Apple's 5c went on sale for pre-order this morning. The iPhone 5s will be available starting Sept. 20. The iPhone launch marks the first time that all four Tier 1 U.S. carriers will launch new iPhone models at the same time. The carriers were quick to highlight the advantages of their respective networks and services offerings as they all try to get new customers.
Verizon Communications blew past records by selling $49 billion in corporate debt in order to finance its $130 billion acquisition of Vodafone's 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless.
Much of the research on the wireless industry predicts a grim future for traditional mobile revenues: voice and messaging revenue are on the decline and some experts say that even data revenue has hit its peak. Where, then, should operators look for new sources of income?
AT&T boosted its spectrum holdings in 18 states by consummating a deal announced last January to acquire 39 lower 700 MHz B Block spectrum licenses from rival Verizon Wireless.
The biggest news, though it wasn't much of a surprise, at Apple's iPhone unveiling Tuesday was the introduction of the "mid-range" iPhone 5C alongside the higher-end iPhone 5S. However, it looks like the iPhone 5C is going to be a dud, at least in terms of attracting subscribers to carriers that offer low-cost or no-contract service.
Verizon Communications is on track for the biggest sale of corporate debt ever--as much as $20 billion--in order to finance its $130 billion acquisition of Vodafone's 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless, according to multiple reports.
ExteNet Systems said Sprint and Verizon Wireless will extend their coverage via a distributed antenna system (DAS) the company is deploying at the Empire State Building in Manhattan.
The long-awaited court fight over net neutrality has finally arrived: Verizon Communications and the FCC are set to square off in federal court today over the FCC's open Internet rules, with the fate of net neutrality for wireless and wired networks in the balance.
T-Mobile US could benefit more than other U.S. carriers if it launches the cheaper version of the iPhone that Apple is widely expected to announce at a media event Tuesday at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., alongside a new high-end model, analysts said.
BERLIN—Verizon Communications' decision to pay $130 billion to purchase Vodafone's 45 percent share of Verizon Wireless was not a surprise to Sprint CEO Dan Hesse. Speaking here at the IFA trade fair, Hesse told the audience that Verizon Wireless was the most important part of Verizon's business and therefore it was necessary for the operator to have full control of its business.