In Two Years 4G LTE Has Changed the Mobile Lifestyle



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On Wednesday, Dec. 5, wireless users may not pause to celebrate that it has been two years since the launch of Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network, yet every day they experience how it has transformed their lives.  

4G LTE wireless networks mean that what was once considered only in the realm of desktop computers – or someone’s imagination – is now seamlessly mobile. Whether it’s watching user-generated clips, favorite entertainment programs or video chatting with friends and family, the growth of 4G LTE has changed the way we watch and share video.

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Verizon Wireless Makes “Dia De Tus Suenos” A Reality In Philadelphia For Fan Of Chef Jose Garces

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Congratulations to Aliah Davis of Washington, N.J. for winning our Dia de tus Suenos or Day of Your Dreams sweepstakes held during October in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month. Today, Davis will be spending the day with acclaimed Chef Jose Garces, a Philadelphia restaurateur and star of “Iron Chef America” on the Food Network.

Her day will begin at the Verizon Wireless store at 11th and Market Street in Philadelphia, where Garces will sign copies of his new book, “The Latin Road Home,” for fans, and Davis will be presented with a check for $1,000 and a Verizon Wireless 4G LTE tablet. Davis will also accompany Garces on a private tour of his restaurant J.G. Domestic at 2929 Arch Street, followed by a cooking lesson and dinner!

Verizon Wireless gives a platform to everybody to share their personal stories, and encourages the community to celebrate the contributions of the Hispanic population to our nation’s culture. For more information about the Day of Your Dreams contest, visit www.verizoninsider.com/dreamday.

Stress-Free Shopping Is Just a Click Away

Parents who have spent the last few weeks back to school shopping for clothes and supplies can attest that shopping can be stressful. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that a growing number of shoppers are avoiding the crowds and making mobile commerce part of their shopping routine.

Recognizing this trend, Verizon and Amazon will offer a suite of Amazon-owned shopping apps directly to customers on certain Verizon Wireless Android smartphones. Retail apps like those offered by Amazon are another way wireless users can customize their smartphones and bring the convenience of online shopping right to their mobile device.  

Click through for a list of apps.

Have you found great apps to use to shop directly from your mobile device? Reblog this and tell us what apps you use!

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Verizon LTE Innovation Center Turns One

Celebrating a year of making progress with 4G LTE.

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Nearly 20 products, ranging from modules to routers to robots, have come through Verizon’s Innovation Program since last year, with dozens more on the horizon. Many of these are the building blocks to bigger solutions in the machine to machine space, embedding the power, speed and possibilities that come with 4G LTE.

To learn more about Verizon LTE Innovation Center click through.

Cell phones play growing role in getting U.S. online

As of April 2012 it is reported that 88% of U.S. adults own a mobile device of some kind, with more than half of these cell owners (55%) using these mobile devices to go online. Moreover, 31% of these current cell internet users say that most of their online activities are with their mobile phone; as opposed to other, more traditional mediums, such as a desktop or laptop computer.

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Verizon Joins With Leading Global Auto Companies To Establish 4G Venture Forum For Connected Cars

Verizon today announced the formation of the 4G Venture Forum for Connected Cars, a group of leading global automotive companies brought together by Verizon to accelerate the pace of innovation across the automotive and telematics 4G LTE ecosystem. BMW, Honda, Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors and Toyota Motor Sales, Inc. are joining Verizon as the initial members of the Forum.

The group will collaborate and explore ways to deliver connectivity to vehicles of all types, by leveraging open standards and discussing ways to accelerate development of the 4G LTE ecosystem across automotive OEMs, suppliers, device manufacturers, application developers and content publishers.

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Sun, Sea, Sand and Speed: Verizon Wireless Expands 4G LTE Network to Popular Northeast Destinations!

Verizon Wireless announced today it will introduce the nation’s largest 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to several new areas.

Today the 4G LTE network was introduced to:

  • Barnstable, and six additional communities throughout Upper and Mid-Cape Cod

  • Burlington, and more than 30 additional communities throughout Northern Vermont

  • Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Delmarva’s beach communities, Virginia Beach and coming soon to North Carolina’s Outer Banks.

Verizon Wireless has also expanded the nations largest 4G Long Term Evolution network on Long Island.

Verizon Wireless customers with compatible 4G LTE smartphones, modems, tablets and mobile hotspots will be able to wirelessly share music and photos, surf the Web, and download files up to 10 times faster than customers on 3G networks.

To learn more on specific locations, click through.

Verizon Wireless Named Top New York LTE Performer

Ready to take the 4G plunge but unsure where to start? After nearly 69,000 real-world data, call and text tests, Verizon Wireless has been named top New York LTE performer.

Verizon’s LTE easily bested AT&T’s LTE when comparing average download and upload speeds. Though AT&T now offers LTE service in New York, they couldn’t keep pace with Verizon’s LTE network. This marks the first time ever a carrier has won every RootScore Award in a market.

To read the full RootScore Report please click through.

Wireless Carriers Will Make Your Sci-Fi Dreams Come True

The world of wireless utopia may not have enough to remove all constraints of time and space, but it will come close if Verizon’s vision of the future, being nurtured at its LTE Innovation Center, comes true.

The innovation center helps potential partners develop their business model and offers engineers the infrastructure and support to test out new products that use LTE.

To learn more about The Verizon Wireless Innovation Center click though.

Wireless Carriers Will Make Your Sci-Fi Dreams Come True

The world of wireless utopia may not have enough to remove all constraints of time and space, but it will come close if Verizon’s vision of the future, being nurtured at its LTE Innovation Center, comes true.

The innovation center helps potential partners develop their business model and offers engineers the infrastructure and support to test out new products that use LTE.

To learn more about The Verizon Wireless Innovation Center click though.