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Infonetics: WiMAX gear market reached $290M in 3Q

Infonetics Research reported that the worldwide WiMAX equipment and­ device market reached more than $290 million in the third quarter, up 11 percent on a sequential basis. Richard Webb,

Lawsuit charges Sprint, Palm with negligence over data loss

Palm and Sprint Nextel could face a class-action lawsuit over a glitch in the information-backup service they offer for webOS-based devices that may have permanently erased some users' personal data.

Cox rolls out initial wireless test markets

Cox Communications has started trialing its wireless offering in three markets as part of a prelude to a larger wireless expansion scheduled for next year. The initial test markets are in Hampton

Ericsson exec confident about growth, managed services

Incoming Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg said he is confident the company can outpace the wider infrastructure market, and also said the Swedish vendor's services business would continue to grow.

Report: Sprint's 2010 comeback to leverage 4G, prepaid

Despite Sprint's long-running problems--including credit-rating downgrades and declines in postpaid subscribers--a Barron's report predicts the company's stock and standing could improve

Sprint partners with Hearst on new ereader service

Sprint Nextel will provide wireless connectivity for a range of dedicated ereaders next year as part of a new digital publishing service from Hearst. The service, called Skiff, will transmit content

Lawmakers, FCC target carriers' ETF policies

Four senators, including Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), introduced legislation that would limit the amount that wireless carriers can charge in early termination fees (ETFs). The bill would put a cap

Clearwire the industry darling again

Clearwire gets some more funds and suddenly it's the industry darling again. Last month the mobile WiMAX operator received $1.56 billion from investors including Sprint Nextel and sold more than $2

Sprint drops PTT over EV-DO Rev. A

Sprint Nextel said it will no longer offer new CDMA EV-DO Rev. A devices that feature push-to-talk capability, known as QChat, but will instead refocus its efforts on PTT phones using the company's

Carriers split on support for tethering

With all of the interest in and emphasis on mobile broadband, I'm somewhat surprised that cell phone tethering remains the niche service it appears to be. For those who don't know, tethering allows