| Mar 20, 2011
| 4:01 PM
NEW YORK -- AT&T Inc struck a $39 billion deal to buy Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile USA, to create a new U.S. mobile market leader and bolster its constrained network against a near insatiable appetite for videos and data from Apple iPhone and iPad...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 8:58 AM
Investors cheered AT&T Inc's deal to snap up Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile USA in a $39 billion transaction that reshapes the U.S. wireless landscape.
The news of the deal, which sent shares of both companies higher in early trade, prompted at least...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 4:02 AM
Sprint customers may soon be able to use their cell phone like a credit card. Sprint Nextel is working on a new technology to make that possible in late 2011. The company says they want to be its competitors ATT, T-Mobile and Verizon with the new...
| 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...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 11:23 AM
The free HeyTell app delivers push-to-talk features to the iPhone and Android smart phones, mimicking Sprint Nextel services and products.
Instead of dialing, texting or e-mailing, just tap the “Hold and Speak” button to make a walkie-talkie-like phone...
| 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.
| Aug 23, 2011
| 12:59 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sprint Nextel will start selling the next version of the Apple Inc iPhone in mid-October, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal that cited unnamed sources.
This would make Sprint the third U.S. operator to become a...
| 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:...
| 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,...
| 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,...