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Rumor Mill: T-Mobile USA may be up for sale

Deutsche Telekom (DT) has repeatedly said that it has no plans to sell its North American operation, T-Mobile USA. The telecom seems to be changing its tune as reports broke this weekend that top

MVNO Amp'd Mobile aims to sell entertainment

MVNO Amp'd Mobile plans to rethink the wireless reseller idea, focusing on mobile entertainment and content rather than voice. When the MVNO launches service later this year, Amp'd will offer

Editor's Corner

Yesterday's panel at the WCA show, "Should City-Funded, WiFi Consumer Networks Be Boosted or Banned?," was one of the best sessions I have participated in all year. There was real debate and the

Editor's Corner

Tomorrow I will moderate a panel at the WCA show here in Washington, DC. The session, entitled "Should City-Funded, WiFi Consumer Networks Be Boosted or Banned?," is scheduled for 3:15pm. In this

Verizon Wireless to launch mobile music phone, service

Verizon Wireless will launch a phone optimized for playing music and an online music service designed to compete with Apple Computer's iTunes platform. Verizon plans to launch an LG mobile music

ALSO NOTED: Extreme's new WLAN switches, APs; Newbury releases Watchdog 5.0; and much more...

> Extreme Networks shows new WLAN switches and APs aiming to simplify centrally managed WiFi networks. Story > Carriers in

Verizon Wireless expands EV-DO to 15 markets

Verizon Wireless said it has expanded its CDMA2000 EV-DO 3G wireless data network to 15 new markets, bringing its 3G footprint to more than 50 regions. The latest expansion includes Seattle, San

Trend: Is Verizon Wireless gaining on Cingular?

Analysts at Merrill Lynch believe Verizon Wireless is taking market share from US market leader Cingular Wireless. The analysts speculate that Cingular has upset many AT&T Wireless subscribers

ALSO NOTED: KDDI, InnoPath expand OTA; Samsung wins patent for deleting sent SMS messages; and much more...

> KDDI deploys InnoPath's OTA software on two more handsets. Article > Verizon Wireless continues to push out more 3G while Sprint

Trend: US carriers embrace prepaid

For years, US carriers limited their prepaid wireless services, offering expensive plans and few handsets. Now that the US wireless market is beginning to reach saturation, carriers are changing