02/08/2012, 12:02 pm
A flurry of reports have insinuated that the larger upfront subsidies carriers pay to gain access to the iPhone are "not good for wireless carriers," with one blog claiming "carriers hate the iPhone," despite facts indicating the opposite.
02/08/2012, 08:02 am
Sprint, the third-largest wireless carrier in the U.S., announced on Wednesday that it sold 1.8 million iPhones in the fourth quarter of 2011, with 40 percent of those to new subscribers.
02/06/2012, 02:02 pm
How Apple plans to provide content to users of its rumored television set remains unknown, but one Wall Street firm sees four potential ways Apple could approach one of its largest hurdles in bringing a connected television to market, with the most likely option seen as a partnership with existing cable providers.
01/26/2012, 05:01 pm
AT&T announced a significant quarterly loss as a result of a failed T-Mobile takeover and is now adding fewer new customers than rival Verizon Wireless, while Apple extends its charitable matching program to include part-time employees.
01/26/2012, 09:01 am
Apple's first carrier partner remains its strongest, as AT&T revealed on Thursday that it activated a record 7.6 million iPhones over the holiday 2011 quarter.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.