Verizon to roll out 4G all in one go

Verizon to roll out 4G all in one go

Verizon Wireless will see the launch of 4G data in 2010 whereby Verizon will switch on service in as many areas as possible all at the same time according to Tony Melone, the chief technical officer of Verizon reports electronista. Melone promised that Verizon will not mimic the usual carrier “tease” of introducing faster service […]

Poll: Are Verizon handsets exciting to you?

Poll: Are Verizon handsets exciting to you?

Verizon Wireless is applauded for their call quality and coverage, but for some strange reason often loses out to the likes of Sprint, T-Mobile and AT&T when obtaining the latest high end smartphones available reports wired.com. Apparently the research director of consumer devices for Current Analysts, Avi Greengart has said Verizon lacks the star products […]

Verizon: What is the point of landlines anymore?

Verizon: What is the point of landlines anymore?

The CEO of Verizon Communications, Ivan Seidenberg has virtually announced the death of the landline, telling the audience of the Goldman Sachs investor conference that Verizon Communications is not interested in telephones connected via a landline reports the NYT. Traditional phone companies are suffering due to customers cancelling their landlines in favour of using their […]

Verizon Undermined: Nortel Gets Court Approval for Avaya Deal

Verizon Undermined: Nortel Gets Court Approval for Avaya Deal

We reported not too long ago that Avaya was making a play for the bankrupt communications equipment manufacturer, Nortel Network, which can be viewed (here). Well yesterday, Nortel Networks gain court permission to sell their telephone service unit to Avaya reports the NYT. This court approval undermines a move by Verizon block the deal, as […]

Verizon confirms Wi-Fi, devices may include BlackBerry Storm 2 and others

Verizon confirms Wi-Fi, devices may include BlackBerry Storm 2 and others

Verizon, last month announced they will make free WiFi available in several airports and hotels for their broadband customers, and apparently Verizon also plans on pushing out numerous WiFi equipped mobile phones during the next few months states an article on investors. Analysts have been speculating which WiFi enabled mobile handsets Verizon is likely to […]

Verizon Wireless: U.S. iPhone deal remembered

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Strigl is responsible for Verizon’s network based businesses. Including Verizon Wireless, Verizon Telecom and Verizon Business, also Verizon Service Operations. Which provides support for financial, real estate and other services to the company’s operations. IN a press release Strigl said that Verizon has become a market leader in both communication and operational excellence. He believes […]

Nokia Twist handset with Verizon for September 13 hopefully

Nokia Twist handset with Verizon for September 13 hopefully

The latest news with Nokia is that the new Nokia Twist mobile phone will be with Verizon Wireless as of the 13th of September and then in other markets as of the 21st of September reports engadget. The Nokia Twist is a strange swivel form factor handset and at least shows that Nokia is committed […]

Verizon COO Denny Strigl retires by years end

Verizon COO Denny Strigl retires by years end

Verizon Communications Inc, COO Denny Strigl, is retiring after 41 years in the telecom industry reports an article on phone plus mag. The announcement of Strigl’s retirement came the same day Verizon announced a 3.3% increase in their quarterly dividend to 47.5 cents, with Strigl leaving as Verizon COO by the end of the year. […]

Will AT&T users stay around or choose Verizon with iPhone-like phone?

Will AT&T users stay around or choose Verizon with iPhone-like phone?

With AT&T’s exclusivity over the Apple iPhone, one would expect AT&T to have been coining it in, but apparently that presumption is wrong according to an article ob WSJ. Apparently AT&T may have been getting the blunt end of the stick while Apple coffers have been growing. The word is AT&T’s profit margins have been […]

Upcoming BlackBerry Curve 2, Sholes and Storm 2 Verizon phones

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Wow, have we got some exciting news for you a brilliant outline of some of Verizon Wireless upcoming handset release dates. First we have the Motorola Sholes a phone that was assumed by many of us wouldn’t be launching until a lot later in the year. It appears that we could see that hit Verizon […]