SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son will meet Monday with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to discuss a possible merger of Sprint and T-Mobile. Son, who also serves as Chairman at Sprint, will reportedly push for U.S. wireless industry consolidation and argue that a combined Sprint and T-Mobile stands a better chance against Verizon and AT&T. Sprint CEO Dan Hesse is also expected to attend the meeting.
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Verizon Wireless edged past Japan’s NTT DoCoMo – the longtime leader in mobile data revenues – in the first quarter to become the biggest mobile data operator by data revenues, according to a report by Chetan Sharma Consulting. Last month,
NTT DoCoMo announced earnings for its fourth quarter of 2009 that show the Japanese operator more than doubled year-over-year profits.
Japan's largest wireless carrier, NTT DoCoMo, saw its second-quarter profits slump while handset sales and rising data revenue failed to offset continued declines in voice.
Companies in the news: Verizon Wireless, Personal Communications Devices, CTIA, Spectrum Bridge, mSpot, Sony Music Entertainment, DubmeNow, Kyocera Wireless, Superior Communications, Telecom Italia, Scanbuy, Gameloft, Columbitech.
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Kyocera International announced it will reorganize U.S.-based handset groups Kyocera Wireless Corp. and Kyocera Sanyo Telecom.
Kyocera Wireless used this week’s BREW conference in San Diego to take the wraps off two new BREW-enabled modules – the 300 and the 1xD.
Virgin Mobile USA is offering customers who buy a special edition Virgin Mobile Festival Wild Card handset by Kyocera Wireless VIP access.
Kyocera reported a net income of $1.07 billion on revenue of $12.9 billion for the fiscal year that ended March 31. The company said that demands for handsets, flat panel TVs and other equipment “expanded steadily, particularly in the first half of fiscal 2008.” The company posted net sales of $12.3 billion, up less than 1% from fiscal year 2007.
Companies in today’s briefs include: Alcatel-Lucent, Belgacom, China Mobile, Samsung, Verizon Wireless, LG, Symbian Limited, Terrawave Solutions, TESSCO Technologies, Kyocera
Companies in today's briefs include: SoundBite Communications, Sprint Nextel, LG, Brightstar Europe, MyClick, Kyocera
Kyocera said on Friday that it plans to stop using batteries from NEC Tokin in its handsets after several NEC Tokin batteries exploded or caught on fire.
Kyocera Wireless is reportedly in talks with Virgin Mobile about supplying handsets for the Indian market.
Kyocera plans to pull out of China's handset market, due to competition from cheaper producers.
After months of negotiations, Sanyo and Kyocera Wireless have finally agreed upon the sale of Sanyo's mobile phone business to Kyocera for $375 million.