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Verizon Wireless shared data plans spotted in employee training materials

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Back in December we heard details from Lowell McAdam about shared (family) data plans. And well, while the buzz has been quiet since it looks like a newly leaked screenshot from within Verizon has surfaced. The screenshot shows a section called “account level data plans” and perhaps a bit more...
Verizon Wireless shared data plans spotted in employee training materials

Verizon: Video accounts for 50% of mobile network traffic, and it's only growing

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An interesting tidbit came out of Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam’s speech at the National Association of Broadcasters conference on Tuesday: Half of the traffic on Verizon’s mobile networks is now video, FierceWireless reported, and by 2017 Verizon expects that number to grow to two-thirds. At first glance, it would appear...
Verizon: Video accounts for 50% of mobile network traffic, and it's only growing

Is The Nokia Lumia 900 The Right Phone For You?

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The Lumia 900 is a special device in that it’s the beginning of a shift. At least, that’s what Microsoft and Nokia are hoping for. Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said in September that a third mobile platform would emerge to compete with Apple and Google, and to be honest the...
Is The Nokia Lumia 900 The Right Phone For You?

Verizon CEO on rising competition: Bring it on

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CEO Lowell McAdam touts Verizon's 4G LTE lead and says he is still seeing momentum in the fourth quarter. [Read more]...
Verizon CEO on rising competition: Bring it on

Verizon Chief's Pay Tripled

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Verizon Communications more than tripled Lowell McAdam's total compensation last year when it appointed him chief executive....
Verizon Chief's Pay Tripled

After Just Two Years, Nearly Half of Verizon's Data Traffic Is on LTE

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Asa Mathat / AllThingsD.com Lowell McAdamIn his keynote speech at CES this week, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam observed that it was back in late 2010 during a similar keynote that he touted the launch of the company’s then new 4G LTE mobile data network. Now, just two years later nearly...
After Just Two Years, Nearly Half of Verizon's Data Traffic Is on LTE

Verizon adds 'record-high' 2.1 million subscribers in Q4 2012, LTE network now extends to 273 million customers

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Verizon has just announced that the last quarter was its best yet -- in regard to subscriber numbers. Those 2.1 million new additions mean that Verizon can now lay claim to 98.2 million customers in total, while smartphones have now claimed an additional 5 percent of this base, up...
Verizon adds 'record-high' 2.1 million subscribers in Q4 2012, LTE network now extends to 273 million customers

Verizon and broadcasters to collide over mobile TV ambitions

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Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam sees his company's LTE wireless network as the answer for distributing live TV to mobile users. But TV broadcasters may have something to say about that. [Read more]...
Verizon and broadcasters to collide over mobile TV ambitions

Verizon aims to stream next year's Super Bowl over LTE

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Verizon wants to use its nationwide LTE wireless network to stream the 2014 Super Bowl live, CEO Lowell McAdam told a keynote audience at International CES late on Tuesday....
Verizon aims to stream next year's Super Bowl over LTE

Verizon aims to stream next year's Superbowl over LTE

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Verizon wants to use its nationwide LTE wireless network to stream the 2014 Superbowl live, CEO Lowell McAdam told a keynote audience at International CES late on Tuesday....
Verizon aims to stream next year's Superbowl over LTE
Verizon SEC filing reveals 9.8M activations in Q42012 with 'higher mix' of Apple smartphones

Decision on possible new LTE network from Dish coming soon, FCC says

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Those that follow play-by-play coverage of spectrum sales may know that Dish owns a prime chunk of spectrum originally allocated for satellite use. But the company has been trying to get the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to let that spectrum be re-purposed for terrestrial, mobile broadband use—better known as...
Decision on possible new LTE network from Dish coming soon, FCC says
Verizon CEO calls T-Mobile's plan to end phone subsidies 'a great idea'

More Redbox Instant details revealed at CES; Vizio, LG and Google TV clients coming

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The Redbox Instant video streaming service recently let eager users kick down the doors of its beta test, and now the team behind it has stepped out to talk about its unique feature set. While a public launch is still planned for Q1 (just as Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam...
More Redbox Instant details revealed at CES; Vizio, LG and Google TV clients coming

Verizon CFO says shared data plans coming mid-year

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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

Is it time to kill the smartphone subsidy? Verizon & AT&T are on the fence

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T-Mobile made quite a splash last month when it announced that it was killing off its smarphone subsidies. The carrier’s plan is simple: Rather than sell its customers devices on the cheap and lock them in with two-year contracts, T-Mobile wants to save them money by allowing them to pay up front for...
Is it time to kill the smartphone subsidy? Verizon & AT&T are on the fence

Verizon CEO: Samsung could see success with own mobile OS

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The CEO of the nation's largest wireless carrier thinks that Samsung could shake up the mobile marketplace should the electronics giant decide to move to its own operating system. CNet reports that Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam called Samsung "a potential elephant in the room" at an investor conference on Friday....
Verizon CEO: Samsung could see success with own mobile OS
Verizon Wireless to launch shared data plans this summer
What's behind the price signaling between Verizon and AT&T?

Redbox Instant won't be ready until next year, after all

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Looks like Redbox Instant by Verizon, the streaming service joint venture that is trying to take on Netflix, won’t actually be launching until next year. Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said Tuesday during the UBS Media conference that the service will launch in the late first or early second quarter of...
Redbox Instant won't be ready until next year, after all
Verizon prepared follow T-Mobile's lead if ending phone subsidies proves profitable
Verizon Q4 loss doubles to nearly $2 billion despite record subscriber adds
Mobile Video Accounts For 50 Percent Of Verizon's Traffic

Verizon CEO Claims He Convinced Steve Jobs to Add LTE to iPhone [iOS Blog]

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Fierce Wireless reports that while discussing Verizon's LTE investment at the National Association of Broadcasters conference yesterday, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam claimed that he convinced Steve Jobs to add LTE to the iPhone."I was really trying to sell him and he sat there without any reaction. Finally, he said, 'Enough....
Verizon CEO Claims He Convinced Steve Jobs to Add LTE to iPhone [iOS Blog]

Verizon CEO: We can go contract-free if consumers want it

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Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam says it would be "pretty easy" for the nation's largest carrier to switch to a no-contract structure like T-Mobile recently did. Speaking at a New York event this week, McAdam said he was happy to see T-Mobile trying out other pricing structures, and that he would...
Verizon CEO: We can go contract-free if consumers want it

With Verizon Wireless, Vodafone investors want Verizon to pay at least $120B or look at acquisition

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The never-ending game between Verizon Communications and Vodafone continues. Following news this week of Verizon’s $100 billion bid for Verizon Wireless, the two company’s joint venture, six major investors have reportedly rejected the terms and said Verizon should pay more. In fact, their counter offer is $120 billion or acquire...
With Verizon Wireless, Vodafone investors want Verizon to pay at least $120B or look at acquisition
Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile all confirm they'll give BlackBerry 10 devices a chance

Verizon Announces $10M In 'Powerful Answers' Awards For Health Care, Education, And Sustainability

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The main theme in Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam’s keynote speech this afternoon at the Consumer Electronics Show were the big challenges facing different industries and society as a whole, and the ways that Verizon technology is helping. At one point, for example, he declared, “4g LTE proves the case that...
Verizon Announces $10M In 'Powerful Answers' Awards For Health Care, Education, And Sustainability

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

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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
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