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Yahoo and Verizon join forces to launch Yahoo Mobile

Yahoo’s first-ever unlimited phone service will combine the power of its trusted brand and content with Verizon’s superior network to create the best in content and connectivity


New York, NY – WEBWIRE

Yahoo, part of the Verizon Media portfolio, unveiled its first-ever unlimited phone plan, Yahoo Mobile. Yahoo Mobile will bring together the capabilities of Verizon’s assets including its superior 4G LTE network and Yahoo’s trusted brand, content and scale to create the best experience and connectivity for consumers.

“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:

  • 1Unlimited text, talk and data
  • Unlimited mobile hotspot2 for use with one connected device at a time
  • Yahoo Mail Pro for ad-free email
  • Account Pro for 24/7 Yahoo account customer service 
  • On Verizon’s 4G LTE network
  • All for $39.99/month

Yahoo Mobile builds upon Verizon Media’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.

Yahoo Mobile is available in the U.S. today on iOS and Android. Users can get more information by visiting yahoomobile.com.

1 In times of traffic, your data may be temporarily slower than other traffic.

2 Mobile hotspot speeds capped at 5 Mbps


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