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MVNO Ting grows accounts by 36%, is seeing increased churn among GSM users

Ting Mobile saw the number of accounts on its network increase by 36 percent last year over 2014, according to parent company Tucows Inc., and the number of devices increased by 37 percent.

Verizon iPhone customers to get Wi-Fi calling through Apple's iOS 9.3 beta

Verizon said it will offer Wi-Fi calling to its iPhone customers through Apple's iOS 9.3 operating system update.

SoftBank's Son: Sprint is 'showing definitive signs of a turnaround'

Sprint "is showing definitive signs of a turnaround," SoftBank Chairman Masayoshi Son said, according to Bloomberg. And its budget will continue to get leaner.

Report: Columbia Capital, other investment firms eye FCC's 600 MHz incentive auction

Some major cable companies have expressed lukewarm interest in the FCC's upcoming incentive auction of TV broadcasters' 600 MHz spectrum, but at least one Beltway-area investment firm is planning to participate, according to The Washington Post.

Opera's board moving forward with $1.2B takeover offer from Chinese consortium

Opera Software said it has received a $1.2 billion buyout offer from a consortium of Chinese Internet companies including the security firm Qihoo 360. The company's board unanimously recommended the deal to shareholders.

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Richard Plepler, CEO of HBO, has finally come out with the number of subscribers to the linear version of the premium network, HBO Now. So far, total subscribership after just nine months is 800,000. That is much lower than a 2015 guesstimate by MoffettNathanson that pegged the subscriber count at 1.6 million.