Verizon Launching LTE-Based Home Broadband Service
Verizon Wireless today announced HomeFusion Broadband, a new mobile data service that is delivered to residences via its LTE 4G network. Pricing for the service starts at $59.99 for 10GB of data, and requires a one-time $199.99 equipment fee. HomeFusion Broadband will be available beginning later this month in Birmingham, Ala., Dallas, and Nashville, Tenn., with additional markets to follow.
Verizon, Samsung Offer Small Cell for Improved In-Home Coverage
Verizon Wireless today announced the 4G LTE Network Extender for homes and small businesses. The small box provides LTE coverage in buildings up to about 7,500 square feet, including services such as HD Voice and high-speed data.
Verizon Bags Plan to Throttle Heaviest Users
Verizon Wireless today said it will not move forward with a "network optimization" plan that would have throttled the mobile data speeds of its heaviest users. Verizon announced its intent to slow down the speeds of grandfathered-in unlimited data customers based on monthly usage and local cell-site conditions, but met with resistance from both the government and customers.
Samsung Talks Up 5G Ecosystem, Verizon Teases 5G Phone
Samsung today revealed a number of 5G-related projects it is working on, including a home router, a base station, core network infrastructure, and a mobile chipset. The 5G Home Router is of particular interest, as Samsung said it would serve as an in-home replacement for fiber-to-the-home for broadband service.
Verizon Offers Unlimited Data for $3 Per Hour
Verizon Wireless recently introduced a new service called PopData that allows customers to access an unlimited amount of LTE 4G data for 30 or 60 minutes. Verizon is charging $2 for a 30-minute session and $3 for a 60-minute session.
I have service with a company called Cogeco where I live, and they only require a contract if you take free / discounted equipment from them. If you pay full ...
A voice of reason.
Add their push for NetFlix subscriptions along with 'double data', and they seem to be saying several different things at the same time.
10GB? For Home?