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Verizon Wireless takes on spam again with lawsuit

Verizon Wireless filed a lawsuit against Passport Holidays for SMS spamming its subscribers and announcing they had won a free cruise. Verizon is seeking financial compensation for damages and an

Verizon Wireless to carry EVDO-enabled BlackBerry

Verizon Wireless announced it will support the BlackBerry 7130e over its Broadband Access Connect 3G EVDO network. The BlackBerry can act as a modem for laptops in areas without WiFi service. The

Cingular Wireless, MobiTV to launch MobiRadio

Cingular Wireless and MobiTV have inked a deal to launch a digital radio service for Cingular subscribers. MobiRadio is a 40-channel digital radio service that costs $6.99 per month plus a fee

Casio in talks with US carriers to supply 3G handsets

Japanese manufacturer Casio Computers announced plans to begin supplying 3G phones to mobile carriers in the US. The company said that it is close to signing a supply deal that would have the US

SPOTLIGHT: Cingular focuses on Verizon Wireless

The constant churn within the wireless industry is interesting to watch as the players focus on outmaneuvering each other in the quest to grab greater market share. For its part, Cingular Wireless

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> DOJ approves MCI-Verizon merger and SBC-AT&T merger.

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> Lucent's shaky fourth-quarter results. Article

SK-EarthLink MVNO renamed HELIO

The SK-EarthLink joint venture has unveiled plans for its MVNO offering and changed its name to HELIO. The MVNO will target the tech-savvy youth market and leverage SK Telecom's experience with

C&L: Verizon Wireless names Hinshaw CIO

John Hinshaw has been named VP and CIO at Verizon Wireless. Hinshaw was previously vice president-information technology for Verizon Wireless' South Area in Alpharetta, GA. Verizon

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> An inside look at Google's San Francisco WiFi proposal. Article > Chutes &