01/02/2012, 02:01 pm
After being met with public backlash and potential government scrutiny, Verizon Wireless has abandoned its plans to charge customers a $2 service fee for paying their bill online.
12/29/2011, 02:12 am
Apple came up as a frequent hot topic in business news this year, as evidenced by the fact that eight of the ten most-read corporate articles from The Wall Street Journal in 2011 were about the company and its co-founder Steve Jobs.
12/15/2011, 04:12 pm
Apple has negotiated generous subsidies from mobile carriers to sell iPhones at lower upfront prices, but Google and its Android licensees haven't, leaving carriers such as Verizon to drive up the price of higher end Android phones to make up the difference.
12/06/2011, 09:12 pm
U.S. Cellular has indicated that it is waiting for a "cutting edge" LTE iPhone before making a decision on whether to begin carrying Apple's smartphones.
12/06/2011, 09:12 am
Consumer Reports on Tuesday revealed the results of its annual survey of US carriers, which found Verizon ranking highest and AT&T coming in last among America's four largest wireless providers.
12/03/2011, 05:12 pm
Apple now sells iPhones that work on three of the top four national US mobile carriers. Here's a look at how well you can expect Apple's latest smartphones to work on each of these mobile data networks, based on real world testing of each carrier's data throughput.
11/29/2011, 09:11 am
A new iOS application that allows users to tether their Mac or PC to an iPhone 3G data connection without paying a carrier for the ability was pulled from the iPhone App Store on Tuesday [updated].
11/22/2011, 07:11 pm
AT&T's proposed acquisition of competitor T-Mobile has been found by the FCC's chairman to be anticompetitive and not in the public interest, asks commissioners to vote for administrative hearing.
11/18/2011, 07:11 pm
A new study testing data speed, call reliability and voice quality, web browsing and video performance of Apple's iPhone 4S on the three major US carriers finds that AT&T's data speeds are the fastest, while Verizon takes the crown for having the least dropped calls.
11/17/2011, 04:11 pm
Wireless carriers in the U.S. continue to struggle to keep up with demand for Apple's iPhone 4S more than a month after the handset first went on sale.
11/17/2011, 11:11 am
Some owners of Apple's new iPhone 4S have been hit with SIM card error messages, even if they are connected to a CDMA carrier that does not use SIM cards.
11/07/2011, 09:11 am
Consumer interest in the iPhone 4S has not waned since the handset went on sale last month, as one new analysis has found most Apple stores run out of stock on a daily basis.
10/31/2011, 08:10 pm
AT&T announced it will expand its 4G LTE coverage from 5 markets to 9 this week, while also introducing two new 4G Android phones. Apple's iPhone users on AT&T should benefit from sharing the same improved backhaul as LTE.
10/26/2011, 02:10 pm
The iPhone will be a $15 billion investment for Sprint over the next few years, as subsidies for Apple's smartphone carry a price 40 percent greater than other competing handsets.
10/25/2011, 08:10 am
Competition among 4G-capable long-term evolution smartphones is predicted to intensify in 2012, when industry insiders believe Apple will join the fray with its own LTE iPhone model.
10/21/2011, 09:10 am
Verizon, the largest wireless carrier in the U.S., sold two million iPhone 4 units last quarter, falling 700,000 short of rival AT&T. The carrier also declined to reveal its launch numbers for the iPhone 4S.
10/20/2011, 09:10 am
AT&T announced on Thursday that it activated 2.7 million iPhones last quarter, while it activated more than 1 million of the iPhone 4S alone since it launched last Friday.
10/13/2011, 03:10 pm
Three Democratic members of the U.S. Senate introduced on Thursday the "Next Generation Wireless Disclosure Act," which aims to clear up confusion surrounding 4G high-speed wireless data networks and control what carriers can and must say in their advertisements.
10/13/2011, 01:10 pm
The new iPhone 4S features a redesigned antenna design that allows for better reception and faster wireless data speeds, a tweak that should further distance Apple from the "antennagate" controversy that occurred around the launch of the iPhone 4.