Verizon Wireless

A voice mail by scammers appears to come from an official Verizon customer service phone number. (credit: CBS 2)

Scammers Manipulate Caller ID To Target Verizon Customers

The special offer looks like it’s coming from an Verizon Wireless customer service phone number. But it’s really a scam.

03/11/2014

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Verizon Scraps Plan To Charge $2 Bill Pay ‘Convenience’ Fee

People are talking about Verizon’s plan to charge a $2 fee for every payment subscribers make over the phone or online with their credit cards.

12/30/2011

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Can You Hear Me Now? Verizon Wireless Restores Service

Many Verizon Wireless customers woke up this morning to discover that their “smart” phones had suddenly been dumbstruck by another data outage, the second in as many weeks.

12/21/2011

Storm damage - Ridgefield, CT - Oct 29, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

As Officials Review CL&P’s Storm Respone, Some Say They’d Pay For Stronger Power Grid

The co-chair of Gov. Dan Malloy’s panel examining the state’s power companies wants to know how much it would cost to harden the electrical system, even against a storm as strong as a category 3 hurricane.

11/16/2011

A damaged utility line is seen following the feak snowstorm - West Hartford, CT - Nov 7, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Storm Response Panel Meeting To Discuss CL&P’s Response To Irene, Snowstorm

The panel created to investigate the response to both Tropical Storm Irene and the freak October snowstorm meets today in Connecticut.

11/15/2011

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AT&T To Buy T-Mobile USA For $39 Billion

AT&T Inc. on Sunday said it will buy T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom AG in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $39 billion.

03/20/2011

A Verizon version of the Apple iPhone 4 is seen at the launch news conference in Lincoln Center - New York, NY - Jan 11, 2011 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Ahead Of iPhone, Verizon Says It May Slow Data

On the same day it started taking pre-orders for the iPhone, Verizon Wireless is updating its terms of service to give it the right to slow down data service for users who use far more than others.

02/03/2011

A Verizon version of the Apple iPhone 4 is seen at the launch news conference in Lincoln Center - New York, NY - Jan 11, 2011 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Verizon Customers Can Order Apple iPhone Thursday

The company is setting aside a limited number of iPhones for those who already subscribe to Verizon. It will begin taking preorders from existing customers at 3 a.m.

02/02/2011

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Apple App Store Hits 10 Billion Downloads

The milestone, announced on the company’s website, arrives as its hugely popular smart phone is likely to become even more popular with the addition of Verizon Wireless as a carrier.

01/22/2011

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Verizon To Launch Faster ‘4G’ Service On Sunday

Good news for Verizon Wireless customers in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut: The new high-speed “4G” wireless broadband network will start accepting customers on Sunday.

12/01/2010

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Verizon Wireless Plans $30M-$90M Customer Refunds

Verizon Wireless could pay out up to $90 million in refunds to cell phone customers who were improperly charged for inadvertent Web access or data usage over the past several years.

10/03/2010

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Hempstead Approves Tough Cell Tower Measures

New cell towers are now banned within 1,500 feet of a home, a house of worship, a daycare center or a school in the Town of Hempstead.

09/21/2010

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Patent Holder Sues Apple, Smart Phone Makers

NEW YORK (CBS) ― The patent-holding company that won a settlement of more than $600 million from the maker of the BlackBerry said Friday it has sued six other makers of phones and phone software. […]

CBS 2–07/09/2010