Verizon-Alltel Deal Complete
Today Verizon Wireless completes its purchase of all Alltel . The company now has 83.7 million customers, and is now the largest wireless carrier in US, covering 290 million people.
T-Mobile's LTE Network Covers 300 Million People
T-Mobile said its LTE 4G network now reaches 300 million Americans, a significant milestone for the Uncarrier. The company says it is ahead of schedule, and will add coverage to one million square miles this year.
Sprint Falls to Become No. 4 US Carrier
Sprint reported its second quarter earnings today and the numbers reveal it has fallen behind competitor T-Mobile in the total number of customers. T-Mobile, which gained a total of 2 million new customers during the second quarter, reported a total customer base on 58.9 million.
Sprint and Verizon Fined Total of $158M to Settle Cramming Charges
The FCC today said Sprint and Verizon Wireless have agreed to pay $158 million to settle charges that they fraudulently charged customers for third-party services — a tactic referred to as cramming. Specifically, Sprint will pay a total of $68 million, $50 million of which will go back to customers, $14 million of which will go to state governments, and $2 million of which will go to the federal government.
AT&T Finalizes Nextel Mexico Acquisition
AT&T today said it has completed its acquisition of Nextel Mexico. Nextel Mexico covers 76 million customers across the country.
Verizon Debuts LTE Advanced with 50% Faster Speeds
Verizon Wireless today said it has launched LTE Advanced service in 461 markets around the country, covering some 288 million POPs or 90% of Americans. Verizon's LTE Advanced relies on two- and three-channel carrier aggregation to boost speed and capacity.
And here it is
There are still 105 markets that Verizon *must* divest...
I live in SD
when will it be complete?
My boyfriend is on Alltel and has unlimited exting.
I'm on Verizon and have unlimited texting to verizon customers and 250 texts to other companies.
My bf updated his 2 year contract summer of 2008.
ALL I WANT TO KNOW IS WHEN HE WILL OFFICIALLY BE ON VERIZON SO I CAN TEXT HIM!
(btw i live in sioux falls, SD)
verizon bigger not good
Good or not good, it's a fact of life so deal with it
Obviously AT&T has well over 70m customers, they're network can't be that bad.
chad will be just fine.
No more commercials!!!
Welcome to the Empire
Seriously though, was there all this doom and gloom when cingular and att merged?
US Cellular is going to make out like a bandit
US Cellular will make a huge play for the divested markets and are going to use that and the spectrum holdings to open new markets over the next two years.
XM Radio on VZW
GOOD BYE JARED