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Apple Marks One Year Since Jobs' Death

October 5, 2012 6:47 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Many around the globe may pause today to remember the one-year anniversary of Steve Jobs' passing.

Report: Sprint Ponders MetroPCS Counter Offer

October 5, 2012 6:39 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sprint's board of directors shot down a possible MetroPCS buyout in February, but now T-Mobile USA's acquisition of the smaller prepaid provider reportedly has Sprint considering another offer.

Samsung Sees Quarterly Earnings at New High

October 5, 2012 6:32 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. forecast another record quarterly operating profit, likely driven by strong sales of high-end smartphones that offset weak semiconductor orders.

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First News Briefs for October 5, 2012

October 5, 2012 6:21 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: AT&T, Asus, Samsung, Microsoft, HTC, Motorola Mobility, Veracode, Marvin Mobile Security.

Google Raises Estimate on Motorola Restructuring Costs

October 4, 2012 6:43 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

 Overhauling Motorola Mobility is proving more expensive than expected for its new parent company, Google.

First News Briefs for October 4, 2012

October 4, 2012 6:17 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: Sprint, AT&T, LG, NFC Forum, Wireless Broadband Alliance, Clariden Global.

T-Mobile USA, MetroPCS Merger Confirmed

October 3, 2012 8:08 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Deutsche Telekom on Wednesday confirmed an agreement to combine T-Mobile and MetroPCS.

First News Briefs for October 3, 2012

October 3, 2012 5:59 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: AT&T, Sony, Motorola Mobility, Apple, Bluetooth Special Interest Group, Tempest Telecom Solutions.

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Nokia to Sell HQ in Finland but No Plans to Move

October 3, 2012 5:54 am | News | Comments

Nokia Corp. says it plans to sell its headquarters in Finland as part of a cost-cutting program

NEC Sells LCD patent technology to Hon Hai

October 2, 2012 7:45 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

NEC Corp. has sold a liquid crystal display panel patent to Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. for 9.45 billion yen, NEC officials said Tuesday.

Good Technology Acquires AppCentral

October 2, 2012 7:43 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Good Technology has signed an agreement to acquire AppCentral, a privately-held provider of mobile application management and application 'wrapping' technology. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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?

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