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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

Sprint announces host of location technology partners for WiMAX network

Sprint's Xohm service has signed on a slew of partners that Sprint says will enable the operator to offer location-centric WiMAX service. "The Xohm mobile broadband experience will be largely

Xohm gets personal with LBS partners

Sprint Nextel's soon-to-be launched WiMAX service, called Xohm, inked a bunch of partnership deals with companies that will provide a variety of location-based services to Xohm customers. Xohm is

Does Amazon's Kindle give hope to open-access model?

How is one of the U.S. mobile wireless industry's first tests in open access fairing? Back in November, Amazon began distributing a new eBook device, called the Kindle, that makes use of Sprint's

Should the mobile operator community be concerned about cable operators?

Are mobile operators really worried about cable operators' entrance into the mobile world? The answer may be: It depends. Earlier this month, cable provider Cox Communications revealed a little more

Sprint lowers phone-as-a-modem pricing, but read the fine print

Sprint Nextel has announced a particularly enticing incentive for mobile data users, but at least one analyst is warning folks to read the fine print. The operator, which is struggling to keep