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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Friday pleasantly surprised many in the telecom industry when set an initial spectrum clearing target of 126 MHz for the first round of its reverse auction. The news lit up the industry sphere online.
4.29.2016
1:35pm
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Sprint on Friday said has signed two new deals that will bring more than $3 billion in liquidity to the carrier.
4.29.2016
11:09am
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Former Motorola president Rick Osterloh is reportedly heading back to Google to run the company’s new hardware division.
4.29.2016
10:39am
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GigaSpaces has announced NFV Lab, a free virtual sandbox that allows network engineers to trial applications and VNFs (virtualized network functions).
4.29.2016
10:25am
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Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has sold his stake in Apple, citing concerns about the giant tech company's prospects in China.
by The Associated Press
4.29.2016
8:41am
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It could be that we see a similar cord cutting phenomenon with phone providers as we did with TV.
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4.29.2016
8:15am
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Verizon said Thursday it has presented its “best and final” offer to union leaders in an effort to end a massive worker strike that had dragged on for just over two weeks.
4.28.2016
4:30pm
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Verizon on Wednesday said it has teamed up with three international carriers to increase global support for the LTE Broadcast (LTE-B) standard.
4.28.2016
3:10pm
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LG’s smartphone business struggled to gain traction in the first quarter 2016 despite the launch of its new G5 flagship handset in February.
4.28.2016
2:23pm
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Global smartphone shipments shrank for the first time ever year over year and the tablets had their worst quarter since 2012 in January to March period, new data from Strategy Analytics indicates.
4.28.2016
11:25am
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Samsung on Thursday posted stronger than expected first quarter results thanks in part to the early launch of its new Galaxy S7 smartphone.
4.28.2016
10:11am
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Facebook posted stronger-than-expected results for its first quarter, helped by a growing number of users and higher advertising revenue, especially on mobile devices.
by Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer
4.28.2016
8:44am
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The proposal would create some of the strongest privacy regulations for any segment of the technology and telecommunications industries and could have significant impact on how ISPs compete and do business. Such a significant change in their business...
by John F. Stephens, Partner, Sedgwick LLP
4.28.2016
8:40am
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Chinese smartphone makers Xiaomi and Lenovo have lost their spots as two of the top five global smartphone vendors, according to a new report from the International Data Corporation (IDC).
4.27.2016
4:52pm
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Yahoo said Wednesday it will add four Starboard Value-aligned directors to its board effective immediately as part of an agreement to avoid a showdown with the activist investor.
4.27.2016
2:32pm
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The FBI said Wednesday that it will not publicly disclose the method that allowed it to break into a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers...
by Eric Tucker, Associated Press
4.27.2016
1:44pm
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AT&T said it is continuing to migrate its customer base as it moves forward with plans to shut down its 2G network by the end of this year.
4.27.2016
1:39pm
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All eyes are now on Sprint to see whether the carrier can pull off positive postpaid phone net additions in the first quarter despite the failure of two major peers to do the same.
4.27.2016
12:16pm
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U.S. wireless giant AT&T beat Wall Street revenue forecasts Tuesday afternoon despite the loss of 363,000 postpaid phone subscribers in the first quarter.
4.27.2016
12:12pm
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Nokia has introduced a new CloudBand software portfolio that combines the company’s CloudBand and Cloud Applications Manager products into a single portfolio. Nokia said the OpenStack portfolio will allow providers to mix and match vendors for NFV...
4.27.2016
9:51am
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Apple sold more than 51 million iPhones in the first three months of this year — and that's the problem.
by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer
4.27.2016
8:40am
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Nearly seven months after launching its iPhone Upgrade Program, Apple has finally made the service available to online customers.
4.26.2016
4:49pm
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According to a new study from STL Partners that quantitatively measured customer app experience, all four tier-1 U.S. carriers ranked in the bottom half of operators among their global peers.
4.26.2016
2:37pm
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Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi will reportedly take aim at chip makers Qualcomm and Samsung with the introduction of a budget mobile application processor (APU).
4.26.2016
1:29pm
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FBI Director James Comey says the FBI is still studying the software vulnerability that allowed the agency, with third party help, to access a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California attackers.
by The Associated Press
4.26.2016
1:12pm
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T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray said Tuesday it is “doubtful” the Un-carrier will be a “significant player” in the current FirstNet request for proposal due to timing issues and competing spectrum and network commitments.
4.26.2016
12:22pm
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Nokia is making the jump into the digital health and fitness wearables market with its purchase of French gadget maker Withings, the company announced Tuesday.
4.26.2016
11:00am
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In this episode we recap Verizon's first quarter earnings and discuss future prospects for the carrier. Roger also offers a few words on the legacy of TracFone CEO F.J. Pollack following his passing earlier this month.
4.26.2016
10:29am
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T-Mobile shares jumped 2.6 percent in premarket trading Tuesday morning after the Un-carrier beat first quarter earnings expectations and raked in more than 1 million postpaid net additions for the 12th quarter in a row.
4.26.2016
10:18am
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T-Mobile prepaid brand MetroPCS hit back at AT&T’s Cricket on Monday with a new promotion...
4.25.2016
5:03pm
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AT&T said Monday it has partnered with satellite communications company Globecomm to provide fallback connectivity for Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
4.25.2016
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The latest model iPhones are dominating U.S. sales of devices Apple’s smartphone family, but the 6s and 6s Plus still lag behind the record-breaking figures generated by the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, a new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (...
4.25.2016
3:23pm
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National Instruments (NI) announced the world’s first software defined radio (SDR) for millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum.
4.25.2016
11:47am
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Verizon said it will open preorders for the HTC 10 smartphone starting this Friday, April 29. The carrier has not yet specified pricing, but said the device will be available in “early May.”
4.25.2016
11:00am
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Wireless carrier Verizon on Monday said it has completed a massive Network Function Virtualization (NFV) OpenStack cloud deployment in five of its U.S. data centers.
4.25.2016
10:11am
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Ailing Internet company Yahoo is reportedly sorting through more than 10 offers received during the first round of bidding for its core web business.
4.25.2016
9:27am
The U.S. Justice Department said it has withdrawn a request to force Apple to reveal data from a cellphone linked to a New York drug case after someone provided federal investigators with the phone's passcode.
by Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
4.25.2016
8:47am
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Vehicles are only as smart as what they’re connected to, and in the Internet-of-Things (IoT) world we all live in, that connection point is increasingly the Cloud.
by Scott Frank, Vice President of Marketing, Airbiquity
4.25.2016
7:40am
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Though Microsoft’s phone business has been struggling for some time now, the company’s sales figures appear to finally have stepped off the cliff.
4.22.2016
4:54pm
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Thought the carrier already confirmed it plans to conduct 5G field trials in Austin, Texas, later this year, it seems AT&T also has some East Coast tests up its sleeve.
4.22.2016
1:35pm
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