Technology

Verizon supporting active military, veterans with easy-to-understand discounts

Verizon supporting active military, veterans with easy-to-understand discounts

| January 28, 2016

From Verizon News Service  We’re committed to serving those who serve our country, and are making it easier for active duty servicemembers and veterans to do business with Verizon. Starting today, the company is providing active, former and retired members of the military a 15% discount on postpaid monthly wireless service and eliminating the minimum […]

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23 percent of smartphone owners made purchase with app for first time in 2015

23 percent of smartphone owners made purchase with app for first time in 2015

| January 14, 2016

Car ride apps fastest-growing while purchasing and banking apps go mainstream INDIANAPOLIS—A new survey of U.S. adults indicates a majority of smartphone owners (56 percent) purchased a product using an app in 2015. The survey shows 23 percent of smartphone owners took this step for the first time last year. The sampling of mobile commerce […]

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Need customer service from Facebook? Good luck

Need customer service from Facebook? Good luck

| January 12, 2016

By Bill Fletcher Jr. NNPA News Wire Columnist It happened very suddenly over the summer. I have been using Facebook for several years. A friend convinced me that once my Facebook “friends” had hit the 5,000 mark (the maximum permitted) that I should replace my existing page with a “Fan Page” or “Celebrity Page.” It […]

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Only through Jan 6: 2 free GB of data per month for life

Only through Jan 6: 2 free GB of data per month for life

| December 4, 2015

Stream more music, watch more shows, surf more web this holiday season Courtesy of Verizon Wireless News Service FORT WAYNE—New and existing Verizon Wireless customers will receive 2 GB of bonus data every month for every new phone they add or upgrade on XL or XXL Verizon Plans this holiday season. Available for a limited […]

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Verizon Stores in Fort Wayne opening early Friday for iPhone6s, iPhone 6s Plus

Verizon Stores in Fort Wayne opening early Friday for iPhone6s, iPhone 6s Plus

| September 24, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Verizon Wireless company-owned retail stores in Fort Wayne will open early at 8 a.m., Friday, Sept. 25, for customers interested in purchasing the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus operate on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network, with coverage now available to 98 percent of the […]

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J.D. Power network quality study ranks Verizon highest in U.S.

J.D. Power network quality study ranks Verizon highest in U.S.

| August 27, 2015

Customer study measures performance in call, messaging, data quality INDIANAPOLIS—For the second consecutive time, Verizon ranks the highest across all six regions among U.S. wireless providers, according to the J.D. Power 2015 Wireless Network Quality Performance Study℠, Volume 2. Verizon’s network performance was higher than the industry average in all three quality categories: calling, messaging […]

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How people really use their wireless devices

How people really use their wireless devices

| July 9, 2015

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Verizon confirms 200 percent wireless data usage increase at Indianapolis 500

Verizon confirms 200 percent wireless data usage increase at Indianapolis 500

| June 9, 2015

Courtesy of Verizon Wireless News Center INDIANAPOLIS—Verizon Wireless, a technology leader with the nation’s largest and most reliable 4G LTE network, confirmed that data usage by fans at the 2015 Indianapolis 500 saw a 200 percent increase on Race Day. Between social media, calls and texts, Verizon engineers confirmed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway fans benefit from Verizon Network innovations

Indianapolis Motor Speedway fans benefit from Verizon Network innovations

| May 14, 2015

Verizon One of the first wireless carriers to deploy small cell technology in Indiana From Verizon Wireless News Center INDIANAPOLIS—Verizon Wireless, a technology leader with the nation’s largest and most reliable 4G LTE network, announced recently new network upgrades at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) including nearly a dozen small cells around the exterior of […]

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Tips for uncovering truth about wireless network claims

Tips for uncovering truth about wireless network claims

| May 7, 2015

From Verizon Wireless INDIANAPOLIS—Consumers often conduct their own research to discover unadvertised truths about a product or service before buying. To help uncover the facts about wireless network coverage and capabilities in your area, use these tips: • Read the fine print. Some promotions sound good but have terms that can impact your network experience. […]

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