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FirstNews Briefs: Coaxsol, IBM, 72andSunny, Peregrine, Nexmo

April 7, 2015 9:48 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

Nexmo, a cloud communications company, today announced an API that allows brands to...                                                                                                             


FCC Fines CenturyLink, Intrado Over Large 2014 911 Outage

April 6, 2015 4:58 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

The FCC is continuing to hand out fines related to a widespread 911 outage that resulted in more than 6,600 failed calls...                                                                             


AT&T: No CDMA 700 MHz Voice Roaming Until VoLTE is Deployed

April 6, 2015 11:39 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

AT&T last week held a conference call with the FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau to clarify...                                                                                                                   


Judge Overturns AT&T Claim of Exemption from FTC Lawsuit

April 6, 2015 11:37 am | by Helena Fahnrich, @CEDmagazine | Comments

The Federal Trade Commission sued AT&T last October due to the company selling its customers so-called “unlimited” data plans that in effect reduced those customer’s data speeds by up to 90 percent.


Judge Orders Facebook and Zuckerberg To Turn Over Documents

April 6, 2015 10:45 am | by Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | Comments

U.S. District Judge Vernon Broderick ordered Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg to relinquish documents by Monday that were requested by...


Samsung in Damage Control Over Galaxy S6 Edge Bending Video

April 6, 2015 10:44 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

In the wake of a YouTube clip calling into question the Galaxy S6 Edge’s durability, Samsung has...                                                                                                                          


Google Working on International Roaming with Hutchison

April 6, 2015 10:28 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief | Comments

Rumors of a Google MVNO that will operate on Sprint, T-Mobile and over Wi-Fi, were essentially confirmed by Google Vice President Sundar Pichai during...


FirstNews Briefs: Signal Point, Roomlinx, Dell, NYU Wireless, SiBEAM

April 6, 2015 9:31 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Verizon with a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award.                                                                             


FirstNews Briefs: Huawei, Ruckus Wireless, Tracfone, Vocera

April 2, 2015 8:16 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

Huawei was recently listed as the fastest-growing provider in the global data center switch market in 2014 with a growth rate of 137 percent, according to...


iPhone 6 Takes China, Rest of World by Storm

April 2, 2015 8:01 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

In urban China, the iPhone 6 remained the best-selling phone  for the period, with its share growing 10.2 percent compared to 9.5 percent registered in the three months ending in January.


Cricket Wireless To Sell BYOD SIM Through Amazon

April 2, 2015 7:48 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

According to a press release, Cricket Wireless, which is now owned by AT&T, is just beginning the work of making its products available through the online retailer. 


Sprint Plans for RadioShack Locations Revealed

April 2, 2015 7:27 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

Sprint will have a presence in about 1,400 of the 1,700 planned stores, and the carrier’s logo will dominate signage. Sprint will also share in overhead costs and...


Schools Struggle To Curb Abuse by Smartphone

April 2, 2015 7:06 am | by Kimberly Hefling, AP Education Writer | Comments

Just this week, a 16-year-old from Gateway High School in Kissimmee, Florida, was arrested for posting about a bomb threat on Twitter because "she was angry and did not want to go to school," according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office.


Google Could Take Big Hit on Stock Split

April 2, 2015 7:01 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | Comments

An unorthodox stock split designed to ensure Google CEO Larry Page and fellow co-founder Sergey Brin retain control of the Internet's most profitable company could cost Google more than...


Study: Ad-Supported Apps Come with Hidden Costs

April 1, 2015 1:47 pm | Comments

According to new research from William Halfond and funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, mobile apps with ads use an average of...



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