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Verizon’s John Stratton replaces Dan Mead as Verizon Wireless CEO

Verizon’s John Stratton replaces Dan Mead as Verizon Wireless CEO

On Wednesday, February 18, Verizon Wireless announced some major changes to its executive positions, specifically for John Stratton and Dan Mead.

Verizon and AT&T lead the way in overall performance, with Sprint and T-Mobile still trailing

Verizon and AT&T lead the way in overall performance, with Sprint and T-Mobile still trailing

At the end of 2014, RootMetrics, a network monitoring firm, put together their yearly report that indicates just where the performance of each major wireless network stands when compared to the other.

Verizon is tweaking its More Everything plans by $10 and adding a few more tiers

Verizon is tweaking its More Everything plans by $10 and adding a few more tiers

Recently, it was revealed that Verizon Wireless would be hiking up its activation and upgrade fees, and it looks like the Big Red carrier isn’t done changing a few things around.

Verizon is hiking up its upgrade and activation fees beginning February 5

Verizon is hiking up its upgrade and activation fees beginning February 5

As carriers introduce changes to plans and features, it’s almost inevitable that price changes will also follow along at some point down the road.

Verizon offers up ad-free iTunes Radio and $5 iTunes credits as part of its ‘Connection Day’

Verizon offers up ad-free iTunes Radio and $5 iTunes credits as part of its ‘Connection Day’

It’s that time of the year where companies start offering up a bit more on their end for consumers. Verizon is no different, as they’ve launched something for iTunes Radio users.

AT&T has stopped using ‘perma-cookies’ to track web activity

AT&T has stopped using ‘perma-cookies’ to track web activity

At the tail-end of October, it was revealed that both AT&T and Verizon Wireless had been using unique identifying numbers to track customer web traffic, using “perma-cookies,” to ascertain other websites that were visited on their cellular devices.

Verizon alters its ETF policy, reductions now don’t start until the 8th month

Verizon alters its ETF policy, reductions now don’t start until the 8th month

Early Termination Fees (ETFs) are a thing that subscribers to mobile networks have to deal with, one way or another, and for anyone looking to sign up with Verizon in the near future, a big change might be worth considering.

AT&T and Verizon moving towards VoLTE interoperability in 2015

AT&T and Verizon moving towards VoLTE interoperability in 2015

Voice over LTE, or VoLTE, is a burgeoning piece of carrier tech that will certainly see more attention as it grows. For Verizon and AT&T subscribers, though, there’s even good news waiting in the wings.

Verizon prepares its own data promotion and port-in offers

Verizon prepares its own data promotion and port-in offers

AT&T is gearing up for its own promotional offer for those who love to get more data for the same price they’re already paying, and now Verizon is preparing its counter.

Verizon abandons ‘network optimization’ plans for unlimited 4G LTE subscribers

Verizon abandons ‘network optimization’ plans for unlimited 4G LTE subscribers

In late July, Verizon Wireless made it clear that they planned on initiating “network optimizations” for the subscribers under Big Red’s umbrella accessing unlimited 4G LTE data. Turns out, they aren’t going through with it after all.