Wireless


  • Error Sent AT&T 911 Calls from Salt Lake to Seattle
    You’ve heard the 911 horror stories – busy signals, not enough emergency personnel, an occasional rude, unresponsive operator – but how about this one? Your house is on fire or you hear a burglar in your Salt Lake City home, and when you call 911 on your ...More
    March 26, 2010 Posted in News
  • Verizon Wireless Customers Hit by Credit Card Scam
    Verizon Wireless customers seem to be the targets of a new credit/debit card scam.It’s happening in Bucyrus, Ohio, a small city of about 15,000. Residents there who have Verizon cell service are getting calls from people asking for credit and debit card info in order ...More
    March 26, 2010 Posted in News
  • Motorola Devour Now Available via Verizon
    The Motorola Devour smartphone is now available from Verizon Wireless, in stores and online. You can get it for $150 after a $100 mail-in rebate and a new, two-year service agreement.Devour is the second Android-powered smartphone from Motorola to run on Verizon Wireless' ...More
    March 26, 2010 Posted in News
  • AT&T Goes to the Dogs
    CTIA Wireless — AT&T has its hands in just about everything these days, so why not dog collars?Earlier this week, we told you how the telco giant was about ready to unveil a new tablet computer. But the company’s wireless reach goes far beyond so-called ...More
    March 25, 2010 Posted in News
  • Clearwire CEO: We Need Reseller Partners
    Fresh of its announcement that it will expand WiMAX service to seven more U.S. cities, Clearwire is calling for more partners to help sell it.CEO Bill Morrow told Business Week that the company is talking with consumer-electronics makers, retailers and other partners for ...More
    March 25, 2010 Posted in News
  • Verizon Wireless Turns to Qwest for 4G Mobile Backhaul
    Verizon Wireless (VZ) will use Qwest Communications International Inc.'s (Q) fiber for backhaul as the 4G wars grow more intense. The deal came to light this week as Verizon plans to reach up to 30 markets with its LTE network this year. One of the challenges as ...More
    March 25, 2010 Posted in News
  • Skype Mobile Makes Verizon Wireless Debut
    CTIA Wireless — Skype mobile is making its much-anticipated debut today on the Verizon Wireless network.Verizon Wireless 3G smartphone users with data plans will be able to connect with friends, family, and business colleagues around the world. This new service is ...More
    March 25, 2010 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Verizon Wireless Jumping Into Apps Game
    CTIA Wireless — Verizon Wireless (VZ) is finally getting into the apps game, although one could argue the carrier is entering a saturated market.The wireless service provider, the largest in the United States, will launch its own mobile phone apps store on ...More
    March 25, 2010 Posted in News
  • AT&T Ready To Roll Out Femtocells Nationwide
    AT&T will roll out its 3G MicroCell nationwide beginning in mid-April, with new markets activating in cities across the continental U.S. for the next several months.AT&T 3G MicroCell allows residential customers to route wireless phone calls and data connections (or ...More
    March 24, 2010 Posted in News
  • AT&T To Launch Tablet Computer With OpenPeak
    CTIA Wireless — AT&T Inc. (T) has announced three emerging devices agreements with vendors and says it plans to start testing interactive marketing soon.First, the service provider is working with OpenPeak Inc., a maker of touch-screens and ...More
    March 24, 2010 Posted in News