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School Cell Phone Tower Proposal Shot Down By Parents

Parents at one DISD school squashed a plan to put a cell phone tower on top of the building. It’s not a novel idea for the district; DISD has 17 active contracts for service providers to install equipment on property.

CBS 11–09/08/2014

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Verizon Boosts FiOS Uploads To Match Downloads

Verizon is boosting the upload speeds of nearly all its FiOS connections to match the download speeds, vastly shortening the time it takes for subscribers to send videos and back up their files online.

07/21/2014

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Community Hero: Interns Deliver Super Hero Capes To Child Patients

A group of 75 high school and college interns at Verizon took time last week to bring a bit of joy to some children in need.

07/14/2014

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Verizon Tells Netflix To Stop Blame Game

Verizon, the country’s fourth-largest home internet service provider, sent a letter to Netflix on Thursday, telling it to stop blaming Verizon for bad video quality or face a lawsuit.

06/06/2014

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Netflix Pays Verizon For Better Internet Access

Netflix will pay Verizon Communications to help clear up some of the congestion that has been bogging down its Internet video service.

04/29/2014

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T-Mobile Pays Customers To Leave Rivals

T-Mobile, the country’s fourth-largest wireless carrier, is aiming to lure subscribers from rivals by paying the fees required to break their cell phone service contracts.

01/09/2014

A picture taken on September 2, 2013 in Paris, shows an illustration made with the logo for Verizon Wireless and the logo of mobile network provider Vodafone. Shares in Vodafone soared today after the company said it was in "advanced" talks to sell its US wireless joint-venture stake to partner Verizon in a deal worth $130 billion (98.5 billion euros).  (credit: AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE/Getty Images)

Verizon Reclaims US Wireless Stake For $130B

Verizon will own its wireless business outright after agreeing Monday to pay $130 billion for the 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless owned by British cellphone carrier Vodafone.

09/02/2013

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10 Years In Prison For Leader Of Cell Phone Theft Ring

The former AT&T employee found guilty of acquiring hundreds of stolen cell phones, to sell on Craigslist and Ebay, is heading to prison.

CBSDFW.COM–08/15/2013

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AT&T Extends Customer Wait For New Phone

AT&T is extending the time it takes for customers on contract-based plans to earn a fully subsidized upgrade to a new phone, from 20 months to 24 months.

06/10/2013

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Report: Feds Getting Phone Records Of All Verizon Customers

The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of U.S. Verizon customers, under a top secret court order. A British newspaper reports the order was granted on April 25 and is good until July 19.

06/06/2013

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Cell Phone Carriers Unite In Anti-Texting Ads

The country’s four biggest cell phone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving.

05/14/2013

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins as he officially unveils the BlackBerry 10 mobile platform as well as two new devices on January 30, 2013 in New York City. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

New BlackBerry Models & Software Announced

Research in Motion changed its name to BlackBerry on Wednesday, and launched a makeover of its mobile operating system along with two new smartphones.

01/30/2013

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