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Vonage and Verizon off to court (update)

Verizon and Vonage will later today, present opening statements in a patent-infringement case that focuses on the technology the VoIP firm uses to connect calls from its IP service to phones on the traditional network. Vonage, one of the best-known brands in the VoIP business with 2 million customers, denies any wrongdoing. It claims its […]

Verizon upgrades to Rev. A

US mobile operator Verizon Wireless said Thursday that it has started upgrading its 3G network to cdma2000 1x EV-DO Revision A. The network upgrade will launch initially in parts of Massachusetts, Virginia, Chicago, Indiana, Utah and Florida. Verizon claims that customers in those areas will receive data uplink speeds significantly faster than the company’s existing […]

iPhone turned down by Verizon?

A rumour doing the rounds on the internet on Tuesday morning suggests that US operator Verizon Wireless turned down an exclusive deal on the Apple iPhone two years ago. Whether or not it is true, the suggestion raises some interesting points about the way things might have been. Apparently the second placed US carrier decided […]

Verizon and YouTube in content talks

According to reports, America’s second largest telecommunications company, Verizon, is in talks with online video service YouTube to put its wares on mobile phones. The report comes days after YouTube announced its intention to create a service specifically designed for wireless devices. According to the Wall Street Journal the talks are at an “advanced” stage. […]

Mobile firms to be grilled on spying

The US House Energy and Commerce Committee is to question executives from major US telcos later this week as part of the inquiry into the Hewlett-Packard “pretexting” scandal. Cingular, T-Mobile USA, Verizon, and Sprint-Nextel have all been summoned to face the committee on Friday, which will also interview the former HP director Patricia Dunn, CEO […]

Verizon hit by merger costs

Merger and integration costs with MCI hit US carrier Verizon Communications during the second quarter, with earnings dropping to $1.6bn (£800m), down from $2.1bn a year ago. Consolidated operating revenues for the quarter hit $22.7bn, a 25.6 per cent increase compared with the second quarter 2005. The wireline business added 440,000 net broadband connections, including […]

Verizon adds 1.8 million mobile subs

US cellular operator Verizon Wireless, which is a joint venture between Verizon Communications and Vodafone, today announced second quarter net customer additions of 1.8 million. This takes the operator’s total retail base, or customers that it manages directly, to 52.6 million of its total 54.8 million customers. Verizon Wireless’ financial and operational results for the […]

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