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Top Verizon story from Techdirt: After Exploiting Covid Broadband Program, Verizon Faces Unsurprising Opposition To Tracfone Merger

From Techdirt: When last we checked in with Verizon, the company had just been caught exploiting the government's Covid broadband relief program to upsell struggling Americans to more expensive plans. Now, as Verizon tries...

9th Circ. Backs Carrier’s Tariff Rates In Verizon Row, according to Law360

From Law360: Law360 (July 30, 2021, 7:07 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit partially granted Wide Voice LLC's petition to review a Federal Communication Commission order that declared the local exchange carrier's tariff rate unlawful...

FierceTelecom reports Verizon bags $78.8M Air National Guard contract

From FierceTelecom: Verizon’s Public Sector business inked its second deal with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) in as many months, this time nabbing a $78.8 million contract to help the Air National Guard (ANG)...

Verizon news: Verizon teams leverage broadband solutions to support wildfire responders’ communications – Urgent Comms

From Urgent Communications: Members of the Verizon Response Team (VRT) are using a variety of solutions to deliver broadband communications to public-safety agencies battling wildfires throughout the U.S.—at no additional cost—as part of the carrier’s...

Telecompetitor reports Air National Guard Awards Verizon $78.8M Contract

From Telecompetitor: 07.28.2021 – WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Verizon Public Sector a $78.8M Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) task order to provide advanced network modernization services to the Air National...

Take action against Verizon: FCC Nixes Dish’s Try To Null T-Mobile, Verizon C-Band Bids

From Law360: Law360 (July 27, 2021, 6:02 PM EDT) -- The Federal Communications Commission has shot down a bid by Dish Network to prevent mobile-industry competitors T-Mobile and Verizon from obtaining licenses in the C-Band,...

Take action against Verizon: 2021 FierceWireless Rising Star — Verizon’s David Wolff | FierceWireless

From FierceWireless: For 2021, FierceWireless has compiled a young and accomplished slate of up-and-coming wireless executives. We’re doling out the names of our winners, two per day, so that readers have the time to enjoy...

Hold Verizon responsible: Verizon’s Smart Display includes LTE in case of Fios outages

From Engadget: As expected, Verizon (Engadget's parent company) is working on an Alexa-powered device. Following an FCC sighting in June, the carrier announced the Verizon Smart Display today at Amazon's Alexa Live event, confirming in...

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Expedia news: Deal Struck To End Expedia Suit In Chancery Over $2.6B Deal

From Law360: Law360 (August 4, 2021, 5:35 PM EDT) -- A settlement has been reached to end a direct and...

Uber’s recovery accelerates as more people seek rides again, according to Minneapolis Star Tribune

From Minneapolis Star Tribune: SAN RAMON, Calif. — Uber's ride-hailing service is regaining most of the momentum that it lost...

T-Mobile will shut down Sprint’s 4G LTE network on June 30, 2022, warns CNET

From CNET: T-Mobile has been moving to integrate Sprint into its operations since completing its merger last April. This week...