February 28, 2011
As it did with the original iPhone 4, Consumer Reports said it will not include the Verizon iPhone on its list of recommended smart phones due to the reception problem.
Updated February 4, 2011
The mobile communications provider says orders set a record in two hours for phones offered by the company.
February 3, 2011
Subscribers signing new unlimited data plans, which is a requirement to get the Apple iPhone, are agreeing that the carrier can slow their access if their use affects others.
February 3, 2011
Review: Even if it's the same phone, Verizon does things differently from AT&T, so there are some important factors to consider if you're thinking about getting one.
Updated February 2, 2011
Customers can begin ordering the Apple phones at 3 a.m. on Thursday.
January 26, 2011
In an unadvertised loophole, AT&T has allowed subscribers who have had an unlimited data plan in the past to switch back. That includes anyone who had an iPhone before June, when the limited plans took effect.
January 25, 2011
"We're not going to have any flaws on the execution of the iPhone launch," Verizon Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo tells Wall Street analysts.
January 25, 2011
The addition of 872,000 subscribers is much higher than analysts' forecast of 650,000. Meanwhile, earnings report falls just short of Street expectations.
January 21, 2011
The rules prohibit phone and cable companies from favoring or discriminating against Internet content and services -- including online calling services such as Skype and Internet video services such as Netflix, which in many cases compete with services sold by companies like Verizon
Updated January 11, 2011
Pre-orders will start Feb. 3. The price will be $200 or $300 with a two-year contract, depending on the model, about the same as the iPhone through AT&T. It will be sold through Verizon, Apple and other stores nationwide, as well as over the Internet.
January 11, 2011
There's no doubt a Verizon iPhone would attract millions of buyers, and it would give the country's largest wireless carrier a chance to catch up with AT&T in attracting high-paying smart-phone customers. But the iPhone will also produce new challenges.
January 10, 2011
Rumors that Verizon would carry the iPhone have been circulating since before Apple Inc. unveiled the smart phone in 2007. Those rumors lingered over the years, but have become louder in recent months, as AT&T Inc. is believed to be nearing the end of its exclusive hold on the iPhone.
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 8, 2010
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.