Sprint on Nexus One: No thanks

Sprint today crashed any hopes of a CDMA version of the Nexus One in the US. Following the same decision as Verizon, Sprint will not be offering service to its own version of Google's in-house-developed phone.

Android captures second place in mobile OS race

Google's Android has trounced Apple's iPhone OS by capturing the coveted number-two position among smartphone operating systems.

Verizon tops in customer service, AT&T dead last

Customers are twice as happy with Verizon service than AT&T, and only report one-third the amount of dropped calls. Is there a map for that?

Paranoid parents say no to Android porn

The paranoid Parental Television Council (PTC) has launched a misguided campaign to eradicate porn from the Android Market.

Verizon geezer rages against something unimportant

An outraged Verizon employee known as "Wade" recently announced that he was "drawing a line in the sand" against unqualified "criminals" masquerading as security researchers.

Verizon adds Youtube, Internet Radio to Fios service

Verizon Fios has added new functionality to its first-in-class Media Manager functionality, and has expanded its reach from DVR customers only to all Fios subscribers.

Microsoft targets "social generation" with new Kin phone

Microsoft has introduced a new Windows-based phone designed specifically for individuals who need help in "actively navigating" their social lives.

Whoa! Verizon iPhone coming out in just a few months?

Hold the presses - the undisputed smartphone sales leader is finally branching out to another wireless carrier in the US, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

Verizon Fios stunted by economy

Verizon will be crimping back on plans to expand its high-speed Fios Internet service, even though it says it is still on track to meet its end-of-year subscription goals.

Mobile activity in numbers: billions and trillions

91% of Americans now have a mobile phone subscription, over 1 trillion minutes of talk time was logged over wireless networks in the second half of 2009, and cell phone revenue climbed into the dozens of billions of dollars.

Verizon reiterates LTE push

Ahead of next week's CTIA Wireless show, the annual event put together by the mobile phone trade group, Verizon has confirmed that it is on track to bring its next-gen mobile network to the US next year.

Verizon to have 4G next year

Though it has the much-publicized largest 3G coverage area in the country, Verizon is falling behind the curve when it comes to 4G. Despite the fact that its CDMA rival Sprint has had a 4G infrastructure since last year, Verizon will not have one in place until 2011.

Verizon boosts 4G LTE to 50 Mbps

Verizon has claimed that its 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) network field trials achieved peak download speeds of 40 to 50 megabits per second (Mbps) and upload rates of 20 to 25 Mbps.

Vodafone is ICT industry's greenest

Vodafone is the most sustainable major ICT company in the world, with Verizon and AT&T the worst, according to a report from the Two Tomorrows Group.

Skype to arrive on Verizon smartphones in March

Verizon has confirmed that Skype will arrive on a number of its 3G smartphones in March.