Tag: Verizon

Verizon offers free robocall blocking, two years after AT&T and T-Mobile

Enlarge / A Verizon logo at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. reader comments 7 with 7 posters participating Share this story Verizon yesterday said it will make spam and robocall blocking features free for all wireless customers starting in March, about two years after AT&T and T-Mobile began offering free robocall blocking. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Verizon and Amazon reportedly working on their own mobile game streaming services

The Verge Two more major tech players, Verizon and Amazon, may be entering into the already crowded list of companies that plan to launch mobile game streaming services. According to The Verge, Verizon Wireless is already testing its own game streaming service with a small number of customers. The people who are selected reportedly get an NVIDIA […]

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After broken promise, AT&T says it’ll stop selling phone location data

Getty Images | Witthaya Prasongsin reader comments 5 with 5 posters participating Share this story Mobile carriers are again promising to stop selling your phone location data to other companies—this time, for real. The four major carriers pledged to stop selling customer location data to third-party data brokers in June 2018, but a Motherboard investigation […]

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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 […]

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