On the strength of high speeds in East Coast cities, T-Mobile 3G showed the highest 20-city average in our study, but network performance was hardly consistent nationwide. Sprint and Verizon averaged well less than 1 mbps for downloads.
We performed more than 18,000 tests of the major wireless services in 20 U.S. cities. Our goal? To name the nation's wireless-network winners and losers.
The major U.S. mobile operators are all putting their weight behind a campaign against texting while driving that will include a blitz of advertising and a driving simulator touring the country this summer.
Twitter and Internet service provider Sonic.net scored a perfect six in the third annual Electronic Frontier Foundation “Who Has Your Back?” report.
U.S. mobile operators will warn subscribers when they're heading toward a big bill, after most carriers agreed to send email or text alerts when users are about to exceed their monthly usage limits or start using international roaming.
Verizon is the true innovator behind the iPhone 5's incorporation of LTE. Elsewhere, Motorola and Apple take up valuable judicial time, and a tree grows in Emeryville.
It took six years, but the cell phone industry is starting to undergo a sea change--and Dan Moren thinks at least part of that can be laid at the feet of the iPhone.
T-Mobile announced on Thursday that it had entered into a partnership with Apple, but more details are sketchy so far.