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An AT&T/Verizon Story: Why Nothing Is Ever 'Over' in Washington

Art Brodsky | Posted 04.01.2012 | Technology
Art Brodsky

On the menu are AT&T's failed takeover of T-Mobile, a bill to set rules for spectrum auctions, a payroll tax bill pending in Congress, a bill to change FCC procedures, and Verizon's planned collaboration with Comcast and other cable companies.

Verizon Resists Info Requests In $4 Billion Deal

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Verizon Wireless and its cable partners are willing to give U.S. communication regulators confidential details of their agreement...

Verizon Users Hit With Another Outage

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 12.29.2011 | Technology

UPDATE 2: On Thursday morning, a Verizon rep contacted The Huffington Post to say that issues with the 4G LTE network had been resolved overnight. ...

Verizon's Network Goes Down -- Again

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.21.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: According to AllThingsD, Verizon's network should be coming back up throughout the day. Here's the official statement: Verizon Wireless 4G...

With All The Attention on AT&T, It's Verizon Stealing The Show

Art Brodsky | Posted 02.08.2012 | Technology
Art Brodsky

If corporations were people, here's a bit of advice: Don't enter into a Survivor game if Verizon is a contestant. Verizon shows an uncanny ability to get what it wants with a minimum of fuss, even if it means cutting out erstwhile partners.

Big Feature NOT Coming To Galaxy Nexus

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 02.05.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — Verizon Wireless is blocking Google's new flagship phone from supporting Google's attempt to make the smartphone the credit card of t...

Verizon Drops $3.6 Billion On Huge New Partnership

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 02.01.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — Cable companies Comcast Corp., Time Warner Cable Inc. and Bright House Networks are giving up on their dreams of creating their own w...

Verizon Announces Startling Changes To Its Privacy Policy

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 10.13.2011 | Technology

On Wednesday, the largest wireless carrier in the United States, Verizon, announced that they will now use information they collect about the websites...

Verizon Strike: Workers Protest At CEO's Home

AP | By JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 10.18.2011 | Business

MENDHAM, N.J. -- Hundreds of striking Verizon workers held a candlelight vigil outside their CEO's mansion Thursday, hoping to draw a stark contrast b...

10 Reasons You Need A Tablet

Posted 08.19.2011 | Entertainment

With Verizon Wireless expanding its 4G LTE network across the country, tablet manufacturers worldwide are working tirelessly to create unique, innovat...

The Pebble in the Shoe of the Communications Workers Strike Against Verizon

Art Brodsky | Posted 10.11.2011 | Technology
Art Brodsky

Despite the general sympathy one might have for the unions as they fight to preserve their benefits, the policies the Communications Workers of America follows can't help but generate not a little schadenfreude.

Lila Shapiro

Workers Put Verizon On Hold: Portray Strike As Defense Of Middle Class Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 10.07.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Outside Verizon corporate headquarters in downtown Manhattan, a group of more than 40 union employees gathered wearing red shirts and plac...

45,000 Verizon Workers On Strike Over Contract

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 10.06.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Stalled contract negotiations led thousands of workers in Verizon Communication Inc.'s wireline division to go on strike Sunday, pote...

Verizon Wireless To Pay $10 Billion Dividend To Owners

AP | By PETER SVENSSON | Posted 09.27.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Verizon Wireless on Thursday said it will pay a dividend of $10 billion in January to its owners, Verizon Communications Inc. and Vodafone...

How To Prepare For Verizon's Impending Data Caps

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 09.04.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Are you a wireless data glutton or a nibbler? New Verizon Wireless customers will have to figure that out starting Thursday as the c...

Wireless Carriers: We Get Users' Consent Before Using Location Data

AP | By JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 06.28.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- The nation's four largest wireless carriers say they obtain customer permission before using a subscriber's physical location to provide...

Blackberry and iPhone: Woody and Buzz?

Lorraine Roe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lorraine Roe

I really thought it would last. Three years ago I surrendered my plain old cell phone and my clunky Palm Pilot for a shiny pink Blackberry. We went ...

The 'Verizon Guy' Breaks His Silence

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.17.2013 | Technology

Verizon Wireless's "Can you hear me now?" slogan brought a curious kind of fame into the life of Paul Marcarelli, the carrier's "Test Man" spokesperso...

Verizon Down In Virginia, North Carolina, Users Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: A Verizon Wireless spokesperson, Melanie Ortel, contacted The Huffington Post with the following statement: "Service was restored at 3:50 pm t...

Verizon CFO's Slip Reveals iPad 2 Details

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Verizon may have dropped one huge Apple announcement today, but the excitement didn't stop there. With all the talk of the iPhone coming to Verizon...

Verizon iPhone Will Not Run on 4G Network (Yet), Says CNET's Maggie Reardon (UPDATED)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

While the imminent introduction of Verizon's 4G smart phones created a good bit of buzz at CES, the highly anticipated Verizon iPhone will likely run on the company's existing 3G network, at least initially.

Verizon iPhone Announcement Coming January 11: Wall Street Journal

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

***UPDATE 1/8*** The Wall Street Journal reports that Verizon has landed the iPhone and will make the announcement at an event on Tuesday: The move ...

Verizon To Pay Record $25 Million Fine For Spurious Fees

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Verizon Wireless has agreed to pay $25 million to the U.S. government and at least $52.8 million in refunds to customers who inadvert...

Verizon To Refund Up To $90 Million In Wrongful Data Charges

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Verizon Wireless could pay out up to $90 million in refunds to cell phone customers who were improperly charged for inadvertent Web a...

Verizon Calls For Rewrite Of 'Broken' Telecom Rules

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Verizon has not been shy about entering the policy debate. Earlier this year, Verizon, together with Google, outlined an Internet policy proposal that...