FCC to hold hearings on post-Sandy cell coverage The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday it will hold hearings at the start of 2013 to learn whether the nation's wireless networks could have, or should have, performed better in the wake of superstorm Sandy. At the height of the devastating
MSNBC | Nov 21, 2012 9:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
ITC to review Apple, Samsung patent decision The U.S. International Trade Commission will review a judge's decision which found that Apple did not violate patents owned by Samsung Electronics in making the iPod touch, iPhone and iPad.
MSNBC | Nov 19, 2012 11:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Android 4.2 skips Christmas Some of us would just as soon bypass the month of December and get to the new year without having to worry about shopping, holiday pressures, traffic and crowds. Now, Android 4.2 has made that easy for you!
MSNBC | Nov 19, 2012 6:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Google, Dish may be mulling wireless service It could be called GooDish. Or Dishgle. Neither of those awkward mashups of Google and Dish Network are likely, but what may be in the works is a partnership between the two companies for a wireless service.
MSNBC | Nov 16, 2012 8:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Text messaging is on decline in US, says report Americans are text messaging less on their cellphones, according to a new report (although you may not find that to be the case with your family at the dinner table or in the car).
MSNBC | Nov 13, 2012 7:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Some cellphone fees waived for Sandy victims Verizon Wireless and AT&T, the nation's two largest wireless carriers, are waiving various cellphone fees for those hurt by Superstorm Sandy.
MSNBC | Nov 9, 2012 9:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Wireless carriers gearing up for nor'easter With emergency teams and extra engineers already in the Northeast because of Superstorm Sandy, wireless carriers say they're ready to deal with the effects of the nor'easter hitting the New York/New Jersey region Wednesday.
MSNBC | Nov 7, 2012 9:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
AT&T must refund overcharged cell customers AT&T has agreed to pay a $700,000 fine and refund customers who had been overcharged on smartphone plans, after the Federal Communications Commission looked into complaints that the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier may have switched users to costlier month
MSNBC | Nov 7, 2012 01:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Juice up phones via wireless carriers in NJ, NY Cellphone service in areas hit by Sandy is getting back online slowly, with about 20 percent of cell sites still out of commission on the East Coast, down from 25 percent, the Federal Communications Commission said Thursday. For those in the New Jersey an
MSNBC | Nov 1, 2012 11:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mobile service still not fully restored for many Wireless carriers worked diligently Tuesday to get their networks back up and running after Sandy struck, but despite that, outages continued for many mobile customers. About 25 percent of cell towers were knocked out in states hit by the storm, according
MSNBC | Oct 31, 2012 01:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend