Category: Verizon

April 3, 2019

Verizon flips on 5G for phones in parts of Chicago and Minneapolis

Verizon (which owns the company that owns TechCrunch) announced today that it’s activated its 5G Ultra Wideband Network in parts of Minneapolis and Chicago. The news is the first step for the carrier’s plan to bring the technology to north of 30 U.S. cities at...

by Brian Heater in 5g
January 25, 2019

HMD Nokia phones are coming to Verizon, Cricket and Rogers

The North American market can be a tough one to crack for a number of reasons, not the least of which is consumers’ continued reliance on carriers. Without their distribution channels, most handset makers just can’t get a foothold here. In a meeting earlier this...

by Brian Heater in cricket
January 24, 2019

Verizon’s unlimited data carrier Visible starts selling iPhones, announces Android compatibility

When Verizon stealthily launched a new startup called Visible last year, it operated under a bring-your-own-device model — to sign up, you needed to already have an unlocked iPhone, and Visible would send you a new SIM card. Today, however, Visible is announcing that it’s...

by Anthony Ha in Mobile