News tagged with phone communications

Wireless providers to disable stolen phones

(AP) -- Major wireless service companies have agreed to disable cellphones after they are reported stolen under a strategy intended to deter the theft and resale of wireless devices.

dateApr 10, 2012 in Telecom
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FCC to update phone subsidy program for broadband

(AP) -- The federal government spends more than $4 billion a year, collected from phone bills, to subsidize phone service in rural and poor areas. Now, it's considering ways to give those places more for the money: high-speed ...

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Telecom
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Verizon Wireless to pay $25M for spurious fees

(AP) -- Verizon Wireless has agreed to pay $25 million to the U.S. government and at least $52.8 million in refunds to customers who inadvertently racked up data charges on their phones over the last three years, federal ...

dateOct 28, 2010 in Telecom
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LG Electronics post profit on smartphone sales

(AP)—South Korean consumer electronics maker LG Electronics Inc. reported a third straight quarterly profit on Wednesday as sales of smartphones designed for faster wireless networks helped end losses at its mobile phone ...

dateOct 24, 2012 in Business
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