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Leap Completes Spectrum Swap with T-Mobile USA

October 2, 2012 7:25 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Leap Wireless International today announced that it has completed a previously announced spectrum swap with the T-Mobile USA/Cook Inlet joint venture, in which T-Mobile has a non-controlling majority interest. 

First News Briefs for October 2, 2012

October 2, 2012 7:07 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: Accenture, Nokia Siemens Networks, HTC, Openet, Amdocs, AT&T, Samsung, Juniper Networks, Oracle.

T-Mobile Forges $2.4B Tower Lease Deal with Crown Castle

September 28, 2012 7:38 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Crown Castle International said today it is paying $2.4 billion to lease and operate T-Mobile USA's 7,200 cell towers for the next 28 years.

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Clearwire Shares Slide on TWC Stock Selloff

September 28, 2012 7:00 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

News that Time Warner Cable had begun selling off its shares of Clearwire sent the WiMAX operator's stock sliding yesterday, a downward drop that continued today.

First News Briefs for September 27, 2012

September 27, 2012 6:22 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: RadioShack, LG, Samsung, LightSquared, FCC, ABI Research, Novatel Wireless.

Ahead of the Bell: Hewlett-Packard Downgraded

September 27, 2012 6:19 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

An analyst lowered his rating and price target for Hewlett-Packard Co. on Thursday, saying the computer and printer maker's potential retargeting of the smartphone and tablet markets could be risky investments.

Cisco CEO's Pay Package Dipped 9 Pct in Past Year

September 27, 2012 6:16 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc. trimmed CEO John Chambers' pay package for the past fiscal year by 9 percent as concerns about growth at the maker of computer networking equipment weighed on the company's stock.

First News Briefs for September 26, 2012

September 26, 2012 7:23 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: Tecore Networks, Step Up Mobile, Redknee, Boost Mobile, LG, LightSquared, Smith Micro Software.

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Ericsson Acquires OSS Provider ConceptWave

September 26, 2012 7:12 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Ericsson has purchased Canadian billing company ConceptWave Software, a transaction that will add to its operational support systems and business support systems, or OSS/BSS.

CCA Steps Up Wi-Fi Offload Access with Boingo Deal

September 25, 2012 7:24 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) has inked a deal with Boingo Wireless to provide its members with white label Wi-Fi service.

Sprint CEO Predicts 2014 Profit

September 25, 2012 7:11 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sprint CEO Dan Hesse expects the company to become profitable in 2014, ending years of losses stemming from its disastrous 2005 merger with Nextel.

Apple Supplier's Factory Back up After China Brawl

September 25, 2012 7:02 am | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

A factory in China owned by the manufacturer of Apple's iPhones resumed production Tuesday after a brawl by workers highlighted tensions that labor groups say were worsened by the pressure of a new iPhone launch.

Barron's Slams Facebook, Stock Falls

September 25, 2012 7:00 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Facebook Inc.'s stock took a hit Monday after an article in the financial magazine Barron's said it is "still too pricey" despite a sharp decline since its initial public offering.

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Beyond the First 30 Days: Successful Carrier Customer Relationship Management

September 24, 2012 7:37 am | by Jon Jackson, CEO of Mobile Posse | Articles | Comments

How do carriers best maintain relationships with customers after the first 30 days?

First News Briefs for September 24, 2012

September 24, 2012 7:21 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: Overture Networks, CTIA, FCC, Solavei, Azimuth

Oracle Pay for CEO Ellison Jumps to $96 Million

September 24, 2012 7:21 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Larry Ellison, the founder and CEO of Oracle Corp. and one of the wealthiest people in the world, saw his pay jump to $96.2 million last year.

Oracle's 1Q Earnings Rise 11 Pct Despite Sales Dip

September 21, 2012 6:47 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Oracle joined a recent procession of technology companies that have stumbled in a shaky economy, but management's forecast for the next few months seemed to persuade investors the business software maker will quickly regain its stride.

BlackBerry Service Down in Europe, Mideast, Africa

September 21, 2012 6:29 am | by Rob Gillies, Associated Press | News | Comments

Struggling BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion said Friday it resolved an outage affecting users in Europe, Middle East and Africa that had interrupted service for customers on the very day Apple Inc. unveiled its new iPhone 5.

First News Briefs for September 21, 2012

September 21, 2012 6:24 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: HTC, FCC, Sprint, LG Electronics, Qualcomm, AT&T, Palo Alto Networks.

AT & T Buys San Diego WCS Spectrum

September 20, 2012 7:09 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T continued its WCS shopping spree yesterday with the purchase of two licenses in San Diego, a key market in California.

First News Briefs for September 20, 2012

September 20, 2012 7:04 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies: HTC, AT&T, Interop Technologies, Sprint, MetroPCS, ZTE, GCI, Chat Mobility, Northwest Missouri Cellular, Mobile Posse

Sprint iDEN Replacement Hits Million Customer Mark

September 19, 2012 7:36 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sprint says the push-to-talk service that is replacing its outgoing iDEN network now has more than 1 million customers.

First News Briefs for September 19, 2012

September 19, 2012 7:31 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: Nuance Communications, Ditech Networks, Sprint, Samsung, Wi-Fi Alliance, Blinq Networks, DOT, AT&T.

China Cuts Rare Earths Mining Permits

September 19, 2012 7:25 am | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

China has cut the number of permits for rare earths mining in a new move to tighten controls over the exotic minerals needed to manufacture mobile phones, electric cars and other high-tech goods

BlackBerry Maker Licenses Microsoft Patent

September 19, 2012 7:23 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is licensing technology from Microsoft to let BlackBerry devices store and transfer large files more easily.

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