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ALSO NOTED: Sprint wins patent suit against Vonage; 42 percent of small businesses depend on wireless; and more...

> Sprint Nextel won a patent lawsuit against VOIP provider Vonage. A jury in Kansas City ruled that the Internet phone company infringed six patents owned by Sprint. Vonage has been ordered to pay

Virgin Mobile USA eyes $440M for IPO

Virgin Mobile USA announced its plans for its initial public offering: 27.5 million shares at $15-$17 each in a bid to raise up to $440 million. Underwriters of the IPO include Lehman Brothers and

SPOTLIGHT: Chicago gets WiMAX preview

In preparation for the WiMAX World show in Chicago, Motorola has set up a small WiMAX network that is up and running on a section of Wacker Drive. Sprint plans to blanket the city with WiMAX next

Is IMS Dead?

  Is IMS Dead?  IP multimedia subsystem, or IMS, the technology that every vendor was touting two years ago, has fallen off the industry priority list. At this week's FierceMarkets IMS Executive

Clearwire launches long-awaited PC card

WiMAX provider Clearwire has made available its long-awaited PC card in its retail stores and online in almost all of its markets, according to Pali Research. Analyst Walter Piecyk said the launch

Sprint plans WiMAX push in the enterprise

Will Sprint put a big dent in the market for fixed-mobile-convergence in the enterprise? The operator has revealed it plans to work with enterprises on the rollout of its WiMAX network, enabling

Sprint launches femtocell service in two markets

Sprint launched its CDMA femtocell service in Denver and Indianapolis. The "Airave" femtocell is a rebranded version of Samsung's Ubicell, and aims to boost cellular coverage for Sprint subscribers

Behold, the not-necessarily-mobile phone

  Behold, the not-necessarily-mobile phone Last year the wireless industry added a new set of words to its lexicon: Femtocell, picocell, ubicell and so on and just this week U.S. mobile users began

Will AT&T deploy WiMAX in the continental U.S.?

AT&T is planning to launch WiMAX service by next year, according to a report in Unstrung. The report, citing industry sources, says AT&T will likely deploy limited WiMAX services in the 2.3

Nokia pockets Enpocket

Nokia announced its acquisition of Boston-based mobile advertising service provider Enpocket. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. According to Nokia, the deal will accelerate the