Two hackers claim they can boost HSPA+ data speeds on Apple iPhone 5 smartphones being used on the T-Mobile US refarmed PCS 1900 MHz network.
Verizon Wireless is proceeding with plans to commercially introduce voice over LTE (VoLTE) in 2014, said an executive with the carrier's parent company.
New York City's subway system is slowly but surely getting expanded underground wireless coverage via a distributed antenna system (DAS) being deployed by Transit Wireless.
The telecoms market in Europe continued to face macroeconomic uncertainty (particularly in Southern Europe) price-driven competition and further regulatory impacts in 2012. However, some positive stories emerged during the year: mobile data revenue grew solidly and the fixed revenue mix improved further as broadband penetration continued to rise.
In a significant blow to U.S. mobile market leaders AT&T and Verizon Wireless, the U.S. Department of Justice called on the FCC to ensure Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile USA have ample opportunity to acquire 600 MHz spectrum that will be made available via 2014's incentive auctions of TV broadcast frequencies.
T-Mobile USA announced a new data plan specifically for Audi drivers that use the company's Connect service. The plan, which is offered to new and existing owners of cars equipped with Audi Connect, allows owners to pay $450 for data services for 30 months, which equals $15 per month, or pay $30 per month if they select the month-to-month option.
Certain devices using Google's Android OS possessed a vulnerability that potentially enabled attackers to eavesdrop on and modify calls and text messages sent via T-Mobile USA's Wi-Fi Calling feature.
Consumerist kicked off its "worst company in America" tournament on Tuesday, pitting Cablevision and Time Warner Cable against each other in the opening round.
AT&T is taking aim at former merger partner T-Mobile USA by launching an attack ad campaign that blasts T-Mobile's network speeds and call performance. The ads, which ran in the New York Times , Wall Street Journal and USA Today, said that T-Mobile drops twice as many calls and its network speeds are only half as fast as AT&T's network.
BARCELONA, Spain--Freeing up the 1755-1780 MHz block through spectrum sharing will not only aid U.S. mobile operators that desperately need additional frequencies for mobile broadband but it will also aid spectrum harmonization efforts across the Americas, said Neville Ray, T-Mobile USA CTO.