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T-Mobile Pays Customers To Leave Rivals

T-Mobile, the country’s fourth-largest wireless carrier, is aiming to lure subscribers from rivals by paying the fees required to break their cell phone service contracts.

01/09/2014

A picture taken on September 2, 2013 in Paris, shows an illustration made with the logo for Verizon Wireless and the logo of mobile network provider Vodafone. Shares in Vodafone soared today after the company said it was in "advanced" talks to sell its US wireless joint-venture stake to partner Verizon in a deal worth $130 billion (98.5 billion euros).  (credit: AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE/Getty Images)

Verizon Reclaims US Wireless Stake For $130B

Verizon will own its wireless business outright after agreeing Monday to pay $130 billion for the 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless owned by British cellphone carrier Vodafone.

09/02/2013

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10 Years In Prison For Leader Of Cell Phone Theft Ring

The former AT&T employee found guilty of acquiring hundreds of stolen cell phones, to sell on Craigslist and Ebay, is heading to prison.

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AT&T Extends Customer Wait For New Phone

AT&T is extending the time it takes for customers on contract-based plans to earn a fully subsidized upgrade to a new phone, from 20 months to 24 months.

06/10/2013

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Report: Feds Getting Phone Records Of All Verizon Customers

The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of U.S. Verizon customers, under a top secret court order. A British newspaper reports the order was granted on April 25 and is good until July 19.

06/06/2013

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Cell Phone Carriers Unite In Anti-Texting Ads

The country’s four biggest cell phone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving.

05/14/2013

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins as he officially unveils the BlackBerry 10 mobile platform as well as two new devices on January 30, 2013 in New York City. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

New BlackBerry Models & Software Announced

Research in Motion changed its name to BlackBerry on Wednesday, and launched a makeover of its mobile operating system along with two new smartphones.

01/30/2013

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AT&T Posts Big Loss Despite Customer Gain

The iPhone 5 helped AT&T attract new customers in the holiday quarter, but the company posted a big loss because of an annual adjustment to its pension obligations.

01/25/2013

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TiVo Settles Verizon Lawsuit For $250 Million

Verizon will pay TiVo at least $250.4 million to license its DVR technology and settle a patent lawsuit. It is the third settlement that TiVo has garnered in recent patent cases.

09/25/2012

Apple's Phil Schiller announces the new iPhone 5 during a special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Starts Taking Orders For New iPhone

Delivery times climbed quickly as Apple started taking orders for their new iPhone 5 on Friday. Initial shipments sold out within one hour, suggesting stronger demand than expected.

09/14/2012

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T-Mobile Offers Fully Unlimited Data Plan

With Verizon and AT&T piling on more restrictions to their mobile data plans, T-Mobile is going the opposite route with a new truly unlimited plan starting on September 5.

08/23/2012

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MetroPCS Cuts Unlimited Data Plan Price

MetroPCS, a wireless phone company that targets low-income households, is cutting the price on its unlimited data service, going against the flow of the biggest phone companies.

08/21/2012

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