps down and 880 Mbps up. It's coming to eight regions in the United States. It will only cost $70.
When Galaxy S8 was unveiled, Samsung did say that Bixby is far from its prime time and that they have a lot of work to do before making it work like it should. However, the personal digital assistant ships with the phone and offers several features, one of which is the Bixby
The Wear24, a smartwatch from Verizon, will be available beginning May 11. It'll enter the market online and in stores. The device offers LTE connectivity on the Verizon network and it runs Android Wear 2.0. The Wear24 will be available in three colors.
Once Yahoo is fully under Verizon's control, it'll be combined with AOL to form a new entity known as "Oath." The new content division's name was confirmed in a tweet from AOL CEO Tim Armstrong. Verizon is still working to fully acquire Yahoo for billions of dollars.
Major internet providers have come out to clarify that they don't intend to sell personally identifiable browser histories. Statements intended to reassure users have been released by AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon, all of which are trying to calm people down.
Verizon is also interested in setting up a live TV streaming service, reports Bloomberg. The company may come out with its service as early as this summer. Recent reports have also claimed Comcast is considering a streaming TV option. Verizon is further along than Comcast.
Verizon has announced it'll release a piece of software called AppFlash to subscribers with Android devices "in the coming weeks." AppFlash is basically spyware and it'll track what users are installing, with that data potentially then being sold to third-party advertisers.
Verizon is being sued by New York City for not completing its citywide fiber network. Its failure to finish the job went against a 2008 contract. Verizon had promised everyone in the city would have access to FiOS by 2014. Verizon admits that not all households are covered.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will receive a $23 million package when Verizon's acquisition of the company closes. That package includes around $3 million in cash along with equity and benefits. It adds to her lifetime compensation from Yahoo of $150 million.
Verizon is going to test 5G wireless technology in 11 US cities this year. It's going to introduce "pre-commercial" service to pilot customers. This is the first time the carrier will set up its 5G technology for actual use. The tests will begin in mid-2017.
Verizon has announced a new low-tier plan that includes 2 GB of LTE data for $40 per month upfront. The plan is $10 cheaper than its previous lowest-price offer. You'll also get unlimited calling and texting with the plan. It's not a great offer compared to other carriers.
Verizon's final acquisition price for Yahoo will be $350 million lower than was originally revealed. It was recently reported the discount would be $250 million, but now the companies have confirmed the adjustment is larger. The price is now around $4.48 billion.