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Verizon: Call and texting volumes back to normal levels

May 26, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

As stay-at-home orders loosen around the country, mobility is up on Verizon’s network, while call and texting volumes look much more like normal spring levels. In its most recent network traffic update, Verizon said that while virtual private network use, […]


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Verizon’s network is fast and getting faster, RootMetrics says

May 22, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon’s network has provided it a consistent advantage over its competitors over the years. The differences are narrowing, according to data from RootMetrics, but the carrier still shows “consistent and excellent performance across the board” and has been stepping up […]


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AT&T has ad group recommending that Verizon should throttle its faulty 5G message

May 19, 2020

Via: Wireless Estimator

The advertising industry’s self-regulatory organization has suggested that Verizon should stop claiming that it has America’s first 5G network, but Verizon claims that its “first to 5G” commercials are not misleading and is appealing the decision. The National Advertising Division […]


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COVID-19’s impact will evolve the telecommunications industry

May 18, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Change is in the air for the telecommunications sector as vendors and service providers grapple with the fallout from COVID-19. While it may be too soon to carve all of the changes into granite, it does seem as though the […]


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Test and Measurement: Americans are ‘falling back into old habits’, Verizon says

May 15, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon is beginning to see a shift back toward a more typical, pre-pandemic network mix of calls and texts and is seeing more evidence of people leaving home, according to its most recent update. Handoffs between cell sites are “steadily […]


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Verizon One Talk Revisited

May 14, 2020

Via: No Jitter

It was 2016 when I last wrote about Verizon’s One Talk mobile business service, though I have been tracking its progress both through Verizon and with my clients. While none of my clients have gone beyond the investigation stage of […]


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Verizon takes three-pronged strategy to handling COVID-19 crisis

April 27, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg said that the telecom company is pursuing a three-pronged strategy as it navigates the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. On last week’s call with investors, Vestberg described managing the crisis response and continuing to execute on […]


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Verizon Media launches platform enhancements to maximize streaming reach and revenues

April 21, 2020

Via: Broadcast Beat

Verizon Media has launched a range of capabilities to enable broadcasters, content owners and service providers to grow audiences and monetize content in new ways. These include advanced advertising tools that improve transparency in the bidding process and track ad […]


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Verizon Business enters into agreement to acquire BlueJeans

April 16, 2020

Via: Telecom Reseller

Verizon Business today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire BlueJeans Network, a trusted enterprise-grade video conferencing and event platform. The acquisition expands Verizon’s immersive unified communications portfolio. BlueJeans’ cloud-based video service currently serves a wide […]


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COVID-19 update: AT&T’s core network traffic increases at a lower rate

April 13, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

While AT&T’s core network traffic is still above its baseline levels, the increases actually dropped a bit last week. AT&T’s core network traffic, which includes business, home broadband and wireless usage, went from a 26% increase—compared to a similar day […]