Politics

Even cellular phones are part of the political world.  Find PhoneDog's collection of articles related to the cellular industry and politics.

The week may be winding down, but AT&T isn’t letting Friday go without one more major announcement. AT&T will acquire Mexican wireless...
2 weeks 1 day ago
The Pew Research Center recently conducted a national survey which revealed relevant data on how voters obtain political information and election...
2 weeks 2 days ago
A few years ago, we learned that AT&T would begin throttling the data speeds of unlimited data customers if their usage put them in the top five...
3 weeks 4 days ago
So far, fewer than half the states in the U.S. currently have texting bans in place. (Specifically, there are 19 states that have instituted...
4 years 9 months ago
As much as I hate the idea of anyone texting while driving, the impact of a bus or truck driver doing is even worse, thanks to the size of the motor...
4 years 10 months ago
As Aaron wrote earlier today, the US Government has launched Distraction.gov, a website aimed to educate citizens about the dangers of texting or...
4 years 10 months ago
I'd be willing to wager that nearly everyone reading this article (including the person writing it) has messaged, e-mailed, eaten, or done something...
4 years 10 months ago
A Maine representative wants to make the state the first to require a brain cancer warning on wireless phones, despite the fact that there's no...
4 years 11 months ago
That headline did not contain a typo. Indeed, New York City police burned through its citation pads to slap 7,500+ drivers with fines totaling more...
5 years 3 weeks ago
The US Department of Transportation will be holding its Distracted Driving Summit in Washington, D.C. this week (Sept 30–Oct 1). Among the agenda...
5 years 1 month ago
A bill that was recently signed into law by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has banned registered sex offenders from using social networks, turning the...
5 years 3 months ago
When a cell phone ringing interrupted a White House press briefing, I thought that was pretty lame. This one's even worse. Nothing like interrupting...
5 years 4 months ago
A couple of days ago, I nearly got hit by a car. Happens to people all the time ? the near miss, the ?if I?d been two inches more to the left, I?d be...
5 years 4 months ago
Thanks to recent acquisitions, both Verizon Wireless and AT&T may be under the Department of Justice's spotlight for potential antitrust behavior...
5 years 4 months ago
Regardless of the ability to carry the latest device on the market or have the best plan in the industry, Sprint's ability to say that it is the...
5 years 4 months ago
Ever since cell phone apps hit the Twitterverse, the spike in usage has made regular ongoing maintenance crucial. But Monday night, system integrity...
5 years 5 months ago
Everyone knows that heavy thumb tappers (like the Iowa girl who won $50,000 in a texting contest) need serious unlimited texting plans. But what...
5 years 5 months ago
On the heels of Missouri's decision to ban text messaging while driving for those under 21, North Carolina is poised to become the 13th state in the...
5 years 6 months ago
Last weekend, I was sitting in a movie theater, watching the opening sequence for ?Star Trek,? when I heard a cell phone go off. I was annoyed, since...
5 years 6 months ago
So it seems that a couple of weeks ago, President Obama got his wish. No, I?m not talking about the inauguration. Shortly after that, the newly...
5 years 9 months ago