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Connected cars: Is AT&T leaving Verizon in its rear-view mirror?

By Marina Lopes and Bernie Woodall WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) – Verizon Communications, the No.1 U.S. wireless carrier known for its widespread coverage, is falling behind its biggest rival in what many are betting will be the next big thing in the … Continue reading

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Verizon hires TAP Advisors to plan sale of assets

(Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc has hired investment bank TAP Advisors LLC to plan a sale of its network's assets including its cell towers, according to a source familiar with the matter. Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo told Reuters on … Continue reading

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You can finally talk and use data simultaneously on new Verizon iPhones

Ever since it lost the exclusive right to sell the iPhone in the United States in 2011, AT&T has touted a key advantage that its network has over Verizon's: the ability to talk on the phone while using data from another … Continue reading

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Verizon to pay $7.4 mln over failure to notify consumers on privacy rights

Verizon Communications Inc will pay $ 7.4 million to settle a U.S. The Federal Communications Commission said its investigation found that starting in 2006, some 2 million new Verizon phone customers did not receive proper privacy notices in their first … Continue reading

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Verizon in talks to launch new app store : industry website

By Marina Lopes WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc is planning to launch a mobile software store that could present a third alternative in a market long-dominated by Apple Inc and Google Inc, according to The Information, an industry website. … Continue reading

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After Verizon, U.S. FCC quizzing other carriers on data management

The head of the U.S. communications regulator on Friday said he is asking all large U.S. wireless carriers to explain how they decide when to slow down download speeds for some customers, after questioning Verizon Wireless about such a plan. … Continue reading

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Verizon defends slowdown of unlimited customers’ data to FCC

By Marina Lopes and Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc defended its decision to slow data downloads for some customers using older unlimited data plans, telling U.S. regulators it was a "widely accepted" and lawful part of network … Continue reading

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U.S. regulator questions Verizon plan to slow data speeds for some

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top U.S. telecommunications regulator said on Wednesday he is "deeply troubled" by Verizon Communications Inc's plan to slow data downloads for some high-speed wireless customers remaining on the older unlimited data plans. Verizon, … Continue reading

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U.S. regulator questions Verizon plan to slow data speeds for some

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top U.S. telecommunications regulator said on Wednesday he is "deeply troubled" by Verizon Communications Inc's plan to slow data downloads for some high-speed wireless customers remaining on the older unlimited data plans. Verizon, … Continue reading

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Verizon to slow down speeds for some unlimited data subscribers

By Marina Lopes WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Verizon Communication Inc's high speed wireless customers who subscribe to the company's legacy unlimited data plans might experience slower speeds starting Oct. 1, the company said on Friday. Verizon will slow services for the … Continue reading

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