Verizon Wireless Posts

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 arriving on Verizon tomorrow

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If you want to buy a new tablet, Verizon Wireless will start selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 tomorrow. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 has an 8″ LCD display with a resolution count of 1280 x 800 pixels (189ppi). The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 has a quad-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 CPU and that will have the Adreno 305 GPU chipset. The Tab 4 8.0 will include 1.5GB of RAM, 16GB internal memory, 3-megapixel camera, and 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera. The battery is 4,450mAh. The Tab 4 8.0 costs $379.99 — a 2 year plan will cost $279.99.

Google is offering data credit to Chromebook Pixel LTE owners

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Last night, we published a report that the Chromebook Pixel LTE was having its free data shut off. The Verizon service users were promised a certain amount of data for two years, but it ended up being shut off after 12 months. Google is offering users a credit for their trouble. Google is offering anyone affected with a $150 credit.
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Verizon Wireless is now deploying XLTE service across the country

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Verizon Wireless announced today that it is now deploying its XLTE service in select markets across the country. Verizon claims that XLTE will deliver faster peak data speeds and will at least double the 4G LTE bandwidth for users covered by the service.
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Verizon Wireless to expose customer browsing to advertisers through Relevant Mobile Advertising program

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Verizon Wireless said that it is “enhancing” its Relevant Mobile Advertising program to collect data on the online habits of customers so that marketers can target advertisements to users.
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Verizon Wireless launches a new tablet deal

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Verizon Wireless has launched a new service for people that have a “More Everything” plan. If you want to add a tablet to that plan, you will get 1GB of bonus data on top of what that plan offers. You have to have the 1GB data plan as the minimum though. You cannot just have 250MB.
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Verizon buys spectrum from Cincinnati Bell for $210M

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Cincinnati Bell announced today that it has entered an agreement to sell its spectrum assets to Verizon Wireless in a deal that is valued at $210 million. Cincinnati Bell is going to end its wireless operations as part of the deal, but it will continue operating for 8 to 12 months from the signing of the deal. Verizon is going to pay $194 million in cash for the rights to its spectrum. Cincinnati Bell is going to lease back some of the spectrum it is selling to help with the transition. The deal is expected to close in the second half of the year.

Verizon Wireless launches ALLSET prepaid plans

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Verizon Wireless has rebranded their prepaid offerings with a new name called ALLSET PLAN. ALLSET smartphone users get unlimited talk, text, and 500MB of data for $45.

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Verizon CEO believes Netflix will also pay them

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This past weekend, Comcast and Netflix signed a deal. Netflix paid Comcast to ensure that huge volumes of data would arrive seamlessly in customer homes. This follows news that Netflix’s traffic was performing poorly on the Comcast network. Netflix consumers around one-third of Internet data across the U.S. Verizon’s CEO said that Netflix is expected to make a deal similar to this one.
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