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Sprint to Launch PTT Amid LTE Rumors

September 28, 2011 8:17 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sprint said today it will launch its new CDMA-based push-to-talk service on Sunday as it works to phase out its iDEN network...

InterDigital Sues Nokia, Huawei, ZTE

July 27, 2011 8:11 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

InterDigital is suing Nokia, Huawei and ZTE over patent infringement...

Verizon: No 3G Handoff for VoLTE Calls

May 20, 2011 8:20 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless does not plan to let voice calls placed over its LTE network roam on to its CDMA...

HP Offers Prepaid 3G Laptop Data Plans

May 9, 2011 8:06 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

As part of a new line of laptops, HP is now offering a prepaid 3G data plan to its customers.

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Sprint Details iDEN Replacement Plans

March 17, 2011 8:20 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sprint's iDEN push-to-talk service will be replaced by a larger CDMA system with faster data speeds and better in-building coverage.

iPhone-Starved States Welcome CDMA Version

February 10, 2011 7:13 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Katie Elenberger took her doctor's orders for bed rest in stride, especially because her first day of maternity leave coincided with the delivery of her iPhone.

Q & A: Qualcomm's Johnson Talks Two Decades of CDMA

November 18, 2010 7:23 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Johnson recently spoke about her career, the evolution of the wireless industry and her thoughts on the future of CDMA. Below is an edited transcript of the discussion.


Qualcomm Sales Near $3B in Q4

November 4, 2010 8:13 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Qualcomm's strength in the CDMA space continued to pay off in the fourth quarter as the company posted record numbers in chip volumes and earnings per share.

4G Panel: CDMA Boasts Staying Power

October 19, 2010 9:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

With operators pouring money into LTE and WiMAX networks, is there a place for upgrades of CDMA technology in a next-generation world?

Analysis - Network Migration Commotions at Sprint

July 17, 2010 8:51 pm | by Keith Mallinson | Articles | Comments

Analyst Keith Mallinson examines Sprint Nextel’s network migration path and the choices the carrier needs to make.

Qualcomm Opens Shanghai R & D Center

May 24, 2010 7:49 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

CDMA chipmaker Qualcomm has opened a new research and development center in Shanghai, China...

Analyst: Report of Verizon Getting iPhone, No Surprise

March 30, 2010 8:25 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The rumor mill is cranking back up again and this time it's churning out new tidbits about the iPhone.


A Web of Challenges, Connections: M2M

January 31, 2010 8:25 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

The very fact that the definition of M2M seems to include a new verticle by the day should give some indication of the growth inherent in the space. However, along with growth comes a bevy of complications.

Boost Expands $50 Plan, Adds New CDMA Handsets

January 7, 2010 7:09 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Sprint's Boost Mobile prepaid division will start offering its $50 Monthly Unlimited plan on Sprint's CDMA network starting Jan. 13.

Ericsson to Pay $70M for Nortel’s GSM Assets

November 25, 2009 7:20 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

 Ericsson has snagged Nortel’s North American GSM assets for $70 million in cash.

Samsung to Pay $1.3B to Qualcomm for Licenses

November 9, 2009 6:35 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics has signed a $1.3 billion licensing agreement with Qualcomm...

CDG: CDMA Around for a Long Time

November 2, 2009 11:07 am | by Monica Alleven | Articles | Comments

In case you're wondering what the future holds for the CDMA Development Group (CDG) in light of the industry's moves to LTE, wonder no more.


Report: Infrastructure Spending Down

September 1, 2009 8:05 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Even 3G growth in China doesn't seem to be propping up the infrastructure market too much. The Dell'Oro Group reports that worldwide mobile infrastructure market revenue contracted 12 percent year-over-year in the second quarter.

FirstNews Briefs for August 31, 2009

August 31, 2009 8:00 am | News | Comments

 Companies in today's briefs include: Interop Technologies, California Micro Devices, In-Stat, SPB Software, Cincinnati Bell, ICP Solar Technologies, Marvell, China Mobile.

ZTE’s Net Profit Up

August 19, 2009 8:10 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

The economy doesn’t appear to be hurting ZTE too much, thanks in part to business in China. The Chinese vendor reports its net profit in the first half of the year was up 40.5 percent over last year.

Exec: RIM Felt “Snookered” in Nortel Process

August 10, 2009 8:17 am | by Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | News | Comments

The president and co-CEO of RIM says the BlackBerry maker had a handshake deal to buy a prized piece of Nortel Networks

Ericsson Grows Stake in Canada

July 29, 2009 8:25 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Ericsson’s stake in Canada will more than double – if the Canadian government doesn’t intervene.

Japan to Order Qualcomm to Stop Unfair Practices

July 26, 2009 8:25 pm | by Tomoko A. Hosaka, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

Qualcomm has been notified that Japanese regulators plan to order the U.S. wireless chip maker to stop abusing its market dominance

Nortel Creditor Trumps NSN’s $650M Bid

July 22, 2009 8:40 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

MPAM Wireless has submitted a $750 million bid for Nortel’s wireless assets.

Ericsson to Get Nortel Assets

July 22, 2009 8:30 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Ericsson has entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire the parts of the Carrier Networks division of Nortel

Verizon, T-Mobile File Proposals for Broadband Plan

June 9, 2009 8:39 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon Communications and T-Mobile USA have submitted proposals for the national broadband plan.

FirstNews - June 09, 2009

June 9, 2009 8:25 am | News | Comments

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DAVE Inks Roaming Deal with T-Mobile

June 5, 2009 8:33 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Data and Audio-Visual Enterprises Wireless (DAVE) announced that it has inked an international roaming agreement with T-Mobile USA.

T-Mobile Wins Injunctions Against Phone Traffickers

June 4, 2009 8:24 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

T-Mobile USA has obtained four more injunctions against prepaid phone traffickers

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