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Report: Prepaid growth to outpace postpaid additions

Prepaid subscriber growth is set to outpace postpaid growth for the first time ever this year, according to analysts surveyed by the Associated Press. The economic recession, combined with the

Sprint revving up Pre advertising

Sprint Nextel is ramping up advertising for the Palm Pre ahead of the device's launch, rumored for mid-May. The carrier, which is looking to revive its flagging subscriber growth with the Pre, took

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Verizon CEO dishes on buying Vodafone, Sprint's unlimited service plans and the iPhone

Verizon Communications likely won't increase its 55-percent stake in Verizon Wireless, CEO Ivan Seidenberg told the Wall Street Journal, since Vodafone hasn't signaled a willingness to sell its share

Femtocells to dominate indoor cell coverage

While femtocells were virtually non-existent in 2006, and deployed by only one operator in 2007 (Sprint). A few more deployments followed in 2008, and now In-Stat forecasts they will make up 61% of small cellular base station revenue by 2013.

Analysts worry T-Mobile USA is courting troublemakers

T-Mobile USA's push to get more subscribers with potentially weaker credit histories may be a dangerous game, according to a report by Dow Jones Newswires. Analysts quoted by the outlet point to

Obama relaxes restrictions on telco access to Cuban market

President Barack Obama eased restrictions on U.S. telecom and wireless service providers' access to the Cuban market yesterday as part of a wide-ranging relaxation of rules that had been aimed at

Palm to launch Pre in mid-May?

Sprint is reportedly planning to launch Palm's much-anticipated Pre--the first smartphone based on the device maker's new webOS--in mid-May. Citing internal memos circulating inside Sprint retail

Ericsson, NSN become world's biggest operators

According to The New York Times, Ericsson and Nokia Siemens Networks are technically now the world's largest wireless operators thanks to the increasing number of carriers relying on the vendors for

Sprint, GE Healthcare partner on wireless networks

Sprint Nextel and GE Healthcare won a multi-million dollar contract to provide converged wireless networks, services, software and infrastructure for six Texas hospitals. The move is the latest by