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SPOTLIGHT: Should Verizon Wireless Buy Leap?

The Yankee Group has advised Verizon Wireless to acquire either Leap Wireless or Metro PCS. Leap and Metro PCS offer mobile voice services at less than half the price of most major national

NYC sues Sprint, Nextel, and T-Mobile

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs sued wireless carriers Sprint, Nextel Communications, and T-Mobile USA, accusing the carriers of misleading advertising practices. The suit alleges

Lucent reports Q3 profit drop, sales growth

Lucent Technologies yesterday said that its third-quarter profit declined by 4 percent from a year ago to due a rise in operating expenses while the company's sales grew by 6.8 percent. Lucent

EA signs deal with Verizon, Sprint

Electronic Arts has agreed to launch its first round of mobile titles via Verizon Wireless and Sprint. EA says the deals will probably be worth

Verizon, Sprint agree to share MMS

US carriers Sprint and Verizon Wireless last week signed an agreement to allow MMS interoperability. Customers of either provider will now be

EA inks game deals with Verizon Wireless, Sprint

Electronic Arts today announced mobile game deals with Verizon Wireless and Sprint. Verizon Wireless will offer a number of EA titles including Madden NFL 06, Tiger Woods PGA Tour, and NBA Live 06

Sprint, Nextel shareholders approve deal

Shareholders of both Sprint and Nextel Communications yesterday voted overwhelmingly to approve the $35 billion merger of the two carriers. More than 70 percent of Nextel's shareholders agreed

Motricity snags $30M in new funding

Mobile content and services provider Motricity secured $30 million in additional financing. The round was led by Advanced Equities with participation from previous investors, including Technology

Verizon offers Motorola E815 EV-DO handset

Verizon Wireless has started selling a new phone with support for its EV-DO network. The Motorola E815 is similar to the V710 and includes a 1.3-MP camera, an MP3

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