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Verizon gets call from Bernie Sanders to reach agreement with CWA union

Verizon is facing yet another call to come to an agreement with the Communications Workers of America from Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

T-Mobile tells Verizon to abolish data overages via skywriting above Verizon's HQ

T-Mobile US CEO John Legere made good on his promise to send a message to T-Mobile's competitors to stop charging overage fees for mobile data usage and sent a skywriter airplane to deliver a message to "Abolish overages" above Verizon Wireless' headquarters.

Ho's Perspective: 3 network win-win features Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint are using

Carrier aggregation, network twinning and LTE-Unlicnesed are in various states of deployment and development-- and they're all ultimately win-wins for both mobile carriers and users.

Verizon launches national $300 trade-in credit promotion, tries out regional offers

Verizon Wireless recently launched a national promotion to give customers a $300 gift card when they switch and trade in their phone. Meanwhile, according to research firm Wave7 Research, Verizon is also running two regional promotions, including one in Chicago that offers up to $650 in credit.  

Verizon is running out of spectrum but could get escape hatch by leasing Dish's airwaves, analysts say

Verizon Wireless is going to run out of spectrum over the next few years but could get a lifeline if it strikes a spectrum leasing agreement with Dish Network, according to a report from analysts at New Street Research.

Verizon won't throttle speeds of customers who have hung onto unlimited data plans

Verizon Wireless customers who have managed to hang onto unlimited data plans will not see their speeds throttled even if they use large amounts of data, according to Verizon Communications CFO Fran Shammo.  

Verizon's Shammo: We'll be in the 600 MHz auction, but more interested in high-band spectrum like AWS

Verizon Communications plans to participate in next year's incentive auction of 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum, but the company is more interested in acquiring higher-band spectrum for capacity, according to a senior Verizon executive.

Verizon adds 1.3M postpaid subs in Q3, sees jump in EIP adoption in shift away from smartphone subsidies

Verizon Wireless essentially held steady in the third quarter, reporting solid postpaid subscriber additions and boosting the number of postpaid phone customers it added in the second quarter. The carrier also saw increased adoption of its equipment installment plans (EIPs).

AT&T once again leads rival carriers in TV ad spending

AT&T Mobility keeps pouring money into TV advertising and was the biggest spender among the four Tier 1 carriers in September, according to  TV advertising measurement firm  iSpot.tv, maintaining the top spot it had in August.  Special report

Android phones on Verizon, AT&T face LTE security vulnerability, researchers say

Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility customers with Android phones are vulnerable to security and privacy breaches when using Voice over LTE, according to an advisory posted by security researchers.