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AT&T to Increase Spending on a Big Network Expansion

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AT&T said on Wednesday that it would increase spending on equipment and infrastructure for its phone and Internet services over the coming years, which should give customers stronger, more reliable service....
AT&T to Increase Spending on a Big Network Expansion

AT&T to expand 4G LTE coverage to 12 more cities following iPad announcement

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AT&T will expand 4G LTE service to 12 new markets in the wake of the new iPad's launch, the company stated in a press release today. Locations that will be blessed with the faster service include three cities in Ohio, three in Indiana, and Staten Island in New York...
AT&T to expand 4G LTE coverage to 12 more cities following iPad announcement

Telefonica’s Wayra teams with Microsoft Corporation to support tech entrepreneurs

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Telefonica Digital’s tech start-up accelerator programme, Wayra, which launched in the UK last month, has signed an agreement to join forces with Microsoft Corporation to help out technology entrepreneurs. The two companies will work together to provide tools, knowledge and technical training for projects supported by the Wayra initiative. The...
Telefonica’s Wayra teams with Microsoft Corporation to support tech entrepreneurs
FreedomPop announces network expansion for nationwide coverage alongside new 3G/4G 'Overdrive Pro' hotspot

EU stands with the US against proposed ITU internet changes: 'If it ain't broke, don't fix it'

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While Russia and some African, Asian and Middle Eastern countries want to tax foreign content providers and track web-based traffic, the EU has formed a bloc with the US to kibosh any such changes. The showdown will happen at the ITU in Dubai next month, during a meeting of...
EU stands with the US against proposed ITU internet changes: 'If it ain't broke, don't fix it'
Sprint to end deal with LightSquared, report claims

EU Digital Commissioner Pushes For Better European 4G Rollout To Support iPhone, iPad And Others

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The European Union’s Commissioner For The Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes told a conference in Brussels on Tuesday that the EU’s member nations should throw their support behind a plan to invest EU funds in 4G network expansion and improvement, in order to provide their citizens with consistent, widespread access to...
EU Digital Commissioner Pushes For Better European 4G Rollout To Support iPhone, iPad And Others

China Unicom says partnering with Apple was a good thing, we feign surprise

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China Unicom saw a 14 percent bump in profits for 2011, with company execs attributing much of that gain to its exclusivity deal on the iPhone. Despite the increased income, China's second largest network still fell short of analyst estimates, with much of the blame being pinned on the...
China Unicom says partnering with Apple was a good thing, we feign surprise

Verizon's Q4 2013 Sees Revenues Miss At $29.4B, EPS Beat At $0.68, Now Has 98.9M Total Customers

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Verizon reported its Q4 2013 earnings today, including revenue for the quarter of $29.4B and EPS of $0.68. The results were mixed, topping expectations in terms of earnings per share, and falling slightly below prediction in terms of revenue estimates, according to Yahoo!’s analyst consensus. Total revenues were up 4.2 percent...
Verizon's Q4 2013 Sees Revenues Miss At $29.4B, EPS Beat At $0.68, Now Has 98.9M Total Customers

Sprint's 4G LTE comes to 11 new cities

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Sprint announced today the expansion of its 4G LTE network to customers in 11 new cities and counties. The network expansion will allow customers in Indiana, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Kansas, and Virginia to access Sprint's 4G LTE speeds on devices such as the Galaxy S III, Evo 4G LTE,...
Sprint's 4G LTE comes to 11 new cities

AT&T buys 700MHz mobile sprectrum from Verizon for $1.9 billion to boost its US LTE deployment

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In a move to further boost its 4G LTE deployment in the US, AT&T has acquired a batch of 700 MHz B band spectrum from its major rival Verizon in a $1.9 billion cash deal. AT&T says that the 700 MHz licenses will cover more than 42 million people across 18...
AT&T buys 700MHz mobile sprectrum from Verizon for $1.9 billion to boost its US LTE deployment

Sprint looks to raise another $2b for LTE, Clearwire

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Sprint announced that it would issue corporate bonds worth approximately $2 billion in a private sale. The company hinted that the proceeds of the sale might be used to support "network expansion and modernization and potential funding of Clearwire Corporation," among other uses. Clearwire has been seeking additional investment as...
Sprint looks to raise another $2b for LTE, Clearwire
Verizon's 4G network is about to get a lot more rural

AT&T exceeds LTE deployment plan ahead of schedule, now covers more than 150 million people in the US

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Confirming the deployment of LTE networks in cities across the US today, AT&T today announced that it has surpassed its 2012 deployment plan ahead of schedule and is now covering more than 150 million people in the country. The milestone sees AT&T more than doubled its 4G LTE coverage available at...
AT&T exceeds LTE deployment plan ahead of schedule, now covers more than 150 million people in the US
Sprint seeks an additional $2 billion from investors
T-Mobile still eager to pick up iPhone users, offers data speed boost for unlocked iPhones

Fon scores a big one: crowdsourced Wi-Fi community signs DT for millions of hotspots

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It may not be the investment that was rumored earlier this year, but Deutsche Telekom has struck a deal with the crowdsourced Wi-Fi outfit Fon to provide coverage across Germany. This comes a month after Fon signed with a DT subsidiary in Croatia – a country, as we pointed out...
Fon scores a big one: crowdsourced Wi-Fi community signs DT for millions of hotspots

ZTE Is Betting On China's Nascent 4G Network To Bolster Its Flagging Profitability

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ZTE is honing in on increased investment in 4G networks by China’s major telecom operators as it struggles to catch up with domestic rival Huawei Technologies, reports Reuters. ZTE and Huawei are expected to compete for most 4G network contracts with China’s three major carriers (China Mobile, China Unicom, and...
ZTE Is Betting On China's Nascent 4G Network To Bolster Its Flagging Profitability

FCC approves Verizon deal to buy cable company spectrum, asks for concessions

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Verizon received the Department of Justice's blessing for its cable company spectrum purchase last week, and now it's the FCC's turn to rubber stamp the plan. The agency has followed Chairman Julius Genachowski's recommendation and voted that Verizon can snap up the relevant AWS airspace as part of its...
FCC approves Verizon deal to buy cable company spectrum, asks for concessions

T-Mobile's LTE ambitions get real: network expansion, the BlackBerry Z10 and an OTA update for the Galaxy Note II

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AT&T's failed acquisition was the best thing to ever happen to T-Mobile. As a consequence of the failed merger, the fourth place wireless carrier received AWS spectrum in over 100 markets, a cash payout in the billions and an extensive roaming agreement with Ma Bell. All of which pushed...
T-Mobile's LTE ambitions get real: network expansion, the BlackBerry Z10 and an OTA update for the Galaxy Note II

Fon partners with Deutsche Telekom to 'blanket Germany with WiFi', keeps mum on funding talks

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Leading Germany telco Deutsche Telekom has been rumored to consider buying a stake in Spain-based Fon, but no official word on that yet. What the two companies did announce today is a partnership to build the largest WiFi network in the carrier’s home country. The joint initiative will launch this...
Fon partners with Deutsche Telekom to 'blanket Germany with WiFi', keeps mum on funding talks

AT&T sets out plan to invest $14 billion in its wireline IP network, 4G coverage and growth initiatives

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AT&T will invest $14 billion over the next three years to improve its wireless and wireline IP broadbank networks in the United States. The investment plan, which the company has codenamed Project Velocity IP, is designed to try and expand the services which are experiencing the most growth and increased...
AT&T sets out plan to invest $14 billion in its wireline IP network, 4G coverage and growth initiatives

Arieso gets big bandwidth out of the smallest cell

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U.K. network monitoring company Arieso made a big splash in the U.S. in January, when it published figures showing that the iPhone 4S consumed double the amount of data of its Apple smartphone predecessors, a trend Arieso attributed to the device’s new voice interface Siri. Several months and — Arieso...
Arieso gets big bandwidth out of the smallest cell

T-Mobile boasts 1M users of Bobsled, touts $4B network expansion as FCC defends merger breakup with AT&T

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T-Mobile USA says that its Bobsled web phone service has surpassed the one million user mark, a milestone that comes just a year after the Bellevue carrier launched the offering. The service allows users to make free calls over mobile and Wi-Fi devices, and last fall added the capability to...
T-Mobile boasts 1M users of Bobsled, touts $4B network expansion as FCC defends merger breakup with AT&T

Here's why tablets (yes, tablets!) will replace the smartphone

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I’m sure to get the “you’re off your rocker” commentary on this one, but I make a living by looking ahead in the world of mobile technology. And what I see now is a trend that I’ve watched build for nearly a half-dozen years. Thanks to pace of mobile network...
Here's why tablets (yes, tablets!) will replace the smartphone

AT&T Will Offer LTE To 300 Million People By 2014

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AT&T announced this morning that it would invest $14 billion to significantly expand its wireless and wireline broadband networks, with its 4G LTE network expansion expected to cover 300 million people by the end of 2014. The plan, dubbed “Project Velocity IP (or “VIP” for short) also includes expanding AT&T’s...
AT&T Will Offer LTE To 300 Million People By 2014

FCC tweaks Broadband Acceleration Initiative to expedite network expansion, temporary cell tower deployment

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Waiting for LTE to roll out to your neighborhood? FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski understands, and he's trying to speed up the process. The commission's head honcho recently announced new actions to the Broadband Acceleration Initiative, clarifying technical provisions within the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of...
FCC tweaks Broadband Acceleration Initiative to expedite network expansion, temporary cell tower deployment
Eduardo Saverin's 2004 Facebook ads sales kit: we know who's gay

Sprint’s Aging iDEN Network Could Go Dark As Soon As June 2013

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Sprint CEO Dan Hesse has been planning to kill off the carrier’s aging iDEN network since 2010, but now Sprint has finally delivered a date for iDEN’s demise. The carrier has just announced that they plan to pull the plug on their iDEN network as soon as June 30, 2013....
Sprint’s Aging iDEN Network Could Go Dark As Soon As June 2013

T-Mobile accuses Verizon Wireless of hoarding spectrum

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Earlier this week, T-Mobile filed a petition to encourage the FCC to deny Verizon Wireless the ability to purchase the AWS spectrum owned by SpectrumCo (owned by Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Bright House Networks) and Cox. In its petition, T-Mobile USA accuses Verizon Wireless of acquiring AWS spectrum “to...
T-Mobile accuses Verizon Wireless of hoarding spectrum
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