Verizon adds five new shared data plans up to 20GB

Likely launched to compete more effectively with competitors like AT&T, Verizon revealed more shared data plans for anyone that consumes a great deal of mobile data.

Opinion: Carriers will continue to crush consumers until the FCC gets a bigger hammer

Companies like Verizon, Comcast and Google now brazenly disregard rules designed to protect consumers, because at the end of the day, the FCC is powerless to really hurt them.
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Verizon must allow Android tethering apps, can’t charge fee, FCC rules

FCC: Verizon must allow tethering apps for Android devices, and may not charge extra for the feature. Sadly, the same does not apply to AT&T, Sprint, or T-Mobile.
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Verizon, Redbox start testing the Redbox Instant streaming video service

Likely designed to take on streaming video services like Netflix and Amazon Instant Video, Verizon and Redbox have started the process of rolling out a new option for consumers that love instant access to movies.

Opinion: It’s a trap! Beware carriers’ new unlimited talk and text plans

New ‘unlimited talk and text’ plans may sound consumer friendly, but carriers have good reason to force us into paying for them: We barely use them anymore.

Verizon CFO hints at the release date of the iPhone 5

Likely mentioned as a teaser for current and potential Verizon investors, Verizon management is attempting to build interest in the fourth quarter launch of Apple's new iPhone.

Shocker! AT&T may charge extra for FaceTime calls [Update: Sprint says no charge]

An error message in the latest developer version of iOS 6 shows that AT&T may charge users for FaceTime calls over its network.
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Verizon’s Share Everything plan explained

We explain Verizon Wireless's complicated new Share Everything plans, a completely new mess of rules and prices all Verizon users are going to have to know.

Police surveillance of U.S. mobile phone users has skyrocketed

In an effort to solve crimes, U.S. law enforcement now requests information on more than 1.3 million mobile phone users annually, according to a first-of-its-kind Congressional audit.
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Droid Incredible 4G LTE comes to Verizon: It’s small but powerful

The Droid Incredible 4G LTE by HTC is available on Verizon today for $150 online. Our thoughts on the newest, and smallest super phone.

Verizon to FCC: Net neutrality rules violate free speech, should die

Verizon has filed a brief in federal court against the FCC's Net neutrality rules, arguing that the Commission does not have the authority to impose them and, strangely, that the rules violate ISPs' right to free speech.

4G adoption is rapidly increasing with young consumers

As more consumers slowly start to understand the difference in speed between 3G and 4G devices, the youngest generation is driving the transition to the faster data network.