06/12/2012, 06:06 pm
America's largest wireless carrier by subscribers Verizon has announced that it will be initiating shared data plans later this month, making it the first of the "big-three" U.S. telecoms to offer such a program.
06/07/2012, 10:06 am
A new survey of American iPhone buyers has revealed that 73 percent choose the high-end iPhone 4S, while 38 percent of those buying Apple's smartphone reported switching from Android or BlackBerry.
06/05/2012, 12:06 pm
Together, Apple and Samsung will represent more than half of all global smartphone sales through the year 2013, according to a new projection.
06/04/2012, 08:06 am
Previous Galaxy smartphones had different brand names at different U.S. carriers that potentially confused consumers, prompting Samsung to brand its latest flagship smartphone as just the Galaxy S III at all four major U.S. wireless providers.
05/22/2012, 04:05 am
A new survey again placed Apple as the world's most valuable brand, even as nearly half of the top 100 global brands, including rivals Google and Microsoft, lost value over the past year.
05/18/2012, 07:05 pm
In an effort to drum up subscribership and advertise its unlimited data plan for the iPhone 4S, Sprint revealed on Friday that it will begin offering a $100 credit to any customer who trades in an iPhone from another carrier.
05/17/2012, 05:05 pm
Verizon on Thursday issued a statement clarifying the position it will take with customers who currently have grandfathered unlimited data plans, reiterating that the all-you-can-eat option will only terminate when upgrading to a new subsidized smartphone.
05/16/2012, 05:05 pm
Verizon CFO Fran Shammo announced on Wednesday that the company will discontinue existing unlimited data plans when users move to the carrier's faster 4G LTE network, pushing current 3G subscribers toward data share plans expected to launch later this summer.
04/24/2012, 10:04 am
Investors on Tuesday expressed concern that iPhone activations at AT&T had dropped 43 percent quarter over quarter, but one analysis notes that iPhone activations in the U.S. have historically dropped the quarter after a product launch.
04/23/2012, 12:04 pm
The 120 players, coaches and other staff of the National Football League's Denver Broncos will each be equipped with Apple's iPad to use as a digital playbook for the 2012 season.
04/20/2012, 08:04 am
In its quarterly earnings call next week, Apple's guidance for the current June quarter may be less conservative than usual, thanks to particularly strong sales of both the iPhone and iPad.
04/19/2012, 11:04 am
Verizon Wireless has reported a 7.7 percent year-over-year increase in mobile service revenues, while noting in a conference call that more than half of its 6.3 smartphones sold during the quarter were iPhones.
04/19/2012, 10:04 am
Apple's iPhone 4S remains a strong performer six months after launch, though sales in developed markets like the U.S. have "modestly declined" in favor of 4G LTE smartphones, according to a new report.
04/17/2012, 04:04 pm
Starting this Thursday, April 19, Verizon's high-speed 4G long-term evolution network will be available to more than two-thirds of the U.S. population.
04/13/2012, 04:04 pm
Apple's newest iPad sports very fast 4G LTE data service, available on either AT&T or Verizon Wireless in the US. Here's how the two carriers stack up as LTE providers.
04/11/2012, 04:04 pm
Verizon Wireless has decided to tack on a $30 surcharge when users opt to upgrade their mobile device. AT&T has indicated it will likely follow suit.
04/10/2012, 01:04 am
Wireless carriers in the U.S. are cooperating with the Federal Communications Commission to assemble a joint database of stolen mobile phones in hopes of curbing theft of smartphones such as Apple's iPhone.
04/06/2012, 07:04 am
Some owners of Apple's new iPad have begun reporting connectivity issues with the LTE-capable model, stating that the device loses a 3G connection and won't reconnect without a hard reset.
03/23/2012, 08:03 am
While most iPhone buyers make their purchase from their wireless carrier, Best Buy plays nearly as important a role in iPhone sales as Apple's own direct sales, according to a new survey.
03/21/2012, 10:03 am
Apple's new 4G LTE-capable iPad offers high-speed connectivity that's great for streaming video, but the data caps implemented by carriers have been found by some to be too restrictive, as users can burn through their monthly allotment in mere hours.