T-Mobile USA may be a small player in the wireless B2B market, but the company wants to grow its market share significantly this year by focusing on plans that do not gouge enterprise customers on pricing, according to Frank Sickinger, the carrier's senior vice president of B2B. The carrier also plans to offer enterprise customers new products and services.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said he thinks the global smartphone market will continue to grow significantly over the next few years and that Apple's iPhone business will benefit from that. However, Cook did not directly address whether Apple will introduce a cheaper iPhone for emerging markets, but he said the company will continue to make great products and that "The only thing we'll never do is make a crappy product."
Apple's iPhone remains the top choice for enterprise customers as they think about their next smartphone purchase, but Microsoft should take heart as more business users are thinking about purchasing a Windows tablet over an iPad for their next tablet purchase, according to a new research report.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson admitted that his company didn't execute well on its proposed $39 billion dollar deal to purchase T-Mobile USA when it made a bid for the operator in 2010. "I wouldn't say it was a bad decision, but it was a decision that didn't go the way I wanted," Stephenson said. "We didn't execute well." The company ended up dropping its T-Mobile bid in late 2011 amid regulatory opposition.
An Austin, Texas, startup called Ube is trying to raise $700,000 on Indiegogo so it can develop a Wi-Fi-controlled light dimmer, the first in a line of what the company hopes will be IP-based electrical products.
A set of files buried in Apple's new iOS 6.1 mobile operating system update is renewing speculation the company will launch a streaming music service later this year.
Android smartphone users on Sprint Nextel have been steadily increasing their average monthly data usage since September, according to new statistics from NPD Connected Intelligence. Special Report
Apple is working on a cheaper version of its popular iPhone that will be largely made from plastic and will look a lot like a mix of Apple devices, according to the blog iLounge .
The days of Apple's smartphone dominance seem truly challenged--a move that should be welcomed by the cellular industry that loathes the constricting baggage that comes with this level of market leverage.
AT&T Mobility posted strong postpaid subscriber net adds of 780,000 in the fourth quarter but its overall subscriber additions were down year-over-year. Overall, the company added 1.1 million total net wireless subscribers in the period, down from 2.5 million in the year-ago quarter when it added 1.03 million connected devices.