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Verizon forced to pull ad that claimed firefighters need Verizon 5G

Enlarge / A firefighter battling the Mendocino Complex fire on August 7, 2018 near Lodoga, California. reader comments 51 with 31 posters participating Share this story Verizon’s 2018 controversy over its throttling of a fire department’s “unlimited” data plan during a wildfire didn’t stop the carrier from rolling out numerous ads claiming that Verizon service… Read More »

Verizon “nationwide” 5G ready for iPhone 12—don’t expect a big speed boost

Enlarge / Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg at Apple’s iPhone 12 event. reader comments 44 with 33 posters participating Share this story Verizon today announced “nationwide” 5G coverage along with support for the new 5G-enabled iPhones. But for most consumers, Verizon’s 5G upgrade won’t make much of a difference. The newly enabled 5G runs on the… Read More »

T-Mobile hits back at AT&T and Verizon after spectrum-hoarding accusations

Enlarge / T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert speaks during a keynote at CES 2020 in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. reader comments 47 with 40 posters participating Share this story T-Mobile US CEO Mike Sievert yesterday fired back at AT&T and Verizon, saying the carriers’ complaints about T-Mobile obtaining more spectrum licenses show that… Read More »