Verizon Increases iPhone Subsidy Wait Time to 24 Months

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With Apple’s iPhone 5S expected later this year, carriers are beginning to shift around their plans and smartphone upgrade structure to match the upcoming refresh. On Friday, Verizon reported that they will now be extending the wait time for an upgrade to 24 months, up from the current 20 months … Read the Full Story →

Verizon Announces Earnings for Q4 2012, Activated 6.4M iPhones in the Quarter

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Verizon has reported its earnings for the 4th quarter of 2012, becoming the first of the four major U.S carriers to report its earnings. According to GigaOm, the carrier activated over 9.8 million total smartphones, with 6.4 million or two-thirds of them being iPhones. Verizon’s earnings are strange, however, particularly … Read the Full Story →

Apple Releases Verizon Carrier Update for iPhone to Patch Cellular Data Drain on WiFi

Verizon iPhone 5 Carrier Settings Update

On Monday, Apple released a carrier update specifically for Verizon iPhone 5s to address an issue that caused the smartphone to still consume cellular data even while on WiFi, an issue that can be serious with Verizon’s tiered data plans. This carrier settings update resolves an issue in which, under … Read the Full Story →

Verizon Blackout Dates Hint At iPhone 5 Release Date

Apple is expected to announce iPhone 5 release date early next month, with sources pointing to the 12th September as a possible date for a media event. Earlier this week, a report from TechCrunch noted that Verizon is blacking out vacation days starting from Friday, September 21st. This is likely … Read the Full Story →

iPhone Represents Half of Verizon’s Entire Smartphone Sales for Q1 2012, Yet Again

Verizon iPhone 4 Special Event

Apple’s iPhone 4S has experienced massive success over the last several months, with demand for the popular smartphone staying consistent and with 4S sales pushing Apple up to the number three spot in global phone sales. Apple added Verizon to its list of new carriers in 2010 with the iPhone … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s iPhone Represents 55% of Verizon Q4 2011 Smartphone Sales

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In early January, Verizon CFO noted that Verizon had activated over 4.2 million Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhones during the fourth quarter of 2011, doubling the amount activated during the 3rd quarter of 2011. AAPL experienced heavy sales of the Verizon iPhone upon release and both companies were seeing an increase in revenue. … Read the Full Story →

Apple to hold “Media-Related” Event Later this Month?

According to a new report published by AllThingsD, Apple may be planning to hold a “media-related” event towards the end of January. Apple hasn’t sent out any official invitation to the media however, rumors suggest that this event is not about iPad 3 launch. According to sources close to the … Read the Full Story →

iPhone Users Hurry Verizon Dropping Unlimited Data Plans in July

On Monday All Things Digital reported that a Verizon spokesman said that Verizon would be dropping their Unlimited data plan option in July. This was expected since the introduction of Verizon iPhone 4, similar to how AT&T moved to tiered data pricing after the introduction of the iPad but still allowed … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s iPhone 5 / 4S Will Be ‘World Phone’ – Verizon CFO

Apple’s Verizon iPhone 4 and iPad 2 features Qualcomm MDM6600 chip which is capable of supporting both GSM and CDMA technology. This has lead to speculation and discussion about Apple’s next gen smartphone (iPhone 5 / 4S) being a ‘world phone’. Verizon Wireless’ CFO Fran Shammo during an investor conference … Read the Full Story →

iOS 5 To Enable Over-the-Air Updates for Verizon iPhone?

Apple iPhone OTA Updates

Apple’s next major software update for iOS devices, iOS 5, could deliver over-the-air updates for Verizon iPhone according to a new rumor. 9to5 Mac recently claimed that multiple sources have confirmed that Apple has been in talks with Verizon since early this year to enable iPhone 4 users to receive … Read the Full Story →

Verizon iPhone 4 Will Be Available To All Qualified Customers At 7AM On February 10th

Verizon iPhone 4 Apple Price Availability

Apple today announced that Verizon’s existing 94 million customers will get an exclusive opportunity to pre-order the iPhone 4 on February 03 at 3 AM. You will be able to pre-order Verizon iPhone 4 through Apple’s online store and from Verizon’s website. Apple and Verizon Wireless expect huge demand and … Read the Full Story →

AT&T CEO Predicts “Rocky” Time for Carrier Thanks to Verizon iPhone

In a little under two weeks, Verizon will begin selling the new CDMA iPhone 4, and rival carrier AT&T will finally lose the exclusivity it has held on Apple’s device since it launched back in 2007. Of course, this was never going to be great news for AT&T, and during … Read the Full Story →