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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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Republic Wireless Offering Cash Back for Unused Data

July 7, 2015 10:47 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

On its website, Republic said that after refunds trial participants paid $14.78 on average last month for their wireless service. 


AMD Cuts Outlook on Weak PC Sales

July 7, 2015 10:13 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The company said its revenue will be about 8 percent lower than in the first quarter, suggesting a total of around $948 million. AMD said consumer demand for...


FirstNews Briefs: SigFox, Fiware, Callup, Medela, Juniper Research

July 7, 2015 9:44 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

CALLUP today announced that a large Latin American mobile operator has selected CALLUP’s SIM OTA platform for remote management...


Jolla Splits to Focus on Sailfish OS

July 7, 2015 9:33 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

The Finnish company will focus on the development and licensing business of Sailfish OS, while a new company will be established to...


Samsung Forecasts Profit Fall as S6 Sales Disappoint

July 7, 2015 9:22 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | Comments

When Samsung began sales of its Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones in April, there were expectations that the new flagship devices would...


T-Mobile, AT&T Square Off Over Low-Band Spectrum

July 7, 2015 9:13 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

In a July 2 filing with the FCC that was made public Monday, T-Mobile argues that AT&T has not proven that its purchase of more...


General Wireless Secures $75M in New Funding

July 6, 2015 10:41 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

The company said the new money will allow it to continue investing in and improving the RadioShack brand by "enhancing its...


FirstNews Briefs: C Spire, Intersil, Gilat Satellite, Peregrine Semiconductor

July 6, 2015 10:36 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

​C Spire said it is helping consumers regain control of their mobile phone bills by stopping surprise overage charges that routinely cost them thousands of dollars a year.


HTC Takes Loss in 2Q Earnings

July 6, 2015 10:18 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

The Taiwanese handset maker recorded an operating loss of $166 million on just over $1 billion in revenue. Net losses before taxes were...


Amazon Brings Cloud Drive Apps to iOS

July 6, 2015 9:52 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

The online retailer had earlier rolled out Android apps for the service and just pushed the new iOS apps live over the weekend. 


Seattle Wary of Amazon's Rapid Growth

July 6, 2015 9:39 am | by Gene Johnson, Associated Press | Comments

Thickets of yellow cranes have crowded the skyline, where new glass-sided office buildings, hotels and apartment towers blot out views of the mountains and the Space Needle. 


Intel President Renee James to Leave Chipmaker

July 2, 2015 11:23 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

James has agreed to stay with Intel until January to oversee the transition of her responsibilities and will be paid $4 million to do so, according to a filling with...


Recap: Top Stories for June 29 - July 2

July 2, 2015 10:53 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

This week Sprint came with an aggressive $80 unlimited plan that includes device payments in the price. Meanwhile, Apple launched its long-awaited streaming music service. 


Xiaomi Missing on Shipment Forecast in First Half of 2015

July 2, 2015 10:44 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

While 34 million shipped devices still represents growth of 33 percent over the same period last year, the company had forecasted...

Hewlett-Packard Moves Forward with Plan to Split

July 2, 2015 10:03 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | Comments

HP said in a regulatory filing Wednesday that the new company called Hewlett Packard Enterprise will include units of the old HP that sold...



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