The "uncarrier" has already dumped contracts and is beating the bigger players on price. And now it's showing signs of rolling out a next-generation network that could correct its service-reliability problems.
The company, which now makes $65 per month on postpaid subscribers, says it needs the extra money to interconnection and operational costs.
We found a wide variety of speed scores in our tests—3G and 4G, upload and download, slow, fast, ugly... Here are the results in a nutshell, and how they reflect real-world smartphone use.
Verizon may have more LTE coverage, but AT&T's combination of fast LTE and reasonably fast HSPA+ service will keep most users in the fast lane most of the time.
For the second year in a row, AT&T's LTE service proves to be the fastest in our nationwide study, while T-Mobile LTE is spreading rapidly and performing well. Verizon LTE is reasonably quick and available everywhere, while Sprint lacks speed in urban centers.
A new wireless buzzword is showing up on store shelves, TV ads, and billboards: LTE, or Long-Term Evolution. Our collection of facts about this next generation of wireless tech will keep you ahead of the curve.
On the strength of high speeds in East Coast cities, T-Mobile 3G showed the highest 20-city average in our study, but network performance was hardly consistent nationwide. Sprint and Verizon averaged well less than 1 mbps for downloads.
We performed more than 18,000 tests of the major wireless services in 20 U.S. cities. Our goal? To name the nation's wireless-network winners and losers.
Our approach to testing wireless service has always been to closely replicate how people use wireless service in the real world, and then measure how well it really works. That’s why we do the testing ourselves.
The Electronic Freedom Foundation calls out Sonic.net for actively protecting personal data from the government, and Verizon, AT&T and Apple for, well, not.
Each video went viral and spawned numerous other versions, which also were shared globally on Twitter and Facebook.
The touchscreen is just OK, and suggested media center functions left me unimpressed, but you can’t argue with high speeds and long battery life.
Boston Marathon bystanders uploaded smartphone footage of Monday's bombings to social networks with the help of Vine and YouTube.
U.S. tech companies routinely use clever accounting and offshore holdings to reduce their tax bills, in some cases dramatically.