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Twitter Shares Sink as Earnings Leak Early

April 28, 2015 4:57 pm | by Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Some reports say the earnings leaked out. Bloomberg News cited research firm Selerity, which tweeted the results and said the report was "sourced" from...

LG's New G4 Phones Will Sport Leather Backs

April 28, 2015 1:46 pm | by Associated Press | Comments

The G4 phones will have a choice of leather finishes, crafted for a better grip. By contrast, Apple and HTC use metal and Samsung uses glass. LG made a dig at Samsung, without...


FirstNews Briefs: NPD Group, MobileSquared, Strategy Analytics, Radisys, Qualcomm,

April 28, 2015 11:33 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

By the end of 2014, there were 18.3 million actively connected tablets in the U.S., a 90 percent increase from 2013, according to The NPD Group Connected Intelligence Mobile Broadband Market Share and Forecast Report. 


Tower Crew, Capital Shortages Could Delay 600 MHz Auctions

April 28, 2015 11:23 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

Speaking Tuesday at PCIA’s annual infrastructure show, FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly specifically noted the overload tower crews could be faced with...


Verizon Announces Vendors for SDN Strategy

April 28, 2015 11:03 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

Verizon said it has "co-authored" with its vendors a comprehensive SDN network architecture document, which includes all interface specifications and...


Report: FCC May Nix Dish Spectrum Discounts

April 28, 2015 9:58 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

According to the Wall Street Journal, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has asked his staff to closely review the bidding actions of Dish's Designated Entities...


Mosaik Solutions Rolls Out Revamped TowerSource Asset Database

April 28, 2015 9:46 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

Less than a year after Mosaik originally acquired TowerSource, the company is putting forth a new version promising improved data, analytics, and a cleaned-up user interface.


T-Mobile Profits Slide as New Subscribers Come at a Premium

April 28, 2015 9:25 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

While T-Mobile's subscriber additions are some of the best in the business right now, the means by which it acquired those new customers pressured profits. 


Apple Beats Expectations on Record iPhone, App Store Growth

April 27, 2015 4:48 pm | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

CEO Tim Cook said in a press release that Apple continue to court newcomers to its mobile platform. “We’re seeing a higher rate of people switching to iPhone than we’ve...


ESPN Sues Verizon Over Custom Video Plans

April 27, 2015 1:48 pm | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

Verizon's FiOS Custom bundle starts at $59.99 per month, which includes a base package of 35 channels plus two additional channel packs. For instance, a customer might get the base package plus...


FirstNews Briefs: Comverse, INComm, Zone Access Technology, Kajeet, Novatel Wireless, Time Warner Cable

April 27, 2015 11:04 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

Comverse announced today that Informa Telecoms & Media, an analyst firm covering the converging worlds of IT, telecoms and media, has awarded Comverse its Policy Control Award.


Microsoft's Nokia Acquisition Floundering

April 27, 2015 10:53 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

Microsoft's newly acquired handset division posted revenue of $1.4 billion for the period, with cost of revenue exceeding sales by $4 million. A ComputerWorld report points out that this means the company lost about...


Petition To Enable 911 Texts Tallies 35K Signatures

April 27, 2015 10:14 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

Barbara Palmer, chief revenue officer for CallFire, said in a statement that there are many situations, from domestic altercations to home invasions, where making a phone call to 911 is not...


Nokia: Reports of New Phones Are False

April 27, 2015 9:23 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

According to a statement on the company's website originally noted by Reuters, Nokia is denying recent reports that it would be making another...  


Samsung Hints at New Wearable as Apple Watch Hits Stores

April 24, 2015 11:16 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

A promotional ad for the next wearable states, "Get Ready for the Next Gear," featuring a picture of a round display, which would be a break from...



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