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1:20 am on Tuesday June 4, 2013

Measuing up AT&T and Verizon's 4GLTE cell networks

When you hash out price AT&T's speedy 4G LTE network measures about the same as Verizon, but only the later offers full-speed coverage in the City of Beaufort.
7:33 am on Thursday May 3, 2012

Verizon 4G LTE has landed in #MYR

Verizon has announced today that starting May 17 the Myrtle Beach area will be a part of their 4G network.  This marks the first of the major four U.S. cell phone carriers to offer 4G service to the Grand Strand. While AT&T launched their...
6:50 am on Thursday April 19, 2012

Verizon working to plug 4G gaps on Hilton Head

Heads up: Verizon is working to plug voice and data coverage gaps on Hilton Head Island.
4:18 am on Thursday August 18, 2011

Verizon having issues around Beaufort County

Flickr user judybaxter Another report of poor cell service in and around Beaufort County? You're shocked, we know. Seriously though, apparently Verizon (which, if you didn't know is generally regarded as having the better local coverage) is the...
4:00 am on Monday August 8, 2011

Mobile speeds to increase in Myrtle Beach area

Flickr user Dell's Official Flickr Page The Myrtle Beach area always seems to suffer when it comes to having the latest and greatest in internet speeds and technology.  Saturday August 6, The Sun News published a write-up about wireless speeds and...
3:20 am on Tuesday July 19, 2011

Verizon's 4G network coming to Charleston (update: here Thursday)

Image by Flickr user forklift Update July 19: Six months on, Verizon is launching their Charleston 4G service on Thursday, July 21. The company says it will be available to customers, "in the following cities and towns: Charleston, Folly Beach,...
8:09 am on Sunday May 8, 2011

Verizon brings 4G to Hilton Head, Bluffton (no love for Beaufort yet)

Update May 8: Four months later, Verizon's 4G network has come to the South of the Broad provence of Beaufort County. Over at The Island Packet Morgan Bonner has been blessed with a review unit from Verizon and has penned some thoughts about the...
7:36 am on Saturday January 3, 2009

Verizon takeover of Alltel will be final January 9

Image by 20090103-alltel.gif Verizon's character has been a bit quieter in Alltel's commercials of late. Verizon Wireless will complete its $28.1 billion purchase of Alltel on January 9. Verizon Wireless will be the country's largest wireless...
12:52 pm on Thursday July 24, 2008

Charleston behind on its T9ing (That's cellphone text messaging to the rest of you)

Image by Flickr user morizaImage by 20080724texting.jpg The more absurd the circumstance, the more enjoyable texting is. Verizon wireless reported it's South Carolina customers sent nearly 500 percent more text messages in April than they did for...
7:35 am on Thursday June 5, 2008

Verizon to buy Alltel

Image by 20080605verizon.gif The $28.1 billion deal would buy Alltel and make Verizon the nation's largest wireless provider with more than 80 million subscribers. The companies hope the transaction will be approved and completed by the end of the...