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Big carriers get bigger in slow economy

An economic slowdown is actually helping AT&T and Verizon Wireless suck all the air--and customers--out of the wireless market, a Wall Street analyst says. Craig Moffett, of Bernstein Research,

Clearwire says Sprint deal will close soon

Cellular pioneer and Clearwire founder Craig McCaw was a featured guest on stage at the CTIA Wireless IT and Entertainment 2008 show during yesterday's keynote session that celebrated the wireless

CTIA: Carriers talk "open" network but no clear definition

SAN FRANCISCO--During this morning's keynote session at the CTIA Wireless I.T.

On the Hot Seat with Sprint's Kevin Packingham

On the eve of the CTIA Wireless I.T. and Entertainment conference in San Francisco, FierceWireless editor-in-chief Sue Marek talked with Kevin Packingham, senior vice president, product and

Senator sends a text message

As two presidential candidates rail against the Washington "establishment," a member of that elite group has raised some issues about how wireless carriers make money. Specifically, Wisconsin

Comcast exec sees end of year Clearwire close

Comcast, which was a regional mobile wireless player before it sold off that "non-essential" business to Cingular back in the 1990s, is eager to get back into the space as a member of the new

J.D. Power study praises Verizon, nixes T-Mobile, AT&T

J.D. Power and Associates, in its 2008 Wireless Call Quality Study, gave high marks to Verizon Wireless, naming it the best--or tied for the best service--in four of the six regions surveyed.

Carriers may subsidize Dell's new netbook for 3G, WiFi service contracts

Carriers such as AT&T, T-Mobile USA and Sprint may soon be subsidizing the cost of Dell's new Inspirion Mini-9 notebook when customers sign a long-term wireless service contract. Though

Sprint Nextel outlook darkens following S&P downgrade

Sprint Nextel, the U.S. carrier, saw its outlook turn bleak following a downgrade by a Standard & Poor's analyst who forecasted the carrier's credit measures will perform poorly over the next

Sprint to launch HTC Touch Diamond

The Wall Street Journal apparently beat Sprint to the punch by reviewing the HTC Touch Diamond which is slated to launch next week. The Windows Mobile smart phone features a touch screen and a 3-D