Remember that merger between Japan's SoftBank and third-place U.S. carrier Sprint? Looks like it's going to hit a speed bump or two along the way, now that the Federal government is taking a closer look at it.
After Federal regulators stomped out any hope of AT&T snapping up fourth-placed U.S. carrier T-Mobile, the scrappy magenta network has been making some bold moves in the hope of a comeback -- and those plans now include merging with MetroPCS.
September is shaping up to be a very interesting month for the mobile industry, even if a certain Cupertino company named after a fruit doesn't release a new iPhone. Case in point: T-Mobile is returning to "truly unlimited" data plans beginning September 5.
Ladies and gentlemen, “Googorola” is now official. Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page took to the company’s blog to announce that the acquisition of Motorola Mobility is complete, setting the stage for some interesting days ahead in the smartphone wars.
A new report claims that Apple has adjusted its proposed nano-SIM standard to address complaints by Nokia, with a final vote expected soon -- even though the technology itself isn’t expected before 2013.
It’s no secret that iPhone users have been quietly slipping over to T-Mobile here in the U.S. -- all it takes is an unlocked device to free you from AT&T’s ball and chain. Unfortunately, the iPhone can’t take advantage of T-Mo’s 3G network -- but that will soon change.
No longer the exclusive iPhone carrier, AT&T is frequently knocked as a poor carrier with lousy wireless service, but if you ask their CEO, it sounds a bit like the customers are the ones taking advantage of them.
Despite widespread use around the world, prepaid cell phones have never really caught on in the U.S., where two-year commitments stubbornly refuse to go away. But two companies whose fate depends on prepaid have watched their fortunes plummet during what is typically a strong quarter.