| Nov 13, 2010
If today's fastest smart phones deliver e-mails and Web pages with the speed of a thoroughbred racehorse, then the next generation of phones — now rolling onto the runway —- may feel like jet planes.
Powered by souped-up 4G networks (that's...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 6:16 AM
Verizon Wireless would seem to be a big winner after its expected announcement Tuesday that it will start selling the iPhone and break Apple Inc.'s monogamous relationship with AT&T Inc. in the U.S.
But for several reasons, the iPhone's arrival to...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:08 AM
The largest wireless carriers are banding together with regulators and law enforcment officials to launch an effort to make stolen cellphones and other mobile devices as useless as an empty wallet.
The goal is to cut down on increasing thefts of...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 11:14 AM
Sprint Nextel Corp. is being sued for $300 million by New York Atty. Gen. Eric T. Schneiderman, who is accusing the wireless carrier of tax fraud.
Schneiderman called Thursday’s suit – which alleges, based on a whistle-blower’s tip,...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 5:06 PM
One of the unanswered questions for U.S. wireless carriers is whether the iPhone is a blessing or a curse.
Sprint Nextel Corp. was the latest major service provider to struggle under the weight of providing the iPhone, which it began selling during the...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 9:29 AM
LightSquared™, the nation's first wholesale-only integrated 4G-LTE wireless broadband and satellite network, and Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) announced today they have entered into a 15-year agreement that includes spectrum hosting and network services,...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 6:32 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tens of thousands of unionized Verizon Communications Inc. workers from Massachusetts to Washington, D.C., went on strike early Sunday after they failed to agree on a new labor contract with the telecommunications company.
| Dec 18, 2011
| 6:22 PM
NEW YORK -- Talks over potential asset sales as part of AT&T's efforts to get approval of its $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile USA have gone cold, according to reports Sunday.
Although AT&T could still try to fight the Department of Justice in court,...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 4:55 PM
CUPERTINO, Calif. (KTLA) -- Tuesday's unveiling of the newest version of the Apple iPhone garnered a mixed reaction from investors, analysts, and consumers.
The wildly-anticipated release of the iPhone 4S, with an exterior identical to the current model,...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The man charged with the murder Monday of a bail bondswoman in Columbia was denied bail Thursday, prosecutors said.
A Howard County District Court judge ordered Dominique Davon McDonald, 21, held without bail after a deputy state's attorney argued he...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 12:34 PM
Sprint Nextel Corp. owns and operates Sprint, the third-largest wireless telecommunications network in the United States, with 53.4 million customers, behind Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility.
2011 rank: 56
2010 rank: 58
Full-time employees in 2011:...