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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.

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

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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Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) completes Verizon Wireless deal with Vodafone

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Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has completed the deal with British mobile company Vodafone over Verizon Wireless. Vodafone is selling their stake in U.S. telecommunications company Verizon Wireless. This triggered a $23.9 billion in cash return to shareholders.
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Verizon adds LTE Nexus 7 tablet for $250

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Verizon has added the Nexus 7 tablet to their network and it supports LTE. Verizon is selling the tablet for $250 with a two-year contract or $350 on a month-to-month off-contract deal. The Nexus 7 is available online at Verizon’s website and will be available through retail stores soon.

Verizon’s ‘More Everything’ plan offers increased data and unlimited international messaging

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Verizon has announced a new ‘More Everything’ plan. The More Everything plan will replace the Share Everything plans, which offers users reduced monthly fees and it has a few extra features to give people an incentive to stay away from T-Mobile’s Uncarrier plans.
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Apple, Microsoft, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint are pledging $750 million to support Barack Obama’s ConnectED program

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President Barack Obama has announced commitments from U.S. companies that totals around $750 million for the purpose of connecting more students to high-speed Internet. Apple has pledged $100 million in iPads, computers, and other resources. AT&T and Sprint are going to offer free Internet service through wireless networks, Verizon is offering $100 million in cash and other contributions. Microsoft is discounting Windows and is offering 12 million copies of free Microsoft Office. 
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