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RIM under pressure to slash carrier fees, which now account for one-third of revenue

Rumor: Verizon, AT&T in talks to acquire Vodafone, denied

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Verizon and AT&T are said to be working together in order to acquire and then break apart Vodafone, according to a rumor. After purchasing the British carrier, Verizon would in theory take control of Vodafone's 45-percent share of Verizon Wireless, while AT&T would own all assets located outside of the...
Rumor: Verizon, AT&T in talks to acquire Vodafone, denied

Outgoing FCC chair: Wireless dominance by AT&T and Verizon a "very bad thing"

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Julius Genachowski, the outgoing chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today touted his agency's record in promoting wireless competition over the last four years. And he warned that allowing AT&T and Verizon Wireless, the market leaders, to snap up all of the spectrum in an upcoming wireless auction...
Outgoing FCC chair: Wireless dominance by AT&T and Verizon a "very bad thing"

RovAir Aims to be the Airbnb of Mobile Broadband Plans

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Got a mobile broadband device that you only really use a few times a month? Me too. If you’re sick of two-year contracts and monthly fees that go mostly to a gadget that sits idle in your bag until you’re out of range, there are a couple of different alternative...
RovAir Aims to be the Airbnb of Mobile Broadband Plans

Broadband competition fears may lead DOJ to block Verizon spectrum deal

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The Justice Department is "holding up" Verizon Wireless' deal to buy spectrum from cable companies, over concerns that the deal and related swaps will leave many US residents with only one option for broadband Internet service, the Wall Street Journal reported last night. Verizon last December announced an agreement to...
Broadband competition fears may lead DOJ to block Verizon spectrum deal

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
Verizon Wireless launches Share Everything plans

AT&T matches Verizon smartphone for smartphone; activates 8.6M iPhones

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It doesn’t matter how long AT&T has had the iPhone; it just keeps selling more. Ma Bell had another record-setting quarter thanks to Apple, activating 8.6 million iPhones and selling a total of 10.2 million smartphones overall in the last three months of 2012. Of those 8.6 million iPhones, only...
AT&T matches Verizon smartphone for smartphone; activates 8.6M iPhones

U.S. Federal Law Enforcement Says It's Impossible to Wiretap iMessage Conversations

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CNET has obtained a 'sensitive' U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency document that says it is impossible for law enforcement agencies to eavesdrop on iMessage conversations, even with a court order, because of Apple's "secure end-to-end encryption". The memo appears to be aimed at informing DEA agents that while they may have...
U.S. Federal Law Enforcement Says It's Impossible to Wiretap iMessage Conversations

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 Wireless CEO gives props to BlackBerry, Windows Phone

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He also reiterates Verizon Wireless' goal of offering voice over LTE by 2014, which he says will be "an exceptional experience." [Read more]...
Verizon Wireless CEO gives props to BlackBerry, Windows Phone
Why Does Apple Announce iPhone Pricing And Availability But Other Phone Makers Don't?
Verizon Wireless gamifies its site and gets 30 percent more logins

Nokia teases Lumia 928 but still mum on launch date

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Nokia has confirmed the upcoming launch of the long-rumored Lumia 928, with a website that hints at advanced camera features.The Lumia 928 will be an upgraded version of the existing flagship Lumia 920, and is expected to become available via U.S. operator Verizon Wireless. The website shows someone taking...
Nokia teases Lumia 928 but still mum on launch date
Verizon Wireless says 4G LTE rollout to be completed by mid-2013

Verizon offers another way to pick up a Square reader, make your eventual fortune

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Not that there's been a lack of ways to pickup a Square credit card reader, but if you happen to find yourself in a Verizon Wireless store with a few extra bucks and the burning desire to open your own boutique business (and you're not craving coffee or a...
Verizon offers another way to pick up a Square reader, make your eventual fortune

Vodafone shares reach 10-year high

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Rumoured £161bn takeover bid by US firms AT&T and Verizon would dwarf AOL's acquisition of Time Warner in 2000Vodafone's shares hit a decade high on Tuesday on renewed rumours that the mobile phone company may be subject to a £161bn bid - which would smash previous takeover records.Shares in Vodafone...
Vodafone shares reach 10-year high
US DOJ just barely preserves competition between Verizon FiOS, cable

T-Mobile And MetroPCS To Merge

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The fourth and fifth largest U.S. wireless carriers finally get FCC approval. The Federal Communications Commission announced Tuesday that it has given approval to T-Mobile merging with MetroPCS. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said that allowing the fourth and fifth largest U.S. wireless carriers to combine will benefit consumers. One...
T-Mobile And MetroPCS To Merge

Vodafone CEO Leaves Options Open on Verizon

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Vittorio Colao, chief executive of Vodafone Group, left the door open to the possibility of a near-term deal that would change the ownership of one of the most closely watched partnerships in the telecom industry: Mobile-phone giant Verizon Wireless. Asked in an interview whether the ownership of U.S.-based Verizon Wireless...
Vodafone CEO Leaves Options Open on Verizon

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
AT&T will reportedly announce the Nokia Lumia 920 on Friday
Verizon grows even larger: FCC approves spectrum deal with big cable

Vodafone chief unsure about changing Verizon ownership -- report

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Speaking to The Wall Street Journal, Vittorio Colao said that he's unsure whether his 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless will be reduced in a year's time. [Read more]...
Vodafone chief unsure about changing Verizon ownership -- report

aisle411 buys indoor geo-location firm WiLocate's technology assets, IP

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Mobile retail navigation service provider aisle411 today announced that it has acquired the indoor positioning technology assets and certain patents pending of geo-location company WiLocate. The move is meant to expand aisle411′s existing in-store search and navigation offerings. Aisle411 already offers an indoor map and search solution, covering more than...
aisle411 buys indoor geo-location firm WiLocate's technology assets, IP
Verizon Wireless to begin using mobile usage data for new targeted ad service

Verizon may offer LG Optimus F5 as Lucid 2

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The new mid-range LG smartphone introduced at Mobile World Congress could soon find a home at Verizon Wireless. [Read more]...
Verizon may offer LG Optimus F5 as Lucid 2

5 Smartphones To Rival The iPhone 5

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The biggest tech announcement of the year is set to be made tomorrow as Apple will unveil its newest iPhone to the masses. The iPhone launched the smartphone revolution, but five years after its debut, Apple's signature product is just one of many great options. Below we present the top...
5 Smartphones To Rival The iPhone 5

Nokia shows signs of life, but North America market still a blip

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Sales remain small -- albeit growing -- in region despite a strong push by AT&T and its phones showing up at Verizon Wireless. [Read more]...
Nokia shows signs of life, but North America market still a blip
Samsung Galaxy S III wireless chargers popping up in Verizon stores
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