Verizon Stories Yesterday

AAPL: 151.89

-1.50

Verizon creates AR-based scavenger hunt for free iPhone 8 in eight U.S. cities, today only

If you like the idea of the iPhone 8 but are less sure about laying out the cash for one, Verizon is offering you the chance to win one. You can track one down in an augmented reality scavenger hunt, and take a creative photo be in with a shot …

Verizon Stories August 28

AAPL: 161.47

1.61

Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon are all offering free service in areas hit by Hurricane Harvey as they describe the efforts they are making to keep networks up and running, while AT&T issues credits.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says that across the entire region, 96% of cell sites are working, though only 5% of sites are operational in Rockport, Texas, near where the hurricane made landfall …

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Verizon Stories August 23

AAPL: 159.98

0.20

NordVPN confirms that using a VPN will bypass Verizon’s throttling of all video streams

NordVPN has confirmed that Verizon’s plan to throttle all video streams on its unlimited data plans can be bypassed by using a VPN connection …

Verizon Stories August 22

AAPL: 159.78

2.57

We noted last month that Verizon was throttling Netflix and YouTube usage for ‘unlimited’ plan users even before they hit the 22GB level at which the company says it may reduce bandwidth – and it has now been revealed that this was just stage one.

Verizon is now starting to throttle all video on its ‘unlimited’ plans, with bandwidth limited to as little as 480p when watching on a smartphone …

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Verizon Stories August 7

AAPL: 158.81

2.42

If you’re a Verizon customer, you can score up to four months of free Apple Music and other perks using the new Verizon Up reward program. Verizon Up lets subscribers earn free rewards just for being a customer.

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Verizon Stories July 21

AAPL: 150.27

-0.07

Unlimited data plans have to be one of the most blatant examples of false advertising. Whether you’re grandfathered into an old plan, or buy one today, deep in the small-print will be a note that the carrier reserves the right to throttle your speeds once you hit a certain usage level.

But Verizon Wireless has been accused of taking this one stage further, and throttling Netflix and YouTube usage for unlimited plan users even before they hit the 22GB level at which the company says it may reduce bandwidth …

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