Verizon rolling out VoLTE in coming months, ahead of rumored iOS 8 support

Verizon rolling out VoLTE in coming months, ahead of rumored iOS 8 support

Verizon today announced its plans of rolling out Voice over LTE (VoLTE) in the US over the next few months. The timing of this announcement is quite significant, as iOS 8 and iPhone 6, slated to be released in the next few months, will support VoLTE.

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Verizon’s new XLTE network improves bandwidth for Apple’s latest generation iPhone and iPad models

Verizon’s new XLTE network improves bandwidth for Apple’s latest generation iPhone and iPad models

Verizon Wireless today announced XLTE, an enhanced version of its 4G LTE wireless data network that’ll increase the bandwidth available to customers who own Apple’s latest iPhone and iPad models. This network will go live in major metropolitan areas as well as other markets that have high data traffic.

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Verizon activates 8.8 Million smartphones in 4Q 2013, but doesn’t reveal iPhone activations

Verizon activates 8.8 Million smartphones in 4Q 2013, but doesn’t reveal iPhone activations

Verizon Communications today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2013, posting strong numbers including a profit of $7.9 billion, revenues of $31.07 billion, and 8.8 million smartphone activations.

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Verizon triples 4G LTE capacity in some US cities, bumps speeds to as much as 80 Mbps

Verizon triples 4G LTE capacity in some US cities, bumps speeds to as much as 80 Mbps

Verizon has rolled out a much more improved 4G LTE network in select US cities that triples network capacity and improves speeds to as much as 80 Mbps.

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Verizon customers able to upgrade to new iPhones without losing unlimited data plans [Updated: Loophole closed]

Verizon customers able to upgrade to new iPhones without losing unlimited data plans [Updated: Loophole closed]

Engadget is reporting that a number of Verizon customers who are on the grandfathered unlimited data plans are able to upgrade to the new iPhones without losing their unlimited data plans.

As you are aware, Verizon put an end to grandfathered data plans last year, forcing customers to switch to one of their Share Everything data plans when they wanted to switch from 3G to 4G LTE for the iPhone 5.

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AT&T vs. Verizon vs. Sprint vs. T-Mobile: Which iPhone carrier to choose based on cost

AT&T vs. Verizon vs. Sprint vs. T-Mobile: Which iPhone carrier to choose based on cost


The iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c launch is just a few hours from now, which means you are likely thinking long and hard about buying your next iPhone. Besides which iPhone model you want to buy, the next most important question you need to ask yourself is which carrier should I choose. Some of you are not going to switch as you have too many friends and family on the same network. Many of you, though, want the best bang for you buck and are willing to switch if the price is right. Read on as we compare each major carrier in the US and discuss their costs. You can check out our comparison based on coverage here.

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AT&T vs. Verizon vs. Sprint vs. T-Mobile: Which iPhone carrier to choose based on coverage

AT&T vs. Verizon vs. Sprint vs. T-Mobile: Which iPhone carrier to choose based on coverage

The iPhone 5s and 5c launch in less than 24 hours from now, which means you are likely thinking long and hard about buying your next iPhone. Besides which iPhone model you want to buy, the next most important question you need to ask yourself is which carrier should I choose. Some of you are not going to switch as you have too many friends and family on the same network. Many of you, though, want the coverage that suits your needs and are willing to switch if the fit is right. Read on as we compare each major carrier in the US and discuss their coverage options.

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iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c Won’t Support Simultaneous Voice and Data on Verizon or Sprint: Here’s Why

iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c Won’t Support Simultaneous Voice and Data on Verizon or Sprint: Here’s Why

Apple is making four different models of iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c to expand LTE support, but they won’t support simultaneous voice and data on Verizon or Sprint.

TechCrunch reports that Apple has confirmed that iPhone 5s customers won’t be able to surf the web while on a call on Verizon or Sprint’s network.

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Verizon blocks employee vacations from September 18th to 22nd, hinting at Sept 20th iPhone 5S launch

Verizon blocks employee vacations from September 18th to 22nd, hinting at Sept 20th iPhone 5S launch

Carriers imposing employee vacation blackouts is usually good indication as to when the next-gen iPhone will start selling. T-Mobile, AT&T have already starting blocking vacations around September 20th, and today Verizon, too, has announced a similar move to its employees.

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Verizon announces ‘Verizon Edge’ early upgrade program to take on T-Mobile ‘JUMP’ and ‘AT&T Next’

Verizon announces ‘Verizon Edge’ early upgrade program to take on T-Mobile ‘JUMP’ and ‘AT&T Next’

Verizon seems to have been forced into announcing its “Verizon Edge” early upgrade program after T-Mobile announced its JUMP last week and AT&T announced its “Next” early upgrade program earlier in the week.

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