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3 carriers to build Google's mobile wallet into new phones

...profits.Google's latest volley calls for its payment service to be built into Android smartphones sold by AT&T Inc., Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile USA later this year. Smartphone owners currently have to download the app, called Google Wallet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-23/3-carriers-build-googles-m
Daniel Field | The Augusta Chronicle

...conducting land surveys, removing 30 trees and installing red blinking lights on top of the Newman Tennis ... A proposed Verizon Wireless cellphone tower on Wrightsboro Road has drawn concerns from the operator of Daniel Field airport, who says the FAA-approved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/transportation/daniel-field
Regulators OK 'net neutrality' rules for Internet providers

WASHINGTON - Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile now must act in the "public interest" when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-26/regulators-ok-net-neutrali
A 'Net loss

...American life under its thumb, the Obama administration's big fear seemed to be that ISPs, such as AT&T, Comcast and Verizon, would violate "net neutrality" by charging large, deep-pocketed users, such as Google, Facebook and Netflix, more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-27/net-loss
Rants & Raves

...Best to not get near a college. JUSTICE GINSBERG admits "not being sober." That's English for DRUNK. WAY TO GO, JOE at Verizon in Evans! Thank you for giving me the option to pay in person instead of just showing me the kiosk! I appreciate it!! I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-26/rants-raves
People with new smartwatches can leave phones behind

...device ($200 with a two-year service agreement). Sprint charges $10 for 3G service, while it costs $5 a month for Verizon 3G and T-Mobile 4G service. The device costs $350 to $400 with those three. ($300 to $400, plus $5 or $10 monthly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2015-02-26/people-new-s
Planning board votes down Verizon tower request near Daniel Field Airport

A heavily contested Verizon Wireless tower proposed on Wrightsboro Road was shot down...Airport and questions surrounding the lease agreement between Verizon and the property owner.Verizon's special exception request to erect a 105-foot tower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-03/planning-bo
Verizon sues Columbia County over rezoning for tower

Verizon Wireless has filed suit against Columbia...county leadership's decision to deny Verizon's rezoning and special-use permit on...denial in writing, as required by law.Verizon sought permission to build a 160-foot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-12/verizon-sues-columbia-
Business news

AT&T, Verizon make big buys at government spectrum auctionNEW...see improved networks after AT&T and Verizon, the two largest U.S. wireless companies...AT&T Inc. bid $18.2 billion and Verizon Wireless $10.4 billion. T-Mobile US...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-30/business-news
Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent

NEW YORK - Verizon reported Tuesday that its second-quarter...doubled after it secured full ownership of Verizon Wireless.Profit jumped to $4.32 billion...78 cents per share. That's because Verizon issued shares in February to pay Vodafone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-22/verizon-2q-profit-