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AT&T Caves to Unlimited Data Subscribers Complaints About Throttling

AT&T has caved to pressure from their longtime subscribers who still have unlimited data plans, and the throttling of mobile data speeds that began back in October will now be done at a higher threshold. AT&T has nearly 17 million unlimited data subscribers on its mobile broadband network, and anyone in the top five percent of data usage was getting their download speeds greatly reduced after only using two gigabytes of data. That ceiling has been raised to three gigabytes, the Wall Street Journ...

New, Faster Apple iPad Expected Next Week

Apple Inc is hosting a media event next Wednesday, where it is expected to unveil a faster, better-equipped version of its popular iPad tablet to thwart increasing competition from deep-pocketed rivals such as Amazon.com Inc.

Apple Expected to Unveil New, Faster iPad March 7

Apple Inc is hosting a media event next Wednesday, where it is expected to unveil a faster, better-equipped version of its popular iPad tablet to thwart increasing competition from deep-pocketed rivals such as Amazon.com Inc.

Apple to host event, new iPad expected

Apple Inc is hosting a media event next week where it is expected to unveil the latest version of its popular iPad tablet as it looks to thwart increasing competition from deep-pocketed rivals such as Amazon Inc.

PS Vita Release Date Reaches the U.S.: Five Things to Know

Gamers and PlayStation fans can check another major event off their calendar. Today, the entertainment and electronics company released the PS Vita, a sleek follow-up to the previous Play Station Portable (PSP). But is this new gaming device geared towards hardcore gamers or mobile app lovers? Unlike its predecessor, the Vita was designed and developed during the age of social networking and smartphones, giving it more of a modern edge. Here are five things to know about the latest Sony release....

America Movil Plans Heavy Investments in 2012

America Movil SAB, the Mexican telecommunications firm, plans to make capital expenditures of $8.5 billion to $9 billion in 2012 as part of its investment plan in networks and focus strategy on subscriber growth.

Rogers, BCE in talks with Apple over iTV: report

Rogers Communications and BCE are in talks to become Canadian launch partners for Apple Inc.'s much-hyped iTV, which promises to turn conventional television sets into giant iPads, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Super Bowl 2012: Prepare Now to Watch Live Stream Online, Verizon Smartphones and Tablets

The 2012 Super Bowl, which will be held on Feb. 5, promises to be an epic showdown between two teams -- the New York Giants and the New England Patriots -- and NBC is making sure that no one misses it. NBC will not only be showing the game on television, but is also making sure the battle can be viewed online via live stream and on Verizon smartphones and tablets.

Mexicans Overcharged Billions for Phone, Web: Study

Mexicans have been overcharged $13.4 billion a year for phone and internet services as the industry dominated by billionaire Carlos Slim gouges customers and keeps the economy from growing, a study released on Monday said.

Verizon Forecast Disappoints, Shares Drop

Verizon Communications may miss analyst expectations for 2012 earnings after posting disappointing fourth quarter results as it was hurt by hefty subsidies for the Apple Inc iPhone.

Smartphone Presence Booms Among Smaller Wireless Carriers

With the searing success of Apple's iPhone line helping to spur sales of nearly 580 million smartphones in 2011, consumers are lining up to buy them. Meanwhile, the mobile industry is dying to serve them, lured by prospects of subscriber growth and terabytes of new revenue.

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