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T-Mobile takes aim at Sprint's Boost with $60 handset discounts, additional lines at $25 a month

T-Mobile is targeting families with two new promotions from its MetroPCS business as competition in the prepaid market continues to heat up.

IHS: China fuels $5B C-RAN market

The global centralized RAN (C-RAN) market remains mainly driven by Asia Pacific, with China now in the driver's seat thanks to China Mobile's and China Unicom's C-RAN deployments, according to IHS Technology. Global C-RAN architecture equipment revenue reached $5 billion in 2015, a gain of 18 percent from $4.3 billion in 2014.

Report: SEC looking into alleged conflicts of former SoftBank President Arora

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is reportedly looking into allegations that Nikesh Arora may have had conflicts of interest or acted questionably before he stepped down as president of SoftBank, Sprint's parent company.

Sprint shuffles front office in advance of Virgin relaunch

Sprint shuffled its front office as it prepares a major overhaul of its Virgin Mobile prepaid brand.

Lowenstein's View: Key themes for mobile in 2H '16

Usually, industry analysts such as myself wait until December for the annual ritual of "predictions" columns. But there is enough of import happening in the industry that I think it will be of some value to  Fierce  readers to take stock of where we are as of mid-year, and to think about what the next 6-9 months look like across the mobile landscape.

More than 40% of Sprint's traffic is on 2.5 GHz, Wells Fargo says

More than 40 percent of Sprint's overall traffic is being carried on its 2.5 GHz airwaves, Wells Fargo Securities reported over the weekend, and the carrier hasn't suffered any "meaningful congestion" recently.

Mobilitie downplays small cell concerns, says Sprint really is spending on network upgrades

Mobilitie downplayed reports that its efforts to deploy tens of thousands of small cells for Sprint have stalled in part due to troubles dealing with local authorities.

Sprint commercial featuring former Verizon spokesman a hit, iSpot.tv says

Sprint's new commercial featuring a former Verizon spokesman is a hit, according to iSpot.tv.

Sprint inches toward becoming a 'deconstructed' carrier, but cash-flow woes remain: MoffettNathanson

Shares of Sprint have rebounded after the carrier made a series of convoluted financial moves to improve its financial position and stave off bankruptcy, and the carrier is positioned to become a "deconstructed wireless operator," according to MoffettNathanson analysts, focusing exclusively on providing wireless services.

SoftBank's Arora to step down after 13 months as president

SoftBank President Nikesh Arora said he will step down just 13 months after CEO Masayoshi Son essentially designated him as Son's successor.