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CNNMoney: AT&T CEO pay docked $2 million for T-Mobile debacleupdated: Wed Feb 22 2012 17:44:00

What's the cost of a $4 billion gamble gone wrong?

CNNMoney: The spectrum war's winners and losersupdated: Wed Feb 22 2012 05:19:00

This is part two of a week-long series on the cell phone capacity crunch.

CNNMoney: AT&T kills $39 billion bid for T-Mobileupdated: Mon Dec 19 2011 17:53:00

Facing heavy resistance from the U.S. government to its $39 billion bid for T-Mobile, AT&T on Monday officially killed off the deal that would have created by far the nation's largest wireless company.

Telecoms and the battle for bandwidthupdated: Wed Dec 14 2011 11:25:00

Verizon pulled a rabbit out of its corporate hat earlier this month. The wireless giant announced a multibillion-dollar deal to purchase rights to largely unused spectrum, which is like an open lane on the congested wireless Internet highway. Verizon purchased these rights from Comcast and Time Warner, two large cable-TV companies, and the smaller Bright House Networks.

CNNMoney: AT&T still worst carrier, Consumer Reports saysupdated: Tue Dec 06 2011 16:42:00

AT&T remains the worst carrier in the United States, according to an annual customer satisfaction survey compiled by Consumer Reports and released on Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Verizon's $3.6 billion spectrum buy reshapes wireless fieldupdated: Fri Dec 02 2011 11:11:00

In the era of the smartphone and tablet boom, the hottest wireless commodities are airwaves.

Report: Verizon offers nation's fastest 4G serviceupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 12:18:00

Forget the 4G marketing hype. Which U.S. carriers really offer the fastest mobile-data networks? According to a new report from RootMetrics (a company which conducts its own field tests of wireless networks), Verizon Wireless currently offers the nation's fastest 4G -- by far.

How the 8th-largest cell carrier beat T-Mobile to the iPhoneupdated: Thu Nov 03 2011 23:52:00

The three largest U.S. cellular carriers by subscribers sell the latest iPhone, and next week, eighth-place C Spire Wireless will join the group.

CNNMoney: Your phone company is selling your personal dataupdated: Tue Nov 01 2011 10:14:00

Your phone company knows where you live, what websites you visit, what apps you download, what videos you like to watch, and even where you are. Now, some have begun selling that valuable information to the highest bidder.

AT&T, Sprint execs trade insults over T-Mobile mergerupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 17:04:00

Technology advances quickly in the wireless industry, but animosity can fester.

iPhone not coming to T-Mobile this year, exec saysupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 17:03:00

A new iPhone is widely expected to debut next month for the three largest U.S. carriers, but T-Mobile will be left out, an executive for the carrier said at a technology conference on Monday.

CNNMoney: AT&T flings half-truths in its T-Mobile deal defenseupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 12:55:00

In a response to the government's antitrust suit against its proposed merger with T-Mobile, AT&T issued a glowing report on the wireless industry's health -- with the sole exception of the carrier it is trying to buy.

CNNMoney: Without AT&T, T-Mobile is a wireless white elephantupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 10:13:00

The government's antitrust lawsuit is bad news for AT&T, but it's potentially disastrous for T-Mobile.

T-Mobile users rejoice at Justice Dept. blocking AT&T mergerupdated: Thu Sep 01 2011 08:02:00

"I'm so happy that I don't have to be an AT&T customer."

CNNMoney: AT&T and T-Mobile: Is the deal dead? No one knows.updated: Thu Sep 01 2011 07:43:00

The U.S. Department of Justice wants to roadblock AT&T's merger with T-Mobile. But does that mean the deal is off?

CNNMoney: AT&T antitrust suit boosts Sprintupdated: Wed Aug 31 2011 14:11:00

The U.S. government is seeking to stop AT&T's $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile, claiming that the deal would "substantially lessen competition" in the wireless industry.

CNNMoney: DOJ files antitrust suit to block AT&T merger with T-Mobileupdated: Wed Aug 31 2011 13:37:00

The U.S. Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit against AT&T on Wednesday seeking to block its $39 billion merger with T-Mobile.

Your phone bill can be a credit card -- but with some risksupdated: Thu Aug 11 2011 12:51:00

Could your phone bill act like your credit card -- and should it?

Wireless contracts yield better customer service, survey saysupdated: Mon Aug 01 2011 17:04:00

Few people would say they actually enjoy contacting their wireless carrier for customer service. But if you have a contract for your cell phone, you'll probably get slightly better service, according to a new survey from J.D. Power and Associates.

CNNMoney: New bill would require carriers to clarify 4G speedsupdated: Wed Jun 22 2011 15:54:00

The term "4G" is particularly confusing, because it means something different to every wireless company: Service, speed and technology vary wildly. A bill introduced to Congress on Wednesday would attempt to clear that up.

Make dad a viral video starupdated: Wed Jun 22 2011 08:28:00

CNN's Josh Levs shows some of the best videos for and about dads.

Cell phones and radiation: The 10 highest- and lowest-emitting modelsupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 16:07:00

Cell phone users -- a group that, these days, means practically everybody -- are no doubt concerned about Tuesday's news that the World Health Organization (WHO) classifies cell phones as "possibly carcinogenic to humans."

CNNMoney: Sprint offers $175 credit to switch carriersupdated: Fri May 13 2011 10:27:00

Sprint is offering up to $175 to customers who switch from other wireless carriers.

CNNMoney: AT&T and T-Mobile defend merger on Capitol Hillupdated: Wed May 11 2011 13:04:00

The federal government famously smashed up AT&T in a landmark antitrust action that completely revamped the telecom market. Almost 30 years later, is AT&T once again poised to grow so big it eclipses all rivals?

'Royal wedding' dance video goes viralupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 05:36:00

T-Mobile offers a humorous spoof on what it would look like if Prince William's wedding party danced down the aisle.

'Royal wedding' dance video goes viralupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 05:36:00

If the real royal wedding looks anything like this one, it'll more than live up to all the hype.

CNNMoney: Look Ma! AT&T finally above $30updated: Mon Apr 04 2011 14:58:00

It's been a tough decade for Ma Bell.

T-Mobile's challenge: Keep focus off buyoutupdated: Wed Mar 23 2011 23:16:00

Don't expect T-Mobile USA to air a commercial showing its stunning signature lady passionately accepting a marriage proposal from the AT&T guy.

CNNMoney: Time for Verizon to buy Sprint?updated: Wed Mar 23 2011 06:21:00

With AT&T dealing for prized asset T-Mobile, Sprint's options may be down to two: buy everything smaller than it or get bought by Verizon.

AT&T exec says problems soon without T-Mobile mergerupdated: Tue Mar 22 2011 22:37:00

AT&T's wireless network will face major challenges "in the short term" unless the carrier is able to begin integrating T-Mobile USA's infrastructure, said AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega.

Major merger in telecom industryupdated: Tue Mar 22 2011 22:37:00

A merger of AT&T and T-Mobile could transform the U.S. cellular phone landscape. CNN's Maggie Lake reports.

Merger between AT&T, T-Mobile finds unlikely alliesupdated: Tue Mar 22 2011 18:55:00

Among many consumer and tech bloggers, the initial reaction to AT&T's proposal to acquire T-Mobile USA was venomous -- and skeptical that such a marriage between two giants would be allowed by federal regulators.

CNNMoney: Fact-checking AT&T's merger claimsupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 17:50:00

If you're skeptical about AT&T's claims that its purchase of T-Mobile will benefit consumers, you're not alone.

Verizon's 4G network leaves other carriers in the dustupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 16:58:00

Have you been wondering if that new 4G smartphone you purchased is really getting 4G speeds? Wonder no longer.

Why AT&T bought T-Mobileupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 09:26:00

AT&T, criticized and even despised for its inability to keep up with growing mobile data usage, thinks it has found the solution to its network woes. And all it will cost the telecom giant is $39 billion and months (or even years) of regulatory hurdles.

AT&T to buy T-Mobileupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 09:26:00

AT&T is set to become the largest U.S. mobile network when its deal to buy T-Mobile for $39 billion is finalized.

CNNMoney: Stocks poised for gainsupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 08:44:00

U.S. stocks were poised to open higher Monday, as investors felt encouraged by progress in Japan's nuclear crisis and AT&T's $39 billion deal to acquire T-Mobile USA.

CNNMoney: AT&T to acquire T-Mobile for $39 billionupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 07:14:00

AT&T will acquire T-Mobile USA from telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom for an estimated $39 billion in cash and stock, the companies said in a joint release Sunday.

AT&T acquires T-Mobile USA in $39 billion dealupdated: Sun Mar 20 2011 19:33:00

AT&T will acquire T-Mobile USA from telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom for an estimated $39 billion in cash and stocks, the companies said in a joint release Sunday.

What a Sprint-T-Mobile merger could mean for wireless usersupdated: Fri Mar 18 2011 13:30:00

Once again, there are rumblings that the third- and fourth-largest U.S. wireless carriers may merge to form a larger combined No. 3. But would this be enough to keep the U.S. wireless market competitive for consumers?

CNNMoney: Here's your iPhone. Want service with that?updated: Thu Feb 24 2011 10:27:00

What if you could buy your iPhone and wireless service directly from Apple, without having to sign a contract with AT&T or Verizon? Imagine going to and buying an Android phone that comes with Google Wireless.

To combat Verizon iPhone, rival carriers offer dealsupdated: Thu Feb 10 2011 19:20:00

With Thursday's release of the iPhone 4 on Verizon Wireless, now is a pretty good time to buy a cell phone.

CNNMoney: You're using more smartphone data than you thinkupdated: Tue Feb 08 2011 10:48:00

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile are fighting a losing battle.

Hands-on with the Dell Streak 7 tabletupdated: Tue Feb 01 2011 08:00:00

For those of you with lengthy tech-toy wish lists and not-so-deep pockets, T-Mobile's new tablet offering may provide the answer you've been waiting for.

CNNMoney: Your mobile phone bill is going upupdated: Thu Jan 20 2011 17:01:00

Well, it's not like we didn't see this coming.

AT&T bringing hotspot feature to Android and maybe iPhone tooupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 10:11:00

AT&T has been slow to adopt a feature that lets customers share a smartphone data signal wirelessly to other gadgets and computers.

CES has tablets galore, but why can't we touch them?updated: Fri Jan 07 2011 16:19:00

Touch-screen tablets are poised to flood the market soon.

Tablets and 3-D sans glassesupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 16:19:00

CNN's Dan Simon visits Las Vegas to preview what new gadgets are going to make waves at the Consumer Electronics Show.

CNNMoney: 4G is a myth (and a confusing mess)updated: Thu Dec 02 2010 10:52:00

You've seen the 4G advertisements from T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon, bragging about a much-better wireless network with blazing fast speeds.

T-Mobile muscles into battle for 4G ... whatever that isupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 21:11:00

Get ready for an overload of ads about 4G internet.

U.S. aims to regulate mobile 'bill shock'updated: Wed Oct 13 2010 15:58:00

Kerfye Pierre had recently returned from volunteering in the aftermath of January's Haiti earthquake when she got the most outrageous mobile phone bill of her life.

Complaints rolling in about Google Nexus Oneupdated: Thu Jan 14 2010 12:04:00

Google's Nexus One phone may have been one of the most anticipated devices of the last few weeks. But since the smartphone's launch last Tuesday, it has left a string of unhappy customers in its wake.

Unanswered questions loom large in Sidekick fiascoupdated: Tue Oct 13 2009 10:34:00

So, just what the heck happened?

T-Mobile announces second Google phoneupdated: Tue Jun 23 2009 14:23:00

Competition in the smartphone market is heating up this summer as one new hot smartphone after another hits the street. The latest is T-Mobile's next Google Android device, called the myTouch.

Review: Google's HTC Dream phone -- That's it?updated: Mon Oct 27 2008 14:44:00

It's been a little more than a year since Google Android was announced and rumors of a little device called the HTC Dream started to leak onto the Web.

A cure for loud cell phones?updated: Mon Nov 12 2007 13:07:00

Some people are taking the law into their own hands by using cell phone jammers. CNN's Kiran Chetry discusses the issue.

CNNMoney: OMG! Text message charges soarupdated: Mon Nov 12 2007 13:07:00

Texting your boss that you'll "brb" (be right back) can save a lot of time and energy, but chances are it won't save you money.

Fortune: Behind T-Mobile's customer service successupdated: Thu Sep 20 2007 23:57:00

Marry me, Sue!" We've just pulled into the parking lot of Albuquerque's Jefferson Commons call center, home to 800 T-Mobile USA customer-service representatives, and outside there's mayhem. Hundreds of screaming, chanting people are standing in front of the building, bedecked in a wild array of hot-pink clothing (T-Mobile's signature color) ranging from T-shirts to cowboy hats to feather boas. They're waving signs, holding up camera phones, and generally acting like starstruck teenagers. One guy's wearing a fuchsia bathrobe; another, in a fluorescent-pink wig, is screaming, "We love you!" over and over.

Gerolsteiner drop team sponsorshipupdated: Mon Sep 03 2007 21:14:00

Mineral water company Gerolsteiner have decided to drop their sponsorship of the German ProTour cycling team, which expires at the end of the 2008 season.

Who pays for fraudulent calls on your phone?updated: Tue Aug 28 2007 22:06:00

Q: If I my cell phone goes missing or is stolen, am I responsible for charges that I didn't ring up? How can I protect myself from fraud? Uphill Climb: The Tour de France was buoyed by signs that riders might be cleaning up their acts updated: Mon Jul 23 2007 22:21:00

The leaders of the Tour de France were playing chicken in the final climb of stage 14 on Sunday when they were briefly overtaken by ... a chicken. To the Borat impersonator in a lime singlet who ran alongside the cyclists during stage 8, waving the flag of Kazakhstan, and the guy who adorned his bike with gigantic racks of deer antlers in stage 10, add the fellow in the yellow-feathered costume to the list of amusing spectators at this, the most unpredictable Tour in memory. Austin Murphy: Sinkewitz's test casts pall to stage 10updated: Wed Jul 18 2007 04:16:00

Finally, a French rider wins a stage of the '07 tour de France. Felicitations to Cedric Vasseur, who outdueled four other escapees from the peloton to cross the line first. The second Tour stage victory in Vasseur's career was overshadowed, alas, by news that broke moments before the riders punched the clock in Tallard this morning, 229 km to the north. Austin Murphy: Tour contenders round into shape after stage nineupdated: Tue Jul 17 2007 04:57:00

This will be a rushed dispatch: I arrived late to this ancient city in the southern Alps as the result of some travel misadventures that I will share later this week (suffice it to say that the doors of a train closed on my fingertips while a French conductor met my pleas with an impassive stare that reminded me of Merseault from The Stranger).

Service allows users to make calls on Wi-Fi networkupdated: Wed Jul 04 2007 00:42:00

Bad call reception at home? A new mobile service allows you to seamlessly place calls on both your cellular network and on any open Wi-Fi hotspot cell phones, which are supposed to let you call from anywhere, often work worst in your own home; signals can't penetrate walls as well as they travel urban canyons and the great outdoors. T-Mobile Phones Ride Your Wi-Fi Routerupdated: Wed Jun 27 2007 17:15:00

Wouldn't it be great to have your own cellular tower at home? You'd always have a strong signal on your mobile phone, and you wouldn't be paying to use the carrier's network

Honchar is sacked by T-Mobile teamupdated: Tue Jun 19 2007 11:38:00

The T-Mobile cycling team fired Ukrainian rider Serhiy Honchar on Tuesday following the results of unannounced blood tests.

Honchar out of T-Mobile Tour teamupdated: Wed Jun 06 2007 12:58:00

T-Mobile have decided not to select Ukrainian time-trial specialist Serhiy Honchar for next month's Tour de France following a suspicious blood test.

Business 2.0: The Sidekick grows upupdated: Fri May 04 2007 13:45:00

Here's how T-Mobile's popular handheld has changed since its 2002 launch.

Business 2.0: Does the Sidekick still have punch?updated: Thu May 03 2007 16:36:00

What phone has starred in rap videos, appeared on the David Letterman Show and been spotted in the hands of hotel heiress Paris Hilton? The T-Mobile Sidekick, of course.

Business 2.0: Cell Phones Embrace Wi-Fiupdated: Wed Apr 04 2007 13:12:00

Top-of-the-line cell phones may offer Internet access, but not even the do-it-all Apple iPhone comes with the ability to make calls over Wi-Fi. Latest celeb-athlete newsupdated: Wed Mar 21 2007 13:09:00

Things haven't exactly been going David Beckham's way since he signed his lucrative contract to join the Los Angeles Galaxy in January. First he suffered a serious knee injury that will sideline him until the end of April and possibly May and now he's having a difficult time finding a new home in Los Angeles. While many outlets had soccer's royal family all but moving into the former mansion of Meg Ryan in Bel-Air last week, the asking price for the seven-bedroom, six-bathroom house is apparently too high for the Beckhams.

Business 2.0: Mobile's newest killer app: Voiceupdated: Wed Feb 07 2007 14:06:00

Last month, when Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone at the annual Macworld expo in San Francisco, he declared that the hyped-up handset's killer app would be "making calls."

Business 2.0: Bling! Bling!updated: Fri Jan 19 2007 10:12:00

Designer phones are all the rage. Check out these high-end models.

Business 2.0: This $310,000 phone blings, then ringsupdated: Wed Dec 13 2006 09:38:00

Paris Hilton is a woman of few words, even when she's endorsing products. This summer, while at the launch party for the newest T-Mobile Sidekick, the hotel heiress showed off a Swarovski crystal-encrusted version made just for her. "That's hot!" she gushed.

Fortune: Wi-Fi? Why not?updated: Thu Sep 28 2006 10:07:00

Wi-Fi phones were the talk of the town this week.

T-Mobile extend cycling agreementupdated: Wed Sep 27 2006 11:15:00

Mobile phone operator T-Mobile will continue as the main sponsor of the German cycling team until 2010.

Stuck at the airport?updated: Tue Aug 29 2006 10:04:00

Life as a business traveler doesn't have to wind up like the movies "Terminal" or "Jet Lag" where the main characters find themselves idling away at the airport.

Kloeden leaving Telekom for Astanaupdated: Sat Aug 26 2006 06:35:00

German Andreas Kloeden, third in this year's Tour de France, has confirmed he will join the Astana team next season from T-Mobile.

Ullrich dismissed by T-Mobile teamupdated: Fri Jul 21 2006 09:45:00

Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich has been fired by his T-Mobile team, the German has confirmed.

Gonchar in yellow after stage winupdated: Sat Jul 08 2006 11:43:00

Ukrainian Serhiy Gonchar powered to victory in the 52km time trial eighth stage of the Tour de France to take the race leader's yellow jersey.

Top duo Ullrich, Basso out of Tourupdated: Fri Jun 30 2006 07:54:00

Tour de France favorites Jan Ullrich and Ivan Basso are both out of the race after being suspended by their teams because their names appear in a doping investigation in Spain.

Fortune: For Happier Customers, Call HRupdated: Mon Nov 28 2005 00:01:00

WHEN SUE NOKES JOINED T-MOBILE AS senior vice president of customer service in 2002, the cellphone company, based in Bellevue, Wash., had a little problem: Lousy customer service was driving T-Mobi...

Vinokourov to leave T-Mobile squadupdated: Wed Jul 20 2005 06:42:00

Kazakh rider Alexandre Vinokourov has dropped a bombshell on his T-Mobile team by announcing that he will leave them at the end of the season.

Armstrong withstands T-Mobile bidupdated: Sat Jul 09 2005 11:03:00

Lance Armstrong held on to the race leader's yellow jersey in the face of repeated attacks by Jan Ullrich's T-Mobile squad as the riders contested the first major climbs of this year's Tour de France.

CNNMoney: Protect yourself from 'evil twins'updated: Wed Feb 09 2005 13:47:00

With more than 20,000 hot spots just in the U.S., it's no wonder everyone has gone wi-fi. Maybe you check your e-mail at your local coffee shop or connect with work online from the frequent fliers' lounge.

Fortune: What's ahead in 2005? Well, the swami says ...updated: Mon Jan 10 2005 00:01:00

SO I WAS AT A WINTER CARNIVAL the other day, and I ran into this fortuneteller who looked like a cross between Ivan Boesky during his jail years and one of the guys in ZZ Top. "Hey, Serwer," he ras...

CNNMoney: Tunes coming to callers?updated: Wed Dec 08 2004 06:32:00

Cell phone ringtones, the snippet of songs replacing a phone's ring, are set to expand to playing a song to callers before the phone owner answers, according to a published report.

Business 2.0: Am I Free for Lunch? Let Me Check My MP3 Player ... The latest PDAs have more tools than a Swiss Army knife. updated: Mon Sep 01 2003 00:01:00

The hybrid handheld used to be more of a curiosity for gadget freaks than a truly useful device for the business traveler. But that's changing as more powerful chips and more sleekly designed units...

Fortune: Back To School: A Cheat Sheet The job market bites, so you might as well have some fun while you're still in updated: Mon Sep 01 2003 00:01:00

One of the most indispensible tools of campus life is the cellphone, and I have two recommendations: the T-Mobile color Sidekick phone/PDA/web browser and e-mail device ($300) and the Nokia 3650 (r...

Fortune: The Really, Really Messy Wi-Fi Revolution Silicon Valley needs wireless Internet to boom. But bringing it to the masses ain't eaupdated: Mon May 12 2003 00:01:00

It was a pristine morning last August in San Francisco, and the Starbucks on Mariposa Street near Franklin Square was abuzz. Smiling executives from the coffee giant and from wireless telco T-Mobil...

Money Magazine: Chat And Shoot If a picture's worth a thousand words, these cell phones are priceless.updated: Thu May 01 2003 00:01:00

Let's face it: The novelty of hearing your cell phone play Fur Elise--or even a riff from 50 Cent's "Wanksta"--wears off pretty fast. Ditto for most of those video games you can play on your handse...

Money Magazine: Chat And Shootupdated: Tue Apr 15 2003 11:10:00

Let's face it: The novelty of hearing your cell phone play Fur Elise -- or even a riff from 50 Cent's Wanksta -- wears off pretty fast. Ditto for most of those video games you can play on your handset.

FSB: In the Air Tonight: Airport and In-Transit Servicesupdated: Sat Feb 01 2003 00:01:00

Considering the sorry state of the airline industry, it's quite a shock to learn that airports trail hotels in high-tech services. Things are improving, albeit slowly. Airlines are embracing self-s...

Fortune: Flirting With Danger Danger Inc. is unveiling a cool device unlike anything out there. It'll probably fail.updated: Mon Sep 02 2002 00:01:00

Danger Inc. is introducing a design for a really cool new device called the Hiptop, which seems as though it should succeed because it represents a fundamental contribution to the field of communic...

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