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New Verizon Report Spotlights Strong IoT Growth

February 23, 2015 11:11 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Verizon saw a 45 percent year-over-year revenue growth in its Internet of Things (IoT) business in...                                   

AT&T Slams Dish’s Use of Designated Entities in Auction 97

February 20, 2015 3:45 pm | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Marsh argued that Dish's DEs were not what the FCC had in mind when it created the rules to give smaller companies a chance against...                        

Sprint Undercuts with New 12GB Shared Plan

February 20, 2015 2:00 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Customers who port in a number from a competitor will get the access fee waived for up to 10 lines for one year.                                   

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Watch: Entner Says Sprint Has No Business Talking Network Investment

February 20, 2015 10:30 am | by Alex Shanahan, Manager of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

In part two of our recent talk with Recon Analytics' Roger Entner, we turn to Title II and...                                          

FirstNews Briefs: Ingram Micro, Verizon, weBoost, AppLift, Phonedeck

February 20, 2015 9:23 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Ingram Micro Mobility has joined the Verizon Partner Program (VPP) to provide IT resellers with...                                            

T-Mobile CEO: We’re Open to Anything Dish Does with Its Spectrum

February 19, 2015 11:10 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

“I think Dish is a great opportunity for the country and possibly for T-Mobile,” said T-Mobile CEO John Legere.                                        

T-Mobile’s Stock Jumps on Strong 4Q, Legere Rooting for Sprint

February 19, 2015 9:51 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

T-Mobile’s stock jumped almost 4 percent in early Thursday trading as the carrier reported...                                              

T-Mobile CEO Rallies Consumers Against AT&T, Verizon

February 18, 2015 5:23 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

“If the government wants a competitive wireless market, they need to establish auction rules to reflect that,” wrote Legere.                                         

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Watch: Recon Analytics’ Roger Entner Talks Spectrum

February 18, 2015 10:54 am | by Alex Shanahan, Manager of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Welcome to the first installment of our new regular series where we’ll sit down with Recon Analytics’ Roger Entner and hash out the biggest news and issues in the wireless industry.                        

Verizon Wireless CEO Dan Mead Retiring

February 18, 2015 10:03 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Verizon at the same time announced that John Stratton, formerly Verizon’s president of global enterprise and consumer wireline, has...                                     

Verizon Says No Need for More Large Spectrum Buys, Dish Slumps

February 17, 2015 11:23 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Verizon is happy with how it did in the FCC’s Auction 97 and doesn’t anticipate it will...                                                    

AT&T CEO to FCC: “There Will Be Litigation”

February 13, 2015 1:51 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Stephenson was less sure what form that litigation could take, saying it could come as an industry movement.                                      

Verizon Writes FCC to “Correct Record” on Restricting Network Access

February 13, 2015 11:13 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Verizon’s letter took issue with Wheeler’s alleged misunderstanding of “commercial arrangements.”                                              

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Wheeler: Expect a Modernized Title II, Not the Hybrid Approach

February 11, 2015 3:16 pm | by Brian Santo, CED | News | Comments

The FCC will use a modernized version of Title II with Section 706 as a “one-two” punch...                                          

Sprint’s Bye Says Title II Won’t Stop AT&T, Verizon From Investing

February 11, 2015 11:28 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Speaking with Reuters, Bye said that Sprint’s competitors' argument is presenting a “situation that won’t play out.”                                   

T-Mobile Offers Sweetheart Deal with Free Tablet for Valentine's Day

February 10, 2015 9:27 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Customers who take advantage of the offer will need to set up a data plan, which start at 1GB of mobile Internet for $20 per month and go up to...                               

Sprint Beats Out T-Mobile in New RootMetrics Report

February 9, 2015 5:27 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Did Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure’s prediction come true?                                                              

Senators Call for Investigation into Verizon Wireless 'Supercookies'

February 6, 2015 3:18 pm | by Anne Flaherty, Associated Press | News | Comments

Democratic senators on Friday called on federal regulators to investigate Verizon Wireless...                                                                                

Regulator Really, Really Dislikes Obama’s Title II Proposal

February 6, 2015 12:47 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

“For that reason, if you like dealing with the IRS, you are going to love the President’s plan,” FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai said in a statement.                                                       

Plugging the Dam with Bubblegum: Why Spectrum's Not Enough

February 6, 2015 10:36 am | by Elliott Drucker | Articles | Comments

Having spent a total of $18.2 billion and $10.4 billion respectively, AT&T and Verizon are likely more than a little bit nervous about their AWS-3 investments.                       

Verizon Confirms Over $15 Billion in Sales of Wireline Assets, Towers

February 5, 2015 4:46 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Verizon will also today begin a $5 billion share buyback program.                                                                                                  

SmartWatch: Going Once, Going Twice...Sold to Dish Network

February 5, 2015 10:59 am | by Alex Shanahan, Manager of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

The FCC's AWS-3 auction got off to a fast-paced start and then an excrutiating grind to the finish line. But we made it...                                                  

Report: Verizon Near $10B Wireline Asset Sale to Frontier

February 5, 2015 10:40 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

The sale is in addition to Verizon’s ongoing efforts to offload $5 billion worth of cellphone towers.                                                       

Title II Elicits Range of Reactions from Wireless Industry

February 4, 2015 4:17 pm | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

It's no surprise that both AT&T and Verizon have promised a bitter legal fight. AT&T has already addressed two strongly worded...                                      

Update: Wheeler Goes Nuclear with Title II Announcement

February 4, 2015 11:35 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The opening salvo in what could be the biggest war the wireless industry has ever seen was just launched Thursday by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler....                      

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