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Senator asks FCC and DOJ to examine AT&T's purchase of T-Mobile

03/21/2011, 07:03 pm

Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar has requested that Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice examine AT&Tís proposed acquisition of T-Mobile "to ensure it does not limit competition and that consumers not face higher prices or reduced services as a result."

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T-Mobile gets the iPhone, Apple gets fast new HSPA+ network

03/20/2011, 03:03 pm

AT&T's $39 billion deal to acquire T-Mobile from Deutsche Telekom will not only create America's largest mobile carrier but also the largest US iPhone carrier by adding 33.7 million T-Mobile subscribers to AT&T's network of about 95.5 million, creating a total of about 130 million users on a network with ultra fast HSPA+ coverage.

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AT&T to acquire T-Mobile for $39 billion

03/20/2011, 03:03 pm

AT&T has announced a definitive agreement to buy Deutsche Telekom's American T-Mobile subsidiary in a cash and stock deal worth about $39 billion, and giving the German carrier an 8 percent stake in AT&T.

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Survey of first Verizon iPhone 4 buyers finds limited AT&T cannibalization

02/10/2011, 03:02 pm

A small survey of 40 Verizon iPhone 4 buyers on launch day found that just 8 percent were previously AT&T customers, compared to 18 percent with Sprint and 13 percent with T-Mobile.

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Sprint counters Verizon iPhone 4 with dual-screen Android phone

02/08/2011, 10:02 am

Just days before Verizon and Apple are set to begin general sales of the iPhone 4, Sprint has countered by unveiling an exclusive new Android-powered dual-touchscreen smartphone from Kyocera, a unique device touted as an "industry first."

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Survey shows potential for 25 million Verizon iPhones in 2011

01/27/2011, 03:01 pm

Pent up demand for an iPhone capable of working on Verizon Wireless could result in as many as 25 million new subscribers for the carrier this year, based on interest expressed by US mobile users on all four major mobile providers.

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Sprint CEO offers 'no comment' on possibility of gaining Apple's iPhone

01/14/2011, 03:01 pm

Now that Apple is building a CDMA variant of the iPhone, the handset is technically compatible with the Sprint network in the U.S., though the carrier's CEO said Friday he wouldn't comment on any potential deal.

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16% of AT&T customers plan to switch to Verizon for Apple's iPhone - survey

01/13/2011, 03:01 pm

A total of 16 percent of AT&T customers indicated they would switch to Verizon if it began offering the iPhone, in a survey conducted before this week's CDMA iPhone announcement.

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Non-exclusive Apple-Verizon deal could allow iPhone on Sprint, T-Mobile

01/11/2011, 01:01 pm

Apple Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook revealed on Tuesday that his company's agreement with Verizon for the CDMA iPhone is non-exclusive, meaning the new handset could also appear on Sprint's CDMA network.

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WSJ: Verizon to announce CDMA iPhone 4 on Tuesday

01/07/2011, 07:01 pm

As speculation surrounding Verizon's iPhone reached a fevered pitch, the Wall Street Journal has confidently announced that the carrier has finally landed Apple's iPhone.

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RIM announces 4G PlayBook coming to Sprint summer 2011

01/06/2011, 01:01 am

Research in Motion has revealed plans to release a 4G version of its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet this summer on the Sprint Nextel network, according to a new report.

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Consumer Reports readers rank AT&T worst carrier in US

12/06/2010, 04:12 pm

AT&T, the exclusive wireless provider of Apple's iPhone in the U.S., was the only major American carrier that dropped significantly in overall customer satisfaction in this year's Consumer Reports reader survey.

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Verizon may pay Apple to keep iPhone away from T-Mobile, Sprint

12/06/2010, 08:12 am

With the launch of the Verizon iPhone widely expected in early 2011, the wireless carrier may pay Apple to keep its smartphone off of rival networks Sprint and T-Mobile.

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AT&T boasts 20%-60% faster wireless speeds than competitors

11/22/2010, 12:11 pm

AT&T, the exclusive carrier of the iPhone in the U.S., touted on Monday that a new third-party test found its network is 60 percent faster than competitor Verizon.

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Review roundup: Samsung's Galaxy Tab, the iPad's first "real" competitor

11/11/2010, 02:11 am

Initial reviews of the Galaxy Tab, Samsung's answer to Apple's iPad, have been mostly positive, though some reviewers have taken issue with the pricing and stability of the new tablet device.

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Sprint to launch ZTE Peel 3G hotspot for Apple's iPod touch on Nov. 14

11/08/2010, 11:11 am

Leaked documents show that Sprint plans to launch the ZTE Peel case for Apple's iPod touch this Sunday for $79.99, giving the media player 3G access and also sharing it over Wi-Fi with up to two devices.

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Sprint CEO says Apple's Wi-Fi iPad has boosted wireless hotspot sales

10/29/2010, 08:10 am

Though the iPad is not available for use directly on Sprint's network, owners of the Wi-Fi-only model have helped to increase sales of the carrier's Overdrive MiFi wireless hotspot, Sprint's CEO has revealed.

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Verizon iPhone may be among first CDMA handsets to offer concurrent data and voice

10/11/2010, 09:10 am

Forthcoming enhancements to the CDMA wireless standard could allow Apple to be among the first handset makers to deploy phones on the wireless networks of Sprint and Verizon that would be capable of simultaneous voice and data transmissions like those operating on AT&T's GSM network.

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Apple will use baseband from CDMA giant for iPhone 5 and iPad 2 - report

09/29/2010, 08:09 pm

A report out of the Far East early Thursday claims that Apple has decided on its lineup of component suppliers for the fifth-generation iPhone and second-generation iPad -- both of which will reportedly obtain baseband chips from CDMA inventor Qualcomm.

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Verizon-Apple iPhone agreement 'may not ever get resolved'

09/24/2010, 01:09 pm

Struggles between Verizon and Apple are a sign that a deal to bring the iPhone to Verizon's network may never happen, even once the carrier's high-speed 4G network is established, one Wall Street analyst has said.

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