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Telcos Ask FCC for Stay on Title II

May 1, 2015 3:46 pm | by Brian Santo, CED Magazine | Comments

Several organizations from the telco sector have petitioned the FCC for a stay on its Open Internet Order...                                                                                     


Verizon Offers Extra Data to Prepaid Customers on Auto-Pay

May 1, 2015 12:31 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

Customers already enrolled in auto-pay will automatically get the extra data after their next payment.                                                                                                


Glu Mobile Lands Big China Deal that Could Signal Expansion

May 1, 2015 11:23 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A $126 million investment from a Chinese gaming company sent shares of Glu Mobile soaring almost 20 percent Thursday.                                                                                     


AT&T Finishes Acquisition of Nextel Mexico

May 1, 2015 11:15 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

The deal, valued at $1.875 billion after about $427 million of adjustments, will merge Nextel Mexico with Iusacell...                                                                                     


U.S. Cellular Raises Outlook as 1Q Profits Jump

May 1, 2015 10:29 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

U.S. Cellular today is reporting a nice annual bump in its first quarter earnings.                                                                                                                           


FirstNews Briefs: T-Mobile, Sprint, Shazam, Google, Jumptuit

May 1, 2015 9:53 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

T-Mobile has returned for its third straight year as the Official Wireless Sponsor of Major League Baseball and today...                                                                                 


Samsung Claws Back Share from Apple to Reclaim Top Spot

April 30, 2015 2:36 pm | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

Samsung and Apple were trailed at a distant second and third by Lenovo (5.6 percent) and Huawei (5 percent) respectively. IDC notes that Lenovo's first quarter results includes shipments from its subsidiaries, including the recently acquired Motorola.


Apple, IBM Partner to Help Japanese Seniors with Their iPads

April 30, 2015 11:24 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

The companies are working with Japan Post Group to improve and streamline access to iOS native apps like FaceTime and iCloud...                                                                               


Apple Watch Hits Snag with Faulty Part

April 30, 2015 11:08 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

Apple Watches have already been in short supply since the devices launched. During an earnings call this week, CEO Tim Cook said that he was generally happy with how the Watch was ramping. 


Sprint Signs Airport Wi-Fi Deal, Offers Wi-Fi Calling Router

April 30, 2015 10:53 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

Sprint phones should automatically connect and authenticate on Boingo’s Wi-Fi when in range and...                                                                                                      


Salesforce Stock Soars on Takeover Talk Centering on Oracle

April 30, 2015 10:12 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | Comments

The speculation, spurred by a Bloomberg News report, lifted Salesforce's stock by $7.76, or more than 11 percent, to close Wednesday at $74.65.                                                              

Microsoft Opens Windows 10 to Apple, Android Apps

April 30, 2015 10:09 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | Comments

In a major strategy shift, a top executive told an audience of several thousand software developers Wednesday that Microsoft will release new tools...                                                   


Nokia Shares Off 10% on 1Q Networks Decline

April 30, 2015 10:04 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri said in a statement that he remains confident in the company's "lean operating model" and the current strength of its portfolio to boost Nokia Networks going forward. 


FirstNews Briefs: Microsoft, Trimble, Validian, Glu Mobile, DirectView

April 30, 2015 9:50 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

Trimble announced that it is working with Microsoft to develop a new generation of tools, integrated with the HoloLens...                                                                                        


Rural Broadband Gets A Push from $1.65B in New Funds

April 29, 2015 4:39 pm | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

The offer to the rural operations of the largest telecom providers, also known as price cap carriers, would provide ongoing support for networks that can deliver broadband at speeds of at least...



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