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Verizon is launching a new company logo this week

Verizon is launching a new company logo this week

The Verizon logo has been around for a long, long time now, showcasing a stylized “Z” and a large, bold checkmark that was immediately identifiable.

Verizon retains top spot in U.S. network quality, AT&T a close second while Sprint and T-Mobile hold up the bottom

Verizon retains top spot in U.S. network quality, AT&T a close second while Sprint and T-Mobile hold up the bottom

Every year, the networks in the United States try to win people over with marketing that paints them as the best, with plenty of buzzwords to keep attention long enough for a quick TV spot.

Verizon is killing two-year contract options as it refreshes its rate plans

Verizon is killing two-year contract options as it refreshes its rate plans

Before T-Mobile became the “Un-carrier,” and effectively ditched two-year contracts, the wireless industries’ biggest names have been reeling to make competitive changes.

All four major wireless carriers suffering outages in southeast U.S.

All four major wireless carriers suffering outages in southeast U.S.

Reliability is one thing that people expect to be included in their monthly cell phone bill, but unfortunately for some in the southeast part of the United States, today hasn’t been so great.

Apple Stores drop AT&T iPhone subsidies in favor of installment plans

Apple Stores drop AT&T iPhone subsidies in favor of installment plans

Up until recently, the major wireless carriers in the United States relied on subsidies to sell phones: Tying customers to two-year contracts, but allowing them to buy an expensive phone at a much cheaper up-front cost.

T-Mobile launches ‘Never Settle’ campaign for Verizon customers; will lend free phones to persuade them to switch

T-Mobile launches ‘Never Settle’ campaign for Verizon customers; will lend free phones to persuade them to switch

T-Mobile is hoping to persuade Verizon customers to switch carriers by offering them free two-week trials with T-Mobile handsets. What’s more, if users decide to switch after trailing a new device, the carrier will pay off their contract termination costs up to a price of $650.

Verizon Wireless finally lets customers opt-out of ‘perma-cookies’ that track web activity

Verizon Wireless finally lets customers opt-out of ‘perma-cookies’ that track web activity

In 2014, both Verizon and AT&T caught plenty of flak from consumers as it was discovered the carriers were using key methods to track web activity from visitors to their websites.

T-Mobile’s LTE offers the fastest downloads, while Verizon has the most availability

T-Mobile’s LTE offers the fastest downloads, while Verizon has the most availability

LTE is the standard many customers expect to have access to when they use their smartphone or network-connected tablet, which should come as no surprise since the carriers market it more than anything else.

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.