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Leap adds 230,000 net subs

After a one day delay for the results, Leap Wireless reported a net loss of $18.1 million for its first quarter, which is less than the $24.2 million loss it posted in the year ago period. Leap's

Leap: VZW, AT&T maybe shouldn't bid on D Block

Leap Wireless' SVP and general counsel Robert Irving testified today before the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet about Leap's take on the outcome of the 700 MHz auction. "We

Huawei announces plans for 700 MHz band

Chinese vendor Huawei Technologies announced its products for the 700 MHz band will become available in the first quarter of 2009 as the vendor makes its big push in the U.S. market. Huawei said it

Leap launches Samsung AWS phones

As we predicted in our CTIA Wireless preview issue last week, Leap has announced a couple of Samsung handsets that run on advanced wireless services (AWS) spectrum. Leap subsidiary Cricket Wireless

Auction over: Time for Leap-MetroPCS to merge?

Now that the 700 MHz auction is over Leap Wireless and MetroPCS can resume talks about a merger since the FCC's anti-collusion rules are no longer in effect. During the bidding process for the

Investor raises stake in Leap Wireless

According to a filing with the SEC, the Owl Creek funds have increased their stake in Leap Wireless to 9.1 percent of the carrier. Last month Owl Creek reported owning 7.5 percent of the carrier's

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