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Auction Fever: Verizon to do Alltel's bidding?

As Wednesday approaches and the FCC readies its auction block for spectrum intended for 3G services, the rumor mill is churning with talks of Alltel's conspicuous absence from the event. According

Italy's Buongiorno buys Rocket Mobile for $17M

Italy's Buongiorno, which first entered the U.S. market through premium SMS, is buying the U.S. mobile content firm Rocket Mobile for $17 million. It looks like Buongiorno wants to make inroads

Sprint Nextel posts 38% drop in net profit, subscriber growth slows

Sprint Nextel's already jittery investors sold off stock this morning as the company announced disappointing second-quarter results and lost out to competitors Verizon Wireless and Cingular

Verizon Wireless rakes in $1B from data fees

Verizon Wireless beat all analyst expectations by reporting Q2 data revenues of more than $1 billion, the first time the carrier has passed that milestone. The data figure represents almost 13

Verizon listens to the music

FierceMobileContent reports that Verizon is no longer charging $15 in

FCC lists 168 qualified spectrum auction bidders

The FCC has disclosed the list of 168 qualified bidders in the upcoming wireless spectrum auction of 1,122 licenses set for August 9. Qualified bidders include T-Mobile USA, a unit of Deutsche

QUICKLINKS: Expect a smaller E3 this year; Nokia tests UMTS in Finland; Much more...

Rumors of E3's demise were (slightly) exaggerated. FierceGameBiz Nokia tests UMTS

Verizon Wireless takes a crack at iPod

Has Verizon begun a direct attack on the dominance of the iPod? The company announced some dramatic changes to its music download service, eliminating its subscription fees for the V Cast Music

FCC approves 168 bidders for AWS auction

The FCC Friday released a list of 168 bidders that have qualified to participate in the auction of advanced wireless services licenses that begins August 9. As expected, T-Mobile is on the list.

Cingular offers views on new A-IMS initiative

During Verizon Wireless' conference call yesterday announcing the Advanced IMS (A-IMS) initiative with five vendors, several reporters asked whether competitors might become a part of the