A variety of organizations sues the U.S. National Security Agency over its surveillance program that targets U.S. residents' phone records.
AT&T plans to acquire Leap Wireless, operator of the Cricket prepaid mobile service, in what would be the latest consolidation of the U.S. mobile industry.
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.
In the continuing war between Verizon and AT&T, the battle has come down to LTE network size vs. LTE network speed. But new LTE technology isn't far over the horizon.
Dish Network drops its offer to buy Clearwire, probably clearing the path for a strengthened Sprint Nextel to complete its takeover of the struggling but spectrum-rich mobile operator.
It’s easy to get bogged down in debates over which is mobile provider is best. All that matters is which provider best serves your particular needs.
Our recent 20-city tests of wireless service show that both 3G and 4G services slow down less than 10 percent indoors.
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.
Lex Friedman goes inside the heart of the cellphone network -- AT&T's Global Network Operations Center in new Jersey.
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.