Priced at $99.99 on-contract, the ultra-durable Kyocera Brigadier is Verizon's newest rugged 4G LTE handset.
The US version of HTC's One Mini 2 is set to serve up sound feature for a great on-contract price (but you can buy it off-contract, too).
Verizon was aided by the rising profits from Verizon Wireless, which it took full control of in February, but customer growth slowed.
Buy the Nokia Lumia Icon for its beautiful display and well-rounded features, but skip it if you require gobs of storage, are on a budget, or prefer a power user's OS.
The budget "phablet" comes with an 8-megapixel camera, a 1.2GHz quad-core chipset, and LG's signature rear controls.
FCC's Tom Wheeler says in a letter he's "deeply troubled" by Verizon's move to single out unlimited data customers, which could slow their access to the Internet.
Verizon Communications completes its $130 billion deal to buy the remaining 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless from Vodafone.
Previously, only 3G users were tapped for optimization -- what some say is throttling -- designed to avoid clogs. But a report says that's changing.
The deal is available for the 2014-15 season and includes premium access to live streaming games and the NFL Network.
The company adds 1.15 million new tablets in the period, offsetting a slowdown in smartphone growth.