| 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.
| Nov 12, 2014
| 8:44 AM
AT&T will halt investments in its network of high-speed fiber optic Internet connections until federal regulators decide how to regulate Internet service providers.
"We can't go out and invest that kind of money deploying fiber to 100 cities not knowing...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:08 PM
State consumer officials are collecting written complaints from Frontier Communications customers upset about service interruptions following the transition of U-verse, landline and broadband Internet services from AT&T.
Frontier took over the $1.25...
| 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AT&T Wireless has withdrawn its petition to build two cellphone towers in Tinley Park, ending a contentious chapter in the village's recent history.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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:30 AM
AT&T plans to bundle pay-TV service from DirecTV with wireless broadband -- delivering speeds of 50 megabits per second or more over dedicated spectrum -- in rural areas, with the telco looking at launching the combo service in late 2015, said Ralph de la...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Amazon made a name for itself by selling products dirt-cheap, even if it came at a loss. Now comes one of the online retailer's craziest-sounding offers.
Amazon chopped about $200 off the prices of its first smartphone on Monday, making a 32-gigabyte...