Tag Archives: ' Verizon Wireless'

Growth in overall wireless network traffic slows by 60%, PwC survey finds

According to a new survey of all of the major North American wireless carriers, smartphones remain incredibly popular among subscribers, who are consuming an average of 694 MB per month in postpaid data. At the same [...]

HD Voice: AT&T, Sprint promise it this year, but Verizon targets late 2013, early 2014

AT&T (NYSE:T) reaffirmed its plans to launch HD Voice service on its LTE network this year, but other Tier 1 carriers are not rushing to embrace the technology. Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ), for example, will not push [...]

AT&T clocks average, real-world LTE speeds of 13 Mbps, OpenSignal survey finds

AT&T Mobility (NYSE:T) users enjoyed the fastest LTE connections in the country, according to new data from OpenSignal, with average speeds of 13 Mbps. OpenSignal obtained its findings through its mobile application, which has been downloaded [...]

Report: Half of U.S. smartphone users with unlimited service want customized plans

More than 50 percent of U.S. smartphone owners who say they have unlimited data showed interest in plans that allow customization, speed guarantees, or sharing of data on family plans for multiple devices, according to a [...]

Verizon, AT&T clash with Sprint and others over spectrum caps

In comments to the FCC, AT&T (NYSE:T) and Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ) argued against rules that would reduce how much spectrum carriers can hold in certain markets. Meanwhile, smaller carriers pushed for proposals that would limit the [...]

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile get ready for Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 push

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) formally unveiled its new Windows Phone 8 software, demonstrating several new features, and also emphasized the carrier support the platform is receiving from AT&T Mobility (NYSE:T), T-Mobile USA and, perhaps most importantly, Verizon Wireless [...]

Analysts: Softbank’s deal with Sprint benefits U.S. wireless market

Softbank's proposed $20.1 billion deal to acquire 70 percent of Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) will allow Sprint to better compete against Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ) and AT&T Mobility (NYSE:T) and will benefit the wider U.S. wireless market, analysts said. [...]

What happened to the ‘spectrum crunch?’

Remember the "spectrum crunch?" The FCC and its chairman, Julius Genachowski, have for years been hitting on the theme that the U.S. is dangerously close to running out of spectrum for mobile broadband, which is why [...]

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