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Who's the best cell phone carrier of them all? Verizon, according to RootMetrics

The jury's back, and the verdict favors Verizon. According to RootMetrics' most recent network performance test, Verizon was ranked the best overall network, taking top honors in reliability, speed, data, calling, and text messaging.
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Verizon wanted to charge advertisers to slap unwanted apps on your homescreen

Verizon reportedly considered a package that would see bloatware installed to subscribers' phones over the air. It approached advertisers about the deal last year, AdAge reported.
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Verizon offers $100 discount for select phones, but only if you buy online

Verizon announced a new promotion that nets customers a $100 discount for select phones. There are a few caveats, however, namely that the discount only applies to purchases through Verizon's online store.
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T-Mobile now has fastest LTE download speeds of four big carriers, study shows

Choosing a carrier? T-Mobile reportedly offers the fastest 4G LTE download speeds at 16.3 Mbps. Verizon was second at 15.9 Mbps, in front of AT&T and then Sprint. Verizon did win the 4G LTE availability category, though T-Mobile was right…
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People are more satisfied with AT&T than with any other U.S. carrier, but just barely

According to JD Power's latest customer surveys, AT&T has the highest customer satisfaction among major U.S. carriers. As for prepaid carriers, Consumer Cellular packs the highest customer satisfaction in the country.
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People are switching to Sprint, but the company is still losing money

Sprint has revealed its financials for the past quarter and has seen the largest jump in post-paid subscriber growth in the company's history. Sadly, it was still hit with a financial loss of $302 million.
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Verizon added 615,000 postpaid subscribers in second quarter, but revenues disappointed

Verizon posted its second quarter 2016 earnings report on Tuesday, and investors found the numbers slightly disappointing. It's hoping to rebound with its recent acquisition of media properties from Yahoo.
Business

Verizon buys Yahoo’s core businesses for $5 billion, Marissa Mayer staying

Internet service provider Verizon is acquiring Yahoo's core businesses for $5 billion. We have all the details on the merger and Verizon's plan to combine Yahoo with AOL in some ways.
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The FCC wants robocall-blocking technology, and it wants it yesterday

The FCC sent out letters to major U.S. phone companies, urging the companies to implement robocall-blocking technology into their networks. The companies have within 30 days to respond to the letters.
DT Daily

Verizon is bringing the hammer down on hardcore data hogs 3:19

Those Verizon customers on unlimited data plans who guzzle more than 100GB of data are in for a rude awakening.
Android Army

Verizon may disconnect unlimited subscribers who use an ‘extraordinary amount’ of data

Verizon may soon begin to disconnect grandfathered unlimited subscribers who use an "extraordinary amount" of data in a billing cycle. They'll reportedly have the choice of switching to a tiered plan.
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Could Comcast be the next major wireless carrier? Company appears to be making bid

It looks like Comcast is looking to expand a little. How? By becoming a mobile carrier, of course. The company will reportedly take part in upcoming wireless auctions, and has apparently even set up a new wireless division.