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Amazon's sequential cloud growth slips, faces greater competition from Microsoft, IBM

While Amazon Web Services (AWS) may be the top cloud provider, it appears that its grip on the market is slipping while rivals Microsoft and IBM are driving new growth, according to Synergy Research Group.

Verizon resolves massive billing system outage, rolls out XLTE to 300-plus markets

Verizon Wireless reported the resolution of problems with its online portal that impacted thousands of customers and its own retail stores in certain parts of the country. The operator also announced that it has deployed XLTE, the brand name for LTE deployed over its AWS spectrum, to more than 300 markets.

Verizon touts numbers behind its XLTE rollout

Verizon Wireless' marketing push behind its newly branded "XLTE" network includes an infographic highlighting some of the numbers underlying this higher-capacity service, which runs over the operator's AWS spectrum.

Verizon confirms 'XLTE' marketing for LTE network to highlight AWS deployments

Verizon Wireless confirmed it is starting to market its LTE network running on its AWS spectrum as an "XLTE" network, providing more capacity to customers.

Report: Verizon could challenge Sprint Spark with AWS-powered 'XLTE' branding

Verizon Wireless will soon start marketing its LTE network running on its AWS spectrum as an "XLTE" network, according to the blog  Droid-Life.

tw telecom, DuPont Fabros provide direct connection to Amazon Web Services

tw telecom and DuPont Fabros Technology (DFT) have established a pact that will give DFT business customers a direct access to Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services suite.

AT&T to buy 700 MHz, AWS spectrum from NTCH, MilkyWay Broadband and Paul Bunyan

AT&T Mobility is seeking to buy more 700 MHz and AWS spectrum, indicating that even as it pushes for more airwave through auctions it is still intent on gobbling up spectrum on the secondary market.

Analysts: AT&T to roll out new Cricket prepaid strategy at the end of Q2

AT&T's acquisition of Leap Wireless and its Cricket brand has now received FCC approval, but it will be a few months before AT&T aggressively promotes what it has dubbed the "new Cricket," according to financial analysts.

FCC approves AT&T's acquisition of Cricket provider Leap, with divestitures

The FCC approved AT&T's acquisition of Leap Wireless, the last hurdle the Tier 1 carrier needed to overcome to gain control of the regional prepaid provider and its Cricket brand. AT&T has vowed to retain the Cricket brand and compete aggressively on price in the prepaid market using the brand.

T-Mobile to upgrade 2G EDGE network to LTE in coverage push

T-Mobile US said it will upgrade its 2G EDGE network to LTE almost completely by the middle of 2015 as part of a wider effort to expand its LTE coverage footprint. However, it's unclear exactly how many T-Mobile subscribers will be upgraded from 2G EDGE to LTE, and what the effort will cost.