AT&T Mobility has imposed a new monthly 61-cent "Mobility Administrative Fee" for all of its postpaid customers as of May 1, a move that will bring in hundreds of millions of dollars in additional revenue for the carrier. AT&T defended its action, noting that other operators do the same thing.
Pop star, actress and NUVOtv executive Jennifer Lopez will speak at the closing general session of The Cable Show convention in Washington, D.C., on June 12, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association said Wednesday.
Verizon Wireless is extending its Verizon Cloud secure storage application from Google's Android to Apple's iOS, concurrently announcing support for additional Android devices including the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC Droid DNA.
If you are an American and own a cell phone, your location, demographics and activities are probably already for sale to anyone with the cash to buy that data.
LAS VEGAS--Nokia is still struggling to gain traction with its Lumia-branded smartphones running Microsoft's Windows Phone platform. However, now that it has flagship products with three of the four Tier 1 carriers, the company is starting to align its marketing messages with Microsoft and its carrier partners to a greater degree than before, according to a Nokia executive.
Verizon Wireless is teaming with Jennifer Lopez to sell wireless phones and services to the Latino market under Lopez's newly launched brand, Viva Móvil. The goal of the venture is provide a better retail experience for the growing Latino market, which was estimated to have had $1.2 trillion in purchasing power in 2012.
Fueling the fire surrounding the likelihood of toll-free data coming to the U.S. market soon, Verizon Communications CFO Fran Shammo told investors at a Barclays Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications conference today that content providers are starting to see the value in paying the wireless operator for the data consumed by their subscribers when they view their content via a mobile device.
Vodafone Group reported what is being described as its biggest ever fall in full-year sales, as the operator also said it was happy with its Verizon Wireless stake and would reinvest the latest Verizon dividend payment of $3.2 billion to counter weaknesses in Southern Europe.
LAS VEGAS--Verizon Wireless said it will use LTE small cell products from vendors Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson starting in the second half of this year.
In the wake of a deadly tornado that tore through Oklahoma City and its suburbs Monday, wireless carriers are responding to aid the victims and restore service. Dozens were killed and scores more were injured as a result of the tornado.