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T-Mobile's Legere: We're going to send Verizon, AT&T and Sprint a message to abolish overages

T-Mobile US CEO John Legere said that now that a petition he started in April 2014 to abolish data overage charges has garnered more than 250,000 signatures, he and T-Mobile are going to take action.

FCC gives Sprint go-ahead to upgrade 800 MHz network in Portland metro area

As part of Sprint's years-long effort to reband public safety entities, the FCC has granted a waiver that will allow Sprint to deploy its 800 MHz network in parts of Washington state that are considered key to its service in the Portland, Ore., metro area.

AT&T starts to rebrand Mexican wireless operations, takes credit for spurring cross-border offerings

AT&T is starting to rebrand its Mexican wireless operations under its own name and its top Mexican executive acknowledged that while it is starting to shake up the market it still faces a formidable rival in América Móvil, the dominant Mexican carrier.  

Sprint's Claure gives himself 3-5 years for turnaround after 1 year on the job

Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure, who took the helm at the carrier a little more than a year ago, is giving himself three to five years in total to turn around the company.

Sprint's 1900 MHz network faces interference in NYC; carrier gets FCC backing for a resolution

The FCC issued a citation to a man in Queens, New York, for operating equipment that is interfering with Sprint's 1900 MHz network there, in violation of the FCC's rules.  

Charting the top 8 U.S. wireless operators' Q2 performance

The second quarter earnings season has come to a close and FierceWirelessTec h is taking a look at how the top 8 U.S. wireless operators performed during the quarter.

Analysts: AT&T, T-Mobile likely to spend more on capex in Q3

As expected, analysts at Wells Fargo Securities say all four nationwide U.S. wireless carriers ramped up capital spending in the second quarter after a dismal first quarter, and they expect AT&T and T-Mobile US to spend more in the third quarter than they did in the second quarter.

Sprint's Saw: Our network densification won't be 'a traditional slow and expensive build'

Sprint CTO John Saw said that Sprint's network densification, which will include thousands of new macro cell sites and tens of thousands of small cells, will not be "a traditional slow and expensive build."

Sprint's Claure and T-Mobile's Legere get into profanity-laced exchange over RootMetrics report

Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure and T-Mobile US CEO John Legere either really don't like each other, or they are just putting on a convincing act. The two CEOs got into their latest brouhaha on Twitter following the publication of network testing firm RootMetrics' latest bi-annual report on the carriers' network performance. What's notable is that RootMetrics eventually jumped into the profanity-laced fray to defend itself.

Analysts: Despite promotions, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint posted record-low churn in Q2

Despite a flurry of promotions during the second quarter, the four Tier 1 carriers saw their lowest postpaid churn rates on average, according to analysts at Wells Fargo. That led to a sharp jump in net subscriber additions compared to the second quarter.