Posts tagged “Verizon”

November 6, 2009

Premium Lock Review: Droid stacks up well against iPhone, beats other competition

Verizon Droid Phone Verizon introduces Motorla's Google-driven Droid smart phone today. Overall, it gets a good review, except for its flat keyboard.

Updated October 30, 2009

Premium Lock Next iPhone threat: Droid from Motorola on Verizon network, backed by Google

Verizon Wireless points out the Droid has features Apple Inc.'s iPhone lacks, such as a physical keyboard and the ability to run several applications at once.

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Updated September 22, 2009

Premium Lock FCC chairman formally backs Internet neutrality rules

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski The proposals uphold a pledge Barack Obama made during the presidential campaign to support Internet neutrality and would bar companies like Verizon, Comcast or AT&T from slowing or blocking certain services or content flowing through their vast networks.

Updated September 17, 2009

Premium Lock Bankruptcy judge rejects Verizon’s effort to stop Nortel unit sale to Avaya

 Avaya plans to hire 60 percent of North American Nortel Enterprise workers. Avaya will pay $915 million to buy bankrupt Nortel business unit.

Updated September 17, 2009

Premium Lock Courts clear Nortel business unit sale to Avaya, reject Verizon objection

   In other developments, Canadian government says it won't block Nortel’s sale of its wireless business to Ericsson. Avaya plans to retain 60 percent of Nortel Enterprise workers in North America. RTP campus is one of two top locations for Enterprise group in U.S.

Updated September 1, 2009

Premium Lock FairPoint denies allegation it faked readiness to take over for Verizon

FairPoint Charlotte-based telecommunications firm disputes claims made in e-mail sent to state regulators in New England.

Updated August 28, 2009

Premium Lock  FCC votes to look into wireless competition

FCC The Federal Communications Commission is taking a closer look at the practices of the wireless industry, potentially the first step toward more regulations intended to push down prices and increase choices for consumers.

Updated July 28, 2009

Premium Lock Heavyweight wireless title fight – Verizon, AT&T trade blows in ‘most reliable’ dispute

Who has most reliable network? ‘Preposterous,’ says AT&T in a statement about Verizon’s downplaying of speed. ‘Without any support whatsoever,’ says Verizon abut AT&T’s speed emphasis. What do you think?

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