Verizon Authorized Retailer Round Room LLC announced that it has acquired Wireless Advantage, expanding its footprint to 1,241 stores in 45 states.
Verizon conducted a successful multi-city and multi-continent test of its 5G network during Sunday's Super Bowl in Minneapolis.
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The popular phone, which is already available at rival carriers, will sell for $250 and can be purchased online starting Thursday and in stores starting March 19.
Google confirmed that it's going to enter the wireless carrier business, but don't expect to ditch your AT&T or Verizon contract for one with the search giant. Instead, Google characterizes its still-to-launch wireless plans as a small-scale effort in which it will work with U.S. carriers to improve service.
It looks like the US cellular carriers are bowing out of the mobile payments war. Google just announced it has struck a deal with Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile to purchase "some exciting technology and intellectual property" from Softcard, the carriers' mobile payments initiative. The three carriers have also agreed to preinstall Google Wallet on their Android phones.
Google is reportedly looking to buy a competitor to Apple Pay- the one that until recently was known as "Isis.