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Two Networks, One Company: T-Mobile Explains Why Its MetroPCS Deal Can Work

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When T-Mobile announced its deal this week to acquire MetroPCS, one of the first concerns raised by outsiders was the fact that today the two companies use a different type of network technology. T-Mobile’s network has evolved from the type of system used by AT&T while MetroPCS has historically relied...
Two Networks, One Company: T-Mobile Explains Why Its MetroPCS Deal Can Work
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Lucky numbers: Should you get a 7 or a 10 inch tablet?

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For as long as tablets have been a thing, the devices have ranged across a spectrum of sizes, from a too-massive 13 inches down to a dubious not-quite-sure-if-this-is-a-tablet 5 inches. Most manufacturers aren't even ashamed of the fractional inches attached to the screen size, to the point that such fractionals...
Lucky numbers: Should you get a 7 or a 10 inch tablet?

Verizon in talks to lease Clearwire spectrum for $1.5 billion

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Verizon could be looking to bolster its wireless network with Clearwire spectrum, according to the Wall Street Journal. The potential deal, of which little is known at the moment, would see the nation's number one wireless operator forking over $1.5 billion for use of Clearwire's spectrum. Leasing spectrum an...
Verizon in talks to lease Clearwire spectrum for $1.5 billion

What is the UK's 4G spectrum worth?

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This week on Tech Weekly Charles Arthur, the Guardian's technology editor and telecoms correspondent Juliette Garside discuss how the sale of the UK's 4G spectrum will take place, what it might net the exchequer and what it will mean for customers.Also Jemima Kiss, the Guardian's digital correspondent talks to Mike...
What is the UK's 4G spectrum worth?
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Dish Networks Wins a $9 Billion Spectrum Prize

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Dish Networks won FCC approval to convert satellite airwaves to cellphone use--seeing the value of its $3 billion investment quadruple to as much as $12 billion....
Dish Networks Wins a $9 Billion Spectrum Prize

How Online Searches Influence Voting: Going Negative Doesn't Work

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A new joint Harris/BrandYourself study released Monday shows that nearly one third of U.S. adults have looked up information about a candidate online, which puts more onus on campaigns to get their online messaging straight. Encouragingly in the face of so much negative political messaging, positive information found online...
How Online Searches Influence Voting: Going Negative Doesn't Work

Desperate to become a wireless broadband player, Dish ups bid for Clearwire

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Folks, we’re in a good old-fashioned bidding war! Dish has now upped its own bid for Clearwire to $4.40 per share, $1.00 per share more than Sprint’s current offer of $3.40 per share—and noticeably higher than Dish’s own previous offer of $3.30. Both companies are after Clearwire’s significant spectrum...
Desperate to become a wireless broadband player, Dish ups bid for Clearwire

NTT DoCoMo details its 150Mbps LTE rollout, plans to double base stations

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To this day, relatively few wireless carriers offer LTE at its loftiest 150Mbps speeds. We'll soon get to count NTT DoCoMo among those ranks, however. Alongside the launch of its summer phone lineup, the Japanese network has firmed up some details of its Xi speed-up plans. The initial rollout...
NTT DoCoMo details its 150Mbps LTE rollout, plans to double base stations

Verizon bids for spectrum from Clearwire while Dish attempts merger with Sprint

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Verizon Wireless, which recently teamed up with telecommunications giant Comcast Corporation, is reportedly offering Clearwire Corp $1.5 billion in an effort to lease spectrum from the wireless communications company, according to The Wall Street Journal. Meanwhile, Dish Network has motioned toward a $25.5 billion bid to merge with Sprint,...
Verizon bids for spectrum from Clearwire while Dish attempts merger with Sprint
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Google in talks with Dish to build wireless network, report says

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It already sells phones and tablets, provides a wealth of online services and has been laying high-speed fiber to people's homes. Now Google is apparently considering a wireless network service as well. Google has been in talks with satellite TV provider Dish Network over a possible partnership to build...
Google in talks with Dish to build wireless network, report says

T-Mobile CEO: We're not interested in Verizon's spectrum

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T-Mobile CEO Philipp Humm said Verizon should divest some of the more valuable spectrum it plans to acquire from the cable providers. [Read more]...
T-Mobile CEO: We're not interested in Verizon's spectrum

LightSquared pitches new plans to FCC in attempt to end GPS interference hex

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If you thought filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy was the final chapter in LightSquared's wireless network saga, you'd be wrong. Hedge-fund manager Philip Falcone is back at the FCC's doorstep with yet another proposal, which he hopes might snatch the maligned network from the jaws of GPS interference-related troubles....
LightSquared pitches new plans to FCC in attempt to end GPS interference hex
FCC ends Verizon 'open access' investigation over tethering apps, levies $1.25m fine

Justice Department Clears Verizon Spectrum Deal, Requires Changes

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The Justice Department on Thursday granted antitrust clearance to Verizon Wireless’s $3.9 billion deal to acquire airwaves from several cable companies including Comcast Corp., but it required the companies to make changes to their side agreements to sell each other’s services. The department also granted clearance to a contingent deal...
Justice Department Clears Verizon Spectrum Deal, Requires Changes

Verizon signs first deal to sell lower 700MHz spectrum following the AWS handover, acts on its promise

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Verizon used the prospect of selling lower-block 700MHz spectrum as a carrot to lure in the US government: it would share the wireless wealth only if it was cleared to buy cable company spectrum in the AWS bands. Now that the DOJ and FCC have greenlit the cable purchase,...
Verizon signs first deal to sell lower 700MHz spectrum following the AWS handover, acts on its promise

Richard Branson Claims People May Confuse 'I Am Not A Virgin Jeans' With His Virgin Properties

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Forbes has an article about how lawyers representing Richard Brandson's Virgin property have sent a letter to "I Am Not A Virgin," a small jeans company in NYC, complaining about its attempt to register the trademark on its name in the US. The Forbes report falsely states that it's a...
Richard Branson Claims People May Confuse 'I Am Not A Virgin Jeans' With His Virgin Properties
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Hospital Medical Devices to Go Wireless

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The FCC is expected to vote to open up spectrum, easing patient monitoring and making corporate product development less risky....
Hospital Medical Devices to Go Wireless

FCC proposal hopes to grow WiFi spectrum by 35 percent, reduce hotspot congestion

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Sick of overloaded public WiFi? So is the FCC. Back at CES FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said we were heading for a WiFi "traffic jam," and promised to work with Government agencies to score public networks a little extra spectrum. In an effort to make good on the pledge,...
FCC proposal hopes to grow WiFi spectrum by 35 percent, reduce hotspot congestion

T-Mobile Launches Big Push to Get Customers to Bring Their Own iPhone

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Like a host with an empty wine cellar, T-Mobile is hosting a party but encouraging guests to bring their own bottle. Or, in this case, to bring their own iPhone. This week, the No. 4 U.S. carrier is kicking off a push that will encourage customers to bring their own...
T-Mobile Launches Big Push to Get Customers to Bring Their Own iPhone

Sprint plans $10 monthly charge for iDEN push-to-talk subs in the new year

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For Nextel push-to-talk subs, the writing's been on the wall for some time now, what with that legacy service destined to sunset on June 30th, 2013. But for those unwilling to heed Sprint's many early warnings and make the switch to its CDMA-based Direct Connect plan before this coming...
Sprint plans $10 monthly charge for iDEN push-to-talk subs in the new year

LG Spectrum 2 available from Verizon Wireless today for $99.99

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Verizon Wireless has just announced that the LG Spectrum 2 smartphone is now available for purchase from its online store for $99.99 with a new two-year agreement. The Spectrum 2 follows the Spectrum from last year and features a 4.7-inch, True HD IPS 720p display, dual-core Qualcomm S4 processor...
LG Spectrum 2 available from Verizon Wireless today for $99.99

Dish warns the FCC its 4G LTE might come in earnest as late as 2016

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Dish has been tranquil about facing a longer FCC review period for its planned LTE-based 4G network, and now we might have an idea as to why. The satellite TV giant is telling the FCC that it only expects coverage to reach up to 60 million potential customers "within...
Dish warns the FCC its 4G LTE might come in earnest as late as 2016

Nexus 4 reportedly able to get LTE in select US markets where Band 4 is available

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You might not need to move to Canada after all, LTE-seeking Nexus 4 owners. It appears that several users on the XDA Developers forums claim you can tap into LTE Band 4, which the Google phone requires for LTE, in select US markets where AT&T has AWS 1700 /...
Nexus 4 reportedly able to get LTE in select US markets where Band 4 is available
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