Verizon has partnered with Apple to improve its Call Filter app in iOS 14 to automatically block and silence all spam and robocalls. The feature dubbed Silence Junk Callers will automatically identify junk and robocalls on Verizon’s network and send them to your voicemail. The feature is similar to the Silence Unknown Callers feature that Apple introduced in iOS 13. It is just that here spam calls are silenced automatically.
Telecom carriers are busy advertising their 5G services in the U.S. However the ground reality seems to be quite different. Early adopters have complained of inadequate 5G connectivity in the country and rightfully so. Now, OpenSignal has used its resources to compile a report that represents real-world tests that compare Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint and AT&T networks.
Verizon has announced that its 5G coverage is now live in Dallas, and Omaha, Nebraska. With the addition, Verizon 5G will be available in 15 U.S cities.
It is not often that Verizon reduces its price. The company has announced that it will be lowering the cost of all unlimited plans. As part of the change Verizon will be retiring the current Go, Above and Beyond plans whilst replacing them with new plans that cost less to the consumers.
FCC Demanding More Information From AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Regarding Phone Location Data
Location data can be a contentious subject, especially when it comes to who has access to it. Where that data goes beyond, say, a wireless carrier, is important. And now the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is demanding more information regarding that data from the biggest wireless carriers in the U.S.
Verizon is about to start offering a brand new premium subscription option for its customers, both for wireless and home subscribers. The company has announced it’s teaming up with Google to offer YouTube TV to those interested.
After promoting its incoming 5G network for months, the biggest wireless carrier in the United States has officially launched its mobile 5G network. Of course, the catch is it’s in only two cities for now.
Robocalling is a serious issue, with hundreds of thousands of these spam calls going out regularly. Verizon is aiming to alleviate some of the pressure.
In early 2018, Verizon introduced a brand new MVNO option for folks who would like to use Verizon’s network, but not necessarily sign up for the service.
PSA: Verizon’s Free Apple Music Subscription Isn’t Available for the Grandfathered ‘Verizon Plan Unlimited’
Verizon and Apple have collaborated on a nice deal for Apple Music subscribers, with the carrier opting to cover the cost of a monthly subscription for some.