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Confirmed: T-Mobile Going After VZW's A Block Spectrum

November 20, 2013 | by Andrew Berg | Comments

Verizon CFO Fran Shammo has confirmed to Reuters that the carrier will consider selling its lower 700 MHz A Block spectrum to T-Mobile USA. Shammo's comments come after Reuters on Tuesday reported that T-Mobile had approached Verizon about acquiring the airwaves. 

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Alcatel-Lucent-Nokia Merger Rumors Pop Up Again

December 18, 2014 11:07 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent are reportedly once again considering a tie-up.                                                                        


FirstNews Briefs: McDonald's, FCC, Verizon Wireless, Sprint

December 18, 2014 9:45 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

McDonald’s franchises in Columbus, GA are integrating beacon technology, powered by Bluetooth low-energy beacon solution provider Piper.                                                    


Boingo, Time Warner Cable Partner on Passpoint-enabled Wi-Fi Roaming

December 17, 2014 3:13 pm | by Mike Robuck, CED | Comments

Time Warner Cable and Boingo are laying claim to being the first companies in the world to launch a reciprocal Passpoint-based roaming network for their customers.                          


BlackBerry Harkens Back to Bold with New Classic

December 17, 2014 11:33 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

BlackBerry today officially took the wraps off its new BlackBerry Classic.                                                                                                          


T-Mobile CEO Justifies Data Stash as Analysts Balk

December 17, 2014 11:07 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

When asked why T-Mobile named the new program ‘Data Stash’ instead of just rollover data, CEO John Legere said, “Because it’s cooler.”                                                 


Apple Halts iPhone Sales in Russia as Ruble Sinks

December 17, 2014 9:53 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Apple has halted online sales of its iPhones, iPads and other products in Russia amid financial turmoil triggered by the steep decline in the country's currency.                                


FirstNews Briefs: Sprint, Microsoft, NASCAR, Vuzix, Anritsu

December 17, 2014 9:45 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

Citing a need to focus more directly on its core business priorities, Sprint announced it has informed NASCAR...                                                                


Verizon Signs Patent Deal with Google, Slams Trolls

December 17, 2014 9:12 am | by Ben Munson | Comments

Verizon announced it has entered into a “long-term patent cross-license agreement” with Google.                                                                         


AT&T's Donovan Vows 75% of Network Virtualized by 2020

December 16, 2014 5:14 pm | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

That's the word from John Donovan, AT&T SVP of technology and opertations. In a end-of-year blog, Donovan called the 2020 target...                            


Gartner: Windows Falls Off in 3Q, Record Holiday Expected for New iPhones

December 16, 2014 11:16 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

Windows Phone's share of the global smarpthone market was just 3 percent in the third quarter of 2014, down from...                          


T-Mobile Announces Data Stash Rollover Data Program

December 16, 2014 10:49 am | by Ben Munson | Comments

T-Mobile today announced it will begin offering Data Stash, letting customers rollover their unused data from month to month.                                                        


FCC Changes Rules Again as AWS-3 Auction Creeps Up on $44B

December 16, 2014 10:09 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

The FCC has once again altered the bidding activity requirements for its ongoing AWS-3 auction as total bids slowly progress toward $44 billion.                                                      


FirstNews Briefs: Anite, Amdocs, Broadcom, Coolpad

December 16, 2014 9:37 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

Anite, a provider of wireless network testing technology, today announced that it has closed a deal with a North American tier 1 operator for...                                          


FirstNews Briefs: Verizon, Ericsson, Nexmo, Virtual Piggy

December 15, 2014 10:46 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

Verizon Communications today announced a program to provide its small shareowners with a way either to round their Verizon holdings up to...                                                


T-Mobile Announcing Uncarrier 8.0 Tuesday

December 15, 2014 10:38 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

T-Mobile will announce its newest Uncarrier initiative on Tuesday, Dec. 16.                                                                                                                 



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