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Wireless Carrier O2 Adds Video Calls To iPhone Plan [Rumor]

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Wireless Carrier O2 Adds Video Calls To iPhone Plan [Rumor]

Softbank Nears Sprint Nextel Deal

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Japanese company Softbank Corp. is near a $20 billion deal to buy a majority stake in Sprint Nextel Corp., people familiar with the matter said, a deal that will give the third-largest U.S. wireless operator more financial firepower to compete with bigger rivals. Softbank, a Japanese telecom and Internet company,...
Softbank Nears Sprint Nextel Deal
Google reportedly plans to launch its wireless carrier service by late 2013

Apple’s Television

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People have been talking about an Apple television for the last couple of years, but nobody knows for sure if the company will actually make one or not. I wouldn’t count Apple out of that market. I’ve long held that Apple will enter markets that it feels it can make...
Apple’s Television
Virgin Mobile launches contract-free HTC One V for just $199

White House Calls for Cellphone 'Unlocking'

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Americans should be able to take their used cellphones and tablets freely from one wireless carrier to another, the White House said after an intense lobbying campaign from Internet activists....
White House Calls for Cellphone 'Unlocking'

PayPal Partners with Japan's SoftBank to Form Digital Payments Joint Venture

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PayPal said late this evening it is establishing a multi-million dollar joint venture with SoftBank, an Internet and telecommunications provider in Japan, to work together on the future of digital payments there. The joint venture will be called PayPal Japan, and while the details are a little bit fuzzy, the...
PayPal Partners with Japan's SoftBank to Form Digital Payments Joint Venture
Report: T-Mobile slashing 100 jobs just before MetroPCS merger
T-Mobile's CEO trashes AT&T's 'crap' service, analyzes mobile porn consumption

Sprint Gets SEC Subpoena Tied to Sales Tax

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Sprint Nextel Corp. said it received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with its probe over the wireless carrier’s collection of state and local taxes. The SEC’s investigation follows a suit filed against Sprint by New York’s attorney general in April, seeking $300 million for...
Sprint Gets SEC Subpoena Tied to Sales Tax
Visualizing the evolution of cell phones over the past 25 years [video]
Sprint buys $480M worth of spectrum and customers from U.S. Cellular
Verizon Wireless gamifies its site and gets 30 percent more logins

iPad Pre-Orders to Start Next Week? [RUMOR]

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Could iPad pre-orders start as early as next week? According to AppAdvice.com, that seems like a possibility. The website cites a “source familiar with the matter” that says US-only presales could begin as soon as February 25.We’re still classifying this very much as a rumor, although Apple has made...
iPad Pre-Orders to Start Next Week? [RUMOR]

China Mobile Starting to Need an iPhone Deal

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More than six years after beginning talks with Apple, China Mobile, China’s largest wireless phone operator, has yet to add the iPhone to its handset portfolio. Negotiations between the two companies proceeded slowly, hamstrung by disagreements over subsidies and China Mobile’s demands for a cut of App Store app sales...
China Mobile Starting to Need an iPhone Deal

Yikes: Sprint may terminate its 15-year agreement with LightSquared

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The country’s third largest wireless carrier, Sprint Nextel, may terminate its 15-year agreement with wholesale wireless startup LightSquared today. Back in July, LightSquared signed a $9 billion 15-year agreement with Sprint to build and host its LTE network, which is crucial for the company to reach the targeted launch...
Yikes: Sprint may terminate its 15-year agreement with LightSquared

Cook, not Nixon, goes to China to strike deal

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Apple CEO Tim Cook met today with Xi Guohua, head of China Mobile, the world's largest wireless carrier, triggering speculation that the two firms will strike a deal this year....
Cook, not Nixon, goes to China to strike deal

A Look at Mobile Markets in Russia and Latin America

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Imagine a wireless market that has the characteristics of both the developed world and the developing world. That’s exactly what Russia is, and it’s what Michael Hecker, vice president of strategy, M&A and corporate development for Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), Russia’s largest wireless carrier, deals with every day. MTS sells iPhones...
A Look at Mobile Markets in Russia and Latin America

T-Mobile defends MetroPCS deal as possible Sprint bid looms

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T-Mobile USA’s Neville Ray. T-Mobile USA’s chief technology officer is defending the technical underpinnings of the company’s proposed combination with MetroPCS, suggesting that T-Mobile would be in a better position than rival Sprint Nextel to absorb the smaller wireless carrier’s spectrum and customers. The comments to analysts follow reports that...
T-Mobile defends MetroPCS deal as possible Sprint bid looms
Samsung Crushed Apple Last Year (In Marketing Spending) (AAPL)
Verizon grows even larger: FCC approves spectrum deal with big cable

Sprint Q2 2012 Earnings: Net Loss Widens To $1.4B, 1.5M iPhones Sold

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U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Nextel has just posted its results for Q2, and while it continues to prepare for a brighter future ahead, it reported widening losses. The loss was $1.4 billion, with negative EPS of $.46 per share, compared to a net loss of $847 million and a diluted net...
Sprint Q2 2012 Earnings: Net Loss Widens To $1.4B, 1.5M iPhones Sold

T-Mobile turns on faster network for unlocked iPhones, just in time for Apple event

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T-Mobile USA remains the only major U.S. wireless carrier that doesn’t sell the iPhone, but the company’s wireless network will be at its best for people using unlocked iPhones on its network at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco next week. With the help of one of its readers,...
T-Mobile turns on faster network for unlocked iPhones, just in time for Apple event

This is what your wireless carrier does to prepare for a hurricane

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It’s hurricane season. Is your wireless carrier ready? Here’s a list of nine things U.S. carriers must to do prep for a big one....
This is what your wireless carrier does to prepare for a hurricane

AT&T Releases Connected Home Security System

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AT&T, the wireless carrier, is looking beyond phones and tablets to make money. The company introduced its connected home security system in 15 cities on Friday....
AT&T Releases Connected Home Security System
Sprint wins, first carrier to roll out Jelly Bean 4.1.1 to Samsung Galaxy S III
Facebook’s New Initiative Promises to Make Cross-Platform Mobile Payments Real

A web geek’s round-up for watching the Super Bowl

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The NFL’s Super Bowl championship football game is routinely one of the most watched televised event of the year with over 100 million viewers. But increasingly, people don’t just want to watch the game, they want to interact with it. For me, that means keeping my iPhone and iPad...
A web geek’s round-up for watching the Super Bowl
Bad credit? No problem! Prepaid iPhone coming to Virgin Mobile
Ice Cream Sandwich now available for AT&T’s HTC Vivid
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