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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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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...


Report: AT&T, DirecTV merger gets thumbs up from DoJ

July 2, 2015 9:49 am | by Ben Munson, @wwbenmunson | Comments

The FCC will reportedly be placing conditions on the deal which will include requiring the combined company to provide affordable standalone...

Claure Cries 'Bullsh*t' on Legere's Un-Carrier Spin

July 2, 2015 9:38 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

The outburst was an unusual offensive for Claure in a market that has been dominated recently by Legere's constant Twitter presence and profanity-laced rants on topics ranging from unlimited data to spectrum. 


CTIA Lauds Carriers, OEMs for Committing to Anti-Theft Measures

July 1, 2015 1:07 pm | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

Device manufacturers, including Apple, Samsung, LG and HTC, among others, have all agreed to include anti-theft technologies on new model phones, including...

Report: New Chip Could Double Next iPhone's LTE Speeds

July 1, 2015 12:34 pm | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

The report includes a photo of the chip in an iPhone prototype. The Qualcomm chip can reportedly produce twice the theoretical LTE speeds of the current iPhone 6. 


FirstNews Briefs: xG Technology, D-Link, enTouch Systems, olloclip

July 1, 2015 10:38 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

xG Technology announced today that it has received an order for approximately $309,000 for xMax mobile broadband wireless equipment and services which will be integrated into a dedicated...


General Wireless Closes Acquisition of RadioShack

July 1, 2015 10:36 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

General Wireless acquired 1,743 RadioShack stores back in April, and Sprint has announced its "The Sprint Store at RadioShack" partnership with the new RadioShack that will allow it to sell its service and devices at the stores. 


Sprint Nixes Video Throttling on 'All-In" Unlimited Plans

July 1, 2015 9:46 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

The news comes as Sprint has already said it would change its throttling policy to meet the requirements of the FCC's new Open Internet Order, which forbids the practice. 

Report: T-Mobile, Sprint Will Gain Ground Through 2020

June 30, 2015 11:46 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

The new research doesn't anticipate any major shifts in the balance of power, with the wholesale and MVNO market to gain a slightly higher percent of net adds over the next couple years.


Apple Launches Music Service Today

June 30, 2015 10:46 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

Potential customers are being offered a three-month trial subscription. After that, subscribers can choose between a $9.99 per-user charge, or a...


FirstNews Briefs: Interop, Nokia, Bharti Airtel, Ericsson

June 30, 2015 10:22 am | Comments

Interop Technologies today announced that Union Wireless, headquartered in Mountain View, Wyoming, has selected the Interop Technologies CorePlusXSM VoWiFi solution to offer...


Microsoft Sheds Some of Its Ad Business, Mapping Service

June 30, 2015 10:14 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella has been saying he wants to focus more on the company's core software business and related services, while warning employees of the need to...



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