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Lenovo Posts Record Revenues on Strong PC, Smartphone Sales

May 21, 2015 9:52 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

For the year, which has included two quarters of contributions from Motorola), China accounted for 59 percent of Lenovo’s smartphone volumes, while markets outside China saw...

HP Unloads Stake in Chinese Server Unit

May 21, 2015 9:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard is selling a 51 percent stake in its China server, storage and technology storage unit for about...

Report: AT&T to Stop Offering Two-Year Contracts at Some Retailers

May 20, 2015 12:19 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

“Customers love AT&T Next and we are continuing to focus on it as the preferred way that customers want to shop.”                    

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Spotify Takes First Steps into Streaming Video, Exclusive Content

May 20, 2015 11:54 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Ek discussed video content partners including ESPN, NBC, MTV, and BBC.                                                                         

AT&T Proposes Quick Clearing of 600 MHz

May 20, 2015 11:36 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

AT&T is specifically referring to things like low-power television, translators and unlicensed wireless microphones, among other users that might interfere with wireless operations within...

AT&T's Continued Evolution Takes Company Beyond Phones

May 20, 2015 11:01 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

AT&T Inc. is spending $48.5 billion to buy satellite TV provider DirecTV as it looks for new ways to package access — wireless and wired — with traditional and...

Galaxy S6 Edge and G Flex2 Seek to Differentiate

May 20, 2015 10:54 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

For those not satisfied with just a premium phone, Samsung and LG are offering two models best described as the Lamborghinis of smartphones...

FirstNews Briefs: Huawei, T-Venture, Scratch Wireless, NetCracker, C Spire

May 20, 2015 10:06 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Huawei today announced the launch of its Agile Network 3.0 Architecture.                                                                         

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Verizon Good on Spectrum as AOL Deal Brings Subsidized Video

May 19, 2015 12:32 pm | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Shammo said that given the premium at which spectrum went in the most recent AWS-3 auction, he would rather improve capacity thought the use of more...

Tuesdays with Roger: Former Sprint CEO Dan Hesse Talks Mobile Music

May 19, 2015 12:10 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

On today’s episode of Tuesdays with Roger, former Sprint CEO Dan Hesse joins us to talk about mobile music.

Sprint-RadioShack Stores to Be Fully Staffed by Mid-June

May 19, 2015 11:11 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

The deal with RadioShack effectively doubles Sprint previous retail presence.                                                                                                                                

Verizon Expands XLTE on 1-Year Anniversary

May 19, 2015 10:34 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Verizon says it now has more than 40 devices that support the service, including the DROID Turbo, Samsung Galaxy series and iOS devices. 

Deezer CEO Talks Upside of Streaming

May 19, 2015 10:14 am | by Ryan Nakashima, AP Business Writer | Articles | Comments

In October, Deezer bought San Francisco podcast aggregator Stitcher, and in January it scooped up the right to serve the 2 million...

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FirstNews Briefs: Alcatel-Lucent, KT, Radisys, WIT, Ultra Mobile

May 19, 2015 10:07 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Alcatel-Lucent has signed a memorandum of understanding with South Korean telecommunications provider, KT...                                                                                                      

AT&T Plans To Push 'Special' Content to Cars

May 19, 2015 9:25 am | News | Comments

AT&T is reportedly talking to its partners in the auto industry, as well as its content partners, to offer 'special' exclusive content to...

Court Agrees Samsung Copied Apple, but Reduces Damage Award

May 18, 2015 3:31 pm | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has agreed that Samsung illegally copied some of the...                                                                                                

AT&T CEO: Net Neutrality Rules Will Be Changed

May 18, 2015 12:38 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Stephenson said the court challenge is “pretty strong,” referring to the stay AT&T and others in the industry filed.                                                                                          

Sprint Adds Seven Countries to International Data Roaming

May 18, 2015 10:35 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

In addition to unlimited data over 2G speeds, Sprint’s roaming deal includes unlimited texting and $0.20 per minute calling.                                                                           

Sprint Expands Home Delivery Service Availability

May 18, 2015 9:50 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Direct 2 You is still only running in Kansas City, Chicago and Miami. But Sprint announced that...                                                                                                 

Apple Buys High-Tech GPS Start-Up

May 18, 2015 9:12 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Apple has made acquired a small GPS start-up that could help in providing location data for all of its devices, including some new ones currently under development... 

FirstNews Briefs: Wireless Broadband Alliance, Amdocs, SITO Mobile, Sckipio Mobile

May 18, 2015 8:52 am | News | Comments

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) today welcomed 22 new members that have joined its efforts to drive the growth of next generation Wi-Fi networks and services, such as the WBA’s Next Generation Hotspot (NGH) initiative. 

Report: Dish Planning “Something Big” for Wireless Business

May 15, 2015 11:25 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

According to Yahoo Finance, which obtained a confidential document, Dish is preparing “something big” and looking for a new CMO...                                                                                  

Qualcomm's AllPlay Gets Bluetooth to Wi-Fi Streaming

May 15, 2015 11:15 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

In a press release, Qualcomm explains that the new feature allows simple wireless connectivity to individual speakers or an entire home audio system over... 

My Favorite Phone: Kore Wireless CEO Alex Brisbourne

May 15, 2015 10:24 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Articles | Comments

Once a week, Wireless Week asks wireless luminaries to talk about their favorite phones.                                                                                                                           

FirstNews Briefs: Qualcomm, Redbend, KDDI, CiG Wireless

May 15, 2015 9:52 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Qualcomm Incorporated announced two new intelligent connectivity solutions for the Internet of Everything (IoE).                                                                                  

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