09/17/2011, 02:09 am
After first notifying customers of the upcoming practice in February, Verizon has now put "network optimization practices" into effect that will throttle the bandwidth of the top 5 percent of data users on its network, just weeks ahead of the launch of Apple's iPhone 5.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.