AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA was driven in large part by the quest for radio spectrum, a commodity that rarely crosses the minds of mobile consumers but plays a big role in carriers' decision-making.
AT&T says its planned acquisition of T-Mobile USA will advance U.S. leadership in mobile data and improve consumers' wireless experience.
LTE, or long-term evolution service, is poised to be the new world standard for mobile data. Here are five things that set it apart from its predecessors.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed an amendment to its annual government funding bill that would prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from using any funds to implement the Net neutrality rules it approved last year.
Wi-Fi looks set to play a growing role in mobile networks even as LTE and other new cellular technologies with higher capacity are deployed.
Eastman Kodak's patent claim against Apple and Research In Motion concerning camera-phone image previews is invalid, according to an initial determination by a U.S. International Trade Commission administrative law judge.
Google co-founder Larry Page will take over as Google CEO in April from Eric Schmidt, who will remain with the company as executive chairman.
Microsoft is asking the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to deny Apple a trademark on the name "App Store."
If Verizon Wireless introduces its own version of the Apple iPhone on Tuesday, it could look to AT&T's experience as the iPhone's service provider for clues on what it should and shouldn't do.
Solid-state storage has helped to raise the wave of portable computer alternatives that has hit the market over the past few years, and 2011 is likely to see that technology become more affordable and better performing.
For people who want to see who they're talking to, there are fewer barriers than ever to completing the picture. Yet video calling has yet to achieve the worry-free ease of traditional phone calls or even mobile text messages.
Verizon is adding a new tier of service to its FiOS fiber broadband service, offering 150Mbps (megabits per second) downstream and 35Mbps upstream for $195.
The growth in data traffic on AT&T's mobile network has slowed, though it remains explosive at more than 3,000 percent over the past three years.
Apple will announce that its iTunes store will begin selling music by The Beatles on Tuesday, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.
AT&T Mobility notified its subscribers on Thursday that they might be entitled to benefits from a proposed class-action settlement.