Archive: January, 2013

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Verizon Wireless, Vodafone And Verizon Communications: Still Dominating In …

Verizon Wireless, Vodafone And Verizon Communications: Still Dominating In …News from Seeking Alpha: Verizon Wireless, a mobile network operator, is the largest wireless communications services provider in the United States with 98.2 million subscribers as of Q4, 2012. Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (VZ), 55%, and Vodafone Group PLC (VOD), 45%. […]

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Apple could be losing control of wireless carriers, component suppliers

Apple could be losing control of wireless carriers, component suppliersNews from San Jose Mercury News: SAN FRANCISCO — Apple’s (AAPL) shareholders have been hit by one of the bloodiest weeks in the history of the stock, but wider fallout from such weakness might be more important to the long-term value of their investments. While Apple’s […]

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Mixing, Matching and Charging Less for a Phone Plan

Mixing, Matching and Charging Less for a Phone PlanNews from New York Times: AN Android smartphone with unlimited calls, unlimited texting, unlimited data and no contract, all for $ 19 a month? Really? When I first saw this offer from Republic Wireless, I rubbed my eyes and looked for an asterisk leading to fine print […]

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AT&T to buy wireless spectrum holdings from Verizon for $1.9 billion

AT&T to buy wireless spectrum holdings from Verizon for $ 1.9 billionNews from San Jose Mercury News: NEW YORK — AT&T has inked two deals worth more than $ 2.68 billion this week as it accelerates its push to expand its wireless spectrum holdings to beef up capacity for high-speed services. The No 2. U.S. […]

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AT&T 4th-Quarter Loss Narrows As Wireless Subscriber Growth Accelerates

AT&T 4th-Quarter Loss Narrows As Wireless Subscriber Growth AcceleratesNews from Fox Business: AT&T Inc.’s (T) fourth-quarter loss narrowed as the company’s wireless subscriber growth accelerated, though the telecom giant continued to lose ground to larger rival Verizon. Looking ahead to 2013, AT&T expects revenue growth to exceed 2%, while per-share earnings are expected to grow […]

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Vodafone Pain Seen Boosting Verizon Wireless Deal Odds: Real M&A

Vodafone Pain Seen Boosting Verizon Wireless Deal Odds: Real M&ANews from Bloomberg: Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) may be in its strongest position ever to obtain full control of Verizon Wireless from its venture partner Vodafone Group Plc. (VOD) Verizon Communications shares have risen 22 percent in the last two years. During the same time, Newbury, […]

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Verizon wireless profit margin disappoints, shares off

Verizon wireless profit margin disappoints, shares offNews from Fox Business: Verizon Communications Inc on Tuesday posted a weaker-than-expected wireless operating profit margin due to hefty costs from the sale of smartphones like Apple’s iPhone, but the U.S. telecommunications group promised the number would improve this year. While the company’s bottom line was weaker than anticipated, […]

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Op-ed: Expanding wireless spectrum can address rural health-care disparities

Op-ed: Expanding wireless spectrum can address rural health-care disparitiesNews from The Seattle Times: THERE are encouraging signs that the U.S. government is getting serious about our digital future. Last month, Congress held a hearing to examine spectrum-management laws to ensure there’s adequate wireless-network capacity to meet skyrocketing consumer demand for data. Spectrum makes up the […]

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National view: Wireless access builds rural business opportunities

National view: Wireless access builds rural business opportunitiesNews from Duluth News Tribune: This month at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, once again, mobile innovation took center stage as we marveled at the latest gadgets and apps changing our lives. Yet some of the most profound mobile-fueled transformation is happening in Minnesota, far […]

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Wireless carriers beef up networks for Obama inauguration

Wireless carriers beef up networks for Obama inaugurationNews from CNN: About 900,000 people are expected for presidential inauguration in Washington The potential crush of people has led major wireless carriers to beef up networks For the best chances of sending messages, skip the calls and photos and stick to plain texts Watch CNN’s comprehensive coverage […]

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