News tagged with cellphone service

Hundreds in Mexico protest telecommunications law

Hundreds of students and activists marched in Mexico's capital Tuesday to protest a telecommunications law being debated by the Senate that they say will allow the government to arbitrarily censor Internet content.

dateApr 23, 2014 in Telecom
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Washington AG slaps T-Mobile USA for new plans

(AP)—Washington state's chief prosecutor says there's a catch to T-Mobile's new cellphone plans, which replace the traditional two-year service contract with an installment plan for phone buyers.

dateApr 25, 2013 in Telecom
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Pay phones' future uncertain in digital world

They sit, silent and unnoticed, amid crowds of people rushing by. You may never notice them, but payphones still lurk in public areas. And every once in a while, they get called into action.

dateFeb 13, 2013 in Telecom
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T-Mobile USA in talks to buy MetroPCS (Update)

(AP)—The parent of cellphone company T-Mobile USA on Tuesday said it's in talks to buy smaller MetroPCS Communications Inc., a deal that could shore up two struggling smaller players in the U.S. wireless ...

dateOct 02, 2012 in Telecom
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Cox agrees to sell wireless spectrum to Verizon

(AP) -- Cable company Cox Communications on Friday said that it has agreed to sell some of its airwave licenses to Verizon Wireless for $315 million and will resell Verizon service in its stores.

dateDec 16, 2011 in Telecom
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Cox kills Sprint-based cellphone service

(AP) -- Cox Communications, the country's third-largest cable company, stopped offering cellphone service Wednesday, saying it's too small to compete with the big phone companies.

dateNov 16, 2011 in Telecom
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US tracked email of Wikileaks volunteer: report

US authorities have obtained a secret court order to force search giant Google and a small Internet provider to hand over information from email accounts of a volunteer for whistleblower website WikiLeaks, ...

dateOct 10, 2011 in Internet
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