Posts tagged “Telecommunications and Wireless”

Updated July 7, 2010

Premium Lock AT&T network glitch limits iPhone 4 upload speeds

AT&T Wireless service provider says a software glitch in network equipment made by Alcatel-Lucent is to blame for limiting the upload speeds of the iPhone 4. AT&T says a fix is in the works.

Updated July 5, 2010

Premium Lock Review: Droid X smart phone focuses on screen time

Even with all the bells and whistles, its design means the Droid X is not for everyone. If you're more into chatting on your cell phone than couching out with it, it probably won't be the best pick. But if you would rather indulge in videos and Web surfing, this category-blurring phone makes the cut.

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Updated July 2, 2010

Premium Lock ‘Dear iPhone 4 users’ – Apple ‘stunned’ at reason for reception complaints

iPhone 4 In a letter posted at its web site, Apple says reception problems reported by some of the new iPhone customers is due to a formula for calculating signal strength. There’s not an antenna problem, Apple writes.

Updated July 2, 2010

Premium Lock Research firm cuts back IT spending forecast for 2010

Gartner now expects IT services spending will rise 2.9 percent to $786 billion, while telecom spending will rise 3.4 percent to $1.97 trillion. Software spending will rise 3.1 percent to $229 billion.

Updated July 1, 2010

Premium Lock Frontier takes over Verizon service area in Durham, parts of N.C.

Frontier The Connecticut-based telecommunications firm promises U.S.-based customer service.

June 29, 2010

Premium Lock Tunes-to-go: Two more firms enter mobile streaming music

rdio MOG, Rdio are new entrants to the $10-a-month mobile “cloud music” service.

June 29, 2010

Premium Lock Analysts: Apple's iPhone 4 parts cost $187.51

iPhone 4 That’s nearly $20 more than the previous iPhone with new high-resolution LCD screen the most expensive part.

June 29, 2010

Premium Lock Vermont regulators reject FairPoint bankruptcy exit plan

FairPoint The Charlotte-based telecommunications provider received approval last week from Maine.

Updated June 28, 2010

Premium Lock iPhone 4 a smash hit - Apple sells 1.7M in three days

Apple touts iPhone 4 resolution "This is the most successful product launch in Apple's history," said Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO. "Even so, we apologize to those customers who were turned away because we did not have enough supply."

June 26, 2010

Premium Lock iPhone 4 - From anticipation to user frustration

Apple's iPhone 4 In the U.S., a reception issue will be piled on top of existing iPhone service complaints. AT&T Inc. is the only carrier in the U.S. with the iPhone, and its wireless network hasn't been able to keep up with growing demand for the gadget. In big cities especially, iPhone users complain of frequent dropped calls.

June 25, 2010

Premium Lock Private equity firm pays $137M for 50% ownership in DukeNet

Duke Energy logo The communications service provider operates a 5,300-mile fiber optic network across four states. Alinda Equity Partners and Duke Energy will jointly own DukeNet, say they plan to “grow” it.

Updated June 25, 2010

Premium Lock iPhone 4 sparks fierce demand at Apple stores worldwide

Even Apple apparently was surprised by the number of people who wanted to snap up the fourth version of the iPhone. More than 600,000 had rushed to pre-order iPhones on the first day they were available, prompting Apple and its exclusive wireless partner in the U.S., AT&T Inc., to stop taking orders for pickup or shipment by Thursday's launch.

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Updated June 24, 2010

Premium Lock Eager iPhone 4 buyers line up in Raleigh, worldwide

Limited supply of the phones will go on sale today at Apple stores in U.S. "I like the design. It's sleek — I think it's cool!" an early buyer says.

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