Tag Archive | "Verizon"

63% of Verizon’s Q4 2012 smartphone activations were iPhones

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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Verizon earlier today released their earnings figures for Q4 2012 and recorded 9.8 million smartphone activations, of which 6.2 million were iPhones. And of that 6.2 million figure, nearly half were iPhone 5s. By way of contrast, Verizon in the holiday quarter of 2011 recorded 7.7 million smartphone activations of which 4.2 million where iPhones. [...]

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Verizon announces best quarter ever with 9.8 million smartphone activations; iPhone sales strong

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

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It’s earnings season, ya’ll. Yesterday AT&T reported their earnings amidst record quarterly smartphone and iPhone sales, and now we have Verizon jumping into the fray with impressive smartphone sales as well. For the fourth quarter of 2012, Verizon announced via its 8-K regulatory filing with the SEC that it activated 9.8 million smartphones, stressing that [...]

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iPhone 5 users on Verizon affected by data usage on Wi-Fi won’t be charged

Monday, October 1, 2012

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Recently, it came to the attention of iPhone 5 users on Verizon that they were being charged for data usage even while they were downloading data via Wi-Fi. While that may not be a big deal if you’re on an unlimited plan with a carrier with Sprint, that type of glitch can cause huge bills [...]

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Verizon iPhone 5 is GSM unlocked

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

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Woohoo! Thanks to various regulatory rules, the iPhone 5 on Verizon is GSM unlocked. iDownloadBlog reports: I can confirm that the Verizon iPhone 5 is indeed GSM unlocked. Even though I bought an iPhone 5 from Verizon under contract, I was able to cut down my AT&T Micro SIM, and use it in my Verizon [...]

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Verizon institutes vacation blackout around rumored iPhone 5 launch period

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

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As if we need any more evidence that September 21 is when Apple is planning to launch the iPhone 5, in comes a report from TechCrunch relaying that Verizon is instituting a company-wide vacation blackout from September 21 through the end of the month. A trusted Verizon employee has just confirmed to TechCrunch that the [...]

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Verizon pushing Android 4G handsets over the iPhone

Monday, May 7, 2012

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A few days ago, CNN ran a story detailing how Verizon sales representatives are aggressively marketing Android smartphones instead of the iPhone. David Goldman writes: Here’s what I found: Next time you walk into a Verizon store looking to buy a smartphone, expect the hard sell on a 4G Android device. In each of the [...]

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Verizon sold 3.2 million iPhones last quarter, accounting for over half of all smartphone sales

Thursday, April 19, 2012

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Verizon today released their earnings from the quarter gone by and noted that it activated 3.2 million iPhones. Impressively, that figure accounts for more than half of Verizon’s quarterly smartphone sales which checked in at 6.3 million units. EPS came in at $0.59, a 15.7% increase from the same quarter a year-ago. Check out their [...]

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Verizon reports 4.3 million in iPhone sales during December quarter

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

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Verizon today released its earnings results from the December quarter and reported a loss of $2.02 billion, or $0.71 a share. During the same quarter a year-ago, the US-based carrier reported a loss of $2.64 billion. Apple wise, Verizon sold an impressive 4.3 million iPhone devices. All told, smartphone sales for the quarter came in [...]

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Verizon sold 4.2 million iPhones during recent holiday quarter

Thursday, January 5, 2012

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Verizon CFO Fran Shammo told attendees at a Citigroup conference yesterday that the nation’s largest carrier sold 4.2 million iPhones during company’s fourth quarter, a figure which is more than double the number of phones they sold during the third quarter – 2 million to be exact. Clearly, the launch of the iPhone 4S together [...]

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AT&T has top iPhone data speeds in the US

Monday, November 21, 2011

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People seem to have a love-hate relationship with AT&T. On one hand, people love to bitch and moan about the crappy reception they have with Ma Bell, yet there was curiously no exodus of subscribers when the iPhone came to Verizon and subsequently Sprint. I suppose part of the reason folks are, in part, reluctant [...]

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Judge Lucy Koh admits amicus curiae briefs from T-Mobile and Verizon into Apple/Samsung proceedings

Monday, October 3, 2011

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Over the past two weeks, both Verizon and T-Mobile filed amicus curiae briefs with the US District Court for the Northern District of California seeking to block Apple’s efforts to attain a preliminary injunction against Samsung’s lineup of 4G products.

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Verizon files brief seeking to block Apple’s motion for preliminary injunction against 4G based Samsung products

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

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Apple’s legal effort to block the sale of Samsung’s line of Galaxy smartphones and tablets has seen some success across Europe and in Australia. As for Apple’s efforts to win an injunction preventing Samsung from selling its allegedly infringing products in the US, well, we’ll have an answer to that in just a few weeks. [...]

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