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Verizon just reached a ‘key milestone’ on the road to 5G

It still seems like 5G is a long way off, but Verizon has reached a new milestone towards its goal of rolling 5G out first -- it has finalized its specifications for the 5G radio. 5G will deliver speeds of 'multiple gigabits' per second.
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HTC brings the Desire 530 and its one-of-a-kind paint job stateside

HTC has announced that it's bringing the Desire 530 budget smartphone to the U.S. The device is available through both T-Mobile and Verizon, and will be available unlocked later this month.
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Verizon now lets you carry over data, and gives you more at a higher cost

You can finally carry over data thanks to Verizon's newly revamped My Verizon app. And if you're ever out of data, you can trigger a Safety Mode to stay connected at a slower speed. You'll also find new data plans, with new prices…
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Bad news for the hardcore: BlackBerry will not make any more Classics

In a statement sent to outlets, BlackBerry said it will not cease production of BlackBerry OS 10 devices on Verizon and AT&T. However, the company confirmed it did cease manufacturing of the Classic.
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Three US companies expected to dominate the Internet of Things

With the Internet of Things infrastructure rollout during the next several years, three U.S. companies with existing technologies are ready to rule. Wireless and wired networking and platforms to manage the onslaught of data are essential…
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Verizon will give you up to $300 for your clunker of a phone if you open a new line

Verizon is bringing back its April 2016 trade-in promotion. Eligible customers can get up to $300 toward the purchase of a new handset. It's available to both new and existing subscribers.
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Does Verizon have a data rollover plan up its sleeve?

According to a leaked image, Verizon will introduce a new data rollover program for all of its customers. We should hear more about this program and others sometime soon -- perhaps as early as next week.
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Net neutrality advocates feel less than warm toward T-Mobile’s Binge On

Net neutrality advocates sent 100,000 letters to the FCC, asking the government agency to take action against zero-rated data services like T-Mobile's Binge On, Verizon's FreeBee, and AT&T's sponsored data program.
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Want a sleek Android Marshmallow tablet for $250? Asus and Verizon may be able to help

Looking for a new tablet, and want one that's slim, sleek, and not hugely expensive? Verizon has exclusive rights to the Asus ZenPad Z8, a $250 Android tablet that should fit the bill.
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Verizon wants parents in the car with their teens all the time, thanks to Hum

Verizon has introduced a new campaign to help increase safety for teens this summer. Hum is like a parental control system for a teenager's car, described as "an intuitive product that helps cars go from zero to smart in seconds."
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#FreeTheMotoZ: Verizon’s exclusive on both Moto phones is total BS

Carrier exclusives are draconian measures that limit the amount of people who can buy smartphones and trap great devices on one network. Now the Moto Z is stuck on Verizon with a carrier exclusive.
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Verizon employees end strike after reaching new contract deal with Big Red

After weeks of striking against Verizon, employees agreed to put down their pickets as the company reached an agreement with unions. The new contract still needs to be approved by unions, though odds indicate it will happen soon.