Yahoo and Verizon Launch Yahoo Mobile

Yahoo and Verizon Launch Yahoo Mobile

Foto: Verizon

Yahoo, part of the Verizon Media portfolio, unveiled its first-ever unlimited phone plan, Yahoo Mobile. It will bring together the capabilities of Verizon’s assets including its 4G LTE network and Yahoo brand.

“We are constantly looking for new ways to drive product innovation and synergy that unlocks value for our consumers,” said Guru Gowrappan, CEO of Verizon Media. “With the launch of Yahoo Mobile, we are continuing to evolve our business by bringing a new, personalized Yahoo experience to the market that feeds our users’ passions, and also attracts new audiences. Combining the strengths of Verizon’s assets in wireless, technology, and media will enable us to deliver a valuable consumer offering and experiences that give people more of what they want.”

Yahoo Mobile will include unlimited text, talk and data, unlimited mobile hotspot for use with one connected device at a time and a Yahoo Mail Pro for ad-free email. It will also offer account Pro for 24/7 Yahoo account customer service. The service will be on Verizon’s 4G LTE network and will cost $39.99 a month.

"Yahoo Mobile builds upon Verizon’s diversification strategy and subscription model which launched membership programs with TechCrunch, HuffPost, Yahoo Sports and Yahoo Finance that drive more value for consumers. Yahoo Mobile showcases how Verizon and Verizon Media can partner and drive synergy to develop powerful and unique solutions for customers,” Verizon said in a statement.

More from category

UK Wants a Ten Countries Alliance that Will Ditch Huawei

UK Wants a Ten Countries Alliance that Will Ditch Huawei

2 Jun 2020 comment

The UK government is floating the idea of forging an alliance with nine other countries to develop 5G equipment and pave the way for new entrants in the market.

Intel Invests $132 Million in 11 Disruptive Technology Startups

Intel Invests $132 Million in 11 Disruptive Technology Startups

1 Jun 2020 comment

Intel announced new investments totaling $132 million in 11 technology startups.

Canadian Court Didn't Dismiss US Extradiction bid Against Huawei CFO

Canadian Court Didn't Dismiss US Extradiction bid Against Huawei CFO

1 Jun 2020 comment

Meng Wanzhou, CFO of Chinese Huawei, lost a bid to have US extradition proceedings dismissed.