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AT&T, RCA oppose Clearwire-Sprint WiMAX tie-up

The proposed merger between Clearwire and Sprint Nextel's WiMAX business is coming under some scrutiny from the likes of AT&T and rural operators in filings with the FCC. AT&T, which has the

AT&T to FCC: Deny Sprint-Clearwire plan

AT&T filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission late last week asking the agency not to approve the Sprint-Clearwire joint venture involving a merger of the companies' spectrum

RIM top selling wireless handset maker in July

Research in Motion was the top-selling wireless handset maker in the U.S. in July, marking the third consecutive month the company has held the position, according to Avian Securities' monthly U.S.

AT&T asks FCC to deny Sprint-Clearwire merger

AT&T has asked the FCC to deny the planned merger between Sprint Nextel and Clearwire. The operator, which has the largest subscriber base in the U.S., argued that the venture would eventually

Sprint sells off towers to pay down debt

Sprint Nextel has agreed to sell almost all of its towers to private tower company TowerCo for about $670 million in cash. The number of towers sold is expected to be around 3,300, leaving Sprint

Politics and Mobile WiMAX

Ah, the politics surrounding standards. Last week we reported that Sprint Nextel withdrew from the Next

Femtocells- the consumer challenge

While the benefits to mobile operators of femtocells are becoming better understood- largely by savings in Capex and Opex, how consumers will be educated and persuaded to install and use these

SK says it's not planning to buy Sprint

SK Telecom confirmed that the company has no plans to buy Sprint Nextel or any other major U.S. wireless company. Earlier this week, rumors circulated about a potential merger between the two after

Sprint ends membership in NGMN Alliance after group backs LTE

FierceBroadbandWireless has learned Sprint has withdrawn from the The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance, a group of global mobile operators that banded together last year to push for a

WiMAX Stats: Still awaiting the tipping points

By Adlane Fellah At the end of March 2008, Maravedis' WiMAXCounts research logged nearly 2 million broadband wireless access/WiMAX subscribers. From fourth-quarter 2007 to first-quarter 2008,