It became clear Verizon Wireless had also been planning to get rid of its CDMA phone service after it had successfully deployed its LTE network for voice calls around three years ago. This time around, the Big Red is now moving on to offering its first LTE only device to its customers.
According to the results of a new study recently conducted by PCMag.com, Verizon Wireless’ network is still the fastest compared to the other members of the Big Four mobile operators in the United States (AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint).
Verizon Wireless has recently announced this week that it had managed to close its $4.48 billion buyout of Yahoo, amidst a lengthy and at times tricky negotiation phase replete with shareholder spats and breaches of security.
Based on what has been revealed at Google’s I/O developer conference that happened just a few weeks ago, Asus’ upcoming phablet, the ZenFone AR, is nearing its official release date, and the device will be hitting the United States mobile market some time this summer as an exclusive offering from Verizon Wireless.
Mobile virtual network operator US Mobile recently announced that it will be launching on the biggest 4G LTE network in America in summer of this year. Even though the MVNO did not disclose the identities of its infrastructure partners, it did tease that it will be working with two of the best mobile networks in the United States.
Switching campaigns do not get as direct as T-Mobile’s latest one. Aptly named #GetOutOfTheRed, the latest deal from the third biggest wireless carrier in the United States is targeted at existing subscribers of Verizon Wireless. Specifically, the special offer allows switching mobile users from the Big Red to keep their smartphone and then get it paid off in full.
The biggest wireless carrier in the United States is teaming up with a couple of tech giants in order to conduct 5G trials during the upcoming Indianapolis 500, which happens this weekend. Indeed, Verizon Wireless, as well as Ericsson and Intel, are looking to demo pre-standardized 5G by way of a 5G powered connected home set up near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
According to Straight Path, it had very recently struck a merger agreement that will have Verizon Wireless pay an estimated $3.1 billion in an all stock transaction in order to acquire the wireless spectrum holder. By securing this deal, the Big Red has effectively managed to outbid rival AT&T for Straight Path’s spectrum.
When Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), announced his plan to reverse the net neutrality rules adopted under the leadership of former Chair Tom Wheeler, it was generally met with positive reactions from the wireless industry.
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