Standard & Poor's lowered the credit ratings for AT&T and Verizon Communications on Monday, saying that increased competition will make it harder for the two largest phone companies to pay down their long-term debt.
AT&T said Friday it will target enterprise customers with direct iPad sales to customers whose cellphone bills are paid by their employers. The company will offer all three iPad 3G and Wi-Fi models starting Oct. 28.
Almost one in four users of Apple's iPhone would switch to Verizon from AT&T as their cell phone carrier once AT&T's exclusive agreement with the iPhone expires, Information Week reported Tuesday, citing an analyst note from Credit Suisse Group analyst Jonathan Chaplin.
AT&T, Verizon Wireless and Sprint-Nextel want to protect themselves against the iPad and the power it brings Apple in the wireless marketplace. Case in point: Samsung Electronics will launch its new Galaxy Tab tablet soon and all three telecoms will market it.
After months of talk, Dell brought its Aero smartphone to the U.S. on Tuesday. The Aero uses an older version of Google's Android operating system called "cupcake." Will it prove to be stale -- or still a treat?
Sam's Club, the discount warehouse owned by Wal-Mart, becomes the latest big retail chain to offer free wireless Internet at all of its U.S. stores.
A monopoly abuse lawsuit against Apple and AT&T's mobile phone unit was awarded class-action status by a judge in California. The complaint takes issue with Apple's five-year exclusivity deal with AT&T.