AT&T's plan to thwart big data users

Mar 2, 2012
If you're one of the 17 million people who use AT&T for your mobile phone service, there will be no more unlimited data for you, even if that's what you signed up for.

Facebook coming to non-smartphones in Africa

Feb 16, 2012
Facebook is teaming up with mobile phone maker Orange to provide its services to cell phones in Africa -- of the non-iPhone, BlackBerry, or Android variety.

The trouble with Apple's success

Jan 25, 2012
Apple's record quarterly profits come with a few setbacks for the maker of the iPhone.

Verizon adds $2 charge to some online payments

Dec 30, 2011
Verizon is introducing a new fee in January. Anytime a customer pays their bill over the phone or online with their credit card, they'll have to come up with an additional $2.

Phone service holds up pretty well, actually

Aug 29, 2011
Alright, I'll eat that serving of crow this morning. On Friday's memo I predicted that cell service would collapse everywhere in the coming...

For public good, not for profit.

GAO finds wireless customers benefit despite few carriers

Aug 26, 2010
A new report from the Government Accountability Office confirms there's not much competition among wireless service providers. Nonetheless,...

Cell phone trade group sues San Francisco over cell phone law

Jul 26, 2010
The trade group CTIA represents Apple, Verizon, AT&T, Motorola, and Verizon is upset over a law passed in June in SF requiring any business...