Verizon adds 1.3M subscribers thanks to iPhone 4 and 4G Android phones

Verizon on Friday reported that it netted a tremendous 1.3 million subscribers in the second quarter, bolstered by the sales of the iPhone 4 and 4G Android devices. The company also announced that COO Lowell McAdam would move into the CEO position, while current head Ivan Seidenberg will stay on as chairman.

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Our third round of MobileBeat 2011 speakers includes Rich Miner, Tim Schaaff and more!

Preparations for our fourth annual MobileBeat conference are speeding along. Today, we’re announcing our thirdround of speakers for the event: Rich Miner, partner at Google Ventures; Tim Schaaff, president of Sony Network Entertainment; Laura Chambers, senior director of PayPal Mobile; Omar Green, director of strategic mobile initiatives at Intuit; and Humphrey Chen, executive director of new technologies development at Verizon Wireless. You can find all of our current speakers here.


Verizon bumps up 19 more cities to 4G LTE network

Verizon Wireless on Tuesday announced it would be adding 19 more U.S. cities to its list of locations with faster 4G LTE data service, bumping the total number of supported metropolitan areas up to 74. The new cities will be turned on Thursday.