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Federal regulators have issued a sharply critical report on phone problems that followed a severe wind storm last year. The Federal Communications Commission says even now, it remains concerned about the maintenance and repair practices of Verizon...
WDBJ7A new report released today by Flurry Analytics, shows more smartphones and tablet devices were activated on Christmas Day than any other day in history. Verizon Wireless offers free wireless workshops at its local communication stores. Each "class",...
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Anchor/ReporterOut of all the businesses that generate the most complaints each year, the Better Business Bureau reports cellphone companies top that list. Here are a few common mistakes that might be costing you every month. "I would love to see a two-digit bill. ...
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ReporterMany veterans have a hard time finding a job after they return home. Last year, the unemployment rate for veterans who have served since the9/11attacks was 12%. A Salem man knows their frustration. Major Paul Rhoades is proud of his 12 month tour in...
August 15 Goodbye They say all good things must come to an end. With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business. I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools. There are several reasons why I'm switching...
Verizon is reporting that its wireless issues in Virginia are fixed. The company says it appears the problems were mostly in the Richmond and Roanoke areas. ------------------------- If you're experiencing problems with your Verizon cell phone. Here's...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefSome shelters aren't just keeping people cool. One is getting them charged back up. Verizon has opened a mobile charging station at The Plaza in Lynchburg. It's an air-conditioned tent where you can plug in cell phones and other mobile devices to get...
WDBJ7 ReporterInvestigators in Halifax County are continuing their search for whoever stole more than 500 pieces of mail. Tonight the Postal Service has raised an award for information to $5,000. The South Boston postmaster send us these pictures of what neighbors...
Anchor/ReporterWe're learning new details about the implications of lay-offs at the Blacksburg advertising firm Modea. Company President David Catalano says Modea lost Verizon Wireless as a client, which led to lay-offs for 25 people in its digital team. That's one-...
The Virginia Employment Commission says some unemployment benefit checks could be a day late because an 800 number used by recipients to certify their claims was down for an extended period. The commission's Sharon Worthy says Verizon crews tracked the...
After a customer backlash, Verizon Wireless is dropping a plan to start charging $2 for every payment subscribers make over the phone or online with their credit cards. In a statement on its website Friday, it says "customer feedback" prompted the...
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