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Topic: Verizon

Verizon, AT&T introduce new prepaid plans ahead of iPhone refresh

09/14/2011, 01:09 am

Even as rumors continue to swirl that Apple is preparing a cheaper, prepaid version of the iPhone, Verizon and AT&T on Tuesday announced new prepaid plans, just weeks ahead of Apple's expected 2011 iPhone introductions.

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Sprint rumored to retain unlimited data plans after iPhone 5 arrives

09/09/2011, 10:09 am

Differentiating itself from capped competitors Verizon and AT&T, Sprint is said to be planning to retain its unlimited data plans after it gets Apple's fifth-generation iPhone in the coming weeks.

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Apple's iPhone 4 ship times slip ahead of iPhone 5 debut

09/08/2011, 07:09 am

All new iPhone 4 orders in the U.S. now take one to three business days to ship through Apple, a sign that the company is running low on inventory ahead of introducing its fifth-generation model.

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Sprint files lawsuit to block AT&T's proposed purchase of T-Mobile

09/06/2011, 02:09 pm

Sprint on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against AT&T, Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile in an effort to block a proposed merger of the wireless carriers.

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iPhone 4 remains top-selling US smartphone despite growing iPhone 5 hype

09/06/2011, 11:09 am

Even as rumors of Apple's fifth-generation iPhone persist ahead of an anticipated launch, sales of the iPhone 4, first released in 2010, reportedly continue to top the competition at both AT&T and Verizon.

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Sprint raises smartphone termination fee to $350 weeks before iPhone 5 launch

08/31/2011, 07:08 pm

Sprint has announced plans to follow AT&T and Verizon Wireless in charging a hefty $350 early termination fee for all "advanced" devices starting September 9, ensuring that customers won't be able to obtain new subsidized hardware and then ditch their service plan.

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Sprint to offer Apple's iPhone 5 alongside AT&T, Verizon - report

08/23/2011, 04:08 pm

Apple is expected to start selling the iPhone 5 simultaneously with three of the Big Four mobile operators in the USA, Sprint being reported to join AT&T and Verizon for a mid-October launch.

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Developer logs reinforce claims iPhone 5 will be a dual-mode phone

08/22/2011, 08:08 pm

Anecdotal evidence in support of the long-held belief that Apple's next iPhone will support both GSM and CDMA networks has emerged in the form of an anonymous developer who reports that a new dual-mode device has appeared in app usage logs.

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4G LTE test code uncovered in developer builds of iOS 5

08/21/2011, 12:08 pm

Evidence that Apple has built 4G Long-Term Evolution testing code into beta builds of iOS 5 has been uncovered, prompting further speculation that the iPhone maker will adopt the standard in future versions of its mobile devices.

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Verizon's Android share down dramatically following iPhone 4 launch

08/17/2011, 09:08 pm

In less than six months, Verizon Wireless' share of Android phones sold in the US has eroded from 51.4 percent to 41.1 percent, indicating a huge shift among Verizon subscribers to iPhone 4.

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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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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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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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Verizon CEO 'assumed' Apple would release new iPhone in early summer

07/22/2011, 03:07 pm

Showing that Apple keeps its partners in the dark along with the rest of the outside world, Verizon's chief executive revealed on Friday that his company believed Apple would release a new iPhone early in the summer as usual.

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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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iPad 2, Verizon iPhone took wind out of Android's sail with developers

07/14/2011, 03:07 pm

The launch of the iPad 2 and Verizon iPhone helped Apple's iOS take away some developer support from Google's Android platform, according to a new report.

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