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Dorsey Would Have to Give Up Square To Be Twitter CEO

June 22, 2015 11:36 am | by Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Dorsey was named interim CEO after Dick Costolo stepped down effective July 1 amid criticism over Twitter's disappointing financial performance and share price decline.


Analysts: Latest Sprint Promo Is Bad for Everyone

June 22, 2015 11:25 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

Particularly troubling for the research firm is Sprint's most recent offer from its Boost prepaid brand, which promises to halve bills for Cricket and MetroPCS customers.


FirstNews Briefs: InSite Wireless, Murata, PeeeM, Jabra

June 22, 2015 10:04 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

InSite Wireless Group has announced that Richard M. Grimes, former Chief Executive and Co-Founder of Capital Tower Group, LLC (CTG), will join InSite...


Boost Targets Cricket, MetroPCS Customers with New "Half" Promo

June 19, 2015 12:43 pm | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

The promotional pricing only lasts for 12 months, after which the customer is moved to a higher rate plan, and Boost stipulates that...


Recap: Top Stories for June 15-19

June 19, 2015 11:35 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

Plenty of regulatory moves to consider this week, as well as some more chatter about major M&A action. All this and more in this week's top stories. 


Nokia Looking to Design New Smartphones

June 19, 2015 11:22 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

CEO Rajeev Suri reportedly told Germany's Manager Magazin that it plans to design phones and then make the Nokia brand name...


Sprint's Claure Throws Incentive at Employees to Attract New Customers

June 19, 2015 10:48 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

The incentive comes as Sprint continues its fight to claw back market share from AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile, which is now neck and neck with Sprint in terms of customer numbers. 


AT&T's Cricket Follows Boost to Cuba

June 19, 2015 10:15 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

AT&T's Cricket Wireless is following the lead of other prepaid carriers and is rolling out service offerings that connect customers to Cuba. 


ITU Starts Process of Defining 5G

June 19, 2015 9:56 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

The ITU said the announcement completes its "vision" for 5G systems and that the standards organization has now defined the...


AT&T Open Sourcing Gigabit Network Components

June 18, 2015 1:04 pm | by Ben Munson, CED | Comments

The carrier placed the term ‘disaggregation’ on its SDN/NFV process involving breaking down hardware subsystems and then in turn...


FirstNews Briefs: Amdocs, BICS, Sennheiser, Jaha

June 18, 2015 1:02 pm | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

Amdocs today unveiled a new global survey which found that senior service provider executives believe that industry CEOs will need to change their management style in order to...


Sprint Ends Throttling of Unlimited Plans

June 18, 2015 10:46 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

In what could be a big win for consumers, Sprint has reportedly done away with the practice of throttling customers on unlimited plans. 


FCC Delays Review of New Incentive Auction Rules

June 18, 2015 10:25 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

Early Monday, the FCC said it had scratched an item from its open meeting agenda that would have taken up a revised set of rules governing how the incentive auction will be run. 


Cuban Govt Is Expanding Wi-Fi Access, Making It Cheaper

June 18, 2015 8:10 am | by Michael Weissenstein - Associated Press | Comments

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba says it's expanding Internet access by adding Wi-Fi capacity to dozens of state-run Internet centers and more than halving the cost that users pay for an hour online. The government announcement Thursday is the first significant expansion of the Internet in Cuba since President...


FCC Fining AT&T $100M Over Misleading Customers on Unlimited Data

June 17, 2015 2:01 pm | by Ben Munson, Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

By doing this, AT&T violated the 2010 Open Internet Transparency Rule, says the FCC.                                       



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