Verizon Wireless led all Tier 1 U.S. carriers in a survey conducted by Consumer Reports over cell phone service, while Sprint fell to last place after ranking No. 2 behind Verizon last year in customer satisfaction. According to Consumer Reports, Sprint received "dismal marks" in 2013 for value, voice, text and 4G reliability.
Verizon Wireless opened its first "destination store" at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., Wednesday.
Sprint and Verizon Wireless are starting to roll out deals on smartphones and other devices as part of their promotions for the holiday shopping season, and other carriers are sure to be close behind.
Local law enforcement officials want wireless carriers and device makers to install so-called "kill switches" in smartphones to disable them remotely and render them useless if they are stolen. However, carriers and the CTIA have pushed back on the idea, arguing that such technology would be too vulnerable to hacking.
T-Mobile US has approached Verizon Wireless about buying spectrum from Verizon, likely the carrier's 700 MHz A Block airwaves, according to a Reuters report.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.--Verizon Wireless unveiled a new retail concept meant to highlight connected devices on its LTE network, part of a broader national retail effort to educate consumers about LTE devices beyond smartphones, tablets and hotspots.
Just a few days after its nationwide launch, the Isis mobile payment venture is receiving relatively sour reviews from Android smartphone users.
The following charts the top U.S. wireless carriers in the third quarter of 2013 by subscriber base, according to research firm Strategy Analytics, and includes major metrics--such as churn, ARPU and revenue--of each carrier.
connections, according to Sharma. That growth was driven largely by continued momentum from Verizon Wireless and AT&T, but more importantly by a rejuvenated T-Mobile. Here's a quick breakdown on the nation's top wireless carriers and their general strategic position at the close of the third quarter:
In today's spotlight, FierceWireless takes a look at the top performing U.S. wireless carriers in the third quarter.