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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 [...]

T-Mobile undercuts AT&T, Verizon with new Value plans, starting at $50/month

T-Mobile USA officially unveiled a key part of its new "Uncarrier" strategy by releasing new pricing for its Value plans (which do not include device subsidies). The plans break into three options: $50 per month for unlimited [...]

Report: LTE data traffic to skyrocket 200% in 2013

Total global LTE data traffic will increase at more than twice the rate as 3G data traffic this year, according to a new report from ABI Research. According to the report, LTE traffic will grow 207 [...]

Report: Skype makes up one-third of all international phone traffic

Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) Skype unit grew its international traffic by 44 percent in 2012, more than twice the volume growth achieved by all the phone companies in the world combined, according to a report from TeleGeography. The [...]

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 [...]

Dish must build 40% of its wireless network in 4 years, FCC says

The FCC said Dish Network must cover at least 40 percent of the population in areas covered by its spectrum with a wireless network in the next four years, or face penalties. Further, the FCC said [...]

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