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Google Wallet comes to Sprint HTC One, Galaxy Note II, GS4 and US Cellular Note II

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Currently, Google Wallet is available on a plethora of smartphones, but is there really such a thing as too much coverage? Google surely doesn't seem to think so. Earlier today, the company added support for its mobile payment system to the GS4, HTC One (Sprint) and the Galaxy Note...
Google Wallet comes to Sprint HTC One, Galaxy Note II, GS4 and US Cellular Note II

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?

Bloomberg: Dish offers $2 billion for LightSquared's wireless spectrum

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The last few years have been a tumultuous time for LightSquared, with the company's LTE plans facing one hurdle after another that eventually led to a bankruptcy filing. It looks like at least one company is now looking to buy its most valuable asset, though, with Bloomberg reporting that...
Bloomberg: Dish offers $2 billion for LightSquared's wireless spectrum
FreedomPop announces network expansion for nationwide coverage alongside new 3G/4G 'Overdrive Pro' hotspot

Sprint reports record subscriber numbers in Q1, but can't dodge $643 million loss

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Sprint reports record subscriber numbers in Q1, but can't dodge $643 million loss

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

HTC One for Sprint spotted with FCC approval

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The HTC One just made its first official appearance (unless you count its brief showing by Peter Chou at the year-end party as "official") on Tuesday, and while we haven't been given any specific availability in the US, its models are at least starting to receive approval from the...
HTC One for Sprint spotted with FCC approval

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
Clearwire stock jumps 8% on Dish's $5B offer
Sprint sells 1.5 million iPhones in Q1, but subscriptions and revenue are flat

Break your mobile contract, prepaid provider Ting will reimburse you if you switch

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We’ve long been advocates of prepaid mobile phone services. They’re usually an easy way to save money—and avoid those pesky contracts. One problem though, many people still have those pesky contracts, sometimes for as long as a year or two. Breaking them often means being hit with an early...
Break your mobile contract, prepaid provider Ting will reimburse you if you switch

The First Firefox Phone Will Launch This Summer In Five Countries

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Mozilla, the company that makes the Firefox Web browser, will begin selling phones running its new mobile operating system this summer in five countries: Venezuela, Poland, Brazil, Portugal, and Spain. Why the slow rollout? Speaking at AllThingsD's Dive Into Mobile conference today, Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs said Firefox OS will...
The First Firefox Phone Will Launch This Summer In Five Countries

Mark Zuckerberg Is The Voice Behind The "Poke" Notification Sound

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Mark Zuckerberg invented Poking, one of Facebook’s earliest features, so it’s fitting he was part of the small team who built the new Poke app over the last twelve days. Sources say Zuckerberg actually wrote code for Poke despite saying he rarely programs for Facebook anymore. And that voice that...
Mark Zuckerberg Is The Voice Behind The "Poke" Notification Sound

Sprint unveils shared data plans for businesses

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As of Friday, the carrier now lets small businesses share a pool of data among as many as 30 different mobile devices. [Read more]...
Sprint unveils shared data plans for businesses

HTC One event roundup

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For a company whose launch event revolved around a singular device, HTC had a lot on its plate when unveiling the One. After all, the occasion was as much to showcase software as it was hardware. Not to fret -- we've bundled all the relevant stories in one place...
HTC One event roundup
HTC 'Tiara' and Samsung Ativ S Windows Phones arriving at Sprint this summer
Verizon Is Working On A Way To Save You $100 On The iPhone 5 (VZ, AAPL)

A Quarter of Patents This Year Will Be Mobile Related

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If you think the mobile patent wars are winding down, think again. A new report shows that a quarter of U.S. patents issued this year are likely to be related to mobile technology. That’s up from just 5 percent of all patents in 2001, according to analyst Chetan Sharma. In...
A Quarter of Patents This Year Will Be Mobile Related
Sprint celebrates successful LTE launch year, says it's deployed LTE in 49 markets

Sprint will reportedly enter prepaid business itself

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Not content to let its units Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile nab all of the prepaid customers, Sprint is taking action itself. Unfortunately, its standard smartphones aren't part of the deal. [Read more]...
Sprint will reportedly enter prepaid business itself

Samsung signs deal to setup Telefónica's LTE network across Chile

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Samsung has been given the go-ahead to provide and deploy all of Telefónica’s new LTE radio access network across Chile, which will enable Movistar customers to access 4G Internet speeds on their smartphone. The deal is Samsung’s first 4G project with a European operator, and means that it will be...
Samsung signs deal to setup Telefónica's LTE network across Chile

The Best Android Phone On The Planet Is Officially Coming To Verizon This Summer (VZ)

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Verizon announced today via Twitter today that it will begin selling HTC's flagship phone, the One, this summer. The carrier didn't announce a specific launch date or pricing. Until now, the One was only available on AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile. But HTC left out a ton of potential customers because the...
The Best Android Phone On The Planet Is Officially Coming To Verizon This Summer (VZ)

Kyocera Torque hitting Sprint March 8th, carrying $100 price tag and Bear Grylls' seal of approval

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We first heard about -- and went to town on -- Kyocera's latest smartphone toward the end of last month. Thankfully, the Torque happens to be an "ultra-rugged" device, meaning its creators didn't mind at all when we tossed it against a wall or two. The LTE-packing Ice Cream...
Kyocera Torque hitting Sprint March 8th, carrying $100 price tag and Bear Grylls' seal of approval
U.S. Cellular to Begin Offering Apple Products Later This Year
BlackBerry Q10 to be available at all four major US carriers with suggested price of $249

Briefly: $50 Best Buy gift card promo, iKey StreetCase

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Best Buy is currently offering complimentary $50 gift cards to all customers that active a new mobile phone. The offer is valid on Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile phones activated with a two-year agreement at Best Buy, Best Buy Mobile or BestBuy.com. To receive the gift car customers must first...
Briefly: $50 Best Buy gift card promo, iKey StreetCase

Briefly: Sprint Galaxy S4 delay, T-Mobile BlackBerry Q10 announcement

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Due to some unexpected inventory difficulties Sprint has been forced to delay its full launch of the Samsung Galaxy S4. The company plans to make the Galaxy S4 available through its online store and telesales on Saturday April 27th as planned, while retail stores and other channels receiving devices will...
Briefly: Sprint Galaxy S4 delay, T-Mobile BlackBerry Q10 announcement

FreedomPop Raises a Few More Million to Further Disrupt Mobile Broadband

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FreedomPop, the Niklas Zennstrom-backed mobile broadband company, is adding another $4.3 million to its coffers. The funding will come from its existing investors, but at a higher valuation than its Series A round, CEO Stephen Stokols said in an interview. Since last year, FreedomPop has been selling various add-on sleeves,...
FreedomPop Raises a Few More Million to Further Disrupt Mobile Broadband

FCC: Sprint buyout likely on track for late May

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It looks like smooth sailing for Japanese carrier Softbank's purchase of Sprint and Clearwire assets, at least where the FCC is concerned. [Read more]...
FCC: Sprint buyout likely on track for late May
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