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Vodafone under more pressure

The world's largest mobile operator, Vodafone Group, is testing its investors' nerves again, announcing it will take an impairment charge of between $40.2 billion and $49 billion and warned that

Alltel to acquire Ill. regional operator

Not surprisingly, we're seeing large operators snapping up small, regional operators as regional players struggle in an environment dominated by national or nearly national operators with cheap

RadioShack rocked by wireless sales

RadioShack posted a 62 percent drop in fourth-quarter net income, and announced a massive restructuring plan that could include closing up to 10 percent of stores. Wireless is primarily to blame.

Verizon testing advertising on phones

Further validating that wireless advertising is on its way, Verizon Wireless, typically the most conservative operator when opening up its network to this stuff, says it is testing a program to

SPOTLIGHT: Investors still frustrated with Vodafone

Vodafone investors continue to air their frustration over the world's largest mobile operator's shares remaining stagnant. There seems to be a lot of issues investors are grumbling about, which is

Editor's Corner

Verizon Wireless is expected to officially announced that it has changed its policy and will now allow subscribers to use several EV-DO handsets as high-speed modems for their laptops. Verizon

Verizon Wireless introduces LBS

Verizon Wireless announced the VZ Navigator, its first foray into the LBS market. The tool gives customers mapping, audible turn-by-turn navigation and the ability to find more than 14 million

Do Verizon shareholders want a wireless acquisition?

Verizon Communications may love to take full ownership of Verizon Wireless by buying out partner Vodafone's stake, but would Verizon investors love it? While Vodafone shareholders are pressuring

Editor's Corner

The news has been resurfacing like a bad penny since 2002--Vodafone wants out of Verizon Wireless. This time its partner, Verizon Communications, said it is happy to oblige, saying it would even

Verizon Wireless, Cingular show huge growth

The nation's No. 1 and No. 2 operators, Verizon Wireless and Cingular Wireless, announced stellar customer additions during the fourth-quarter Christmas selling season. Verizon added a record 2