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FCC questions AT&T over proposed T-Mobile purchase

05/28/2011, 12:05 am

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has submitted a request for information from AT&T with 50 questions regarding the company's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA.


Apple job posting hints at upcoming Sprint iPhone

05/16/2011, 09:05 pm

An Apple job listing for a "carrier engineer" located near the Sprint headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri, may point to the company's plans to add support for the carrier in an upcoming iPhone.


Apple rumored to release 'iPhone 4S' with T-Mobile, Sprint support in Sept.

05/13/2011, 04:05 pm

A new report claims that the fifth-generation iPhone will be a relatively minor update dubbed "4S" that will bring support for both Sprint and T-Mobile networks in the U.S.


US senators grill AT&T, T-Mobile execs over acquisition

05/11/2011, 11:05 pm

U.S. senators remained skeptical of the benefits of AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA as they questioned the companies' CEOs at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on Tuesday.


FCC votes to compel AT&T and Verizon to share data networks

04/07/2011, 04:04 pm

The US Federal Communications Commission narrowly voted to require big mobile carriers to contract with smaller competitors to share access to their mobile data networks, as they are already compelled to do for voice service.


AT&T defends T-Mobile deal as boosting iPhone service, competition

03/30/2011, 05:03 pm

Chief executive Randall Stephenson defended AT&T's intent to buy T-Mobile, saying it would boost call quality, reduce overseas roaming fees, and maintain "intense" competition.


Sprint officially opposing AT&T acquisition of T-Mobile

03/29/2011, 12:03 am

Wireless provider Sprint Nextel has formally declared its opposition to AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile, on the grounds that the deal will "harm consumers and harm competition."


Sprint execs warn AT&T, T-Mobile deal could hurt profits

03/23/2011, 02:03 am

Speaking at an industry conference on Tuesday, executives from the wireless network Sprint Nextel cautioned that AT&T's $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile USA would likely hurt the company's profitability.


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."


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.


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.


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.


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."


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.