New MacBook Pros are here! Get the lowest prices anywhere: Apple Price Guides updated Sept 16th (exclusive coupons)

Topic: Verizon

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.

120 comments

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.

81 comments

Survey says 70% of first iPad 2 buyers own original iPad

03/12/2011, 12:03 am

A small survey of customers waiting in line to buy the iPad 2 at the Apple Store in Palo Alto, Calif., on Friday revealed that 70 percent of those surveyed already own the first-generation iPad, while 20 percent of respondents planned to purchase the 3G model.

38 comments

iPad 2 line wraps around the block in downtown San Francisco

03/11/2011, 03:03 pm

Apple's flagship retail store in downtown San Francisco had already staged a line of more than 140 people before noon today, in anticipation of the iPad 2 launch beginning this evening at 5 PM.

76 comments

Inside AT&T vs Verizon iPad 2 data service plans [u]

03/08/2011, 11:03 pm

Apple is offering iPad 2 in two carrier options within the US, but AT&T and Verizon's plans differ significantly [update: Verizon's iPad plan has no activation fees].

41 comments

AT&T allows legacy unlimited data for iPad 2; Samsung won't delay Galaxy Tab 10.1

03/07/2011, 11:03 am

AT&T revealed that it will continue to honor unlimited month-to-month 3G data plans for grandfathered customers when the iPad 2 launches on Friday. Also, Samsung has said it will not delay its Galaxy Tab 10.1, despite comments that the company would revise its design after seeing the iPad 2.

53 comments

China Mobile exec: Apple interested in building 4G LTE iPhone at an 'early date'

03/04/2011, 08:03 am

The chairman of carrier China Mobile has indicated that Apple has shown interest in quickly developing a 4G long-term evolution capable high-speed version of its iPhone.

12 comments

Apple delays iOS 4.3 for CDMA Verizon iPhone

03/02/2011, 05:03 pm

In announcing the release of iOS 4.3 on March 11, Apple has explicitly excluded CDMA iPhone 4 from the list of supported devices, indicating that a separate build will be provided afterward.

12 comments

Verizon plans to end unlimited data plans by this summer

03/01/2011, 08:03 pm

A Verizon executive hinted Tuesday that the carrier will cease offering unlimited data plans for the iPhone as early as the middle of this summer, while also fueling speculation that Apple will release an updated Verizon iPhone later this year.

24 comments

Verizon says iPhone 4 launch largest in its history, LTE on the way

02/25/2011, 09:02 pm

The chief executive of Verizon Wireless, Daniel Mead, refuted rumors that its launch of iPhone 4 had failed to meet the company's expectations, noting that it has never launched a more successful product.

43 comments

Consumer Reports claims Apple's Verizon iPhone 4 suffers same antenna issue

02/25/2011, 02:02 pm

In testing the new Verizon CDMA iPhone 4, Consumer Reports has found that Apple's new smartphone experiences the same signal degrading antenna issue found in the GSM model released last year.

104 comments

Piper: Wall Street underestimates growth potential of Apple's iPhone in China

02/23/2011, 08:02 pm

Sustained growth of the iPhone, especially in China, will help Apple to maintain a 25 to 30 percent growth rate in earnings through 2015, says investment firm Piper Jaffray.

22 comments

Developer's sales suggest Verizon iPhone selling to existing iOS users

02/21/2011, 07:02 am

One prominent App Store developer has found the launch of the Verizon iPhone earlier this month had no discernible effect on software sales, while other events like launches and the holidays caused "huge spikes," suggesting new customers already owned an iPhone or iPod touch.

32 comments

AT&T reportedly provisions iOS 4.3 beta Personal Hotspot feature

02/19/2011, 07:02 pm

AT&T has reportedly provisioned the new Personal Hotspot WiFi sharing feature of iOS 4.3 beta 3 for a developer, indicating it will follow Verizon's lead in offering the feature to its subscribers.

50 comments

Pre-CDMA iPhone 4, 28% of Motorola's phone sales were on Verizon

02/18/2011, 03:02 pm

Putting into perspective the threat of Verizon's new iPhone 4 carries for Android handset makers, a new report states that 28 percent of Motorola's phone sales came from Verizon before the iPhone went on sale.

51 comments

Apple nearing CDMA iPhone 4 deal with China Telecom

02/17/2011, 06:02 pm

Speculation that Apple may expand its CDMA iPhone 4 launch globally beyond Verizon Wireless now has backing evidence indicating that a deal with China Telecom is nearing completion.

11 comments

Apple details GSM, CDMA iPhone differences, AT&T CEO disparages App Store

02/16/2011, 09:02 pm

Apple has posted a support document detailing the differences between GSM and CDMA iPhones, and the AT&T CEO criticized Apple's App Store business model, touting instead an interoperable carrier-driven HTML 5 application store.

67 comments

Rumor: Initial sales of Apple's Verizon iPhone 4 below expectations

02/16/2011, 12:02 pm

A new report that purports to show initial sales of the Verizon iPhone 4 claims that device's launched failed to meet the expectations of both Apple and Verizon.

117 comments

Verizon iPhone 4 activation steps buggy but functional

02/15/2011, 06:02 pm

Activation of the new CDMA iPhone 4 on Verizon Wireless hasn't run into show-stopper problems, but the process is still working through some initial growing pains.

12 comments

Verizon pushes iPhone 4 with FiOS TV, Internet, phone bundles [u]

02/14/2011, 07:02 pm

To promote its FiOS TV iPhone remote control app, Verizon Wireless is offering new buyers of its TV, Internet and landline phone packages a $200 reward card that can be applied to the cost of an iPhone 4 (or any other smartphone), plus a $5 to $20 monthly discount on their plan.

15 comments