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Sprint, Alltel sign 10-year roaming deal

Sprint and Alltel have announced a 10-year roaming service deal that will expand coverage areas and lower rates for some subscribers. The agreement is set to take effect in July and will cover

Editor's Corner

I had an interesting conversation with Bill Stone, COO of MVNO Amp'd Mobile, which targets the 18-to-35-year-old segment with edgy content, live extreme sports and concerts and full music

Verizon Wireless adds 1.7M customers

Verizon Wireless matched Cingular's 1.7 million subscriber additions in the first quarter on churn of 1.18 percent. Service revenues increased 16 percent to $7.6 billion, and like Cingular,

Rumor: Moto Q set for May 22 launch

Motorola and Verizon will finally launch the Q at a May 22 press conference, according to Internet rumors. The Q was approved by the FCC last week. The Motorola Q was heralded as

Aloha joins mobile TV fray

Privately held Aloha Partners, which owns a huge chunk of 700 MHz spectrum, will be competing head-to-head with the likes of MediaFLO and Modeo in offering mobile TV services to carriers with a

RadioShack Q1 profit tumbles

RadioShack needs to stop the bleeding. The electronics retailer said its first-quarter profit dropped 85 percent on disappointing sales of cellular phones and a write-down of assets and inventory.

Study: Mobile music pricing not sustainable

A new report from Pyramid Research argues that the pricing mobile operators are offering for music downloads is not sustainable, despite the fact that Sprint Nextel announced more than 1 million

Cingular adds 1.7M subscribers

Cingular Wireless added 1.7 million subscribers in the first quarter, making it a profitable company as it earned $354 million for the three months ending March 31, compared with a loss of $240

Motorola's lower profits blamed on networks

Motorola just can't seem to make investors happy. The vendor said first-quarter profits slipped despite the fact that the company shipped a record 46.1 million handsets, primarily Razr handsets.

J.D. Power: Customer satisfaction rising

J.D. Power and Associates said overall customer satisfaction with wireless operators increased 3 percent from 2005. The firm saw particular improvements in the areas where the industry has been