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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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Apple Bumps AT&T from DOW

March 6, 2015 10:30 am | by Associated Press | Comments

S&P Dow Jones Indices said it's making the move in response to a planned stock split for Visa, another member of the 119-year old barometer of the stock market.


SAP Slashes 2,200 Jobs

March 6, 2015 10:17 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

The move is part of the company’s overall transition from a traditional software company to a provider of cloud-based applications.


Google’s Wireless Service Will Only Support One Phone

March 6, 2015 10:03 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

As an MVNO, Google enters a crowded and competitive market. Increasingly MVNOs are trying to bring prices down by depending on devices specifically designed to seamlessly move to a Wi-Fi network when one is available. 


FirstNews Briefs: ZTE, NI, Intel, Pexip, Vodafone

March 6, 2015 9:03 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

ZTE Corporation has signed a deal to build Algeria Telecom’s LTE Phase II project.                                            


T-Mobile CFO Praises Dish’s Ergen, Again Suggests Partnership

March 5, 2015 1:24 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

“Charlie Ergen’s done a masterful job of creating a very differentiated mid-band spectrum position.”                                     


AT&T Slams Netflix’s Apparent Flip-Flop on Net Neutrality

March 5, 2015 11:29 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

“Netflix has spun a lot of tales during this FCC proceeding."                                           


Softcard Shutting Down March 31

March 5, 2015 10:46 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

The same report sites sources who say that the Softcard app will be pulled from Google Play by...                                     


Apple Rides iPhone 6 to Highest Ever China Market Share

March 5, 2015 9:57 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | Comments

That was a record for Apple in the world's largest smartphone market, but not enough to catch up Chinese maker Xiaomi...                               


FirstNews Briefs: Spirent, Semtech, Agilysys, GSMA

March 5, 2015 9:47 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

Spirent Communications announced a new capability to evaluate the Wi-Fi Offload and Voice over Wi-Fi...                                    


AT&T: We Weren’t T-Mobile’s Competition in AWS-3 Auction, Dish Was

March 4, 2015 5:17 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

“This is probably the lesson T-Mobile most wants to avoid."


Cyanogen Features Will Be Built into Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Processors

March 4, 2015 1:48 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real-Time Digital Reporter, Design Group, @abmdigi | Comments

Cyanogen Inc. and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. will team up to provide support for Cyanogen Operating System features...                    


AT&T Comes After Apple’s HealthKit, Google Fit with Fitness Platform

March 4, 2015 11:04 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

The carrier today announced ForHealth, its free health and wellness platform.                                          


Ready to Rumble: FCC's O’Rielly Hits Back on Title II

March 4, 2015 10:44 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

“From a global market perspective, I worry that fellow regulators internationally will take the commissioner’s plan and adopt it, or worse expand on it,” O’Rielly said.                 


Apple, Android Scramble to Fix Browsers Open to 'FREAK Attack'

March 4, 2015 9:47 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices...                                    


FirstNews Briefs: Voxox, Airbiquity, AT&T, Amdocs, Vlocity

March 4, 2015 9:31 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

Voxox, a cloud-based rich communication service for consumers and businesses, today announced the availability of...                                   



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