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Sprint and T-Mobile nearing merger agreement

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 7 Months ago
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T-Mobile and Sprint, respectively the third and fourth largest wireless carriers in the U.S., are nearing a merger agreement, undisclosed sources told Reuters Friday. A due diligence period would follow the finalization of the agreement’s terms, but the companies expect a deal by October, according to Reuters’ source. In August, Reuters says, Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure […]

RootMetrics Releases Cellular Performance Data for First Half of 2017

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 9 Months ago
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On Tuesday, RootMetrics, a renowned independent research company that collects data on the reliability of cellular networks, released its report for the first half of 2017, Daniel Kline of themotleyfool.com reports. Testers drove 276,607 miles—further than the distance between the Earth and the moon— to perform just under 4.7 million tests of cellular performance. Verizon […]

Verizon Not Delivering to Customer Expectations

  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • 9 Months ago
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Customers of Verizon have noticed a decrease in their mobile data speeds especially being limited whenever they streamed or accessed videos on Netflix and YouTube. This has sparked a response in Verizon to optimize video applications on its mobile network in order to satisfy Verizon Wireless subscribers. The speed cap by Verizon was noticed by […]

Data Breach Exposes Millions of Verizon Customer Records

  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • 9 Months ago
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Verizon’s partner Nice Systems suffered a data breach that exposed the records of 6 million customers. The data was accessed through an unprotected Amazon S3 storage server, leaving records compromised by customer service calls facilitator. Verizon claims that despite the data breach no loss or theft of customer information occurred. The records in question are […]

T-Mobile is Ahead of the Competition with More Data on its Unlimited Plan

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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In case you haven’t noticed, this year has brought about many changes when it comes to smart phones and their carriers. Many of the top carriers have begun offering unlimited data plans. Every announcement from one carrier is followed by an even bigger announcement from another. In order to stand against competitors, AT&T got rid […]

After Renegotiation, Verizon Pays $350 Million Less for Yahoo

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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Yahoo says it is will to cut back $350 million of the price that Verizon will be to obtain the internet business. This decision seems to be following the unknown costs caused by the hack that Yahoo suffered some time ago. Both Verizon and Yahoo have agreed to share the liabilities that come with the […]

AT&T Announces New Unlimited Plan

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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With Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint coming out with unlimited data plans to bring in more customers, it was only a matter of time before AT&T joined in. The company announced that starting February 17th AT&T says it will be offering a new unlimited data plan for its consumers. Even though each company is coming out […]

Verizon and Yahoo Renegotiating After Hacks

  • Anahit Moumjian
  • 1 year ago
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Verizon is close to a renegotiated deal to buy Yahoo! Inc.’s internet properties for $250 million to $350 million less than the original agreed-upon price of $4.83 billion, according to a source familiar with the matter. Verizon has spent the last year trying to convince Yahoo to amend the terms of the agreement to reflect the […]

AT&T Once Again Raises Unlimited Data Costs

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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AT&T reported that it will up the price of its long time unlimited data plan by $5. This is one of its first increases since last year. AT&T said that this change will affect subscribers that are already on the unlimited plan. Those who are on AT&T’s “legacy unlimited data plan” already saw a spike […]

One Billion Yahoo Users Hacked

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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In the summer of 2013, Yahoo experienced the largest known data security breach of any company. Hackers perforated Yahoo email systems and collected names, birth dates, alternate emails, and security questions of over 1 billion users. Yahoo is one of the oldest sources for obtaining free email addresses. This isn’t the first time the company […]

AOL Sold for $4.4 Billion to Verizon

  • Leanne Coelho
  • 3 Years ago
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Buy-outs happen all the time. The interesting thing about this is what usually happens after the conglomeration. Things like that almost always change the dynamics and the method of operation of the companies. Even though AOL and Verizon are both involved in the distribution of communication and media, the services they provide are quite varied. […]

Netflix ignores legal threats made by Verizon

  • Taylor Brown
  • 4 Years ago
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Netflix ignores Verizon’s demands to stop shaming internet companies. Netflix started using error messages to notify their users when their service is causing the video to not load as well. Netflix claimed that Verizon wasn’t the only one they were targeting. Verizon expressed concerns that these messages will deter people from using the cable provider. […]