How to Pick the Best Cell Phone Carrier

Fox Business - 29 Oct, 2011
Now that Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is out with the new iPhone 4S and Google (GOOG) and Samsung are preparing to launch the new Galaxy Nexus smartphone, customers are weighing their carrier options. Most moved to Verizon (VZ) last quarter. ...

Now With iPhone Sprint Has No More Excuses, Fourth Quarter Critical

Forbes - 29 Oct, 2011
Sprint reported mixed third quarter results on Wednesday, as solid earnings were overshadowed by disappointing postpaid subscriber additions and further details about the costly iPhone contract with Apple. Fourth-quarter subscriber numbers will be very ...

A look at telecom-industry earnings for quarter

Boston.com - 29 Oct, 2011
By AP Oct. 20: AT&T Inc. says its wireless service revenue grew just 4.3 percent in the latest period compared with a year ago. That growth rate had often topped 10 percent in the recent years, but has now been declining for a year. ...

Let these apps, games glow on iPhone 4S

Chicago Tribune - 29 Oct, 2011
By Appolicious.com, Tribune Media Services Apple's iPhone 4S is now available to AT&T, Verizon and (for the first time) Sprint subscribers. While the new model looks a lot like the iPhone 4 from the outside, a dual-core A5 processor will make it run a ...

AT&T Wireless Growth Sluggish But Stock Still Worth $37

Forbes - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
AT&T announced its Q3 results last week in which it mentioned that its total subscriber count has passed the 100 million mark for the first time. [1] However, wireless growth was sluggish as the company added only 2.1 million wireless subscribers in a ...

Verizon Stock Riding Wireless Wave To $43.50

Forbes - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
Verizon recently announced its Q3 earnings which received a boost from better-than-expected postpaid wireless subscriber additions. While rival AT&T added more new wireless customers in total (2.1 million versus Verizon's 1.3 million), Verizon landed ...

Sprint now blocks tethering apps on the Android Market

Ubergizmo - 29 Oct, 2011
If you thought that Sprint had no problem with its users installing tethering apps on their phones, it looks like times have changed. A few months ago, AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon blocked their users from downloading tethering apps via the Android ...

Wireless nightmares: iPhone does little to turn around Sprint's postpaid ...

FierceWireless - 29 Oct, 2011
Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) has a lot riding on its ability to sell Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone. Sprint executives said the carrier has a $15.5 billion, four-year contract with Apple, which is subject to a variety of factors including the number of models ...

Latest Video: Bleeding Edge TV 400: Apple iPhone 4S

Ice Hype - 29 Oct, 2011
In this episode we compare the data speeds of the iPhone 4S, looking at Verizon and AT&T. As has been mentioned by Apple, the GSM version of the iPhone 4S supports the faster 14.4Mbps speeds that AT&T refers to as 4G (not to be confused with 4G LTE, ...

iPhone 4S Proves To Be Data Efficient for Sprint

Next iPhone News - 29 Oct, 2011
by Radu Tyrsina on October 28, 2011 After the first iPhone was introduced to enthusiastic Sprint subscribers, issues with slow data speeds appeared almost immediately. Hundred of complaints registered on Sprint community forum and independent tests ...

The Carrier Crackdown Continues: Sprint Now Blocking Tethering Apps In The ...

Android Police - 29 Oct, 2011
A few months ago AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon all started blocking wireless tethering apps in the Android Market, making them unavailable for download on their respective devices. At that time, Sprint was the only carrier still allowing tethering apps ...

Sprint iPhone 2011: Sprint in Need of New Financing After $15.5B Apple Contract

Christian Post - 29 Oct, 2011
Sprint recently said it would need $7 billion in new financing agreements to cover a $15.5 billion contract signed with Apple for the next four years for the iPhone. The company is "seeking $3 billion of ...

Sprint says iPhone 50% more efficient than 3G/4G smartphones

ConnectedPlanet - 29 Oct, 2011
Sprint's claims about the iPhone raised as many eyebrows as questions. Can the data be supported? Is AT&T feeling burdened by new Android users? And why isn't Verizon seeing much difference? Sprint CEO Dan Hesse made an ...

iPhone 4S Helps Sprint Keep Unlimited Plans

TechLeash - 29 Oct, 2011
Sprint Chief Executive, Dan Hesse, has been effusive about the iPhone's merits ever since the carrier won the right to sell the popular Apple device. In a recent interview with Forbes, he went all out and complimented the device for all its efficiency. ...

Sprint CEO Says IPhone Lightens Load

Mobiledia - 29 Oct, 2011
Sprint says the iPhone 4S is helping its network, not hurting it, attempting to quell reports that the device is slowing the carrier's data speeds. CEO Dan Hesse said concerns about the carrier's network being ...

A look at telecom-industry earnings for quarter

CNBC.com - 29 Oct, 2011
Here is a summary of earnings reports for selected telecommunications companies and what they reveal about the industry's prospects: Oct. 20: AT&T Inc. says its wireless service revenue grew just 4.3 percent in the latest period compared with a year ...

iPhone 5 Release Date: Sprint Says iPhone 4S 'Worth Every Penny'

Christian Post - 29 Oct, 2011
The iPhone has been extremely successful on the Sprint network thus far, the company's chief executive, Dan Hesse has reported. Hesse announced at the carrier's third-quarter conference call Wednesday that ...

Sprint CEO slams AT&T, Verizon with latest iPhone compliment

IntoMobile - 29 Oct, 2011
In an interview with Forbes, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse managed to slide in a compliment for the iPhone, now that he actually likes it. Don't be fooled by its seemingly kind nature. This is a double-whammy compliment, because while it may praise Apple, ...

Should You Buy the Dow " Verizon

Investorplace.com - 29 Oct, 2011
Today, we're looking at Dow Jones Industrial Average component Verizon (NYSE:VZ). I've not been bullish on domestic telecom lately. We all know what telecom companies do, and the fact is they don't do anything all that different from each other. ...

Sprint: iPhone More Data Efficient Shouldn't Pose a Threat to the Network

Dslreports - 29 Oct, 2011
Speaking on the company's earnings call this week, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse argued that the iPhone was more data efficient than its Android rivals. Data has suggested that Sprint ...

Sprint says iPhone is 50% more network efficient than Android

BGR - 29 Oct, 2011
During the company's earnings call on Wednesday, Sprint's CEO Dan Hesse said the iPhone is more than 50% more efficient on Sprint's network than Android devices. “iPhone users are expected to use significantly less 3G data than the typical user of a ...

Talk Time of iPhone 4S Outperforms Earlier iPhone Versions

Planet Insane - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
The iPhone 4S was unveiled recently at the headquarters of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and was made available on the market shortly thereafter. Although it was launched to mixed reviews, recent sales of the device proved that it remains to be popular among ...

Verizon Earnings Show Resilience In Wireless Business, Revised $43.50 Estimate

Seeking Alpha - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
Verizon (NYSE:VZ) recently announced its Q3 earnings in which its earnings were boosted by better-than-expected postpaid wireless subscriber additions. While rival AT&T (NYSE:T) added more new wireless customers in total (2.1 million versus Verizon's ...

Verizon Stock Riding Wireless Wave To $43.50

Zimbabwe Guardian - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
Verizon recently announced іtѕ Q3 earnings whісh received a boost frοm better-thаn-expected postpaid wireless subscriber additions. WhіƖе rival ATT added more nеw wireless customers іn total (2.1 million versus Verizon's 1.3 million), Verizon landed ...

Will the next iPhone have LTE?

Geek.com - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
It's with great trepidation that we risk waking the slumbering iRumor giant, and suggest what the next iPhone could bring. One of the biggest questions is whether Apple will add LTE to its next hardware update. Will they bother? ...

Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ): Profit Doubles On Strong Subscribers' Growth

Stock Markets Review - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
On 21 October 2011, Verizon Communications Inc reported third-quarter earnings that topped analysts' estimates. The company said that its net income more than doubled on the strength of an uptick in contract wireless subscribers and improved profit ...

iPhone Sales Were a Downer for Some, But Upside to $500 Brings Cheer

Trefis (subscription) - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
Last week Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced fiscal Q4 2011 earnings, which disappointed investors as Apple could only sell 17 million iPhones compared to more than 20 million iPhones that it sold in the previous quarter. Although the company posted 54% ...

Nomura Securities on Large Cap Telecom: Calm Before The Storm

StreetInsider.com (subscription) - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
McCormack said, "We expect that the focus of telecom investors will remain on wireless, with no meaningful evidence of improving enterprise or SME trends. On balance, we viewed the trends across the postpaid carriers as relatively strong, ...

Sprint Stinks " Unless You're A Gambler

Investorplace.com - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
In my mind, there are very few reasons to bother with the big three telecom stocks these days. Sprint (NYSE:S), AT&T (NYSE:T) and Verizon (NYSE:VZ) were all the rage at one point. Today, however, they are commodities " no different than the racks upon ...

A look at telecom-industry earnings for quarter

CBS MoneyWatch.com - 29 Oct, 2011
by AP | Oct 28, 2011 11:10 AM ET Oct. 20: AT&T Inc. says its wireless service revenue grew just 4.3 percent in the latest period compared with a year ago. That growth rate had often topped 10 percent in the recent years, but has now been declining for ...

 

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