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U.S. Cellular Selling Towers, Swapping PCS Spectrum

December 11, 2014 10:29 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

U.S. Cellular today announced it will sell 595 towers to Vertical Bridge Holdings, LLC for $159 million.                                                                         

AT&T Exec: “We’re Going to Have a Reliability Advantage in VoLTE”

December 10, 2014 11:49 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

AT&T is expecting to have a leg up on its competitors with VoLTE as the carrier ramps up its rollout.                                      

AT&T Expands VoLTE Coverage, Looks to Interoperability with 'Other' Carriers

December 10, 2014 11:42 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

In a blog on the topic, AT&T SVP of Technolgy and Operations John Donovan said that AT&T's internal testing shows the VoLTE network performance is...           

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AT&T Announces New Vendors for Domain 2.0

December 10, 2014 11:31 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Susan Johnson, senior vice president, AT&T Global Supply Chain, said in a statement that AT&T is seeking out "agile and disruptive suppliers...                       

T-Mobile Still Building Value for Shareholders, Possible Suitor

December 10, 2014 11:15 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

CFO Braxton Carter, speaking Wednesday at a UBS investor conference, asserted that T-Mobile is really "the only U.S. wireless asset...                      

Feeding the Beast: How Long Can Sprint and T-Mobile Keep Up?

December 10, 2014 9:47 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | Blogs | Comments

There's no longer any denying the spectrum crunch, nor the kind of money and scale ultimately needed to...                                     

Verizon Feels Heat as Guidance Points to Pressure in 4Q

December 9, 2014 10:22 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Shares of Verizon were down four percent in early trading Tuesday, as the carrier said in a press release that...                               

Wearables of Christmas Present and Future

December 5, 2014 3:42 pm | by Ben Munson | Articles | Comments

Smartphones and tablets skew too big-ticket to find their way onto most holiday shopping lists, but wearables are a much more budget-friendly way to put tech under the tree.                

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Wireless Week in Review: Dec. 1-5

December 5, 2014 11:06 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Articles | Comments

As the week winds down join Wireless Week as we take a look back at the biggest stories in wireless from the past seven days.                                                       

FirstNews Briefs: Sprint, Anritsu, Mavenir, T-Mobile, AT&T

December 5, 2014 9:23 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Sprint is teaming with ComputerTalk to integrate contact center capabilities into Sprint Complete Collaboration with...                                            

Sprint Counts on Ignorance with New Half Price Plans

December 2, 2014 11:55 am | by Andrew Berg | Blogs | Comments

In some cases, budget-minded consumers looking to take advantage of Sprint's new promotion might not be seeing savings for quite...                                  

AWS-3 Auction Pushes Past $39.5 Billion in Bids

December 2, 2014 11:54 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

The FCC’s AWS-3 auction keeps chugging along as bids today reached $39.5 billion in the forty-second round. More than $181 million in new bids came in during...                             

AT&T, T-Mobile, and More Cart Out Cyber Monday Deals

December 1, 2014 11:07 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Major U.S. carriers are getting in on today’s online shopping deal extravaganza known as Cyber Monday.                                                    

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SmartWatch, Episode 29: AWS-3 Auction Approaching $40 Billion

November 26, 2014 10:55 am | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

In this week's episode of SmartWatch, Product Design & Development Editor Melissa Fassbender joins us in marveling at the unfathomable amount of money the FCC's AWS-3 auction has thus far seen in total bids.             

AT&T Launches Upgrade of Alltel Network in Ohio After Delay

November 24, 2014 10:17 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

More than a year after acquiring Alltel’s wireless operations, AT&T is ready to launch its upgraded coverage for more than...                                                     

FirstNews Briefs: Car Connectivity Consortium, Sony, IBM, AT&T

November 21, 2014 10:48 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC), an organization driving global technologies for smartphone-centric car connectivity solutions, today confirmed that Sony’s Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact are...         

Sprint Finishes Dead Last in Latest Consumer Reports Survey

November 21, 2014 10:41 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

According to the survey, which covered opinions from over 58,000 respondents, Sprint received what Consumer Reports called...                     

Reducing Churn Shouldn’t Be About Punishing Your Subscribers

November 20, 2014 11:19 am | by Ben Munson | Blogs | Comments

Every tweak, twist, turn and total overhaul the big carriers make are usually about one thing: keeping their subscribers and stealing the other guy’s.                   

Analyst: As AWS-3 Auction Hits $24B, Dish Soars, T-Mobile Likely Out

November 20, 2014 11:14 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

The FCC’s AWS-3 auction has rocketed past its $10 billion reserve price and surpassed $24 billion in bids after only five days. The rapid pace at which the auction is climbing helped spur a 10 percent rise in...               

Data Caps Don’t Work: Thoughts for the Future of Cellular Network Congestion

November 20, 2014 10:14 am | by Fergal Toomey, Chief Scientist & Co-Founder of Corvil | Articles | Comments

How we use, how we view, and how we’re delivered data are all rapidly changing - monitoring and measurement need to advance at the same pace.            

AWS-3 Auction Cruises Well Past Reserve Price

November 19, 2014 10:40 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

The FCC’s ongoing AWS-3 auction in four days of bidding has easily passed its $10.5 billion reserve price. Currently in the 16th round of bidding, the auction has already pulled in...        

FirstNews Briefs: AT&T, Cisco, Fujitsu, The Hunt

November 18, 2014 10:13 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

AT&T has received approval from Mexico's Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) for the Company's proposed acquisition of DIRECTV. It was previously announced that the deal received approval in...                

AT&T Bumps Up 10GB Shared Plan, Offers Free International Messaging

November 17, 2014 3:18 pm | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

AT&T today announced it’s increasing the bucket size for its 10GB Mobile Share plan and also offering free international messaging. Beginning tomorrow, AT&T will raise the data allowance for its...    

Verizon Switches Up Terms for Early Contract Terminations

November 17, 2014 10:29 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Verizon last week made some changes to its policy for Early Termination Fees (ETF). First spotted by Droid Life, the new policy now has Verizon contract customers wait...                       

AT&T Kills Cookie Tracking on Smartphones

November 17, 2014 9:23 am | by Jack Gillum, Associated Press | News | Comments

The change by AT&T essentially removes a hidden string of letters and numbers that are passed along to websites that...                        

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