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Leap commits $900M over three years to Apple for iPhone

Cricket provider Leap Wireless (NASDAQ:LEAP) said it committed $900 million over three years to sell Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone. However, the company, the first U.S. prepaid carrier to sell the

HTC says all phone have cleared U.S. customs hurdles

HTC said that its phones have passed inspection by U.S. customs officials and are now headed to U.S. consumers, giving the Taiwanese smartphone maker some breathing space as it seeks to revive

Sprint to end iDEN service as soon as June 30, 2013

Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) said it will shut down service on its 2G iDEN network as early as June 30, 2013. The sunset of Sprint's legacy Nextel network is part of the carrier's Network Vision network

FCC approves use of LTE in 800 MHz band, opening door for Sprint

The FCC voted to remove technical restrictions on the 800 MHz band, allowing the deployment of 3G and LTE service on the spectrum, which should clear the way for Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) to eventually

Report: M2M connections to soar to 359M in 2016

The global machine-to-machine market is just getting going, and will soar to 359.3 million total M2M cellular connections in 2016, according to a new report from Berg Insight. Click here...

Verizon: 36 buyers interested in our 700 MHz spectrum

Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ) has so far attracted interest from 36 potential buyers for its 700 MHz Lower A and B Block spectrum, according to the carrier. Verizon made the disclosure in a letter dated

Report: 60% of carriers worldwide to deploy LTE by end of 2013

The momentum behind LTE adoption may be slow among consumers globally, but operators are clearly on the bandwagon, according to a new report form Informa Telecoms & Media. The report, a survey of

Sprint to start shipping HTC Evo 4G LTE Thursday despite customs woes

Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) said on Thursday it will start shipping the HTC Evo 4G LTE smartphone to customers who pre-ordered the device online. The device has been held up at a U.S. Customs inspection...

MVNO Voyager Mobile launches unlimited $19 and $39 plans

After a brief delay, MVNO Voyager Mobile unveiled its service, becoming the latest in a string of MVNOs catering to niches of the wireless market that are looking for a cheap service that is...

Sprint chides Verizon, AT&T over unlimited data plans

Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) is using Verizon Wireless' (NYSE:VZ) words against it, reminding mobile users that even though Verizon will end its grandfathered unlimited data plans for customers who buy