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Verizon and Ericsson launch 5G on trial-basis across U.S.

Verizon and Ericsson launch 5G on trial-basis across U.S.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 24 : Verizon and Ericsson enabled an operational shift of 5G network from technology trials to pre-commercial pilots in the field in multiple cities across United States of America.

The fixed wireless, pre-commercial customer pilots, scheduled to begin in the first half of 2017, will enable the refining of an end-to-end 5G network using a mixture of new technology and existing Verizon infrastructure.

By working closely with Verizon, Ericsson has been able to identify deployment challenges and develop the techniques required for a quick and scalable deployment.

Verizon and Ericsson collaborate on global virtual network services

Verizon and Ericsson collaborate on global virtual network services

New Delhi, [India], Feb. 22 : Verizon Enterprise Solutions has partnered with Ericsson to provide enabling technologies for Verizon Virtualised Managed Network Services offerings that will be rolled out globally.

The self-service offerings give enterprises flexibility to dynamically combine virtualised features from a catalog of offerings, such as security packages, WAN optimisation and data center load balancing.

Ericsson is providing end-to-end dynamic orchestration, closed-loop service assurance and virtual network function (VNF) onboarding and testing. The solution is based on Ericsson's orchestration solution in conjunction with consulting and systems integration services.

Verizon exploring sale of its enterprise assets

Verizon exploring sale of its enterprise assets

Verizon Communications Inc wants to focus on its core business therefore it is planning to explore a sale of its enterprise assets that may be worth $10 billion. In the sale, a business involved in the landline and the internet services for large business customers previously known as MCI and Terremark, data center unit, will be involved.

For now, the company is into planning mode where it is looking how it can best handle asset sales. It has been said so as it is not easy to separate Verizon’s enterprise assets. No deal has been finalized yet and it is being said that the finalized buyer might have to sign commercial agreements with the company.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Phone Cases are Available on Official Website

Samsung Galaxy S6 Phone Cases are Available on Official Website

Good news for people eagerly waiting for Samsung Galaxy S6 cases: There is a list of cases of this amazing phone on the company’s website, but there are some phone cases that are grabbing special attentions of users. Crystal encrusted Swarovski case is the one attracting lots of buyers.

Some other cases of Samsung Galaxy S6 that buyers should consider before making final purchase are: Samsung Galaxy S6 Swarovski Case, Samsung Galaxy S6 Speck CandyShell Inked, Samsung Galaxy S6 Kate Spade Cases, Galaxy S6 OtterBox SYMMETRY SERIES, Samsung Galaxy S6 Caseology Waterfall and Galaxy S6 Leather Wallet Folio.

86% of Verizon workers in 9 US states want to go on strike

86% of Verizon workers in 9 US states want to go on strike

According to reports, Verizon has five days to sort out issues with unions that represent 39,000 workers of Verizon. It has been reported that approximately 86% of employees of Verizon in the in nine states of the US want to go for strike, if needed.

As per reports, the employment contracts of employers of the Verizon will lapse at midnight of August 1. Verizon staff in the company’s wire-line business is in Washington, DC, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, New York, Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware and Connecticut. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in addition to the unions Communication Workers of America (CWA) is representing them.

Verizon Communications to make debut in Mobile Video service

Verizon Communications to make debut in Mobile Video service

Verizon Communications Inc is going to launch mobile video service this summer. The company stated that the upcoming video content service will bring a rise in profit with the help of a combination of highly targeted ads, exclusive content and pay-per-view live concerts and sporting events.

Majority of Americans have a mobile phone and now, the company wants to use that aspect in its benefit. On Tuesday, Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo said that Verizon looks to offer video content in order to bring a rise in data usage on mobile device hence, increase profits.

The digital video service is meant for families and younger viewers, as these categories majorly view content on mobile devices. With the service, Verizon will make its debut into mobile video.

FCC allows Consumers to stop Robocalls

FCC allows Consumers to stop Robocalls

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday agreed that Verizon, AT&T and other telecommunication carriers aren't duty-bound to connect annoying ‘robocalls’.

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday stated that Verizon, AT&T and other telecommunication carriers will not be bounded to connect annoying ‘robocalls’ if a consumer doesn't want them.

FCC commissioners mostly agreed that call blocking technology should not only be allowed, but encouraged too. The FCC also voted in favor of expanding its Lifeline program to provide low-income subsidies for broadband service.

The major thing for the FCC in this case was to question the widespread appeal of battling unwanted robocalls, which last year alone generated 215,000 complaints to the agency.

Verizon acquires AOL

Verizon acquires AOL

Verizon is looking forward to grow in mobile video and advertising segment by buying AOL, the Internet's oldest brand. Verizon sold its mobile phones to millions of Americans. Verizon's phone business is not performing according to its expectations.

AOL is the owner of Denver-based digital mapping company MapQuest; it was considered as the go-to map by desktop PC users who examined how to move from Point A to Point B. According to Nielsen, a market research firm that tracks Web traffic, MapQuest is ranked third for travel sites. MapQuest employs about 70 people in Denver.

Verizon CEO wants Congress to play more active role in setting Internet Policy

Verizon CEO wants Congress to play more active role in setting Internet Policy

The long-simmering opposition for the Federal Communication Commission's recently adopted rules for the protection of Net neutrality has intensified.

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam, in a strongly worded three-page letter, has addressed to the congressional committee leaders with jurisdiction over the FCC. He has urged Congress to play a more active role in setting policy for the Internet.

McAdam said, "The FCC went far beyond open Internet rules, engaging in a radical and risky experiment to change the very policy that resulted in the United States leading the world in the Internet economy".

Verizon reveals govt. made 320,000 user snoop-data requests in 2013

Verizon reveals govt. made 320,000 user snoop-data requests in 2013Washington, Jan 23 : Mobile carrier Verizon has reportedly said that it received 3,20,000 snoop-data requests about consumers by the US government as part of its mass surveillance programmes.

In its transparency report, the company stated that it received 1,64,000 subpoenas and nearly 71,000 legal orders.

According to Cnet, Verizon said that among the legal orders, 1,500 wiretap requests had also been made, apart from 37,000 warrants for information and about 50,000 'emergency requests'.

Verizon offers Motorola Droid Ultra and Mini in white

Verizon offers Motorola Droid Ultra and Mini in whiteIn order to provide prospective customers with more options during the festive season, Verizon has announced a couple of Droids smartphones in white.

The mobile phone carrier has announced that the Droid Ultra and Droid Mini smatphones are now also available in black, in addition to the standard black and red colours.

The new colour has apparently added with a hope that more colour options would help attract more customers to the Motorola handsets, which have so far gain a huge following.  However, the Droid Maxx is still available only in black.

Verizon Communications records 40% rise in profits

Verizon Communications records 40% rise in profitsTelecom giant, Verizon Communications has said that it has recorded an impressive 40 per cent rise in profits during the third quarter of the year backed by strong wireless growth.

The growth of 40 per cent was higher than expected by analysts for the quarter. Even as the company recorded a low than expected growth in wireless customers, its venture with Vodafone Group, Verizon Wireless recorded stronger performance with higher profit and increasing revenue as customers increased their usage of the data.

Verizon and HTC to reportedly announce Droid DNA at November 13 event

Verizon and HTC to reportedly announce Droid DNA at November 13 event In a premature confirmation, Verizon Wireless has revealed that the key attraction at its forthcoming November 13 event will be HTC's new Droid DNA handset, the leaked shots of which are already making rounds on the Internet.

Verizon, AT&T networks over 95 percent operational post-Sandy

Verizon, AT&T networks over 95 percent operational post-SandyBigwig US wireless carriers Verizon and AT&T revealed on Sunday that over 95 percent of their East Coast networks damaged due to Hurricane Sandy had become operational again.

US carriers still rebuilding their networks in areas worst hit by Hurricane Sandy

US carriers still rebuilding their networks in areas worst hit by Hurricane SandyDevastating storms like Hurricane Sandy can wreck havoc to cellphone networks, as is evident from the fact that, on Friday - four days of the hurricane -, leading US wireless carriers were still prolifically reconstructing their networks in the worst-hit areas.

AT&T, Verizon deploy stations to help hurricane victims stay connected

AT&T, Verizon deploy stations to help hurricane victims stay connectedIn an attempt to provide some post-Hurricane Sandy assistance to the victims, bigwig US wireless carriers, AT&T and Verizon, have revealed in a recent announcement that they are deploying stations to help provide power and connectivity to people scrambling to Starbucks or banks for charging their devices or for accessing Wi-Fi signals.

HTC’s super-sized DLX smartphone headed for Verizon

HTC’s super-sized DLX smartphone headed for Verizon According to a new Android Central report, bigwig US wireless carrier Verizon will be offering HTC's most recent flagship device, the DLX - which is similar to HTC J Butterfly extra-large handset available in Japan - which is set to hit the North America markets.

Fairly akin in appearance to its Japanese sibling, the DLX - probably to be pronounced as "deluxe" - will be a super-sized HTC handset, which will largely have the same specifications as the HTC J Butterfly.

Government considering new limits in airwaves

Government considering new limits in airwavesWith the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) already having limits in place, since long, for the extent of airwaves a single company can control, small and medium-size telecom firms are now pushing the government to consider new limits in airwaves.

In the wake of the competition that the small telecom companies face from bigwigs like AT&T and Verizon, the government is apparently planning to set new regulations which will govern the amount of airwaves - or spectrum - which can be held by one carrier.

AT&T, Verizon duel over 4G LTE network speeds in Connecticut

AT&T, Verizon duel over 4G LTE network speeds in ConnecticutIn a duel of sorts over network speeds in Connecticut, two leading cellular communications providers - AT&T and Verizon - are reportedly going all out to highlight the value of their high-speed 4G LTE networks and the importance of network speeds for the smartphone users in the state.

That the two bigwig cell carriers were fighting over their network speeds was evident in their last-week announcements, in which AT&T - taking the first shot - said on Thursday that it intends bringing 4G LTE to the Hartford-New Haven market by the end of 2012.

HTC launches Droid Incredible 4G LTE on Verizon

HTC launches Droid Incredible 4G LTE on VerizonTaiwanese smartphone maker, HTC has launched its latest Droid Incredible 4G LTE smartphone in the US market on the Verizon Wireless network.

The Droid Incredible 4G LTE is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor that allows users to watch videos and run heavy apps smoothly. The device comes with an impressive 4-inch QHD display with a resolution of 960 x 540. The smartphone measures 4.8 x 2.4 x 0.46 inches and it weighs only 4.7 oz.




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