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-    iPhone 4S Gets Best Data on AT&T, Best Voice on Sprint
Features (Nov 18 2011) Customer Experience , Mobile Infrastructure
Apple iPhone 4S users looking to browse the mobile Internet should consider signing up with AT&T, while those primarily looking to Apple’s latest smartphone to handle voice calls should go to Sprint. And Verizon? Well, it’s just OK on both counts. Those are the findings of a recent study of the new smartphone’s performance across the three main U.S. carriers’ networks conducted by Metrico Wireless, a mobile performance measurement company. As reported by Computerworld, iPhone 4S users receive the fastest data speeds and best Web browsing on AT&T’s network, while they get the best voice quality on Sprint’s network. Verizon ...

Recent Articles

-    Verizon: We're not opposed to AT&T/T-Mobile (Nov 18 2011) Mobile Infrastructure , Service Provider Strategies
Verizon Communications is not opposed to AT&T's proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA so long as it does not bring additional regulation, Verizon Communications CFO Fran Shammo said, indicating for the first time that Verizon supports the merger. Speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecoms conference in Barcelona, Shammo said that the wireless industry needs more consolidation but said that it should not come with more FCC regulations. "We have been very silent on this one," he said, according to Dow Jones Newswires. "The reason we've been silent [is] we said there needs to be consolidation and ...
Yelp Hopes to Raise $100 Million in IPO (Nov 18 2011) Mobile Apps , Mobile Cloud
The local business reviews site cites Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft's Bing as competitors.
-    Motorola Mobility shareholders approve Google merger
Technology News (Nov 17 2011) Devices , Mobile Apps
More than 99 percent of the shares voting at a special stockholders meeting approve the $12.5 billion acquisition.
Google, Microsoft, Intel, Verizon among new cloud-security registry members
Computerworld (Nov 17 2011) Mobile Cloud , Security
Google, Verizon, Intel, McAfee, Microsoft and Savvis are joining a voluntary program set up by the Cloud Security Alliance that provides public information about whether contributors comply with CSA-recommended cloud-security practices.
-    Alcatel-Lucent pushes vision of telco-centered cloud
Connected Planet Online (Nov 17 2011) Mobile Cloud , Mobile Infrastructure , Service Delivery Architecture , Service Provider Strategies
Vendor sees a cloud not just limited to massive data centers but as distributed as today's telephone architecture –- enabling not only computing- but communications-as-a-service as well.

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