Tag: Verizon

Verizon throttled California fire department’s data as it fought wildfires

A net neutrality complaint claims the Santa Clara County Fire Department had its data throttled by Verizon as it acted to put out California’s raging Mendocino wildfire, an action the… Read more »

Temporary iPhone X activation problems occur as AT&T, Verizon servers get slammed

Some users with a new iPhone X are being stymied by error messages when trying to activate the device, caused by massive load on AT&T and Verizon’s servers. AppleInsider –… Read more »

Verizon Wireless confirms it throttled Netflix streams as part of traffic optimization trial

Verizon Wireless has been throttling video feeds from Netflix over the course of this week, with the carrier claiming it is part of a temporary trial of system to optimize… Read more »

Verizon turns down Note 7 ‘kill’ update as Apple rejects ‘Samsung Pay Mini’ at App Store

Verizon won’t be joining other U.S. carriers in pushing out a "kill" update for the fire-prone and now defunct Samsung Galaxy Note 7, according to an announcement. In the meantime,… Read more »

AT&T and Verizon Facing FCC Scrutiny After Exempting Their Own Apps From Data Caps

Both AT&T and Verizon offer apps and streaming services that don’t count against the data cap they impose on customers, a practice that the United States Federal Communications Commission does… Read more »

Verizon jumps on annual iPhone upgrade bandwagon with new trade-in offer

Following the announcement of new iPhone upgrade incentives this week, first by T-Mobile then Sprint, America’s largest wireless carrier Verizon debuted its own yearly upgrade path on Thursday, saying it… Read more »