News tagged with wireless carriers

AT&T to sell toll-free service for wireless data

AT&T Inc., the country's second-largest wireless carrier, announced Monday that it's setting up a "1-800" service for wireless data. Websites that pay for the service will be toll-free for AT&T's wireless customers, meaning ...

dateJan 06, 2014 in Telecom
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Locked cellphones are no longer a lock

Uncle Sam wants to hand you the keys to your cellphone. A federal agency is pressing wireless phone companies to start "unlocking" customers' phones, possibly by the time you exchange gifts for the holidays.

dateNov 29, 2013 in Telecom
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Sprint eliminating 800 customer-service jobs

Sprint says it's eliminating about 800 customer service jobs because fewer people are calling its centers. With growth in other parts of the business, Sprint says it expects the company's work force to remain at about 40,000.

dateAug 27, 2013 in Business
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T-Mobile gains key customers for first time in years

The iPhone and new pricing plans helped T-Mobile gain customers under contract plans for the first time in at least two and a half years, a major boost for a wireless carrier often dismissed as an afterthought in a market ...

dateAug 08, 2013 in Business
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