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2011-03-28 09:00:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From texting and making calls to downloading music and surfing the Web, Verizon Wireless customers can enjoy their favorite applications and track usage, all from their wireless phones or devices. Using available shortcuts, customers can access account and usage information whenever and wherever they want. A new video from Verizon Wireless, "It's Easy To Track Your Wireless Usage," features store employees and customer service...

2011-03-14 10:19:00

NEW YORK, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To help its customers contact loved ones in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake and tsunami, Verizon is making calls to Japan free for most wireless and residential customers through April 10. All Verizon Wireless post-paid customers will receive free calling to Japan from March 11 through April 10. Post-paid customers are those who receive a monthly bill from the company. In addition, Verizon Wireless post-paid customers in the U.S. will...

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2011-02-02 13:24:26

Apple said on Wednesday that it would kick off sales of the Verizon Wireless iPhone on February 9, which is a day before the device hits store shelves. Apple's web sales launch of the smartphone will follow Verizon's online sales of a limited number of iPhones to its existing mobile customers starting on February 3 for delivery on or before February 10. The company said that people ordering the phone on February 9 can have it delivered or reserve it for an in-store pickup February 10, when...

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2011-01-19 06:13:16

Sprint Nextel Corp said it plans to increase the monthly service fees by $10 per month for its smartphone customers, bringing its prices closer to those of its bigger rivals: Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc. The price increase will become effective January 30. Sprint said it makes more sense to increase the service charge rather than limiting data usage such as AT&T has done. After the change, Sprint's cheapest service will be $79.99 for its smartphone customers. While Sprint shares...

2011-01-12 12:52:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Cellular believes your special someone deserves the best this Valentine's Day. That's why, now through Feb. 14, the company, ranked the best wireless carrier in the country by Consumer Reports, is offering a buy-one-get-one-free sale on all of its Android-powered devices, including the Samsung Galaxy Tab and the Samsung Mesmerize, a Galaxy S smartphone. Consumer Reports rated Galaxy S devices, like the Mesmerize, number one above all other...

2010-12-15 10:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Cellular, which was recently recognized in a survey by Consumer Reports as the best wireless carrier in the country, is helping holiday shoppers with last-minute gifts by offering every phone for free, including the latest Android-powered smartphones. U.S. Cellular is spreading the joy even further by offering a $100 credit to new customers purchasing a smartphone or existing customers adding a new smartphone line. Customers can stop by any U.S....

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2010-10-29 06:10:00

After receiving a hefty $25 million fine from the Federal Communications Commission, Verizon Wireless has agreed to pay at least $52.8 million in refunds to customers who inadvertently racked up data charges on their phones over the past three years, the FCC said Thursday. The fine by the FCC is the largest in the agency's 76-year history, said chairman Julius Genachowski in a statement. "People shouldn't find mystery fees when they open their phone bills and they certainly shouldn't have...

2010-10-05 07:20:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- eSecuritel, the expert in comprehensive cell phone insurance and replacement programs for wireless dealers and service providers, today announced that Appalachian Wireless has experienced a boost in revenue, take rate and customer satisfaction since implementing its cell phone insurance program in April 2009. Appalachian Wireless, Eastern Kentucky's leading provider of high quality telecommunications products and services since 1991, reports a 70 percent...

2010-08-31 14:42:00

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- "The leaders of the companies on this year's Inc. 5000 have figured out a how to grow their businesses during the longest recession since the Great Depression" - Inc. president Bob Lapointe. Next Generation Wireless perfectly exemplifies this, which is why they have made the Inc. 5000 list once again this year. Next Generation Wireless was founded in 2001 by Bill Bradford, when he was given the opportunity to break away from U.S. Cellular...

2010-08-18 10:02:00

WARREN, N.J., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, provider of the nation's largest and most reliable 3G network, today announced the activation of a new cell site in Ramtown, New Jersey. Wireless calling, text messaging and mobile Web surfing is now easier and faster for residents and visitors in the Monmouth County community, where the new cell site will serve the area north to south from Easy Street to East County Line Road and east to west along Allenwood Lakewood Road. The...