Sprint accused of billing for unwanted services

WASHINGTON - Federal regulators are accusing Sprint Corp. of illegally billing its wireless customers tens of millions of dollars in unwanted charges for text message alerts and other services.The Consumer Financial Protection...

Apple on verge of buying Beats for $3.2 billion, report says

...with AT&T that allowed up to five family members to pay $15 a month for the service as long as they were AT&T wireless customers. The deal broke the industry mold of charging each person $10 per month.

AT&T eyes football in $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV

...because of existing broadcast rights.In owning DirecTV, AT&T could potentially make mobile access a perk for its wireless customers, the way subscribers now get family discounts to Beats Music's streaming service.DirecTV CEO Michael White...

AT&T settles with gov't, states; agrees to pay $105M for bogus 'cramming' charges

...KERRAssociated PressWASHINGTON <0x2014> AT&T wireless customers may want to take a closer look at their old phone...the settlement resolves "claims that some of our wireless customers were billed for charges from third-parties that...

Across South Carolina

...Information Service free.Coordinator Mike Bowman said the initial system is up and running. It's available to wireless customers of various carriers.The service also can be accessed by dialing (877) 511-4672.The system provides information...

Phone choice depends on apps

...want.I've decided to get the iPhone 4 when it's available to order at the beginning of February for Verizon Wireless customers eligible for an upgrade.If the Wall Street Journal's Tuesday report is correct -- and their source is Lowell...

The Pinch: Planning can help save on groceries

...celebrate new sundaes and shakes, according to a news release.Unlimited callsFree Mobile to Mobile Calling: AT&T wireless customers will soon enjoy unlimited mobile calling to any mobile number in the United States, regardless of the wireless...

Verizon cell phone service restored

An overnight software upgrade to local network equipment caused some Verizon Wireless customers to experience service problems today.

Former Alltel stores begin switching signs to Verizon

...The bringing together of two great companies was carefully planned and executed with a goal to provide Augusta's wireless customers with the best that both Alltel and Verizon Wireless offer," said Jeff Mango, the president of the Georgia/Alabama...

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SBC to acquire AT&T for $16 billion

...in the Midwest and South. It also is a 60 percent owner of Cingular Wireless, which serves more than 46 million wireless customers. AT&T handled the nation's telephone calls before it was broken apart 21 years ago. The Bedminster, N.J...