| Nov 3, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Verizon Communications and AT&T expect to be able to transmit wireless voice calls between the two carriers over high-speed data networks by 2015, the companies said on Monday.
The technology is expected to improve the quality of calls and allow for...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:56 AM
Verizon and AT&T have been quietly tracking the Internet activity of more than 100 million cellular customers with what critics have dubbed "supercookies" — markers so powerful that it's difficult for even savvy users to escape them.
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Frontier Communications is hiring more than 300 new unionized workers as it takes on the wireline business of AT&T in Connecticut, a $2 billion deal that closed Friday.
Many of the new employees replace members of the Communications Workers of America...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:19 AM
AT&T is making an offer new customers can't refuse.
Get a year of bundled boardband Internet service that incudes U-verse TV, a year of free HBO and Amazon Prime for new residential service.
Pay $39 for 12 months for U-verse Internet and TV, aHBO...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:41 AM
AT&T Wireless has withdrawn its petition to build two cellphone towers in Tinley Park, ending a contentious chapter in the village's recent history.
Tinley Park Village Manager Dave Niemeyer confirmed that the cellphone company sent the village a letter...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Authorities sent their strongest warning yet to wireless companies not to hide unauthorized charges on customers' bills, announcing a $105-million settlement with AT&T Inc. that included $80 million in consumer refunds.
The settlement is the largest...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 10:50 AM
AT&T Inc. agreed to pay $105 million, including $80 million in consumer refunds, to settle federal and state investigations that the company illegally billed mobile phone customers for unauthorized charges for ringtones and other services, officials...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Frontier Communications passed the final major hurdle in its pursuit of acquiring AT&T Connecticut's wireline operations Tuesday when utility regulators approved the $2 billion telecom deal.
In its approval, the state Public Utilities Regulatory...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:50 AM
If you want a shiny new iPhone 6, you can likely get one for free with wireless carrier trade-in offers that expire on Tuesday, Sept. 30.
Before you rush headlong into the Apple store, take a deep breath and evaluate the deals being offered to get the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Airline travelers who are frustrated with the speed of wireless Internet on planes may have some relief soon.
Communications giant AT&T has announced it is working to put 4G LTE wireless Internet on commercial planes by as soon as late 2015.
| May 1, 2014
| 7:12 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out where April went.
The Skinny: Is there anyone not interested in buying the Clippers? Every hour another five names pop up. Of course, Donald Sterling has said he's not selling, so who knows how all this ugliness...