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Verizon Takes Away Unlimited Data, Unless You Never Upgrade

The battle between Verizon and its customers over unlimited data continues. First the company announced that it would be switching to a tiered data plan system, though people that already had unlimited data plans could keep them through a grandfathered program. However, Verizon recently announced that it was taking away unlimited plans entirely. Their tune […]

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Verizon Announces $2 “Convenience Fee”, Cancels it After Customers Light Torches

When Verizon Wireless announced a $2 “convenience fee” for paying bills certain ways, customers were outraged so much so that the whole thing got the attention of the Federal Communications Commission, which regulates telecommunications in the United States. The FCC released a statement that said it would look into the new fee. Verizon announced on […]

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus Confirmed on Verizon

In what should surely be some much anticipated news for Verizon customers, the company has just announced that the Galaxy Nexus from Samsung, which is slated as the world’s first smartphone to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich as an operating system, is coming to Verizon Wireless. The Galaxy Nexus will be available later on this year (as if there is much time left), according to a statement from Verizon.

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PlayBook Gets Cold Shoulder from Sprint

Research in Motion’s tablet hopes were struck yet again as Sprint Nextel stated that it has canceled plans to sell a version of the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet on its faster network. This decision means that the tablet has yet to to find any support from the three largest wireless carriers in the United States, including AT&T and Verizon. Without the backing of these carriers, RIM will be forced to bear the burden of sales and marketing support for the device in addition to application development.

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Verizon Eliminating One-Year Contracts

I don’t know about you but the first time I got a cell phone, my mom was hesitant to sign down on a two-year contract. Something about being stuck with something for 24 straight months didn’t really sit well with her. Then we found out that a two-year contract was the only way to go so we sucked it up and went with it. And that has how it has been with all my cell phones.

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