Verizon Launches Rev. A Card, Still Working on Network
Dec 18, 2006, 1:12 PM by (staff)
Verizon today announced it has started to sell the Sierra Aircard 595 online. The 595 is an EV-DO Revision A PC Card, which is also sold by Sprint. Like Sprint before them, Verizon is launching the card in anticipation of their Revision A network coming online. The card is compatible with current EV-DO Release 0 and 1xRTT networks in the meantime. Verizon recently stated it has been building out Rev. A and will make the service available once enough cities have been upgraded. The Aircard 595 is available online for $100 with a two year contract and a $50 rebate. It will be available in stores in mid-January.
Latest Verizon Jetpack Boasts 24-Hour Battery Life
Verizon Wireless today announced the Jetpack AC791L, a mobile hotspot that runs all day and supports up to 15 connected devices. The Jetpack AC791L, made by Netgear, is a traditional hotspot that features a full-color LCD screen and includes LTE Advanced functionality.
Sprint to Begin Selling LG G3 July 18
Sprint today revealed it will commence sales of the LG G3 on July 18 in stores, online and via telephone. Sprint is offering several different ways to pay for the device.
Verizon to Offer Rewards for Social Network Referrals
Verizon Wireless today said it will give customers up to $100 to refer friends and family to the network via Facebook or Twitter. Customers will have to do some legwork to receive the reward.
Verizon To Offer Rewards to Note7 Buyers
Verizon Wireless today said customers who preorder the Samsung Galaxy Note7 or S7 Edge can snag a free Gear Fit2 fitness band or 256 GB memory card with their purchase. Verizon plans to sell other Note7-related accessories, such as the Gear VR, Gear 360 camera, and Gear IconX wireless headphones online and in stores beginning August 19.
HTC One A9: First Phone To Work on Verizon Without CDMA
HTC will sell an unlocked version of its new One A9 that can be used on Verizon's LTE network, even though the phone lacks the legacy CDMA technology found in all other Verizon phones to date. That makes the One A9 the first phone announced for use with Verizon in LTE-only mode.
Why so much?
simply speculating, it would be that VZW ordered less cards than Sprint, because Sprint is planing on having more Rev A capable towers than VZW in a shorter time. this in turn ...
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