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Analyst: Smartphone sales will lead consumer electronics market in 2015

MALTA--Declining smartphone prices will spark demand and result in smartphones being the leading consumer electronics category in 2015, according to global research firm GfK.

Comcast/Time Warner Cable deal dies, as AT&T appears set to close DirecTV combination

And then it just died. Comcast said it is ending its $45.2 billion bid to buy Time Warner Cable and create the nation's largest cable and broadband company. The decision to drop the deal likely clears the way for regulators to approve AT&T $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV.

Crown Castle now gets 7% of its revenue from small cells, sees strong growth ahead

Crown Castle is seeing a strong uptick in its business from deploying small cells. Indeed, the company said small cells now make up 7 percent of the tower company's site rental revenue.

América Móvil's TracFone loses 318K subs in Q1, partially due to Lifeline changes

América Móvil's U.S. MVNO, TracFone Wireless, lost 318,000 total customers in the first quarter, which it blamed largely on disconnections it had to make related to its participation in the federal Lifeline phone program.

Analyst: U.S. carriers and Dish now hold spectrum worth $368B

U.S. wireless carriers along with Dish Network sit on wireless spectrum worth around $368 billion collectively, according to a report from a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs.

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