Drew FitzGerald Reporter
  • Washington, D.c.
  • The Wall Street Journal

Drew FitzGerald is a reporter for The Wall Street Journal. He writes about telecommunications companies like AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon and tracks the internet's chaotic growth throughout the world.

Focus Areas

  • Telecommunications Companies

93 Articles
about 10 hours ago
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Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg to Take Over Consumer Unit After Executive Exit

Consumer division leader Manon Brouillette departed after less than a year amid weak wireless subscriber growth.

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4 days ago
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX Wins Go-Ahead for 7,500 More Starlink Satellites, After Aiming for 30,000

U.S. regulators granted SpaceX permission to launch as many as 7,500 upgraded satellites for its Starlink internet bu...

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10 days ago
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U.S. Expands Bans of Chinese Security Cameras, Network Equipment

The Federal Communications Commission voted to ban sales of new telecom and surveillance equipment made by several Ch...

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17 days ago
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FCC Publishes Map Showing Broadband Coverage Gaps

A new federal broadband map published Friday shows roughly 2% of American residential addresses lack access to broadb...

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about 1 month ago
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T-Mobile’s Outlook Improves After Customer Gains Top Rivals

The cellphone carrier reported a net gain of 854,000 postpaid phone connections.

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about 1 month ago
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Companies Take Different Strategies to Navigate High Inflation

Early earnings reports for the September quarter show that profit margins are feeling the squeeze as costs are rising...

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about 2 months ago
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Verizon’s Profit Falls 23% as Price Increases Slow Growth

Executives nevertheless said that the price hikes for certain cellphone plans were paying off.

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about 2 months ago
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AT&T Gives Upbeat Outlook as Consumers Splurge on Smartphones

Executives said the core wireless business overshot expectations during the third quarter, driving higher revenue and...

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about 2 months ago
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A New Space Race Targets the Smartphone

A host of aerospace companies and startups are vying to develop satellite networks that can talk to smartphones.

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about 2 months ago
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How Satellite-Based 5G Technology Works

Companies are spending billions of dollars to connect customers. Here’s a closer look at their different approaches, ...

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3 months ago
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Apple’s iPhone Satellite Service Kicks Off Smartphone Space Race

Apple’s new emergency-text feature on its latest iPhones gives it a first-mover advantage in a budding market for low...

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4 months ago
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Faster Internet Is Coming to America—as Soon as the Government Knows Where to Build It

The $42 billion broadband plan, part of the $1 trillion infrastructure bill signed by President Biden last November, ...

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