Verizon gets a little stingier with its discounted upgrades, and will now make customers wait two full years before getting a discount. Verizon also eliminates the option to switch the type of device.
Verizon wants to negotiate eyeball-based content fees for programming it buys, and customers may get a break out of the deal.
An online petition to legally protect the unlocking of mobile phones has collected 100,000 signatures—which is enough to guarantee a response from the White House.
AT&T will buy mobile spectrum in the 700MHz band from Verizon Communications for US$1.9 billion, AT&T said Friday.
The plans include one for small businesses, with up to 25 lines of shared data, and one aimed at large businesses of any size, with no limit on the number of devices
Verizon Communications posted a net loss of $1.9 billion during the fourth quarter of 2012, but the losses were due to a series of one-time expenses from severance, pension, and restructuring costs.
After starting amid the smoldering ruins of AT&T and T-Mobile USA's failed merger, 2012 ended as a big year for mobile carrier deals in the U.S., and possibly a final changing of the guard for a long time.
Hours after boasting about the theft of 3 million records from Verizon Wireless, the hacker claiming responsibility for the attack and the purloined data posted to Pastebin have disappeared from the Web. Verizon denies the data involved customer files, while a security expert says it was old.
The U.S. Patent Office has delivered a 'non-final' rejection of a Verizon patent application for a controversial technology that would serve targeted ads to TV viewers based on what they're doing or saying in front of their sets.