Sprint has settled its ongoing patent dispute with Big River over Voice over Packet (VoP) communications for an undisclosed amount of money.
Verizon Wireless is reiterating its support for a texting while driving ban, saying there should be state and federal legislation to ban texting and e-mailing while driving.
AT&T is launching an educational campaign on the risks of texting while driving. CTIA reports that text messaging has experienced a tenfold increase...
The wireless industry gets a bit jumpy when it comes to net neutrality regulations, but a new report from Fitch Ratings says the real danger is VoIP.
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) recommends handling the issue of teenage "sexting" on a case-by-case basis in a new policy statement on the issue.
Some lawmakers have endorsed a plan to lease South Carolina's Educational Television's excess capacity to create a wireless broadband network.
iPCS says three of its subsidiaries have filed a complaint against Sprint Nextel because its acquisition of Virgin Mobile USA will breach the affiliates' management agreements.
CTIA has submitted a filing to the FCC that compares the U.S. wireless industry with the United Kingdom, based on a report issued by the U.K.
EBay sold Skype to a group of private investors just three years after paying $2.6 billion for the VoIP service. EBay will get $1.9 billion in cash and retain a 35 percent stake in the company.
As you might expect, yesterday’s move by the FCC to open up a full-blown inquiry into the wireless industry was welcome news to Skype.
The FCC formally voted today to open a wide-ranging inquiry into the state of the wireless industry and examine how to best foster innovation and investment.
Via Licensing has issued a patent call for a new WLAN standard that is able to support streaming high-definition video.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A group of lawmakers is exploring protecting young people who send sexually explicit photos by cell phone — commonly called "sexting" — from being charged under New Hampshire's child pornography laws.
Apple, AT&T and Google on Friday all replied to the FCC’s letters of inquiry regarding the companies’ roles in the rejection of the Google Voice application by Apple’s App Store...
In yet another move to stop Royal KPN’s unsolicited buyout offer, wholesale VoIP provider iBasis has brought a second suit against the Dutch telecommunications company.
Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock says the state is in the process of securing some refunds for consumers
The fight over Royal KPN’s attempted buyout of iBasis escalated today as the Dutch telco responded to iBasis’ allegations.
Three of iBasis’ largest shareholders intend to reject Royal KPN’s unsolicited buyout offer of the international voice carrier, the company reported.
Qualcomm has been notified that Japanese regulators plan to order the U.S. wireless chip maker to stop abusing its market dominance
Fears have slowly emerged about mobile VoIP companies cutting into operator voice revenue.
EBay plans to spin off its Internet communications service Skype through an initial public offering.
The European Union (EU) could force carriers to allow VoIP to run on their cellular networks and has already prepared draft legislation
Cable operators can’t afford another Sprint Pivot, a failed joint venture that was supposed to integrate Sprint’s wireless services with cable services.
Skype is using data from a Zogby survey to boost its call for carriers, device makers and software companies