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Mobile Data Plans: Data Makes Up 98 Percent Of Mobile Network Traffic

Mobile Data Plans: Data Makes Up 98 Percent Of Mobile Network Traffic

By Zach Walton 18 hours ago

Mobile data plans are expensive. There doesn’t seem to be any good reason for the high prices or data caps either. The mobile carriers get away with it by saying its a scarce commodity, and that narrative can continue thanks …

Verizon Workers Out of Jobs After Closings Verizon Workers Out of Jobs After Closings

“Move or find a new job” is what Verizon Wireless is telling about 3,000 of its employees. Verizon, the largest wireless carrier in the US, announced Wednesday it is closing five of its company’s customer call centers, but plans to …

Verizon Raises Data Caps, Lowers Prices a Bit Verizon Raises Data Caps, Lowers Prices a Bit

For months now T-Mobile has been bringing significant changes to the U.S. mobile market. The company was the first to introduce the now-standard device subscription pricing model with its “JUMP” program and also has made its unlimited international data offering …

Family Wireless Plans Emerge in Competitive Market Family Wireless Plans Emerge in Competitive Market

Verizon’s hold as the number one wireless carrier in the United States may be slipping. AT&T is making a solid run to go from the second biggest wireless carrier to the first. And they’re doing it by going after your …

Verizon to Acquire Intel’s IP TV Initiative Verizon to Acquire Intel’s IP TV Initiative

In 2012 it was revealed that Intel was looking to enter the TV industry in force, bringing streaming IPTV and a change to the way cable subscriptions work. Like Apple’s rumored TV plans, however, Intel’s TV ambitions were thwarted by …

Verizon Earnings & Subscriber Numbers Up in 2013 Verizon Earnings & Subscriber Numbers Up in 2013

Verizon today released its fourth quarter 2013 and full-year 2013 financial results, showing that the company has made a significant turnaround from its disappointing fourth quarter 2012 numbers. Verizon’s fourth quarter earnings per share hit $1.76 in 2013, a significant …

Appeals Court Strikes Down Net Neutrality Rules Appeals Court Strikes Down Net Neutrality Rules
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For the past few years, Verizon has been in a bitter battle with the FCC over the Commission’s enforcement of net neutrality rules. The case made its way all the way to the Washington D.C. Court of Appeals where both …

T-Mobile to Buy Verizon Spectrum For $2.3 Billion T-Mobile to Buy Verizon Spectrum For $2.3 Billion

Late last week, T-Mobile CEO John Legere criticized AT&T’s announcement that it would pay up to $450 to T-Mobile subscribers who switch to AT&T. Calling the move “desperate,” Legere said the move was a clear sign that T-Mobile had made …

Samsung Offers Latest Galaxy For Free Samsung Offers Latest Galaxy For Free
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The day after Thanksgiving could be your day to finally upgrade your phone: The most recent edition of the highly popular Samsung smartphone, the Galaxy S4 will be free on Black Friday. Of course, this is with a two-year contract …

Verizon To Activate New Nexus 7 When It Gets KitKat Verizon To Activate New Nexus 7 When It Gets KitKat

This year’s Nexus 7 supported 4G LTE networks right out of the gate on AT&T, T-Mobile and any other GSM network. As such, it should have been as easy as buying the unlocked tablet and activating it for Verizon subscribers. …

Galaxy S 4 Mini Comes To The U.S. In November Galaxy S 4 Mini Comes To The U.S. In November

Just like with the Galaxy S III before it, the Galaxy S 4 was miniaturized into a more affordable version of its flagship brother. The device – known as the Galaxy S 4 Mini – was unveiled in May and …

Verizon Posts Strong Third Quarter Results Verizon Posts Strong Third Quarter Results

T-Mobile decided to rewrite the wireless carrier business model earlier this year with its Un-Carrier plan. At the time, Verizon customers asked the nation’s largest carrier to follow suit. It didn’t, and its latest financial results show that it doesn’t …

What Would Life Without Net Neutrality Be Like? What Would Life Without Net Neutrality Be Like?

Even though the network that gives life to the Internet is considered an interstate communications service, and therefore is under the regulatory watch of the FCC, companies like Verizon, AT&T, and Time Warner are trying their hardest to have these …

Verizon, AT&T Complete $1.9B Spectrum Transaction Verizon, AT&T Complete $1.9B Spectrum Transaction

AT&T and Verizon this week announced that a $1.9 billion spectrum deal between the companies has been finalized. AT&T paid the billions to Verizon for 39 lower 700MHz B Block spectrum licenses. The deal between the largest mobile providers in …

Galaxy Note 3 Verizon Pre-Orders Start Tomorrow Galaxy Note 3 Verizon Pre-Orders Start Tomorrow

Yesterday at the IFA conference, Samsung unveiled the long-awaited Galaxy Note 3 smartphone. Leaks in the weeks leading up to the announcement had already revealed the device’s hardware, but now customers are actually close to getting their hands on the …

Vodafone Sells Verizon Shares For $130 Billion Vodafone Sells Verizon Shares For $130 Billion

British telecom Vodafone Group this week announced that it has agreed to sell its shares in Verizon Wireless to Verizon for $130 billion. The company currently owns a 45% stake in Verizon, one of the largest mobile carriers in the …

iPhone 5C: Welcome to the Apple Family iPhone 5C: Welcome to the Apple Family
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On September 10, Apple Inc. will introduce two new iPhone models. The iPhone 5S, the high end phone and the iPhone 5C, with plastic packaging, aka “The Budget iPhone.” The rumored release date is September 20. According to the Apple …