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Intel President Renee James to Leave Chipmaker

July 2, 2015 11:23 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

James has agreed to stay with Intel until January to oversee the transition of her responsibilities and will be paid $4 million to do so, according to a filling with...

Recap: Top Stories for June 29 - July 2

July 2, 2015 10:53 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

This week Sprint came with an aggressive $80 unlimited plan that includes device payments in the...

Hewlett-Packard Moves Forward with Plan to Split

July 2, 2015 10:03 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

HP said in a regulatory filing Wednesday that the new company called Hewlett Packard Enterprise...

Claure Cries 'Bullsh*t' on Legere's Un-Carrier Spin

July 2, 2015 9:38 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The outburst was an unusual offensive for Claure in a market that has been dominated recently by...

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FirstNews Briefs: xG Technology, D-Link, enTouch Systems, olloclip

July 1, 2015 10:38 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

xG Technology announced today that it has received an order for approximately $309,000 for xMax mobile broadband wireless equipment and services which will be integrated into a dedicated...

General Wireless Closes Acquisition of RadioShack

July 1, 2015 10:36 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

General Wireless acquired 1,743 RadioShack stores back in April, and Sprint has announced its "The Sprint Store at RadioShack" partnership with the new RadioShack that will allow it to sell its service and devices at the stores. 

Report: T-Mobile, Sprint Will Gain Ground Through 2020

June 30, 2015 11:46 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The new research doesn't anticipate any major shifts in the balance of power, with the wholesale and MVNO market to gain a slightly higher percent of net adds over the next couple years.

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Tuesdays with Roger: How T-Mobile Can Amp Up its Other Un-carrier Programs

June 30, 2015 11:32 am | by Alex Shanahan, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

T-Mobile has set about making its existing Un-carrier programs more “amped” and “ballsier” than ever.                              

Apple Launches Music Service Today

June 30, 2015 10:46 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Potential customers are being offered a three-month trial subscription. After that, subscribers can choose between a $9.99 per-user charge, or a...

FirstNews Briefs: Interop, Nokia, Bharti Airtel, Ericsson

June 30, 2015 10:22 am | News | Comments

Interop Technologies today announced that Union Wireless, headquartered in Mountain View, Wyoming, has selected the Interop Technologies CorePlusXSM VoWiFi solution to offer...

Microsoft Sheds Some of Its Ad Business, Mapping Service

June 30, 2015 10:14 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella has been saying he wants to focus more on the company's core software business and related services, while warning employees of the need to...

Sprint Kills $50 Plan in Favor of $80 “All-In” Unlimited Offering

June 30, 2015 10:04 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

With David Beckham as the spokesperson in a new series of commercials, Sprint is offering an $80 unlimited plan, which includes service and device fees.

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Is Sprint Coming 'Directly 2 You' A Good Thing?

June 29, 2015 3:50 pm | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | Blogs | Comments

In case you missed it, Sprint is now sending technical experts out to people's homes to deliver new smartphones and help ease the pain of transferring to a new device. 

WISPA: Wi-Fi, LTE-U Coexistence Requires More than Just “Benign Intentions”

June 29, 2015 11:28 am | by Ben Munson, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

The Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) is calling on the FCC to take an active role in ensuring LTE-U and LAA technologies play...

Sprint Expands Home Delivery Service for Smartphones

June 29, 2015 11:18 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

'Direct 2 You' gives customers access to experts that actually visit the home to help customer with things like setting up a new phone. With today’s expansion, the service is now available in 28 cities in total. 

Samsung Researchers Say They Can Double Battery Life

June 29, 2015 11:06 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Researchers from Samsung used a silicon coating that supports pure carbon growth on top of the battery's silicon nanoparticles but does not...

AT&T Offers $200 Bill Credit for New Lines

June 29, 2015 10:20 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The carrier said in a statement that it will offer a $200 bill credit when a customer buys a smartphone on AT&T's Next Equipment Installment Plan and activates a new line. 

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Supreme Court Rejects Google Appeal in Dispute with Oracle

June 29, 2015 10:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The justices said Monday they won't review an appeals court ruling that said software maker Oracle Corp. could copyright portions of the...

FirstNews Briefs: Ceragon, Fastback Networks, Huawei, Alstom, Marvell

June 29, 2015 9:29 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Ceragon Networks today announced that a tier-1 mobile operator in the Southern Cone of South America is again deploying Ceragon’s solutions in preparation for a nationwide, 4G service launch.

T-Mobile's GoSmart Offers Free LTE for Facebook Access

June 26, 2015 11:01 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Beginning June 28, GoSmart Mobile is introducing a new entry-level unlimited talk, text, and web plan for $30 a month. 

Recap: Top Stories from June 22-26

June 26, 2015 10:45 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

The Un-Carrier didn't disappoint this week with T-Mobile's new upgrade program, and Sprint meanwhile lost long-time CTO Stephen Bye. These stories and more in this week's recap. 

Commissioner Pai Laments Loopholes in New Auction Rules

June 26, 2015 10:15 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

In a statement posted to the FCC's website, Pai said that he was "deeply disappointed" by the new rules, which he argues will create "yet more loopholes to allow...

AT&T To Cover 100M in Mexico by 2018

June 26, 2015 10:00 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

AT&T said it expects the first phase of its build-out will be complete in the next six months and cover 40 million Mexicans, about one-third...

How It Works: T-Mobile's Jump! On Demand

June 26, 2015 9:28 am | by Anick Jesdandun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The wireless carrier shattered longstanding industry practices two years ago by eliminating two-year service contracts and letting customers upgrade...

Apple Clears App Store of Confederate Flag

June 26, 2015 9:23 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The move comes days after Apple CEO Tim Cook called on people in a tweet to honor the victims of the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooting by eradicating racism and the symbols that feed it.

Confirmed: Wheeler Sides with AT&T, Verizon on Spectrum Reserve

June 25, 2015 3:20 pm | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

In a statement, Wheeler said that he will begin circulating a draft Order that will be voted on at the Commission's next meeting which concludes that the current reserve size of 30 MHz...

DOJ Prods FCC to Side with Smaller Carriers on Auction Rules

June 25, 2015 11:35 am | by Ben Munson, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

The Justice Department appears to be siding with T-Mobile, Dish Network, Sprint and other interested parties who’ve implored the FCC to increase the...

Report: Apple Will Restrict Sharing of App Data with Advertisers

June 25, 2015 11:19 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The move would make it harder for advertisers to target consumers by keeping app developers from accessing app download data and...

Verizon OTT Service Signs Content Deal with Food Network, Travel Channel

June 25, 2015 10:45 am | by Ben Munson, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

The multi-year deal will offer original programming from channels including Food Network, HGTV, DIY Network, Travel Channel and the Cooking Channel.

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