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2014-07-22 12:28:12

Double the network capacity, higher peak speeds now in more than 350 markets nationwide ALPHARETTA, Ga., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has expanded its newest technology - known as XLTE - in more markets including Dalton, Georgia to boost 4G LTE network capacity and enhance high-speed services for customers. Today, more than 350 of Verizon's 4G LTE 500-plus markets have been enhanced with XLTE, with more scheduled to be completed by the end of the year. XLTE...

2014-07-21 12:29:10

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Most of us could not imagine life without our wireless phones; they are integrated into our daily lives and put convenience and accessibility at our fingertips. Now, Verizon Wireless is introducing a fun new way customers can get even more from their wireless service provider. Verizon Smart Rewards is a unique program that offers a wide variety of rewards in exchange for points customers earn for their everyday activities and...

2014-07-18 23:00:41

The Skypatrol Defender 2.0 CDMA GPS system provides the broadest and most dependable North American coverage through its Verizon partnership which was announced in January. Verizon partners in Mexico and Canada make coverage seamless across borders. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Skypatrol confirmed today that their partnership with Verizon Wireless allows its GPS tracking devices to operate seamlessly across borders in North America. Key partners in Mexico and Canada support the...

2014-07-17 12:34:51

Leading wireless provider looks to add more than 300 positions in the Nashville area FRANKLIN, Tenn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To support the company's rapid growth, Verizon Wireless is hiring more than 300 employees in the Nashville area at its Franklin and Murfreesboro, Tennessee call centers as well as retail locations throughout the Nashville area. Positions include retail sales representatives, call center representatives, and sales support. "Verizon currently employs...

2014-07-17 12:34:31

DEARBORN, Mich., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ControlTec, an industry leader in transportation diagnostic and safety data systems, and Verizon Wireless, a technology leader with the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE network, announced today a joint partnership that will allow state-of-the-art wireless vehicle data recorders designed by ControlTec to transmit real-time information on the Verizon Wireless network. "The ability to take in real-time, raw data and to make it...

2014-07-16 12:30:32

NextWorth Solutions launches trade-in program in over 375 retail locations with special promotion supporting the Wireless Zone Foundation for Giving, Inc. BILLERICA, Mass., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextWorth Solutions, a leader in consumer electronics trade-in programs, today announces a new trade-in program agreement with the Wireless Zone® system, the largest Verizon Wireless franchise in the country. After a successful pilot program, NextWorth Solutions is managing the...

2014-07-10 12:28:17

LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Warc launches Warc 100, a global ranking of marketing campaigns. - Ranking is based on performance in effectiveness and strategy competitions. - 'Fakka' campaign for Vodafone by JWT Cairo tops poll. An Egyptian campaign for Vodafone has topped a new ranking of the world's smartest marketing campaigns. The Warc 100 (http://www.warc.com/warc100), launched by marketing intelligence service Warc,...

2014-07-08 08:39:23

Vodafone to include Alcatel-Lucent metro cell technology in Project Spring investment program to create mesh network with existing macro cells to improve the customer experience in urban areas PARIS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that it has been selected by Vodafone Group as a Supplier of Reference for LTE metro cells with integrated Wi-Fi capability. The award is part of Vodafone's investment program, Project Spring. Small cells...

2014-07-08 04:21:08

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ: VOD), Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI), Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings...

2014-07-06 23:00:36

“Verizon Wireless is now joining AT&T Mobility with Cricket, Sprint and T-Mobile in this rapidly growing pre-paid segment”, says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 06, 2014 AT&T Mobility acquired Leap Wireless with their pre-paid Cricket brand. Sprint and T-Mobile have also seen rapid growth in their pre-paid efforts. Pre-paid wireless 4G sales have been growing steadily. Now Verizon Wireless is joining them with their prepaid services as well,...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
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