Last week wireless network testing firm RootMetrics posted its biannual rankings for U.S. wireless networks, testing data reliability and network speeds as well as call and texting performance across the nation. The results, for the most part, were predictable, with Verizon taking the majority of the awards for local, state, and nationwide coverage, with AT&T [...]
Brittany Howard and co. delivered an intimate and inspired performance deep in suburban Atlanta.
When it comes to the best overall wireless performance in the United States, Verizon reigns supreme. Lowell McAdam, chairman and CEO of Verizon Communications. According to RootMetric's recent biannual report on cellphone service in...Show More Summary
A few weeks have passed since the HTC One M9 on Verizon Wireless was supposed to receive Android 5.1 Lollipop. Looks like tomorrow, that update will officially begin rolling out, along with a fix for Stagefright.
As we've noted, AT&T and Verizon are working hard to dump all of the DSL customers they're too cheap to upgrade to fiber, so they can focus on much more profitable (read: capped) wireless broadband service. A company by the name of Frontier...Show More Summary
Verizon rules the national roost, but all carriers are improving. Find out who's best in your state here.
I love this company. Good is not good enough for me. I don’t want a cheap Windows machine with low resolution and little power. I’m willing to pay a few hundred dollars extra for four-way stretch in my ski jacket and… I’m willing to give Verizon Wireless all my money to know that I’ve got […] The post Verizon Wireless appeared first on Lefsetz Letter.
RootMetrics performed 6.1 million tests, drove 237,506 miles, tested 7,323 indoor locations, and claims that 100 percent of the population was covered.
Mobile network performance review studies quality of wireless services.
The wireless market led by T-Mobile is starting to look a lot more like the UK market. First T-Mobile ditched contracts, then Verizon announced two weeks ago that it was also ending two-year contracts, and now Sprint Wireless has followed...Show More Summary
Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon all seem to be kicking the contract -- except your wallet is still on the hook.
In July of 2011, Verizon announced it would no longer offer its wireless users unlimited data plans, and instead began pushing more expensive and capped shared data plans (complete with shiny $15 per gigabyte overage fees!). While Verizon...Show More Summary
Verizon still reigns supreme in the latest results from wireless testing firm RootMetrics. T-Mobile was hurt by the lack of broader coverage outside of the major markets.
Sprint will soon stop asking customers to sign two-year contracts when purchasing new phones, says the Wall Street Journal. The change coincides with moves made by its competitors, including T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless. Sprint CEOShow More Summary
Sprint will join T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless in abandoning the traditional two-year contract for selling smartphones by the end of 2015. The news comes via a new interview with Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure, who said the company will slowly move towards selling smartphones at full price via a leasing business model. Show More Summary
Verizon Communications (VZ) and AT&T (T) in the past week announced new pricing plans for their respective wireless services, and the Street is pondering what the move means to both carriers, and the other two Big Four, Sprint (S) and T-Mobile US (TMUS). Verizon announced August 7th it was transitioning what had been its “Edge” payment plan to a new [...]
With as often as carriers have been changing their plans, one might think they can’t seem to make up their minds. Verizon Wireless recently introduced new data plans and completely ejected two-year contracts from its offerings, and now AT&T is refreshing its Mobile Share Value plans, too. Today the big blue carrier officially unveiled a series [...]
U.S. telecom perma-bear Craig Moffett of MoffettNathanson this morning held a conference call to describe his sudden change of heart this week: he’s gone positive on the wireless telecom business. Moffett, who issued his initial change of recommendation on Tuesday, has decided that prices for wireless service are falling a lot less among the four providers, suggesting the [...]
The majority of U.S. wireless network operators will offer the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+. AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, and Verizon Wireless all plan to sell the new handsets from Samsung. The Note 5 and S6 Edge+ will also be sold by Amazon.com, Best Buy, Costco, Sam's Club, Target, and some Walmart stores. Show More Summary
Verizon Wireless will offer two recent budget smartphones from HTC in the near future. One is the HTC Desire 526 starting on Thursday, August 13 for $120. The other phone is the HTC Desire 626, but a release date and price have yet to be revealed.