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8:03 pm on Wednesday October 9, 2013

Charleston also bans texting while driving

Charleston City Council has joined the Town of Mount Pleasant and a number of other municipalities around S.C. to ban texting and any use of handheld communication devices while driving.
6:59 am on Saturday June 22, 2013

More Android or iPhone usage in the Charleston area?

If you're passionate about the Android vs. Apple mobile device battle, you may have wondered which is more popular in the Charleston area. Wonder a little less, Android appears far more tweet worthy. We can thank social media analyzer service Gnip's...
1:20 am on Tuesday June 4, 2013

Measuing up AT&T and Verizon's 4GLTE cell networks

When you hash out price AT&T's speedy 4G LTE network measures about the same as Verizon, but only the later offers full-speed coverage in the City of Beaufort.
10:47 am on Friday April 5, 2013

TheDigitel, now with more mobile

The new version of TheDigitel focuses on getting you connected to the best in local coverage faster than ever before — and we also wanted you to get faster connections while grabbing a cup of coffee or waiting between meetings. If you're thinking...
1:19 pm on Wednesday April 3, 2013

Charleston County considering ban on texting while driving

Charleston City Council will discuss a ban on drivers reading and sending text messages while driving during Thursday's Finance Committee meeting.   The discussion will be had at the suggestion Councilman Joe Qualey, owner of the Qualey Law Firm on...
4:13 am on Thursday November 15, 2012

What's that buzz? AT&T LTE service now active in Charleston

Image by Flickr user themonnie Check out these fast and fat pipes.If you're the owner of a phone equipped with the speedy LTE hardware, it's time to turn it back on and start worrying about your battery juice. Yes, that includes all you iPhone 5...
6:36 am on Sunday August 21, 2011

AT&T: Our coverage on the Charleston peninsula just got better

Image by Flickr user craig1blackAT&T is bosting that those in Charleston can now expect improved mobile broadband coverage and voice calls. The company announced that it has completed a key initiative in its ongoing efforts to enhance the...
4:19 am on Tuesday January 4, 2011

State lawmakers push bills to thwart teen sexting

Image by Flickr user woohoo_megooA handful of state lawmakers are working to make teen 'sexting' a thing of the past. According to The State, "A pair of bills were pre-filed last month in the House and Senate, prohibiting minors ages 12-17 from...
9:50 am on Sunday October 17, 2010

Texts lead to firing of veteran Folly Beach officer (update: keeping mum)

Image by Flickr user nate steiner Update October 17: Sounds like police are keeping quiet on just what was sent pending a criminal investigation; The Post and Courier has a report on what's up. First reporting October 13: Sgt. Brian Kale of Folly...
6:50 am on Tuesday February 16, 2010

Bills to prevent cell phone use while driving pick up momentum

Image by Flickr user alex.ragoneLong in the works, a proposed ban on texting and/or all cell phone use while driving is picking up momentum in Columbia. A measure to ban texting has already cleared some committees, and today House and Senate...