AT&T, Verizon recorded record data usage volumes during Super Bowl XLVIII

Super Bowl XLVIII was dominated by the Seattle Seahawks, which beat the Denver Broncos 43-8 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., on Sunday. With wireless data usage being a big part of the fan experience, the major operators, including AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ), are touting the amount of traffic they saw during the game and how their networks were able to handle it. FierceWireless, in partnership with Nexgen Wireless, an independent, third-party telecommunications software and engineering services vendor, took a look at how the carriers performed during this year's biggest football game. Read more