• AT&T Not Most Hated Carrier After All
    You know all those stories about dropped calls on the iPhone, the lawsuits over picture messaging, and the general love-to-bash-the-network attitude of AT&T Inc. subscribers? Well, despite AT&T having status as an ongoing Twitter trending topic, it is not the ...More
    August 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • Verizon Completes LTE Calls in Boston, Seattle
    It might not be as big as “Watson, come here, I want you,” but Verizon Wireless logged its own milestone on Thursday with the completion of its first data calls over its LTE trial network, in Boston and Seattle. The operator said the calls carried VoIP, ...More
    August 14, 2009 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Apple, AT&T Sued Over Picture Messaging
    Annoyed you can’t send picture messages from the iPhone? You’re not alone. A class action lawsuit in Louisiana is being mounted against Apple Inc. and AT&T Inc., with plaintiffs contending the companies touted picture messaging even when the iPhone ...More
    August 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • Sprint Goes Nationwide With 4G
    Sprint-Nextel Corp. has gone full-court press on its national WiMAX plans, announcing that it has added 17 new markets to its 2009 4G rollout. The new additions for 2009 are: Abilene, Texas; Amarillo, Texas; Austin, Texas; Boise, Idaho; Bellingham, Wash.; Charlotte, N.C.; ...More
    August 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • Apptix Extends Hosted IM to Mobile Devices
    Apptix announced Tuesday it has extended the secure instant messaging and presence capabilities of its hosted Microsoft Office Communicator service to mobile devices. The service, Office Communicator Mobile, is a unified communications client that extends the reach of ...More
    August 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • Comcast: 40% Margin in WiMAX
    Comcast Corp. said its margins on its WiMAX service should exceed 40 percent once the pricing for it goes to $69.95 per month.Comcast, an MVNO on the Clearwire Corp. WiMAX network, offers WiMAX in Atlanta and Portland, Ore. now, and will launch in Chicago, Philadelphia and ...More
    August 10, 2009 Posted in News
  • Sprint: Prepaid Not Cannibalizing Postpaid
    Sprint-Nextel Corp. has nothing to fear in its postpaid business from the prepaid side of the house.That’s the word from CEO Dan Hesse, speaking to the Associated Press. It’s a notion Hesse dismissed, with contract-to-prepaid migration standing in the single ...More
    August 10, 2009 Posted in News
  • Motorola Android Phone Specs: High-End!
    It looks like the two Motorola Inc. Android-based phones set to launch this fall will be quite iPhone-competing, despite earlier reports that they would be entry-level offerings.Specs published on the “Android and Me” Web site show that a phone for T-Mobile USA, ...More
    August 10, 2009 Posted in News
  • WLAN Sales Steady in Recession
    Despite an overall fall in IT budgets, the overall wireless LAN market continues to be active.Research firm Dell’Oro Group estimates that revenues for 2009 will come in approximately 10 percent below 2008, with the small office/home office segment performing better ...More
    August 10, 2009 Posted in News
  • Rumor Time: Apple to Phase Out iPhone 3G?
    Another day, another Apple rumor. The only 8GB option for iPhone these days is the second-generation, $99 iPhone 3G, but unsubstantiated reports are coming in that it soon will be replaced on the Rogers Canada network by an 8GB version of the new iPhone 3G S. An internal ...More
    August 10, 2009 Posted in News