Verizon has announced that it will start locking the phones it sells so as to deter thieves from stealing them. However, this will also prevent users from using a SIM card of a different carrier on their device.
After AT&T backed out of a deal with Huawei, which would see the second-largest wireless carrier in the United States selling the flagship Mate 10 Pro, things looked pretty bleak for the smartphone manufacturer’s plans for U.S. expansion.
The Google Pixel 2 is an exclusive via Verizon (among major carriers) in the U.S. A new report by BayStreet Research finds that the sales of the smartphone improved somewhat towards the end of 2017. However, the report noted that the numbers weren’t close to what was seen with the predecessor during the same period in 2016.
Motorola announced the Moto Z2 Play, with unlocked and Verizon Wireless exclusive variants, earlier this month.
For those who pre-ordered the LG Watch Sport, Verizon Wireless has apparently decided to cancel the wearable, providing some bad news for the week.
While Verizon Wireless wasn’t all that quick to jump on a software update that would disable Galaxy Note 7s in the wild during the holidays, the Big Red carrier is definitely buckling down now.
As per research firm Wave7 Research, the Google Pixel continues to be in high demand at Verizon even after the end of the holiday season. The research firm conducted a survey by visiting 50 Verizon stores last week and noted that the Pixel accounted for 9.5 percent of the total smartphone sales on Verizon last month.