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Free Services And Features Make Verizon Wireless A Great Value

The nation’s most reliable wireless network gets even better with complimentary features and services from Verizon Wireless. With most wireless service options, Verizon Wireless customers not only get the security of the nation’s most reliable wireless network, but also a host of... - read more

Verizon Extends V CAST Video To BlackBerry Storm

Verizon Wireless announced that it is launching V CAST Video services for the BlackBerry Storm today. Verizon notes that the Storm is the first smartphone in its lineup to have access to the V CAST repertoire of content, which includes full-length television programs and live sporting events.... - read more

Verizon Wireless Intros World-Roaming Modem

Today Verizon Wireless announced the ZTE AD3700, a new wireless modem for laptops that supports Verizon's EVDO Rev. A network here in the U.S., as well as GSM, EGDE, UMTS, and HSPA networks abroad. The AD3700 connects to laptops via USB and supports Windows Vista/XP/2000 operating systems. It... - read more

J.D. Power And Associates Ranks Verizon Wireless As A Leader In Customer Care

J.D. Power and Associates ranked Verizon Wireless at the top of its 2009 Wireless Customer Care Performance Study(SM) – Volume 2, issued today. The study, which was conducted in the first half of the year, also named Alltel in a three-way tie with Verizon Wireless and another carrier. In... - read more

Verizon Wireless And ZTE USA Introduce AD3700

Verizon Wireless and ZTE USA introduce the AD3700, a Mobile Broadband USB modem with global connectivity. The consumer-friendly AD3700 gives customers access to high-speed networks in more than 175 destinations including Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO), Global System for Mobile communications... - read more

Apply Your Ideas Contest From Verizon Invites All Developers To Create Innovative Mobile Applications

Verizon Wireless is calling on all mobile applications developers to enter their most innovative applications in the Apply Your Ideas contest beginning Aug. 14. The contest encourages developers to get creative and is designed to uncover the coolest and most appealing applications for smartphone... - read more

BlackBerry Tour From Verizon Wireless

The BlackBerry® Tour™ from Verizon Wireless lets corporations equip their mobile workforces with e-mail, the Internet, business applications, corporate information, and the nation’s largest and most reliable 3G wireless network. This global workhorse features the easy-to-use... - read more

Verizon Wireless Field Force Manager Helps

Field Force Manager has been helping business customers improve productivity, reduce operational costs and increase revenue since its inclusion in the Verizon Wireless business application lineup in 2006. Companies such as NiSource, a distributor of electricity and natural gas, use Field Force... - read more

Back To School Can Mean Selecting A Young Persons First Phone

Pencils? Check. Textbooks? Check. Cell phone? For families thinking of providing a first cell phone to their youngsters, Verizon Wireless offers tips and considerations so that the experience is a positive one for both parents and their children. Simple yet cool. Phones that get the basics... - read more

Verizon Wireless Announces App Store Details

Today at its own developer conference, Verizon Wireless shared a number of details about its upcoming VCAST apps store and partnerships with Qualcomm, Research In Motion, and Microsoft. Verizon noted that it does not want to compete with RIM and Microsoft's own app stores, and will work so that... - read more

Verizon Wireless Smartphones Give Customers More Choices

The new BlackBerry® Tour™ smartphone from Verizon Wireless is part of an extensive lineup of smartphones, available to customers at an array of price points that fit every budget and lifestyle. Because every Verizon Wireless smartphone runs on the nation’s largest and most... - read more

Verizon Wireless Improves Developer Opportunities

As Verizon Wireless, the leading wireless company with the nation’s largest and most reliable wireless voice and data network, hosts its first-ever Verizon Developer Community applications conference in San Jose, Calif., the company announced an agreement with Qualcomm to promote growth on... - read more

Verizon Developer Community Is Open For Business

More than 500 mobile applications developers and others involved in the mobile apps marketplace gathered today in Silicon Valley for the first-ever Verizon Developer Community (VDC) Conference, where the company announced the launch of its developer portal ( and the... - read more

Verizon To Open GPS On Samsung Omnia

Today Verizon Wireless said it is going to provide a software update for the Samsung Omnia that unlocks the GPS and lets it interact with third-party applications, such as Google Maps. The software is available from Verizon Wireless as a download. Source: Phone Scoop - read more

Verizon to Supply AirSage with Wireless Signal Data

Verizon Wireless has agreed to supply AirSage with its wireless signaling data to help AirSage better calculate and determine real-time traffic information across the U.S. AirSage will take Verizon's raw data and use its own Wireless Signal Extraction (WiSE) technology to analyze, predict and... - read more

Verizon And Sprint To Add Wi-Fi To BlackBerries

Sprint Nextel recently revealed that it plans to add Wi-Fi to the BlackBerry Tour starting in 2010, and will begin to require that all its future smartphones come with Wi-Fi. Sprint didn't say exactly when this requirement will be reflected across its entire line-up of devices, but Wi-Fi is... - read more

HTC Ozone Brings Verizon Wireless Smartphone Lineup To New Heights

Verizon Wireless and HTC today introduce the Verizon Wireless HTC Ozone™. This easy-to-use smartphone combines a simple design with a host of connectivity options that include the nation’s largest wireless 3G network, global roaming and Wi-Fi, making it a smart option and a great... - read more

V CAST Mobile TV Now Playing On Verizon Wireless Phones In New Markets

For residents in the San Francisco area, Cleveland and Milwaukee, wait times at the airport, doctors’ offices and restaurants just got a lot more entertaining. Verizon Wireless customers can now watch high-quality television on their mobile phones with V CAST Mobile TV, which offers the... - read more

International Services From Verizon Wireless Keep Customers Connected

More than 220 destinations for voice calling; more than 175 destinations for global data connectivity; 24-hour customer support; and a unique-to-the-industry relationship with Vodafone, one of the world’s largest wireless carriers, means Verizon Wireless customers get the best of wireless... - read more

Verizon Wireless Network Extender

This summer, customers headed to their summer cottages or weekend rentals, can add one more necessity to the getaway packing list – the Verizon Wireless Network Extender. Verizon Wireless’ Network Extender is one of the hottest new devices from Verizon Wireless because it makes... - read more

Verizon Wireless Announces The Availability Of The Motorola Rival

Verizon Wireless and Motorola, Inc., introduce the Motorola Rival™ today. Designed for quick and easy messaging, the Motorola Rival keeps customers socially connected, while offering a variety of popular multimedia features from Verizon Wireless, including V CAST Music with Rhapsody, V... - read more

Ruggedized Casio EXILIM With 5.1 Megapixel Camera Now Available From Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless and Casio introduce the Casio® EXILIM, a picture perfect blend of digital camera functionality and entertainment features for the adventure seeker. The Casio EXILIM boasts a 180-degree rotating display, professional 5.1 megapixel camera and access to instant messaging,... - read more

Customers Will Flip For The 3G Enabled BlackBerry Pearl Flip

Verizon Wireless and Research In Motion announced today the BlackBerry® Pearl™ Flip 8230 smartphone will be available on the nation’s largest 3G broadband network beginning June 19. The BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 features the industry’s leading mobile e-mail and messaging... - read more

Verizon Wireless To Deploy Java Platform Micro Edition

Today at the JavaOne conference, Verizon Wireless CEO Lowell McAdam announced that the company is making a strategic shift and will begin to deploy Java Platform Micro Edition-based services in its network and offer Java-based services and applications to its subscribers. In July, Verizon... - read more

Verizon Wireless To Offer Update For BlackBerry Storm

Today Verizon Wireless said that it will be offering the firmware build for the BlackBerry Storm on Sunday, May 31. Interested users can download it directly from Research In Motion starting at 3PM EST on May 31, or wait for the over-the-air download, which will be pushed out starting... - read more

Summer Heats Up With Three New Phones From Verizon Wireless And LG Mobile Phones

Verizon Wireless and LG Mobile Phones are introducing three hot new phones, just in time for summer. LG enV®3 is available Friday, while LG enV® TOUCH and LG Glance™ will be available June 5 at all Verizon Wireless Communications Stores. Features they all offer:... - read more

Verizon Software Token 1.0 For RSA SecurID

Network security is top of mind for businesses as they work to balance the security of their private networks while still making it possible for employees who travel or rely on remote access to retrieve critical information on company servers. Verizon Wireless today announced it is providing an... - read more

Survey Says Verizon Wireless Customers Are The Most Satisfied

Are you satisfied with the quality of products and services from your wireless carrier? Verizon Wireless customers are! For the sixth consecutive year, Verizon Wireless led the industry in customer satisfaction in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) survey, released today. The... - read more

Small Businesses Have A Big Plan For Wireless Savings

There is a new voice plan in the Verizon Wireless Small Business toolbox. The Nationwide Small Business SharePlan(SM), available starting May 17, gives customers shared Anytime Minutes, unlimited Mobile to Mobile calls to over 80 million other Verizon Wireless customers, and consolidated... - read more

Consumers Dialing Mexico Can Now Ditch Calling Cards Thanks To Verizon Wireless

At a time when consumers are looking to make ends meet, Verizon Wireless users can now call to and from Mexico and save money. “Nationwide Plus Mexico” subscribers enjoy these key benefits: No Long Distance charges to any numbers in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Mexico, including... - read more

Verizon Wireless VZ Navigator Goes Global

Verizon Wireless, the nation’s leading wireless service provider, launched a global version of its popular VZ Navigator(SM) service. Beginning today, VZ Navigator Global: Provides business and leisure travelers the ability to find locations and access turn-by-turn directions in North... - read more

HTC Touch Diamond Available For Verizon

Verizon Wireless and HTC Corporation today announced that the HTC Touch Diamond™ will be available tomorrow through business sales channels. The ideal productivity tool for busy professionals, the HTC Touch Diamond combines a fashionable mobile design with the added benefit of the... - read more

Step Into Spring With An Intriguing Way To Keep In Touch

Just in time for spring, Verizon Wireless and Nokia, the world leader in mobility, today introduced the availability of the Nokia 7205 Intrigue. The sophisticated Nokia 7205 Intrigue will turn heads with its black exterior, hidden-until-lit external display, internal color keypad and support for... - read more

TALKS For Verizon Wireless Offers Mobile Accessibility To Blind And Visually Impaired Customers

The owner and operator of the nation’s most reliable wireless network announced today the availability of TALKS™ for Verizon Wireless – a new assistive technology that converts displayed text into highly intelligible speech for Verizon Wireless customers who are blind or... - read more

Verizon Wireless LG Versa Gives New Meaning To Versatility

Verizon Wireless and LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. (LG Mobile Phones) announced today that the LG Versa™ will be available on the nation’s largest and most reliable wireless voice and data network beginning March 1. With its elegant chrome border on a bar design, animated... - read more

Verizon Wireless CDM8975 Joins A Robust Line-Up Of Push To Talk Handsets

Verizon Wireless announced today that the new Verizon Wireless CDM8975 is available immediately through business sales channels. The phone, developed by Personal Communications Devices, LLC, joins Verizon Wireless’ robust line-up of Push to Talk handsets that provides customers with fast... - read more

Verizon And FusionOne Team Up For Multi-Service Sync

Verizon today announced it is working with FusionOne, a leading provider of mobile phone content portability services, to develop and offer consumer and business services using FusionOne’s new multi-service sync technology. Verizon customers should begin to see the ability to sync... - read more

Mobile Web From Verizon Wireless Now Optimized To Give Customers Access To More Full-HTML Web Sites On Their Wireless Phones

Verizon Wireless, the nation’s leading wireless service provider, announced today that customers who visit Web sites on their mobile phones using Verizon Wireless’ Mobile Web service will now be able to get to the same sites they visit using personal computers and enjoy a similar... - read more

Verizon Wireless Confirms New Browser Headed To Handsets

Verizon Wireless has been putting a new mobile web browser onto its feature phones from technology partner Novarra. Novarra's browser replaces the Open Wave browser that's been on Verizon's phones for years. The Novarra browser uses a proxy to re-render web sites for consumption on mobile... - read more

Verizon Wireless Adopts Alltels MyCircle Affering - Albeit At Higher Prices

Alltel Communications L.L.C customers can relax; Verizon Wireless announced it will offer its own version of Alltel’s long-standing MyCircle calling plan, just with a different name. Ever since Verizon Wireless announced it would acquire Alltel, customers and industry watchers began to... - read more

LiMo Updates Mobile Linux Platform Verizon Wireless To Deploy LiMo Handset In 2009

Today the LiMo Foundation announced a number of updates to the LiMo Linux platform, with contributions coming from a handful of companies, including Azingo, LG, Purple Labs and Samsung. The new capabilities will bring advanced multimedia features, location-based services, better device... - read more

One Easy-To-Remember Nationwide Phone Number Simplifies Verizon's Customer Service

Verizon is now offering consumers a single, convenient toll-free phone number to contact the company, greatly simplifying the process of reaching the correct customer service area. The new number, 1-800-VERIZON (1-800-837-4966), replaces more than 100 toll-free numbers used in the past by... - read more

Verizon Wireless Launches Verizon Hub With Visual Voicemail Powered By uReach

uReach Technologies, a leading provider of converged communications solutions for wireless, wireline and broadband carriers, and Verizon Wireless, the nation’s leading wireless service provider, announced today that the new Verizon Hub includes uReach’s visual voice messaging... - read more

Verizon Wireless To Offer Trimble Outdoors Off-Road Nav

Trimble announced the availability of its off-road navigation software, Trimble Outdoors, on select cell phones from U.S. wireless operator Verizon Wireless. Customers get trip planning software, off-road navigation and journaling tools for outdoor activities such as hiking, backpacking, fishing... - read more

Verizon Taps Internet To Extend Wireless Coverage

Verizon Wireless customers now have an option to improve cellular signals where they are weak. They can add a Verizon Wireless Network Extender to improve reception through the Internet. Manufactured by Samsung, Verizon's extender is designed to bridge structural barriers to wireless coverage... - read more

LG VX9600 Versa

The LG VX9600, or the LG Versa, can be either a touch-screen phone or one with a QWERTY keyboard. Yes, apparently the touch-screen handset comes with a detachable QWERTY keyboard. There are also plans for other detachable modules, like a game controller pad, speakers, and maybe even a Wi-Fi... - read more

Texting While Driving: Everything You Need To Know About The New Law

On New Year's Day, it will become illegal to text message while driving in California. If this doesn't affect you now, your state may be right around the corner. You probably have a lot of questions about what precisely that means: Can you still use your BlackBerry to get directions... - read more

Recycling Old Phones A New Way To Give

Did you get a cell phone for Christmas? Why not recycle your old one? Every year, Americans buy more than 100 million cell phones. Most of those replace older handsets, which wind up at the bottom of a desk drawer and, eventually, a landfill where toxins from their circuit boards, coatings,... - read more

Loopt Snags AT&T, Now Available On Every U.S. Carrier

Mobile social network Loopt goes live on three AT&T phones today, which was the last major carrier holdout. Loopt is now available in the U.S. on Sprint, Verizon, Metro PCS, T-Mobile and Boost. The service is free for a year and then a $4/month fee kicks in. You can get Loopt for free on... - read more

New Car-Ignition Key Can Jam Mobile Phones

University of Utah researchers have developed an automobile ignition key that prevents teenagers (or anyone frankly) from talking on cell phones or sending text messages while driving. The university has obtained provisional patents and licensed the invention – Key2SafeDriving – to a... - read more