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Sprint Early Upgrade Plan
2013-09-16 06:30:13

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sprint will be the last of the 'Big Four' American carriers to adopt an early upgrade program, says a report from Roger Cheng at CNET. Under the One Up plan, Sprint customers will be allowed to trade in their old devices to take part of the program. Customers will then pay the remaining cost of their devices in monthly installments. Unlike the early upgrade plans of AT&T and Verizon, Sprint will offer a $15 discount on monthly...

2013-09-09 08:34:14

Winning Middle, High School Students Will Earn Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Tablets to Help Develop and Bring Mobile Apps to Market BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Verizon Foundation, in partnership with the Technology Student Association, has opened the 2013-2014 Innovative App Challenge, giving middle and high school students across the country a chance to develop a concept for a mobile app and bring it to market. The mobile app design competition aims to engage students...

2013-09-04 08:27:12

CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TMS, the international leader in entertainment navigation, and Verizon, the global leader in delivering innovation in communications, information and entertainment, have entered into a new agreement under which Verizon will use a range of TMS products in FiOS TV entertainment guides available across multiple platforms. This effort makes it even easier for Verizon FiOS customers to find and watch the entertainment they're most interested in...

2013-08-29 08:24:11

MONTREAL, Aug. 29, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today noted the widespread media speculation about US communications giant Verizon's plan to buy out international partner Vodafone's 45% stake in its wireless business. The rumour confirms what the majority of Canadians have been telling the federal government: a company like Verizon with the scale to consider an acquisition of approximately US$130 billion dollars does not need any handouts from Ottawa to compete in the Canadian...

2013-08-27 20:22:27

Conservative MPs block federal Industry Committee from hearing the concerns of the 81% of Canadians who want a level competitive playing field in wireless MONTREAL, Aug. 27, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell is disappointed in today's decision by Conservative MPs on the House of Commons Industry Committee to block public hearings on their government's wireless policy - including the 3 wireless loopholes opposed by most Canadians that give extraordinary advantages to major US players like...

2013-08-22 12:33:03

All Are Welcome to Drop Off Unwanted Electronics, Other Materials - Including TVs, Computer Terminals - at Verizon's Ashburn Campus From 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. ASHBURN, Va., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon employees will gather in the parking lot of the company's Ashburn campus on Sept. 26 to collect unwanted electronics and other material for recycling. This fourth annual Recycling Rally, which is free and open to the public, is part of Verizon's commitment to protect and...

2013-08-21 23:22:30

Premium Verizon retailer expands reach across the Tar Heel State KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, recently celebrated an important milestone with the opening of its 60th store in North Carolina. The Knoxville, Tenn.-based company entered North Carolina in May 1997 with the opening of its store in Biltmore Square Mall in Asheville. That store was the first Cellular Sales location outside of Tennessee....

2013-08-21 12:25:20

-- 81% of Canadians surveyed by Nanos Research say Ottawa should not favour any companies foreign or domestic in the upcoming wireless spectrum auction -- Just 2% of Canadians think foreign companies like Verizon should be given special advantages like the spectrum and other benefits enabled by the wireless loopholes -- Canadians of all kinds, pension groups, unions, academics, business and...

2013-08-15 23:21:09

Patient Engagement Company Submits Innovative Concept Proposal for Second-Round Review Clark, NJ (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 HealthEd’s first-round submission in the Verizon Powerful Answers Award contest has been selected to continue to Phase II, and submitted today a full proposal of their initial concept. The inspirational contest is offering a total of $10 million in prizes for innovators and companies who develop a proposal that addresses society’s biggest challenges in one of their...

2013-08-15 12:33:44

University of California, San Diego and Verizon Foundation Expand New TB Therapy System to Improve Patient Adherence, Prevent Drug Resistance, Reduce Treatment Costs SAN DIEGO, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tuberculosis patients now have a less-intrusive treatment program that will improve the likelihood that they will take all their critical medications, thanks to an innovative, locally developed treatment-adherence monitoring system that uses mobile-health technology. Creation of...