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Leaked AT&T filing shows full LTE coverage would cost additional $3.8B

08/12/2011, 10:08 pm

According to an accidentally leaked letter from AT&T, the company estimates that expanding 4G LTE coverage from its original plan of 80 percent of the population to 97 percent of Americans would cost $3.8 billion.

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AT&T considering sale of $8B in network assets to gain approval for T-Mobile deal

08/11/2011, 09:08 pm

AT&T has reportedly hired bankers to prepare for the possibility that it will need to sell off assets worth as much as $8 billion in order to gain regulatory approval for its proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

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74% of Verizon iPhone buyers are waiting for Apple's next model

08/01/2011, 09:08 am

A significant number of Verizon customers are waiting for Apple's fifth-generation iPhone, rather than buying the currently available iPhone 4, a new survey has found.

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Leak suggests Radio Shack to slash iPhone 4 prices by $30 [u]

07/30/2011, 10:07 pm

According to a new leak, Radio Shack is planning to drop the price of the 16GB and 32GB AT&T iPhone 4 on Sunday to $169.99 and $269.99 respectively, while the price of the 8GB iPhone 3GS is expected to fall to $19.99.

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Rumor: AT&T employee blackout dates point to iPhone 5 release at end of Sept.

07/29/2011, 08:07 pm

AT&T employees have allegedly been prohibited from taking vacation during the last two weeks of September, a move that may signal the timing of the next iPhone release, according to an unconfirmed report.

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AT&T confirms plan to throttle heaviest unlimited data users Oct 1

07/29/2011, 04:07 pm

AT&T has released a statement outlining its plans to balance the demands of its grandfathered unlimited data subscribers to protect service capacity of new users via data throttling of the top 5 percent of the heaviest users.

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Sprint posts massive subscriber exodus in failing to compete with iPhone

07/28/2011, 07:07 pm

Shares of Sprint Nextel fell almost 20 percent after the company posted heavy wireless subscriber losses that underlined a failed strategy in competing with US iPhone carriers.

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Verizon iPhone sales dwarfed by international growth, still larger than 4G

07/27/2011, 08:07 pm

Verizon Wireless sold 2.3 million iPhones but only 1.2 million LTE 4G smartphones in its latest quarter, contributing incrementally to Apple's total iPhone sales but not nearly as much as its international growth.

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AT&T preparing for mid-Sept. launch of Apple's iPhone 5 - report

07/25/2011, 11:07 am

Apple's longest running carrier partner, AT&T, is preparing for a mid-September launch of the fifth-generation iPhone, according to a new report.

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AT&T activated 1.3M more iPhones than rival Verizon in Q2 2011

07/22/2011, 08:07 am

Bolstered by remaining exclusivity with the $49 entry-level iPhone 3GS, AT&T activated 1.3 million more iPhones than Verizon in the second quarter of calendar 2011.

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Verizon says LTE phones incompatible with other carriers

07/15/2011, 02:07 am

Verizon Wireless confirmed on Thursday that 4G LTE phones it sells will be incompatible with rival networks in the U.S. because of spectrum differences.

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Verizon iPhone 4 accounts for 32% of all US iPhone 4 traffic

07/08/2011, 12:07 am

After just four months on the market, the iPhone 4 on Verizon makes up nearly a third of the U.S. iPhone 4 market, according to one analytics firm.

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AT&T adding iPhone to standard insurance plan on July 17

07/04/2011, 12:07 am

AT&T has announced that, effective July 17, newly activated or upgraded iPhones will be eligible for the company's standard mobile insurance plan, which costs $4.99 a month.

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Apple spent $560K on lobbying in Q1, competitors nearly three times as much

07/01/2011, 01:07 am

According to a recent disclosure report, Apple spent $560,000 lobbying the federal government in the first quarter of 2011, roughly one-third the amount that Google and Microsoft each spent in the same period.

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Sprint CEO planning 'nukes' to block AT&T, T-Mobile merger

06/28/2011, 02:06 am

Sprint CEO Dan Hesse said in an interview that he plans to launch "nukes" in his fight to stop AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

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Hacker pleads guilty to breaching AT&T to obtain iPad user email addresses

06/25/2011, 12:06 am

One of the computer hackers allegedly responsible for gathering email addresses of iPad customers from the AT&T servers has pleaded guilty and could face up to five years in prison per charge.

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Apple's iPhone is top-seller at 58% of AT&T, Verizon stores

06/23/2011, 02:06 am

A new survey has found Apple's iPhone is the top-selling handset at 58 percent of responding AT&T and Verizon stores.

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Apple now selling unlocked GSM iPhone 4 in US, starting at $649

06/14/2011, 03:06 am

Apple updated its online store on Tuesday to begin offering unlocked models of the iPhone 4, starting at $649.

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AT&T defends T-Mobile acquisition, says no effect on competition

06/11/2011, 10:06 pm

AT&T filed a statement with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday claiming that the wireless market will "remain vibrantly competitive" after its merger with T-Mobile USA.

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With later arrival of new iPhone, HTC may challenge Apple as top US smartphone maker

06/10/2011, 07:06 am

Handset maker HTC has seen strong sales of its Android-based smartphones on all four U.S. carriers, putting the Taiwanese company in a position to contend with Apple for the title of top smartphone seller in the U.S.

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