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Prediction: 700 MHz auction turns into business as usual

Pundits are excited about the opportunity for players other than the Verizon's and AT&T's to change the landscape of the mobile industry. But will the 700 MHz band really produce a new out-of-the

Just how far will Nokia's transformation go?

Faced with intense competition from Apple--and with Google on the horizon--Nokia expanded far beyond its core device business last year, introducing new web, music and gaming services in concert with

Will Google's Android deliver on its promise?

Despite the hype, early reactions to Google's Android mobile software platform have proven decidedly mixed. In late December, The Wall Street

Top Telecom Companies to Watch in 2008

There are five companies I think will be worth watching closely in 2008, plus one honorable mention: Qwest: New CEO Edward Mueller hasn't wowed anyone strategically yet, but maybe he won't need to.

700 Mhz won't change industry landscape

The 700 Mhz spectrum auction is scheduled to kick off later this month, and while Google has applied to bid, I don't think the end result of this auction will much alter the industry landscape. Big

2007: Not a Typical Year for Wireless

By Andrew Seybold Those who write for organizations such as FierceMarkets are generally expected to write two columns at the end of each year-the first is a look back at the previous year and the

Auction talk "opens up" the networks

Establishing the rules of the 700 MHz auction turned out to be one of the most contentious issues of the year.

Giancarlo leaving Cisco for Silver Lake

Charlie Giancarlo, the chief development officer at Cisco Systems who has been seen as an eventual successor to chairman and CEO John Chambers, is leaving the company to join private equity firm

ALSO NOTED: Financial services; FMC, femtocells and WiFi; and more...

> Mobile financial services ramped up this year as banks launched their own applications for the

Open access comes to the forefront

Google started the movement and Verizon Wireless, once a staunch opponent of the concept, is now embracing it. Open access means operators open up their networks to enable any device and application