As much as T-Mobile wants to be an “uncarrier,” its network still depends on precious wireless spectrum. Now, the company is gearing up for its next big spectrum purchase.
Sprint has finally completed its acquisition of wireless high speed provider Clearwire, which will help give Sprint customers faster data speeds and more bandwidth.
It’s a takeover that would satisfy the satellite TV company’s wireless ambitions, while also squashing takeover efforts by Japan’s Softbank.
This deal comes at the conclusion of Verizon’s huge spectrum-buying spree.
Dish Network has won approval from the Federal Communications Commission to start using its $9 billion worth of spectrum, a move that could shake up the wireless market.
It looks like Google and Microsoft might be getting into the wireless network business — at least in the U.K.
The dust is settling from yesterday’s news that AT&T has given up its T-Mobile acquisition plans, and it turns out even a failed merger is quite expensive.
AT&T has abandoned its plans to take over T-Mobile due to too much opposition from the FCC and the Department of Justice, the company announced this afternoon.
Communications giant Verizon is scaling back efforts to grow its FiOS television and Internet services, according to comments made by the company’s Chief Executive Lowell McAdams during the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New York Wednesday.
In a bid to shore up its 4G wireless network, Verizon has agreed to buy 122 wireless services licenses from Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, the company announced today.
Major wireless carriers are satisfied with their current progress in evolving their networks to meet the needs of increasingly data-hungry customers, according to top executives from Sprint, AT&T and Verizon who participated in a panel at the CTIA Wireless 2011 convention in Orlando, Fla.
Jim Cramer, host of CNBC’s Mad Money, moderated a panel consisting of top wireless executives from AT&T, Verizon Wireless and Sprint that discussed topics ranging from the possibility of a spectrum crunch to AT&T’s just-announced deal to purchase T-Mobile.