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JD Power: Verizon Leads in Customer Care for 4th Period

February 8, 2013

Verizon Wireless remains king of customer care, according to J.D. Power and Associates. It’s the fourth consecutive time Verizon has claimed top honors in the bi-annual wireless customer care full-service performance study. The 2013 volume 1 survey results are based on responses from 7,332 wireless subscribers from July through December 2012. Verizon scored 766...
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Verizon Wireless Winner, AT&T Loser in Consumer Reports 2012 Customer Satisfaction Survey

November 29, 2012

Verizon Wireless took top honors among major carriers in Consumer Reports’ 2012 wireless subscriber survey, which is based on participation from over 63,000 readers. Sprint and T-Mobile were next in line, respectively, while AT&T, the second largest carrier in the nation, finished last of the big four. It’s important to note, however, that AT&T...
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SoftBank Set to Buy 70% Stake in Sprint for $20.1 Billion

October 17, 2012

Japanese provider SoftBank will indeed acquire a 70% stake in Sprint for $20.1 billion – that’s $12.1 billion in cash and $8 billion in new shares. Sprint will use SoftBank’s experience to strengthen the deployment of its 4G LTE network. Sprint has been struggling to stay afloat in recent years, so this could be...
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J.D. Power & Associates: Verizon Wireless Ranks Highest in 2012 Wireless Network Quality Performance Study

August 23, 2012

According to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Wireless Network Quality Performance Study (Volume 2), which is based on responses from 26,695 customers between January and June, Verizon Wireless currently ranks highest in five out of six geographic regions. Verizon leads the pack in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Southwest and West regions. U.S....
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AT&T again voted least satisfactory carrier by consumers

December 6, 2011

According to Consumer Reports’ 2011 satisfaction survey, which covered 66,000 people, AT&T was again voted as the least satisfactory wireless provider in the US. Verizon took top honors with Sprint following closely in second. T-Mobile also beat out AT&T for third place. In the newest satisfaction survey of Consumer Reports online subscribers, a provider...
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AT&T to acquire T-Mobile USA for $39 billion in cash, assets

March 20, 2011

Here’s a shocker: AT&T has agreed to buy T-Mobile USA for $39 billion. T-Mobile will receive $25 billion in cash and $14 billion in stocks, equating to 8% share in AT&T upon finalization. If the deal fails, T-Mobile will receive $3 billion in compensation, surplus AWS spectrum from AT&T, and a reasonable roaming agreement....
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