Updated January 7, 2011
The wireless service provider also unveils 10 devices for its faster network at Consumer Electronics Show. Verizon Wireless began rolling out its mobile broadband service last year.
Updated January 6, 2011
Its new wireless network is the fastest in the country, and Verizon is hoping to cash in on that advantage by selling tablets and smart phones that devour data.
The Xoom tablet
December 28, 2010
Smart-phone makers are putting in calls to their lawyers and using patent lawsuits as a business tactic to slow competitors.
December 1, 2010
The initial rollout is for data plans and laptops; 4G smartphones are not yet available.
November 17, 2010
Verizon Wireless says 200 of 900 new jobs it is creating will be in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Updated November 17, 2010
AT&T, Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile USA plan a joint venture to let people buy things with technology built into their cell phones.
November 3, 2010
Whether it’s truly “4G technology or not, the service provider says it is. T-Mobile also is offering new 4G phone, high-speed wireless netbook.
Updated October 28, 2010
Customers also will receive more than $50 million in refunds for data charges.
October 22, 2010
Wireless profits are strong, but Verizon owns only 55 percent of Verizon Wireless, and can only lay claim that to that share of the profits.
October 20, 2010
The Samsung Galaxy Tab goes on sale on Nov. 11. It has a 7-inch screen and runs Google Inc.'s Android software. Access to Verizon's cellular data network will cost $20 per month for up to 1 gigabyte of traffic.
October 14, 2010
AT&T also will sell iPads in its retail stores, but the Verizon-Apple deal ends AT&T's exclusive.
Updated October 7, 2010
Verizon Wireless said Wednesday that its new 4G wireless broadband network will be live before the end of the year in the cities on the Boston-to-Washington stretch as well as in Charlotte, California, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Seattle and other areas.
Updated September 23, 2010
Reports regularly surface of an upcoming iPhone version for Verizon's network, but so far AT&T Inc. has kept its exclusive right to sell the phone in the U.S.
Updated September 20, 2010
Lowell McAdam is likely to become the next CEO at Verizon.
September 17, 2010
The Galaxy Tab has a 7-inch screen, half the size of the iPad. It runs Google Inc.'s Android smart phone software and can play Flash video from the Web, which the iPad can't. It also has two cameras for videoconferencing, which the iPad lacks.