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Wireless Telecommunications

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    Cell Service in Subways Is Here! What Your Service Provider Has to Say About It

    ​Well, the much anticipated (or feared) cell service on subways is here, at least on certain subway platforms around New York City and, some are reporting, even in the friggin' tunnel. As of today, the cell pilot is live at the A, C, E at Eighth Avenue and 14th Street; the L at Eighth Avenue a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2011

    Reno Air Crash Kills 3; States Oppose AT&T Merger; UAW and GM Reach Agreement

    ​At least three people died yesterday when a plane at an air race in Reno, Nevada crashed near a grandstand. Jimmy Leeward was piloting a P-51 Mustang at the National Championship Air Races and Air Show when he lost control of the aircraft. Witnesses say he managed to pull up before impact, pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2011

    Royal Wedding Looks Pretty Groovy

    Look at how the Archbishop of Canterbury gets down. Would that this were real, but alas, it's a T-Mobile ad. [rgray@villagevoice.com] [@_rosiegray]

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2011

    AT&T Buying T-Mobile For $39 Billion

    Strange bedfellows.‚ÄčAnd lo, one crappy service provider acquires another. AT&T announced today that it's buying T-Mobile USA for $39 billion from Deutsche Telekom. If the two companies fully merge, the deal will give AT&T another 46.5 million customers in America, pushing it way past Veriz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Coming Soon: Cell Service Literally Everywhere ... Starting With Grand Central

    ​If your dream of the future involves constant wireless connectivity and the ability to Tweet or text or update your Facebook status from, like, anywhere, your dream is nigh. The MTA has approved a licensing agreement to construct "a state-of-the-art, multi-carrier wireless commercial network" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    The Schnitzel Truck's 15 Minutes

    New Yorkers expressed their affection for Schnitzel & Things earlier this year when it nominated the food truck for a Vendy Award. Now, the rest of country will get to see one of our favorite food trucks on a regular basis in an ad for T-Mobile, starring, um, a texting priest. It's a split-second ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    May 13, 2008

    BITTERSWEET SYMPHONY

    A three-day tribute to a downtown maverick

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2007
  • News

    August 3, 2004

    TXTmobs take on the GOP

    Protesters spend real bucks, save real headaches with text messaging

  • News

    September 30, 2003

    They've Got Your Number

    Switching Cell Phone Services Without Losing Your Digits

  • News

    February 18, 2003

    Phone Sexy

    Should I Buy a Snazzy New Cell Phone?

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