Tag: verizon wireless

Verizon’s Visible Network is Now Carrying Several Different iPhone Models

In early 2018, Verizon introduced a brand new MVNO option for folks who would like to use Verizon’s network, but not necessarily sign up for the service. At the time, Visible didn’t actually offer any devices directly. You simply just had to bring your iPhone to connect to the network. However, it did start at […]

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PSA: Verizon’s Free Apple Music Subscription Isn’t Available for the Grandfathered ‘Verizon Plan Unlimited’

Verizon and Apple have collaborated on a nice deal for Apple Music subscribers, with the carrier opting to cover the cost of a monthly subscription for some. That started as a six-month free stretch for all Verizon customers on compatible devices. In that case, after six months was up the carrier would simply charge the […]

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Verizon May be Adding a Full Apple Music Subscription at no Additional Cost to Some Unlimited Plans

Verizon may not have as many bundled perks as some of the other carriers out there, but it does, at the very least, offer up a six month free trial period of Apple Music. So that’s something. But it looks like the partnership between Verizon and Apple is going to get a bit better for […]

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Carriers Say They Will Close Access to Customer Geo-Location Data to Third-Parties

One of the pieces of the giant data puzzle that carriers are able to routinely obtain from a smartphone on its network is geo-location, but unfortunately for customers that data hasn’t been handled all that well. In a report from The Verge, two of the three wireless carriers that were specifically named in a recent […]

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Verizon Updates My Verizon App to Support eSIM Activation

Verizon actually turned on support for Apple’s dual SIM feature in the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and the iPhone XR last week, but now it’s a bit easier. When the big red carrier started supporting the eSIM functionality in Apple’s newest iPhones, the setup process was a bit lengthy. You had to go into […]

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Verizon Now Offering Support for eSIM in iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR

While AT&T was the first wireless carrier in the United States to switch on eSIM support for Apple’s newest iPhones, Verizon isn’t too far behind. Verizon has since confirmed that it is indeed switching on support for the electronic SIM card (or eSIM) in the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and the iPhone XR. This […]

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Verizon Will Launch a 5G Smartphone from Samsung in 2019

5G is the next major milestone for the major wireless carriers in the United States, and they all have their sights set on a wide launch for the network technology in 2019. Having a network is certainly important, especially with wide availability as quickly as possible, but that only matters so much if there aren’t […]

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Senators Looking Into Reports U.S. Wireless Carriers Are Throttling Video Unnecessarily

As wireless networks in the United States transitioned back to unlimited data usage, a lot of restrictions were put in place to help temper usage. We’ve seen wireless networks like AT&T and Verizon change their plans quite a bit over the years. For instance, Verizon at one point was offering an added $10-per-month bundle that […]

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Apple’s Dual SIM Functionality Not Playing Well With Verizon’s Network

Earlier today, Apple officially launched iOS 12.1 to the public. The new software brings with it plenty of new features, including Group FaceTime and dual SIM support. Unfortunately, the latter isn’t working so well with one of the largest wireless networks in the United States. The dual SIM support is facilitated by Apple’s eSIM technology, […]

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