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Sprint builds out Family Locator service

Sprint Nextel is building out its Family Locator tools for parents looking to keep an eye, or satellite, on their kids. The new additions include a PC-only version of the monitoring software as

Report: Verizon's EV-DO testing drains batteries

According to reports from local newspapers, Verizon Wireless' CDMA2000 1xEV-DO service tests are draining the batteries of some customers' phones. Local subscribers testing out the service say

New FCC comish: "The lightest regulatory touch"

The recently appointed FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell says the wireless industry requires "the lightest regulatory touch possible," but he does think commissioners needs to move quicker on 800

Editor's Corner

Sprint Nextel released dismal results, and now it's time to analyze what went wrong. The carrier announced last week that it added just 708,000 net subscribers in the quarter, the bulk of which were

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