Verizon Stories December 5

After launching free 30-day eSIM trials last month, Verizon has announced that it has hit its goal sooner than expected of covering 175 million customers with its speedy 5G UWB connectivity. The milestone marks a big expansion of Verizon’s 5G coverage going from 100 million to 175 million in one year.

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Verizon Stories November 18

Verizon is following T-Mobile’s lead and making it seamless and free to test out its network. With the new eSIM trials, you can start 30 days of service with Verizon to test out its 5G/4G coverage and performance.

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Verizon Stories November 7

5G business internet competition in the US is ramping up and providers like T-Mobile and Verizon are offering some big incentives to attract customers. AT&T is in the game too but with a poor offering. Follow along for speed, pricing, and fine details for each provider in our comparison of the best 5G business internet options.

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Verizon Stories November 3

Making the jump to a new carrier can often sound appealing, whether it’s the incentives, the hopes of better coverage, pricing, or all of the above. However, the reality is that switching can be a commitment (even without contracts) and it’s no fun to make the move only to realize you’ve made a mistake. Fortunately, now it’s possible to do free and instant carrier eSIM trials on iPhone on all the major US networks.

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Verizon Stories October 18

Verizon launching enhanced spam filter with category labels [New labels and neighborhood spoofing detection]

Verizon is out with an update for its Call Filter and Call Filter Plus system that automatically labels and fights spam/robocalls and spam texts. The carrier’s customers are starting to see category labels like “Healthcare,” “Public Service,” and more for more context on unknown callers.

Verizon Stories October 17

Ookla has released its fall report for US mobile and fixed broadband Internet speeds. Continuing its lead in mobile performance, T-Mobile had download speeds almost 2x faster than AT&T and Verizon, plus the strongest consistency and 5G availability. For fixed broadband, Spectrum beat out COX and XFINITY for the fastest download speeds.

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Verizon Stories October 12

After deploying a round of C-band 5G coverage at the beginning of the year, AT&T and Verizon have continued those efforts across 2022 as they look to catch up with T-Mobile. Now a new report from Opensignal shows how much of a difference the new mid-band 5G coverage has made for real-world performance and where the carriers stand.

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Verizon Stories October 6

Back in March, Verizon announced support for the FCC’s Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) with its Fios home internet. That made it free for those eligible. Now the company’s 5G Home and LTE plans are joining the ACP offering under the new Verizon Forward Program.

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Want to explore wireless carrier options for your business? With market competition strong there are some compelling offers if you’re ready to make a switch. We’ll cover Verizon vs T-Mobile vs AT&T when it comes to business plans. This guide will also detail how to find real-world coverage maps, how to test a new carrier for free, instantly with eSIM, the T-Mobile dedicated business plan for iPhone that includes AppleCare+ and IT support. Let’s dig into the best iPhone carriers for business.

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Verizon Stories September 22

5G home internet competition in the US is heating up and providers like T-Mobile and Verizon are offering some big incentives to attract customers. Follow along for speed, pricing, and fine details for each provider in our 5G home internet comparison.

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Verizon Stories August 31

Considering switching carriers as you think about upgrading to iPhone 14? With market competition strong, the major US carriers are offering compelling incentives for new customers. Below we’ll specifically focus on Verizon vs AT&T including how they compare with speed, how to find real-world coverage maps, how to test Verizon for free instantly with an iPhone eSIM, and more.

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Verizon Stories August 26

Considering switching carriers as you think about upgrading to iPhone 14? With market competition strong, the major US carriers are offering compelling incentives for new customers. Below we’ll specifically focus on T-Mobile vs Verizon including how they compare with speed, how to find real-world coverage maps, how to test both carriers for free instantly with an iPhone eSIM, and more.

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Verizon Stories July 27

Opensignal is out with its latest report and it’s an interesting one. All of the major carriers tout their fastest flavor of 5G with a different marketing name. For T-Mobile its UC (Ultra Capacity), Verizon uses UWB (Ultra Wideband), and AT&T calls it 5G+. Now Opensignal has quantified how often these enhanced 5G connections are available, how fast they are, and more.

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Verizon Stories July 22

Two of Apple’s biggest carrier partners in the United States, Verizon and AT&T, reported their quarterly earnings this week. The earnings releases come amid economic concerns and ahead of the iPhone 14 launch in two months. For the second quarter, Verizon reported a loss of 215,00 postpaid subscribers and AT&T reported a gain of 813,000 net postpaid subscribers.

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Verizon Stories July 19

Ready to check out your options for phone carriers? While prices have increased for some of the major carriers this year, the market competition is strong which means compelling offers for those who switch. Read along for a look at the best phone carriers in the US. We’ll cover Verizon vs T-Mobile vs AT&T as well as some of the best affordable iPhone plans from smaller carriers. This guide will also detail how to find real-world coverage maps, how to test a new carrier for free instantly with eSIM, and more.

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Verizon Stories July 18

Verizon has increased its C-band spectrum to 100 MHz in “many markets across the US”. This is a notable increase from the 60 MHz it has been using in 5G markets to date.

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Ookla is out with its latest report for mobile and fixed broadband Internet speeds in the US. Continuing a string of wins, T-Mobile came in first for best mobile performance with download speeds almost 2x faster than AT&T and Verizon along with having the strongest consistency and 5G availability. For fixed broadband, COX beat out XFINITY for the fastest download speeds.

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Verizon Stories July 15

J.D. Power is out with its latest report on quality performance for wireless networks in the US. For the second study this year, Verizon took top honors for the best quality network performance. Read on for how each carrier ranked in the six US regions.

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Verizon Stories July 12

Opensignal is out today with its latest in-depth report on 5G. T-Mobile continues to lead the pack when it comes to 5G download/upload speeds, availability, and reach. Meanwhile, Verizon did repeat its wins for the 5G Voice app and Games experiences in the latest report.

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After upgrading its $35 5G plan last month with a 5GB hotspot, Verizon is back today with an all-new plan that offers its most affordable price to get unlimited data, including 5G coverage. Verizon Welcome Unlimited is the new entry-level plan priced as low as $30 per line per month with four phones.

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Verizon Stories June 21

Every year, PCMag does a pretty impressive and in-depth test to crown the Best Mobile Network for consumers. This year, testers drove 10,000 miles across the country to get a full picture of the current state of T-Mobile, Verizon, and AT&T networks. The results show that T-Mobile is continuing to out-perform AT&T and Verizon thanks to its combination of download and upload speeds as well as reliability.

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Verizon Stories June 16

Earlier this year Verizon started offering its 5G Home Internet at half price to customers with an eligible mobile unlimited plan bringing the price from $50 to $25/month. Now the company is offering the same low $25 pricing for its Fios fiber and LTE Home internet options.

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Verizon Stories June 15

Verizon adds 5GB hotspot to its most affordable unlimited plan at no cost

Verizon is adding more value to its entry-level unlimited plan starting tomorrow, June 16. The “5G Start” plan that goes for as low as $35/month per line is gaining 5GB of included premium hotspot

Verizon Stories May 27

A Verizon employee database was recently compromised with the hacker holding it for a $250,000 ransom. Verizon says it doesn’t believe it contains “any sensitive information” and stopped communication with the hacker. However, the list of details including employee email addresses, phone numbers, and more could present a risk for future attacks.

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