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Massive holiday quarter pushes iPhone sales past Android in US

01/25/2012, 12:01 pm

Apple's share of smartphones sold in the U.S. doubled in the fourth quarter of 2011, pushing iPhone sales just past the myriad of devices that run Google's Android platform.

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Verizon's 4.2M Q4 iPhone activations were more than half of its smartphones

01/24/2012, 12:01 pm

Verizon on Tuesday revealed its quarterly earnings for the fourth quarter of 2011, in which it sold 7.7 million smartphones, 4.2 million of which were iPhones.

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T-Mobile CEO says frequency band issue is 'key reason' for lack of iPhone

01/11/2012, 12:01 am

T-Mobile CEO Philipp Humm said Tuesday that a frequency band incompatibility issue is the "key reason" keeping the carrier from offering the iPhone, noting that it will be resolved with future chipsets, potentially paving the way for Apple's handset to arrive on its network.

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AT&T expands 4G LTE to 11 new markets including NYC, San Francisco, L.A.

01/05/2012, 12:01 pm

AT&T announced on Thursday that it has expanded its high-speed 4G long-term evolution network to 11 new cities, including the New York metropolitan area, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

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Apple's iPhone so popular Verizon taking short-term hit

01/04/2012, 11:01 pm

The success of Apple's iPhone on the Verizon Wireless network has resulted in a short-term impact of as much as 6 percent to the carrier's gross margins as it waits to recoup its subsidies for the best-selling handset.

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Verizon reports sales of 4.2 million iPhones during holiday quarter

01/04/2012, 04:01 pm

Apple isn't scheduled to report its holiday quarterly sales until January 24, but Verizon Wireless has just noted that it has sold 4.2 million iPhones in the last three months of 2011, double its previous quarterly figure.

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Verizon CEO cancels keynote appearance at CES

01/03/2012, 10:01 pm

Verizon Communications Chief Executive Lowell McAdam has canceled his scheduled appearance on a keynote panel at next week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nev.

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Verizon abandons plan to charge $2 for online bill payments

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.

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Apple headlines 8 of WSJ's 10 most-read corporate articles in 2011

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.

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Verizon soaking high end Android buyers to make up for iPhone subsidies

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.

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US Cellular waiting for Apple to release LTE iPhone

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.

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Consumer Reports ranks Verizon best, AT&T worst among US carriers

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.

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Inside iPhone 4S US mobile data: AT&T vs Sprint vs Verizon

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.

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Apple pulls iTether from iPhone App Store [u]

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].

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FCC chairman finds AT&T, T-Mobile merger not in public interest, seeks hearing

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.

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iPhone 4S carrier performance study finds no clear victor

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.

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iPhone 4S demand continues to overwhelm US carriers a month after launch

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.

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Users report SIM card issues with Apple's iPhone 4S and iOS 5.0.1

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.

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iPhone 4S demand persists as about 85% of Apple stores see daily stock-outs

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.

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AT&T adds new 4G LTE markets, two new 4G Android phones

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.

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