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AT&T ranks last in Consumer Reports mobile service survey

12/01/2009, 12:12 pm

A survey of users of the four major cell phone providers in the U.S. has ranked AT&T, the exclusive carrier of Apple's iPhone, last in terms of customer satisfaction.


T-Mobile U.S. ad inadvertently boosts sales of iPhone app

10/23/2009, 12:10 pm

Sales of a year-old iPhone app doubled after a similar program for Android was prominently shown by a celebrity in a U.S. T-Mobile commercial.


Possible T-Mobile-Sprint merger could rival AT&T in subscribers

09/14/2009, 04:09 pm

Deutsche Telekom, the owners of T-Mobile in the U.S., are reportedly looking into acquiring competitor Sprint. Together, the two companies would have a customer base that rivals AT&T.


Proposed Orange-T-Mobile merger centered around iPhone

09/08/2009, 02:09 pm

Two British wireless carriers hope to merge and create the nation's largest network, partially in a bid to grab Apple's attention and earn the right to sell the iPhone.


FCC investigates wireless carrier competition

08/28/2009, 10:08 am

The Federal Communications Commission signaled this week that it will look into major U.S. wireless carriers in an attempt to increase competition, innovation, and consumer protection in the market.


Apple abroad: T-Mobile iPhone in UK; Mexican iTunes Music Store

08/04/2009, 11:08 am

A new report alleges that T-Mobile U.K. is secretly supplying the iPhone 3G unlocked, but only to its highest spending customers who threaten to transfer to another wireless carrier.


FCC to investigate markets where iPhone is not available

07/31/2009, 01:07 pm

While it surveys exclusive contracts like the relationship between AT&T and Apple, the Federal Communications Commission will also look into concerns that customers in rural areas can't access limited products like the iPhone.


Reports say iPhone could be coming to British T-Mobile

07/15/2009, 08:07 am

Multiple sources are reporting that that T-Mobile U.K. is in talks with Apple to bring the iPhone 3G – last year’s model – to its mobile service, taking away the phone’s exclusivity from competing carrier O2.


iPhone 3G S faster than Palm Pre; 500K sales "conservative"

06/19/2009, 06:06 pm

A series of benchmarks have shown that Apple's latest iPhone is so fast that it outpaces not just the older iPhone but Palm's self-proclaimed speed champ, the Pre. Sales are also poised to break speed records as new estimates suggest that Apple will sell significantly more than 500,000 iPhone 3G S units this weekend.


RIM once again ships 7.8m BlackBerries as new iPhone looms

06/18/2009, 06:06 pm

Research in Motion put pressure on Apple Thursday with word that about 7.8 million BlackBerries had shipped during its latest fiscal quarter, again setting a new record -- and dismissing the likelihood of new and cheaper iPhones as immediate threats.


U.S. senators ask FCC to examine exclusive cell phone deals

06/17/2009, 09:06 am

A group of U.S. senators this week asked the Federal Communications Commission to step in and examine whether exclusive relationships between wireless carriers and handset makers are in the best interest of customers.


Apple's iPhone 3G S sports 600MHz chip, oleophobic coating [u]

06/10/2009, 12:06 pm

One of Apple's wireless partners is confirming Wednesday that the new iPhone 3G S indeed sports an embedded ARM processor that's 50 percent faster that the one employed by its predecessor. Meanwhile, Apple has provided its recommendations for cleaning the the handset, which is finished with an oleophobic coating.


2009 iPhone models surface in Dutch T-Mobile systems

06/06/2009, 05:06 pm

Seemingly confirming Apple's basic iPhone product strategy for next week, T-Mobile Netherlands' phone catalog is showing 16GB and 32GB iPhones for 2009 as well as a possible 8GB model.


iPhone luring more customers to AT&T than ever - report

05/26/2009, 08:05 pm

Long considered a lure for carriers, Apple's iPhone is now believed to be attracting a full third of those switching providers towards AT&T -- the highest ever percentage of converts since the iPhone was released.


Apple may be forced into Verizon iPhone within two years - report

05/06/2009, 07:05 pm

Even as Apple has insisted it's content to give AT&T exclusive access to the iPhone, a closer look at Apple's own devices -- and a likely dead-end in growth through its existing carrier strategy -- shows that Apple may have little choice but to sell its smartphone through Verizon and other carriers by 2011 at the latest.


Apple reaches 1 billion app mark at rate of 5.5 million per day

04/23/2009, 05:04 pm

Apple has reached a symbolic 1 billion iPhone apps downloaded through the App Store in less than one year, and managed it at an unprecedented rate for the company.


Verizon says iPhone deal more likely with advent of 4G network

04/16/2009, 07:04 pm

Although his company snubbed Apple on the first go-round, Verizon's chief executive Ivan Seidenberg now says the chances of an iPhone on his network will be greater once a 4G cellular network is in place.


AT&T pushing to keep iPhone exclusive through 2011

04/14/2009, 10:04 pm

Having locked down the iPhone for at least three years, AT&T is now expected to take one more shot at an exclusive deal for the Apple handset and may keep it away from competitors until 2011.


AT&T rivals seen driving down cost of iPhone service

02/23/2009, 10:02 am

Tough macroeconomic conditions are causing wireless carriers like Sprint and T-Mobile to become more aggressive with pricing of their monthly service plans, a move which could ultimately help drive down the cost of owning an iPhone.


Multi-touch omitted from Android at Apple's request - report

02/10/2009, 10:02 am

The absence of multi-touch functionality on T-Mobile's Android-powered G1 smartphone may have been a casualty of Google's cordial relationship with Apple -- one that the search giant would rather not disrupt.