09/02/2011, 02:09 am
A recently filed antitrust lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Justice opposing AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA took executives by surprise, as they thought they would have more time to present their case, according to a new report.
08/31/2011, 10:08 am
AT&T's planned purchase of carrier T-Mobile hit a snag on Wednesday when the U.S. government filed an antitrust lawsuit to block the proposed deal, saying it would hurt competition in the American wireless industry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
05/31/2011, 09:05 pm
Sprint has filed a formal petition with the Federal Communications Commission protesting AT&T's $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA, accusing the carrier of wasting its spectrum and taking a shortcut by purchasing T-Mobile.
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.
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.
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.
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.
05/03/2011, 11:05 pm
The U.S. Department of Justice will launch an in-depth investigation into AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA, a new report claims. Meanwhile, more evidence has surfaced that Foxconn will soon begin producing Apple's iPhones and iPads in Brazil. Also, a new job posting from Apple indicates the company is explicitly looking for someone to revamp the Maps app for iOS.
04/23/2011, 09:04 pm
Leaked photos supposedly of a prototype iPhone indicate that Apple may be testing the smartphone on the T-Mobile USA network, a new report claims.
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.
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.
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."
03/24/2011, 02:03 am
According to an anonymous official at the Federal Communications Commission, AT&T faces a "steep climb" in convincing the chairman to approve its proposed purchase of T-Mobile USA.
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.