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Some AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Customers Report Issues With Calls [Update: Fixed]

Tuesday June 4, 2024 10:51 am PDT by
There appears to be an outage with at least one U.S. cellular carrier, with customers unable to place or receive calls. AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon customers have been complaining about the issue on social networks, and there are also reports of outages on the Down Detector website. According to a statement from AT&T, the outage is affecting calls between carriers in the United States. All...
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FCC Fines AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Almost $200 Million for Illegally Sharing Customer Location Data

Monday April 29, 2024 1:42 pm PDT by
The United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today announced [PDF] that it has fined AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint/T-Mobile $196 million collectively for illegally selling access to customer location information without consent. Sprint and T-Mobile (now merged into T-Mobile) have been fined $12 million and $80 million, respectively. Verizon has been fined almost $47 million, and...
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Verizon Roadside Assistance Now Works With Apple's Satellite Connection

Tuesday December 19, 2023 10:27 am PST by
The Roadside Assistance via Satellite feature that Apple introduced for the iPhone 14 and iPhone 15 models now works with the Verizon Roadside Assistance program, according to an updated Apple support document. As of iOS 17.2, U.S. customers that have a Verizon SIM can connect to Verizon via satellite to get roadside assistance on the iPhone, with this option joining the already existing AAA ...
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Verizon Offering $10/Month Netflix and Max Ad-Supported Combo Subscription

Monday December 4, 2023 10:49 am PST by
Verizon today announced a new partnership with Netflix and Max that will see the carrier offering a combined streaming bundle option to customers who subscribe to its "myPlan" offering. The combined Netflix and Max plan will be available for $10, but there is a minor catch because the subscriptions are ad-supported. Standalone versions of the ad-supported Netflix and Max plans are priced at...
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Verizon Launches New 'Customizable' Smartphone Plans That Charge $10 Per Perk

Tuesday May 16, 2023 11:46 am PDT by
Verizon today announced new "myPlan" customizable smartphone plans that essentially unbundle unlimited cellular service from the "perks" that Verizon has offered to subscribers in the past. Right now, for example, signing up for a Verizon "Get More" plan offers unlimited 5G service along with perks like access to Apple Arcade, Apple Music, Disney+, and more. With the new "myPlan" options,...
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Verizon Discounts 'Welcome Unlimited' Plan by $5 Per Line With Three-Year Price Guarantee

Thursday December 22, 2022 4:00 am PST by
Verizon today announced a new discount for its "Welcome Unlimited" plan, which will see the price drop by $5 per line for unlimited text, talk, and 5G data for those who are new to the Verizon network. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Verizon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. Customers who swap over...
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You Can Try Verizon's Service for Free With New Test Drive Program

Friday November 18, 2022 10:05 am PST by
Verizon this week announced the launch of a new Test Drive program that is designed to allow you to try the Verizon network for free over a 30-day period. Any U.S. smartphone user with an eSIM and unlocked device can get 100GB of 4G/5G data to test out the Verizon network before committing to switching to the carrier. Verizon's program is similar to the Network Pass option offered by T-Mobile...
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Verizon iPhone 14 Pro Customers Reporting Cellular Connection Issues

Monday September 26, 2022 6:23 am PDT by
iPhone 14 Pro customers on the Verizon network in the U.S. are reporting issues with slow and unreliable 5G cellular connections and calls randomly dropping. Several threads on Reddit (1,2,3) and the MacRumors forums chronicle issues faced by Verizon customers and Apple's latest iPhone. According to user reports, signal strength on the ‌iPhone 14‌ Pro is unreliable and weak, while other...
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Verizon Launches New 'One Unlimited' Plan With Apple One Included

Wednesday September 7, 2022 9:58 am PDT by
Alongside the launch of the iPhone 14, Verizon today introduced a new "One Unlimited" plan for the iPhone with unlimited 5G data, 25GB of high-speed mobile hotspot data, and the Apple One bundle of services included for $90 per month with auto-pay enabled. As a free perk, the plan includes Apple One's individual tier with Apple Music, Apple Arcade, Apple TV+, and iCloud+ with 50GB of...
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Verizon to Offer Apple One For Free With Eligible Plan Alongside iPhone 14 Launch

Friday September 2, 2022 2:42 pm PDT by
Verizon plans to become the first U.S. carrier to include Apple One as a free perk with an eligible plan alongside the launch of iPhone 14 models later this month, according to information obtained by MacRumors from a carrier source. Apple One will likely be included with Verizon's most expensive "5G Get More" unlimited data plan, which costs $90 per month for one person. The fully-loaded...
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Verizon Launches Lower-Cost 'Welcome Unlimited' Plan

Tuesday July 12, 2022 6:00 am PDT by
Verizon today announced the launch of a new 5G unlimited plan called "Welcome Unlimited," which the company says is its best price yet on unlimited talk, text, and 5G/LTE data. The Welcome Unlimited plan is priced at $30 per line per month for four lines when Auto Pay is used, with Verizon also offering a $240 Verizon e-gift card per line when activating an already-owned LTE or 5G phone on...
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T-Mobile Named 'Best' U.S. Mobile Network in 2022 Carrier Showdown

Tuesday June 21, 2022 2:51 pm PDT by
T-Mobile is the "best" carrier in the United States when factoring in connection speed and reliability, according to PCMag's annual mobile network comparison, the results of which were released today. PCMag drove over 10,000 miles through 30 cities to test AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon connection speeds. In the past, this study focused on the fastest connections, but this year, PCMag looked...
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AT&T and Verizon Now Rolling Out C-Band 5G Spectrum

Wednesday January 19, 2022 11:11 am PST by
Following weeks of delays due to concerns from the aviation industry, Verizon and AT&T were today able to begin deploying C-Band 5G spectrum to improve the availability of 5G connectivity for users across the United States. AT&T's C-Band spectrum is live in limited parts of eight metro areas that include Austin, Chicago, Dallas Ft. Worth, Detroit, Houston, Jacksonville, Orlando, and South...
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U.S. Airlines Warn of 'Catastrophic' Crisis With Impending 5G Rollout, AT&T and Verizon Agree to Delay Around Airports

Tuesday January 18, 2022 9:35 am PST by
Verizon and AT&T's upcoming rollout of new C-Band 5G technology could cause chaos and lead to widespread delays of passenger and cargo flights, major U.S. airlines said on Monday in a letter sent to the White House National Economic Council, the FAA, and the FCC (via Reuters). "Unless our major hubs are cleared to fly, the vast majority of the traveling and shipping public will essentially...
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Verizon Announces Plans to Expand 5G Ultra Wideband to 1,700 Cities in January, Offers Improved 5G Plans

Tuesday January 4, 2022 4:13 pm PST by
Verizon today announced plans to expand its 5G Ultra Wideband technology to more than 100 million people across 1,700 cities in the United States, offering 5G speeds that are up to 10x faster than 4G LTE speeds and that can hit up to one gigabit per second. According to Verizon, "nearly one in three Americans" will be living in areas where faster 5G speeds are available, but while the...
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Verizon and T-Mobile Discontinue iPad Rebate Program Following Widespread Customer Complaints [Updated]

Monday January 3, 2022 4:02 am PST by
Verizon and T-Mobile have discontinued their iPad rebate program in partnership with Apple following widespread customer complaints that the program was ineffective, flawed, and rarely worked as intended. In recent weeks, complaints from customers have emerged across social media regarding Verizon's and T-Mobile's rebate programs. If it worked according to plan, the program would give...
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AT&T and Verizon Delay 5G Expansion to Address Aircraft Interference Concerns

Thursday November 4, 2021 1:50 pm PDT by
AT&T and Verizon are delaying the rollout of a new 5G band in order to address concerns about interference with aircraft safety systems, reports The Wall Street Journal. The two companies were set to launch C-Band spectrum on December 5. The C-band covers radio frequencies between 3.7GHz and 4.2GHz, and it is key for the expansion of 5G networks. AT&T and Verizon are now working with the...
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Deals: Verizon Discounting Apple Accessories, MagSafe Chargers, iPhones, iPads, and More

Friday October 29, 2021 8:28 am PDT by
There are a wide variety of deals expiring soon at Verizon, with solid last-chance offers on MagSafe accessories, the Apple Pencil 2, iPhones, and more. Most of these deals are dated to expire on Monday, November 1, so be sure to browse each sale below before next week. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive ...
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Deals: Verizon Discounting the MagSafe Battery Pack ($74.24), MagSafe Duo Charger ($96.74), and Other Apple Accessories

Wednesday October 20, 2021 6:56 am PDT by
Verizon's sale from earlier this month remains ongoing as we near the end of October, and it still has the all-around best deals online across Apple's collection of MagSafe accessories. This includes discounts on products like the MagSafe Charger, MagSafe Duo Charger, MagSafe Battery Pack, and a few non-MagSafe accessories. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Verizon. When you click a ...
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Deals: Verizon Discounts MagSafe Charger ($29.99), MagSafe Battery Pack ($74.24), and More

Tuesday October 12, 2021 7:09 am PDT by
Verizon this week kicked off a new accessory sale, including discounts on a wide range of Apple accessories like the MagSafe Charger, MagSafe Duo Charger, new Siri Remote, iPhone cases, and more. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. Notably, for the ...