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Rumor Mill: Verizon Wireless to launch live mobileTV

According to a report in The Washington Post, Verizon Wireless plans to launch a live television service to mobile phones early next year over a network built by Crown Castle

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Samsung: Major carrier to roll out WiMax by 2006

Samsung expects at least one major US mobile carrier to deploy WiMax technology next year. Insiders see Verizon Wireless or Sprint Nextel as the most likely candidates since Samsung has had

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Rumor Mill: Midwest to sell for $1B

According to rumors circulating the Internet, Verizon Wireless and Alltel are vying for a $1 billion acquisition of Midwest Wireless. Prices for small wireless providers like Midwest have surged

Palm announces Windows-powered Treo

Palm has confirmed that its newest Treo smartphone will be powered by Windows Mobile 5.0. The phone will be offered exclusively by Verizon

Microsoft, Palm launch Windows Treo

Ending months of speculation, Microsoft and Palm officially launched a Treo smartphone that runs on a Windows Mobile platform instead of Palm OS. Verizon Wireless will be the first carrier to

Embedded EV-DO to challenge WiFi

WiFi is becoming ubiquitous in the sense that more and more handheld devices incorporate the technology. WiFi hot spots, however, are not ubiquitous, so you may be carrying a WiFi-enabled device

T-Mobile USA hits 20M subscribers

T-Mobile USA reported that it has reached 20 million subscribers. The carrier said it has doubled its subscriber base in the last 10 quarters. T-Mobile attributes the rapid growth to its offering

Verizon Wireless to embed EV-DO in notebooks

Verizon Wireless plans to embed its EV-DO technology in laptops made by Dell, Hewlett-Packard, and Lenovo. The embedded chip will eliminate the need for a separate wireless card that subscribers