AT&T to buy T-Mobi...

Good news all around though it’s unclear whether there will be any cost savings passed onto consumers as the AT&T hegemony continues. The latest AT&T expansion announcement focuses on mobile spectrum quality top down. The acquisition is a smart move on AT&T’s part...

Detroit metro area gets...

MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS) today introduced the first commercial 4G LTE services in Detroit, Mich., with monthly plans starting at $55, including all taxes and regulatory fees. Detroit consumers will enjoy 4G Web access along with unlimited voice and text services on the...

Get the HTC EVO in whit...

Beginning June 18, today, Best Buy is taking pre-orders for the white version of the popular mobile device, which is the first 4G smartphone in America. It officially launches in all Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile stores, as well as BestBuy.com/Mobile on July 11. It retails for $199.99 for...

World’s first 3G/...

Sprint (NYSE: S) and HTC Corporation announced summer availability of the world’s first 3G/4G Android handset, HTC EVO 4G exclusively from Sprint. HTC EVO 4G delivers a multimedia experience at 4G speeds that is second to none, making it possible to download music, pictures, files, or...

Sprint awards Motorola ...

CTIA WIRELESS 2010 — The Networks business of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) has been awarded its fifth consecutive annual contract by Sprint to provide Intelligent Optimization Service (IOS) for its iDEN® network. Since using Motorola’s professional services, Sprint has improved...

Virgin Mobile USA gets ...

Opera Software announced an agreement with Virgin Mobile USA to distribute Opera Mini on several Virgin Mobile USA cell phone handsets. Virgin Mobile USA subsidiary Helio LLC was the first U.S. carrier to sign a deal with Opera Mini in the United States. Partnering with a major carrier...

MMA’s 1st cross-c...

The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) (www.mmaglobal.com) announced that the four largest U.S. wireless service providers – Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile USA – have agreed to incorporate their mobile marketing guidelines within the MMA’s best practices. This...