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T-Mobile May Become A Contract-less Network This Month

03/01/2013, T-Mobile may have received a lashing from AT&T in regards to their network, but the company may be one upping them as they’re expected to announce their contract-less system some time this month. According to TMoNews, T-Mobile could be planning...

SIM based NFC gains support from major carriers around the world

11/17/2011, Countries like Japan have long been using NFC to help them in their daily lives, and not too long ago carriers in South Korea have announced that they will be offering SIM cards with NFC technology embedded into them. Now it looks like that standard will...

MetroPCS said to be frontrunner in buying AT&T’s assets

10/21/2011, One of the reasons why the AT&T and T-Mobile deal has not gone through, despite it being announced months ago, is that not just their competitors, but antitrust regulators who feel that through AT&T’s acquisition of T-Mobile, competition will...

Apple’s iMessage said to undermine carrier’s profits

10/11/2011, One of the defining features of Blackberry devices was their Blackberry Messenger (BBM) system, which allowed Blackberry users to communicate with other Blackberry users for free over WiFi or mobile internet. Now it looks like Apple has decided to take...

Carriers reportedly testing iPhone 5?

08/03/2011, We’ll agree that lately our posts seem to contain quite a bit of iPhone 5 rumors, and to be fair given the number of rather interesting rumors/news regarding Apple’s next-generation iPhone we just can’t help ourselves. We’ve reported on iPhone 5...

AT&T and Verizon forced to share network with rivals for data

04/07/2011, AT&T and Verizon, the two largest carriers in America, have just been instructed by the FCC to share their networks with smaller carriers for the transfer of data. Right now the carriers have already been making deals with their rivals to share...

Consumer Reports Slams U.S. Carrier AT&T

12/06/2010, U.S. carrier AT&T may be home to some of the most unhappy subscribers in the industry. As rated by Consumer Reports, AT&T has scored the worse possible scores in 8 of 9 possible categories, with slightly better than worse on the texting category....

AT&T to force new Smartphone customers to get a data plan?

08/21/2009, According to a leaked AT&T memo, the company is preparing to force all new smartphone contract to feature a data plan, which usually almost doubles the monthly price. Here’s how AT&T is presenting it internally: Why we are making this...

Who’s Making Money in Mobile? (Panel)

07/29/2009, By Ravit Lichtenberg (blog) – At the Always On Summit at Stanford, an impressive panel is underway, discussing mobile monetization, the role of the operator, platform, apps, etc. Being in the Silicon Valley, the iPhone conversation dominates....