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Google’s Project Fi Won’t Fully Roll Out Until Mid-Summer

May 22, 2015 10:10 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

In an email sent late Thursday, Google said that given the number of requests it’s received...                                                  

BlackBerry Buying Back Shares as Chen’s Pay Plummets

May 22, 2015 8:07 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

BlackBerry CEO John Chen said the company hopes to offset “dilution that may result from our...

Google Developing IoT Platform Under Android Brand

May 22, 2015 7:52 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Such a platform could put Google in direct competition with Samsung, which currently connects...

New PayPal CEO Promises Renewed Focus on Mobile

May 22, 2015 7:32 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

PayPal will be spinning off from parent company eBay later this year at a time when it's facing...

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Deutsche Telekom Still Seeking Partners for T-Mobile

May 21, 2015 11:10 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

DT has entertained a few offers for T-Mobile in the last year.                                                                               

Sprint Names TV Exec as New CMO

May 21, 2015 10:11 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Sprint today announced the appointment of Kevin Crull as the company’s new chief marketing officer.                                     

Lenovo Posts Record Revenues on Strong PC, Smartphone Sales

May 21, 2015 9:52 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

For the year, which has included two quarters of contributions from Motorola), China accounted for 59 percent of Lenovo’s smartphone volumes, while markets outside China saw...

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Report: AT&T to Stop Offering Two-Year Contracts at Some Retailers

May 20, 2015 12:19 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

“Customers love AT&T Next and we are continuing to focus on it as the preferred way that customers want to shop.”                    

AT&T Proposes Quick Clearing of 600 MHz

May 20, 2015 11:36 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

AT&T is specifically referring to things like low-power television, translators and unlicensed wireless microphones, among other users that might interfere with wireless operations within...

AT&T's Continued Evolution Takes Company Beyond Phones

May 20, 2015 11:01 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

AT&T Inc. is spending $48.5 billion to buy satellite TV provider DirecTV as it looks for new ways to package access — wireless and wired — with traditional and...

Galaxy S6 Edge and G Flex2 Seek to Differentiate

May 20, 2015 10:54 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

For those not satisfied with just a premium phone, Samsung and LG are offering two models best described as the Lamborghinis of smartphones...

Verizon Good on Spectrum as AOL Deal Brings Subsidized Video

May 19, 2015 12:32 pm | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Shammo said that given the premium at which spectrum went in the most recent AWS-3 auction, he would rather improve capacity thought the use of more...

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Tuesdays with Roger: Former Sprint CEO Dan Hesse Talks Mobile Music

May 19, 2015 12:10 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

On today’s episode of Tuesdays with Roger, former Sprint CEO Dan Hesse joins us to talk about mobile music.

Sprint-RadioShack Stores to Be Fully Staffed by Mid-June

May 19, 2015 11:11 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

The deal with RadioShack effectively doubles Sprint previous retail presence.                                                                                                                                

Verizon Expands XLTE on 1-Year Anniversary

May 19, 2015 10:34 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Verizon says it now has more than 40 devices that support the service, including the DROID Turbo, Samsung Galaxy series and iOS devices. 

AT&T Plans To Push 'Special' Content to Cars

May 19, 2015 9:25 am | News | Comments

AT&T is reportedly talking to its partners in the auto industry, as well as its content partners, to offer 'special' exclusive content to...

Court Agrees Samsung Copied Apple, but Reduces Damage Award

May 18, 2015 3:31 pm | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has agreed that Samsung illegally copied some of the...                                                                                                

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AT&T CEO: Net Neutrality Rules Will Be Changed

May 18, 2015 12:38 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Stephenson said the court challenge is “pretty strong,” referring to the stay AT&T and others in the industry filed.                                                                                          

Sprint Adds Seven Countries to International Data Roaming

May 18, 2015 10:35 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

In addition to unlimited data over 2G speeds, Sprint’s roaming deal includes unlimited texting and $0.20 per minute calling.                                                                           

Sprint Expands Home Delivery Service Availability

May 18, 2015 9:50 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Direct 2 You is still only running in Kansas City, Chicago and Miami. But Sprint announced that...                                                                                                 

Apple Buys High-Tech GPS Start-Up

May 18, 2015 9:12 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Apple has made acquired a small GPS start-up that could help in providing location data for all of its devices, including some new ones currently under development... 

Report: Dish Planning “Something Big” for Wireless Business

May 15, 2015 11:25 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

According to Yahoo Finance, which obtained a confidential document, Dish is preparing “something big” and looking for a new CMO...                                                                                  

Qualcomm's AllPlay Gets Bluetooth to Wi-Fi Streaming

May 15, 2015 11:15 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

In a press release, Qualcomm explains that the new feature allows simple wireless connectivity to individual speakers or an entire home audio system over... 

Chinese Carriers Lowering Prices to Hasten LTE Adoption

May 15, 2015 9:44 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

According to a release from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom have pledged to increase...

Dish’s Ergen: AWS-3 Auction Was a Taxpayer Win Because of Us

May 14, 2015 2:39 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Verizon, AT&T and regulators have all joined in criticism of Dish’s potential auction discounts.                                                                                                      

T-Mobile: 300K MetroPCS Customers Still on Legacy Network

May 14, 2015 11:16 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Most MetroPCS markets have already been shuttered and that only the largest markets like New York City, Miami and Dallas remain.                                                                                   

China Will Be Largest 4G Market by End of 2015

May 14, 2015 11:01 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

China Mobile was the big winner, taking home almost 90 percent share of the total LTE market in China. The accelerating growth means China will...

Dish, Cogent Force AT&T's Hand on DirecTV Deal

May 14, 2015 10:28 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

In an ex parte filing, Dish, Cogent, and three consumer advocacy organizations, raised concerns...                                                                                                    

Trade-Ins Could Prime Mexican Smartphone Market for AT&T

May 13, 2015 4:39 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

AT&T is acquiring its way into the Mexican wireless market to create a North American service area covering...                                                                                             

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