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Leap Wireless posts $18.1M loss for Q4

Leap Wireless managed to cut its net loss from $45.6 million during the fourth quarter of 2006 to $18.1 million during the last quarter of 2007. Leap's revenue rose 37 percent to $429.8 million,

C&L: Pullen is Tellabs' new CEO

Tellabs names Rob Pullen CEO. Leap Wireless appointed Bill Ingram SVP financial operation and strategy and Steve Martin as acting Chief Accounting Officer. Motorola names Paul Liska CFO.

Flat-rate Revolution

Flat-rate Revolution When it comes to world of complicated wireless rate plans, simplicity is suddenly all the rage. On Monday three of the Tier 1 wireless operators (Verizon, T-Mobile USA and

Verizon goes flat-rate

Counting airtime minutes may soon be a thing of the past. In a potentially game-changing move, Verizon Wireless today announced a series of new nationwide unlimited anytime minute plans that give

Chinese vendors strike fear

Thanks to the heavy competition coming from Chinese vendors the infrastructure business is a low-margin business. Indeed, Huawei and ZTE are striking fear in the likes of Ericsson, which partly

Virgin Mobile previews weak Q4 results

Virgin Mobile USA pre-announced weak fourth quarter results with net additions of 210,000 and a churn rate of 5.1 percent. Pali Research analyst Walter Piecyk had expected the MVNO to post about

ALSO NOTED: DoCoMo profits up; Leap promo; and much more...

> According to Bernstein Research analyst Toni Sacconaghi, one million iPhones or 27 percent of those sold in 2007 have been reconfigured to work on networks other than AT&T's.

FCC releases final list of 700 MHz auction bidders

The FCC released the final list of qualified bidders for the 700 MHz auction that included 214 applicants, up from the 170 qualified bidders from the original list. The FCC designated these

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> Leap Wireless EVP exercises options for more than 34,000 shares. Article > Is Frontline out of

Leap's impressive Q4: adds 152K net subs

Leap Wireless added an impressive 152,000 net new customers during the fourth quarter of last year. The carrier finished out the year with some 2.86 million customers and a quarterly churn rate of