Angry Verizon customers attack Verizon for refusing to activate SIM cards for their LTE-ready Nexus 7 tablets.
The carrier also says there was strong demand for its AT&T Next monthly installment plan.
Ahead of Apple's fiscal fourth-quarter earnings announcement, mobile analytics firm Localytics says activations of the two new iPhones are on the rise.
The number of active iPhone 5S devices is now about double the number of 5C devices, not triple, according to a new report from mobile analytics firm Localytics
Verizon didn't break out iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C sales, but noted supply constraints that cause most of the sales to roll into the fourth quarter.
Around 1 percent of all iPhones activated in the U.S. are 5S models, while just 0.3 percent are 5C units, according to mobile analytics firm Localytics.
The robot-powered operating system has been triggered on nearly a billion devices.
Google, which is hosting its developers conference, also says Google Play has passed 48 billion app installations.
Sundar Pichai, Google's VP of Android and Chrome, throws out some big numbers at Google's breakfast event Wednesday, including 1 million apps available in Google Play and 50 billion downloads.