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Verizon CFO says 'unlimited thing is going by the wayside', customers embrace Share Everything

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Verizon Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo told attendees at a Goldman Sachs investor conference in New York today that unlimited data plans are no longer relevant and the carrier’s Share Everything plan is doing well. “We are surprised on shared from many different aspects,” said Shammo, as first reported by...
Verizon CFO says 'unlimited thing is going by the wayside', customers embrace Share Everything

Verizon: shared data by mid-summer, Windows Phone important

www.electronista.com
As part of the call discussing its fiscal results, Verizon on Thursday both narrowed down its shared data plan schedule and reiterated that it was still interested in Windows Phone. The shared data would be coming in mid-summer, CFO Fran Shammo said. The tier is expected to significantly reduce the...
Verizon: shared data by mid-summer, Windows Phone important

Verizon's wireless revenues now 2/3 of total revenues

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Hey, look at that, Verizon continues to be a wireless powerhouse. In its first quarter earnings results today, the company reminded us why it’s good to get in on new technology early. The company’s wireless revenue now accounts...
Verizon's wireless revenues now 2/3 of total revenues

Verizon Will Suspend Remaining 3G Unlimited Data Plans This Summer

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News updates all day from your Fast Company editors.Via FierceWireless: Should Verizon’s current 3G customers decide to migrate toward 4G LTE pastures, their $30 unlimited data plans won’t be going with them. Verizon CFO Fran Shammo announced at a J.P. Morgan conference today that the company’s “grandfathered” 3G customers will...
Verizon Will Suspend Remaining 3G Unlimited Data Plans This Summer
Verizon says 4G LTE rollout will be complete by mid-2013

Verizon: iPhone sales less than Android, more than LTE

www.electronista.com
Verizon Wireless has revealed more information regarding its phone sales for the second quarter. In an investor conference call, Chief financial officer Fran Shammo noted that 2.7 million iPhones were sold over the three-month span, falling below the 2.9 million Android-based smartphone shipments but maintaining an edge over the 2.5...
Verizon: iPhone sales less than Android, more than LTE

Verizon: If You Want To Keep Your Unlimited Data, Pay Full Price For Your Next Smartphone

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Verizon CFO Fran Shammo ruffled a few feathers yesterday when he mentioned at an investor conference that their every one of their customers would be on one of the carrier’s new data share plans. In an effort to clarify his meaning, Verizon sent a statement to a handful of news...
Verizon: If You Want To Keep Your Unlimited Data, Pay Full Price For Your Next Smartphone

Verizon CFO: People Like Free iPhones

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Verizon activated a record number of iPhones in its fourth quarter — 6.2 million. It was the carrier’s strongest quarter for iPhone sales since it first began offering the handset in 2011, one in which Apple’s handset accounted for about two-thirds of its new smartphone activations. The iPhone 5 was...
Verizon CFO: People Like Free iPhones
Verizon to kill grandfathered unlimited data plans with 4G upgrades

Verizon CFO: Dividends To Stay Lean

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Verizon Communications's Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo reiterated that cash distributions by Verizon Wireless will likely be "more lean" as the venture pays down debt and prepares for an expected government auction of wireless spectrum next year....
Verizon CFO: Dividends To Stay Lean
Verizon plans big Windows Phone push for the holidays

Americans Are Paying Through the Nose for Smartphones

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Expensive. (Wikipedia) Americans’ smartphone bills are looking pretty onerous these days. How bad has it gotten? According to the Wall Street Journal, people are cutting back on dinners out and other such vices in order to sustain their ravenous Netflixing of Homeland episodes while waiting at the dentist’s office. And with...
Americans Are Paying Through the Nose for Smartphones

Verizon CTO: Shared Data Plans Coming Mid-Year

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We’ve been hearing about Verizon’s forthcoming shared data plans for quite a while, but it’s possible that we’ve finally been given a timeline, albeit a vague one. At an investors conference Verizon CTO Fran Shammo said that family data plans will probably be offered around the middle of this year....
Verizon CTO: Shared Data Plans Coming Mid-Year
Verizon CFO talks iPhone: Free iPhone gains, incentivizing employees to sell lower subsidy devices & Share Everything plans

Verizon Overhauls Its Rate Plans, Focusing on Shared Data

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In a major shakeup to how it handles its billing, Verizon Wireless plans to start charing customers almost exclusively based on how much data they are using, rather than on the amount of phone calls or text messages sent. The plans, known as “Share Everything,” allow users an unlimited number...
Verizon Overhauls Its Rate Plans, Focusing on Shared Data

Verizon CFO says shared data plans coming mid-year

www.engadget.com
We've already from Verizon's CEO Lowell McAdam that the carrier was planning to offer shared data plans. And leaks have indicated that the carrier is already prepping its backend system for the change. Now CFO Fran Shammo has narrowed down the time frame a bit for us, telling a group...
Verizon CFO says shared data plans coming mid-year
Verizon shared family data plans still on track for 2012

Verizon to look at launching cheaper LTE-only phones, with no 3G support, in late 2014

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A pure LTE world is still a long, long way off. But some countries and carriers could get there quicker than others, and indeed Verizon has revealed that it's considering launching LTE-only handsets, with no CDMA chip, within the next couple of years. Speaking to analysts at a recent...
Verizon to look at launching cheaper LTE-only phones, with no 3G support, in late 2014
Verizon CFO praises the iPhone 5, reveals shared data has been a success

Verizon is selling its spectrum, but is anyone buying?

gigaom.com
On April 19, Verizon Wireless surprised many people by announcing that it would sell its 700MHz A-and B-block holdings if the Federal Communications Commission approves its proposed $3.9 billion purchase of SpectrumCo and Cox Communications’ Advanced Wireless Spectrum (AWS) holdings (as well as a smaller spectrum swap with Leap...
Verizon is selling its spectrum, but is anyone buying?
Verizon Wireless says 4G LTE rollout to be completed by mid-2013
Verizon to kill grandfathered unlimited data plans for customers upgrading to LTE devices

Even With a Dropoff, iPhones Are Still the Majority of Verizon's Smartphone Sales

allthingsd.com
Verizon Wireless activated 7.2 million smartphones in its first quarter — one million more than it did in the fourth. And, once again, it sold more iPhones than it did any other handset. Of those 7.2 million smartphones, 55 percent were iPhones. And while that’s a decline from the 64...
Even With a Dropoff, iPhones Are Still the Majority of Verizon's Smartphone Sales

Verizon CFO lauds iPhone, says no plans to incentivize selling rival low-subsidy handsets

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Verizon Communications Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo said on Monday that Apple's free-on-contract iPhone 4 produced "a lot" of volume for America's Verizon Wireless, and despite high subsidy costs, the telecom will not offer incentives for sales staff to push low-cost alternatives....
Verizon CFO lauds iPhone, says no plans to incentivize selling rival low-subsidy handsets
63% of Verizon's 9.8M smartphone sales last quarter were iPhones, 4M were iPhone 5s

Verizon CFO buries his head in the sand, claims unlimited data is 'going by the wayside'

www.engadget.com
"La la la la. I can't hear you." Verizon's CFO, Fran Shammo, might've just as well made those comments with his hands firmly cupped over his ears, as the firm's chief number cruncher told attendees at today's Goldman Sachs investor conference, "Unlimited is just a word, it doesn't really...
Verizon CFO buries his head in the sand, claims unlimited data is 'going by the wayside'

iPhone sales show no sign of abating at Verizon

gigaom.com
Despite Verizon’s evangelizing push to convert its subscribers to 4G LTE, the 3G iPhone remains king at the country’s largest operator. At its second-quarter earnings call on Thursday, Verizon reported selling 2.7 million iPhones, compared to 2.5 million 4G Android phone sales. Those iPhone sales represent a 17 percent increase...
iPhone sales show no sign of abating at Verizon
iPhone Sales At Verizon Top 6.2M, Or 63% Of All Smartphones Sold In Q4, Half Of Which Were iPhone 5

Verizon to sell LTE-only phones in 2014 in push to lower subsidies

www.theverge.com
Soon after Verizon transitions to Voice over LTE for ordinary telephone calls around the end of the year, it plans to start selling phones without CDMA chipsets, reducing costs and associated subsidies, said the company’s CFO Fran Shammo. At Deutsche Bank’s Media, Internet, and Telecom conference, Shammo spoke about...
Verizon to sell LTE-only phones in 2014 in push to lower subsidies

Existing unlimited data plans' days are numbered, Verizon says

arstechnica.com
Verizon sees a way out of unlimited data plans through its upcoming shared plans, Verizon Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo said at a JP Morgan conference on Wednesday. Shammo said that as customers with unlimited access to 3G networks start to move to 4G, they will be forced to move...
Existing unlimited data plans' days are numbered, Verizon says
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