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AT&T activates 4.1M iPhones but subscriber growth misses expectations

01/27/2011, 09:01 am

AT&T said Thursday that it activated over 4.1 million iPhones during the final quarter of its exclusive U.S. deal with Apple on the handset, though shares of the carrier suffered in early morning trading as overall subscriber growth came in under expectations.

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Verizon BlackBerry glitch casts doubt on iPhone launch

01/26/2011, 11:01 pm

Though Verizon's executives have emphatically asserted that execution of the upcoming iPhone launch will be flawless, a recent glitch in BlackBerry data traffic on the network could be cause for concern, a new report claims.

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Qualcomm rises on prospects of Verizon iPhone, iPhone 5, iPad 2

01/26/2011, 07:01 pm

Qualcomm shares were up more than 6 percent after it said it would post new revenue and earnings growth as demand for its chips accelerate. Apple's iPhone 4 on Verizon, as well as the next generation of iPhone and iPad, are all expected to use Qualcomm's baseband chips.

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Motorola outlook sinks on threat of Verizon iPhone

01/26/2011, 06:01 pm

Motorola Mobility shares were down nearly 6 percent after it warned it would again post quarterly losses this quarter as it faces new competition from Apple's iPhone on Verizon Wireless.

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AT&T quietly offers unlimited data to potential Verizon iPhone switchers

01/26/2011, 02:01 pm

AT&T is reportedly offering some customers unlimited iPhone data plans in an attempt to keep them from defecting to rival carrier Verizon, where Apple's handset will launch on Feb. 10.

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Apple's online store reveals Verizon iPhone voice plans starting at $39.99

01/26/2011, 10:01 am

Apple's website on Wednesday temporarily listed details for new Verizon iPhone customers, with voice plans starting at $39.99 per month, unlimited data for $29.99 per month, and 2GB of data tethering for an additional $20.

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China Mobile exec says Apple is working on a 4G LTE iPhone

01/26/2011, 09:01 am

The chairman of carrier China Mobile said on Wednesday that Apple has "made it clear" that the company intends to support high-speed long-term evolution 4G wireless technology in a future update to the iPhone.

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iPhone, iPad extend lead over Android in mobile enterprise adoption

01/26/2011, 04:01 am

Enterprise mobile services vendor Good Technology reported a 64 percent increase in the iPad's share of all device activations over the past quarter among its more than 2,000 companies deploying mobile devices. The jump extended Apple's iOS lead over Android, with more than twice as many device activations over all of 2010.

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Verizon CFO: "We are not going to have any flaws on the execution of the iPhone launch"

01/25/2011, 10:01 pm

Having learned from network and launch issues that AT&T has suffered from in recent years with Apple's iPhone, Verizon executives said Tuesday that they are confident in their ability to handle the launch of the CDMA iPhone 4, citing extensive training, customer service hires and infrastructure investment as ample preparation.

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Verizon execs: Apple's iPhone could drive 'explosive' growth

01/25/2011, 09:01 pm

Despite a conservative estimate of 11 million iPhones sold in 2011, Verizon executives hinted Tuesday that the iPhone, which comes to the network on Feb. 10, could help growth on the largest wireless carrier in the U.S. to "really explode over the next several years."

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Verizon to offer iPhone 4 with $20 hotspot tethering plan

01/25/2011, 06:01 pm

Verizon Wireless has finally confirmed that it will offer iPhone 4 with a $20 "personal hotspot" WiFi tethering plan similar to what it currently offers its existing smartphone subscribers.

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Verizon exec says unlimited iPhone data plans available for a limited time

01/25/2011, 12:01 pm

After it was revealed that the company's $30-per-month unlimited data plan will be the only option for iPhone 4 users on Verizon, the carrier's chief operating officer said that the company still intends to phase out its unlimited plan and moved to a tiered pricing structure in the future.

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Verizon will offer only $30 unlimited data plan for iPhone 4 users

01/25/2011, 08:01 am

A leaked memo from Verizon shows that the carrier will no longer offer its entry-level capped data plan smartphones, requiring new iPhone 4 customers to buy the $30-per-month unlimited offering.

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Apple's new 'two is better than one' iPhone ad promotes Verizon, AT&T

01/22/2011, 11:01 pm

Just days after Verizon launched its first iPhone ad, a new TV spot from Apple for the iPhone 4 highlights both Verizon and AT&T with the pitch "two is better than one."

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Universal GSM-CDMA iPhone 4 bumper spotted at Apple store

01/21/2011, 04:01 pm

A new universal bumper case designed to accommodate the slightly repositioned mute button on the new CDMA, Verizon-compatible iPhone 4 was recently bought at an Apple retail store.

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Verizon posts first iPhone 4 ad without ever showing phone

01/20/2011, 09:01 pm

Verizon has posted its first iPhone 4 advertisement to YouTube, and readers are reporting seeing the new ad air in primetime TV broadcasts.

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Apple inks new iPhone deal with AT&T, all exclusive contracts now over

01/18/2011, 08:01 pm

Apple announced that in addition to its new non-exclusive agreement with Verizon, it had signed a new non-exclusive agreement with AT&T that brings to a close all carrier-exclusive iPhone contracts worldwide.

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Orders for Apple's CDMA iPhone increased to 12M-15M in 2011 - report

01/18/2011, 08:01 am

Strong initial demand for the forthcoming CDMA iPhone 4 has caused Apple to increase its CDMA-compatible handset orders to as many as 15 million in 2011.

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Apple outlook raised to 7 million iPads, 4.3 million Macs for Q1 2011

01/18/2011, 12:01 am

Apple is expected to beat even some above-consensus revenue numbers when it announces earnings Tuesday night, having sold new peak numbers of iPhones, iPads and Macs in the winter quarter.

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Apple seen selling 100 million iPhones, 40 million iPads in 2011

01/17/2011, 09:01 pm

Any drop in Apple's share price tomorrow "presents a buying opportunity ahead of earnings," according to the latest analyst to weigh in on the impact Steve Jobs' leave of absence may have on investors, noting an improved outlook for iOS and more favorable component costs than previously expected.

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