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ZACT founder ItsOn starts international expansion for cloud-based services

U.S.-based ItsOn, which provides a cloud-based service and marketing platform for mobile operators, is launching its service internationally this year after winning deals with operators in the Middle East and South America.

Sprint gets OK from SoftBank to move ahead on network densification plan

Sprint has received approval from parent company SoftBank to proceed with its massive network densification program, the carrier confirmed.

Analysts: Dish execs say wireless options, including wholesale or partnership, are not mutually exclusive

Dish Network is keeping all of its wireless options open and does not think that its potential choices are mutually exclusive, meaning Dish might both launch a wholesale wireless network and acquire a partner, according to financial analysts.

Sprint unveils rollover data for some prepaid customers, Boost Mobile TV service geared toward sports

Sprint is giving its prepaid customers who sign up through its Sprint Prepaid brand at Best Buy rollover data that does not expire. Additionally, Sprint announced a new mobile TV service for its Boost Mobile prepaid brand.

ACSI: TracFone, regional carriers rank higher in customer satisfaction than Verizon, AT&T

América Móvil's U.S. MVNO, TracFone Wireless scored the highest in terms of customer satisfaction among U.S. wireless carriers in the latest survey from the American Customer Satisfaction Index.

Report: Sprint's 8T8R radios increase throughput, coverage at 2.5 GHz

Sprint's deployment of 8T8R (eight-branch transmit and eight-branch receive) radios coupled with 4x2 MIMO in its 2.5 GHz TDD LTE spectrum is resulting in increased data throughput as well as coverage, according to a new report from Signals Research.

Signals Research: Sprint's 8T8R radios in 2.5 GHz increase throughput, coverage

Sprint's deployment of 8T8R (eight-branch transmit and eight-branch receive) radios  in its 2.5 GHz TDD LTE spectrum is resulting in increased data throughput as well as coverage according to a new report from Signals Research. "Thanks to TM8 [transmission mode 8] and 8T8R, we observed meaningful increases in coverage and spectral efficiency, not to mention overall device throughput," Signals said in its executive summary of the report.

Report: T-Mobile, Sprint won't get extra 600 MHz reserve in FCC auction

The FCC is leaning toward rejecting a push from T-Mobile US, Sprint and others to increase the amount of spectrum set aside for smaller carriers to bid on in next year's incentive auction of 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum, according to a Reuters report.

Sprint's Claure: In 18-24 months, we'll be No. 1 or 2 in network performance

Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure has a bold claim: that within two years, Sprint will have the top network among U.S. carriers.

How Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint led consolidation in the wireless industry

Verizon Wireless, AT&T, T-Mobile US and Sprint's emergence as the top four wireless operators came through an aggressive campaign of consolidation of a number of regional providers, including Alltel, Leap Wireless, MetroPCS and others.  FierceWireless, in partnership with Quexor Group, looks at acquisition patterns of the four major wireless carriers during the past 10 years.