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TECH 28 Sep 2017 | 6:30 AM

Puerto Ricans drive around for phone signals a week after storm

Wireless carriers in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands are still struggling to get repairs underway and restore service a week after Hurricane Maria tore through the Caribbean, hampered by supply shortages, closed roads and widespread power failures.

TECH 21 Aug 2017 | 6:30 AM

New iPhone tests a wireless industry scarred by price wars

A new iPhone means another opportunity for America’s wireless companies to engage in a knock-down, drag-out price war – if the carriers still have the stomach for it.

TECH 07 Jul 2017 | 9:05 AM

Dish, Amazon chiefs discuss wireless partnership: WSJ

Dish Network Corp Chief Executive Charlie Ergen and Inc head Jeff Bezos have discussed a partnership to enter the wireless business.

TECH 14 Jun 2017 | 6:32 AM

Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users

Sprint Corp is offering free unlimited data, talk and text for a year in an aggressive promotion aimed at Verizon customers in an oversaturated US wireless market.

TECH 13 Jun 2017 | 3:00 AM

Apple’s new iPhones said to miss out on higher-speed data links

Verizon Corp, AT&T Inc and the rest of the US wireless industry have a big boast for this year’s crop of smartphones: thanks to network upgrades, devices will be able to download as much as a gigabit of data in a single second – speeds 100 times faster than before.

TECH 09 May 2017 | 6:52 AM

Verizon does not feel pressure to do big deal

Verizon Communications Inc does not see an urgent need to undertake a big strategic merger or acquisition, its chief executive said, as some Wall Street analysts have urged the wireless company to do.

TECH 26 Mar 2017 | 3:00 AM

T-Mobile moves the needle in its research lab to compete with larger rivals

For a couple of minutes in a small, nondescript T-Mobile US conference room, the future of wireless is here.

TECH 02 Mar 2017 | 1:30 AM

Mobile industry pushing for a faster roll-out of 5G

If you haven't heard about 5G wireless yet, you're about to.

TECH 25 Jan 2017 | 9:45 AM

Verizon earnings, subscriber additions fall short of estimates

Verizon Communications Inc's quarterly profit missed estimates and the No. 1 US wireless carrier added fewer subscribers than anticipated in the fourth quarter as it struggles to fend off rivals in a maturing wireless market.

TECH 23 Jan 2017 | 7:39 AM

Outgoing FCC chair warns against overturning net neutrality

Outgoing US Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler warned Republicans against dismantling the Obama administration's landmark "net neutrality" protections.