Technology

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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Tech Americans can’t live without

Tech Americans can’t live without

| April 14, 2015

From Verizon Wireless News Center Verizon recently conducted a survey to find out what items consumers say they couldn’t live without. The survey found: · 43.5 percent couldn’t live without online transaction/purchasing · 33 percent couldn’t live without wireless printing at work If people had to give up tech, the survey found: · 45 percent would […]

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Blacks more active on certain social media sites

Blacks more active on certain social media sites

| November 1, 2014

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)–While black and white people have similar rates of Internet use, black people are slightly more plugged in to certain social media sites, where sharing life’s minutiae is the norm. “Social networks are a great way to stay connected with others, but you should be wary about how […]

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Silicon Valley must embrace diversity

Silicon Valley must embrace diversity

| October 2, 2014

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist “The industry that bills itself a meritocracy actually looks more like a mirrortocracy.”—Mitch Kapor, co-chair of the Kapor Center for Social Impact While the number of African American, Latino and women consumers of Internet and broadband products and services is rising, their numbers at the major Silicon Valley companies […]

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Doing a new thing

Doing a new thing

| September 14, 2014

By Pastor E.A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from The Houston Forward-Times “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree […]

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Hundreds head towards social media confab in South Africa

Hundreds head towards social media confab in South Africa

| August 29, 2014

(GIN)–Some 400 delegates from 36 African countries are expected to fill the halls at the 18th annual Highway Africa conference for media activism which takes place Sept. 7 through Sept. 8 at Rhodes University, Grahamstown. The two-day event will explore how social media has impacted all aspects of our lives in the last ten years. Dan […]

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