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Verizon plans sweeping wireless revamp

By Bloomberg News Verizon Wireless is planning a sweeping upgrade of its network this year after surging congestion and deteriorating speed allowed AT&T Inc. to close the gap on service quality. Following years of Verizon dominating the industry in speed … Continue reading

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Sprint shareholders approve SoftBank’s $21.6B offer

By Phil Goldstein Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) shareholders overwhelmingly approved Japanese operator SoftBank’s offer to acquire 78 percent of Sprint in a $21.6 billion deal, handing SoftBank and its CEO Masayoshi Son a major victory in SoftBank’s quest to outbid Charlie Ergen’s Dish Network (NASDAQ: … Continue reading

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Sprint, Clearwire Agree to New $5 Per Share Acquisition Deal

By Ben Munson Sprint today announced that Clearwire has accepted Sprint’s raised bid of $5 per share to buy out Clearwire. The new deal values Clearwire at approximately $14 billion and represents a 47 percent premium over Sprint’s previous offer … Continue reading

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Report: VZW, T-MO Not Part of NSA Surveillance Program

  By Andrew Berg   Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile may not have been required to particpate in the NSAs phone surveillance program.Citing people familiar with the matter, the Wall Street Journal today reported that the NSA may have exempted T-Mobile … Continue reading

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Sprint: You Want National Security? We Got Your National Security

By David Benoit Facing noise from Washington and Englewood, Colo. about whether its sale to Japan’s SoftBank Corp. (9984.TO +9.52%) would raise national-security issues Sprint Nextel (S -0.62%) has gone about as high as it could in the national-security system … Continue reading

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AT&T, Sprint also part of NSA’s phone data collection probe

By Sean Buckley The National Security Agency’s phone and data collection effort targeting Verizon (NYSE: VZ) also included AT&T (NYSE: T) and Sprint (NYSE: S), according to various reports. While Verizon was initially the only provider named by The Guardian … Continue reading

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Dish Network to make $25.5 billion Sprint bid

By Kim Hjelmgaard Dish Network is launching a $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel. The offer is an attempt to scupper Softbank of Japan’s acquisition of the major U.S. wireless carrier. Dish said it’s offer is superior to the Japan … Continue reading

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Verizon’s new pricing plan is a godsend for Sprint

Maybe Verizon’s 4G deployment was impacting the bottom line a little too hard? Or, maybe Verizon is just be greedy? A rare win Sprint. Verizon’s new pricing plan is a godsend for Sprint | Wireless – CNET News.

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The Apps That Eat Your Wireless Data

If you have a tiered data plan for cellular phone, this is some great information! The Apps That Eat Your Wireless Data | Wireless Week.

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Samsung launches Galaxy tablet for U.S. market

Just when I was considering purchasing an Evo or Epic. Now, I have another option to consider! 🙂 Samsung launches Galaxy tablet for U.S. market | Reuters.

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