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AT&T

AT&T considers asking app makers to subsidize some data use.

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AT&T has an interesting proposition: instead of having customers worry about tiered data and monitoring how much that video streaming is going to eat into their monthly allotment, just make app develope…

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T-Mobile

T-Mobile USA loses 800k customers in 2012, gains an LTE network in 2013

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T-Mobile USA is the fourth-placed carrier in the US, and it’s fortunes are only getting worse with each passing quarter. The company announced today that it lost a net 802,000 contract subscribers in Q4…

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Carriers

TELUS launching 4G LTE in 14 Canadian markets tomorrow

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Canada is once again getting a jump on its neighbors to the south when it comes to carrier competition. Though the first major LTE network in North America was launched in the United States, Canada can now lay cla…

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Carriers

U.S. Cellular announces 4G LTE network & devices, starting with Samsung Galaxy S Aviator

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U.S. Cellular has just announced the first two devices to run on its 4G LTE network launching in select markets next month – the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G LTE and the Samsung Galaxy S Aviator. Oh, before we…

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Verizon

Verizon sells 2.3 million 4G devices in Q4 2011

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Verizon Wireless posted its Q4 2011 results today, revealing that the company had a strong quarter in terms of mobile device sales. The wireless company announced that it sold 7.7 million smartphones last qua…

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Sprint

Are Sprint data plans really unlimited? Yes, says Sprint.

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Yesterday, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse made comments that suggested that the company throttles the top 1% of its customers who use the most mobile data. That was in direct contradiction to the massive ad campaign that…

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Sprint

Sprint bringing 4G LTE to Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio first

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Even though LTE provided a better long-term solution to provide customers faster speeds, Sprint chose WiMax for its 4G network because it allowed the company to be first carrier with 4G marketing. But with AT&…

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AT&T

AT&T brings 4G LTE to NYC, LA, Orlando, San Fran, and 7 more cities

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AT&T is launching its 4G LTE network in 11 new cities today. The latest cities to get a speed boost include: New York City metro area Los Angeles, Oakland, San Diego, San Francisco, and San Jose, California A…

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Verizon

Verizon may have caught on to the unlimited data trick, reportedly adjusting accounts

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Verizon appears to have caught wind of a trick that subscribers had been using to raise their accounts from a tiered data plan to an unlimited one. Verizon subscribers who signed up for service after the company…

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AT&T

AT&T 4G LTE stealthily pops up in Orlando, FL

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Greetings from the home of Disney; how are things? For one AT&T customer in Orlando, Fla., things are moving along mighty fast. That’s because he’s suddenly getting access to AT&T̵…

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Rogers

Rogers lights up LTE in Toronto and Vancouver metro areas

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Canada’s leading wireless carrier is spreading the LTE magic in more areas. Rogers Communication today announced that it is expanding coverage of Long Term Evolution, the faster kind of 4G being devel…

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AT&T

Carrier IQ and carrier clients reiterate: we are not spying on

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Responding to allegations that it logs all user activity, Carrier IQ has once again defended its product and said emphatically that it does not spy on users or record their private data for questionable purcha…

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AT&T

AT&T withdraws FCC application to acquire T-Mobile, takes new tactic to get government approval

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T-Mobile fans upset about AT&T’s proposed acquisition of the magenta network have another reason to be thankful now that the deal has hit a major roadblock. Following the FCC indicating that it wou…

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Verizon

Verizon gets in the holiday spirit early, doubles data cap

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If you’re a new or existing customer looking to upgrade on Big Red, you’re in luck (for a limited time). Verizon Wireless has decided to double their data caps when you buy any 4G capable phone. Inst…

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AT&T

Android sales at AT&T continue to climb, half of all smartphone customers on tiered data plans

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AT&T announced today that sales of Android smartphones in the past three months are more than double what they were during the same period last year. The carrier did not give an exact number for Android sale…

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