Verizon’s Q4 results are in for 2015, and it looks like the nation’s largest wireless carrier had a pretty solid holiday season. Revenue is up, churn is down, and they even managed to get some solid additions to their home internet services. Read more
If you don’t own one of the newest handsets, waiting for the latest version of Android to hit your device can be pretty frustrating to say the least. It would appear that the wait is over for one lucky owner of a Verizon LG G3 (LGVS985W) though, with the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update reaching his device via OTA. Read more
Motorola and Verizon have teamed up yet again to hold a limited time promotion. The offering gives a DROID half off with the purchase of one of two DROID smartphones. Both the Motorola DROID Turbo 2 and DROID Maxx 2 are eligible.
Verizon is joining all of the other carriers that are trying to test the boundaries of net neutrality with their own new free data program, called FreeBee. It’s more similar to AT&T’s Sponsored Data and less similar to T-Mobile’s chaotic Binge On, but still gives companies a way to drive traffic to their sites and apps without it dinging a customer’s data allotment. Read more
As part of a network overhaul dubbed “Next Generation Network” by Sprint insiders, the company hopes to also overhaul its business in an effort to end six years of financial losses. Reports from sources familiar with the effort indicate Sprint hopes to save $1 billion per year through a combination of moves directly tied to the performance of the network. These moves include the relocation of radio antennas to new towers and cutting ties to the AT&T and Verizon “backhaul.” Read more
A new ruggedized smartphone just made its way to Verizon! The Cat S50c runs Android Lollipop and is super durable.
The LG Optimus Zone 3 leaked for Verizon’s prepaid network a few weeks back, and today it’s being officially added to Big Red’s low-cost portfolio. It offers a pretty solid successor to the popular Optimus Zone 2 with a few key improvements. Read more
Do you regret not springing for the piece of mind some added device coverage would have given you? Well today might just be your lucky day. Verizon is allowing you to make up for that mistake by allowing all customers, even those without brand new phones, to sign up for one of its device protection plans.
Motorola fans should be a little more excited than usual today. Those of you with a Verizon Moto X (2014) will now be able to unlock the bootloader on your phone.
Fashionably late as usual, Verizon has finally started pushing out the long-awaited Android 5.1.1 update for the Galaxy Note 4. Not only does this upgrade transport the latest version of Lollipop to the handset, but it also removes all of the Amazon bloatware that shipped on board the device as standard.