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Verizon launches Samsung 3.2-MP cameraphone

Verizon has launched the Samsung SCH-a990, a 3.2 megapixel cameraphone with video support and Bluetooth. The phone costs $350 after a $50 mail-in

FCC: 81 applicants accepted for AWS auction

The FCC said it received 81 complete applications for the advanced wireless services (AWS) auction, while the agency deemed 171 applications incomplete. The incomplete apps must be corrected and

DEALS: Verizon Wireless inks deal with Lucent for EV-DO A

Verizon Wireless inks deal with Lucent for EV-DO Rev. A hardware and software.

Trend: text-based gaming

Verizon Wireless' new Pirates of the Caribbean game is the latest example of an entirely SMS-based game. "American Idol" already proved that Americans are perfectly

QUICKLINKS: Intel sells mobile processor division; MapQuest, Weather Channel top mobile app list; Much more...

Intel sells off XScale/Mobile processor unit to Marvell for $600M. Article Report: MapQuest, Weather

SPOTLIGHT: Merrill Lynch expects strong net adds in Q2

Merrill Lynch analysts have concluded another trek to U.S. phone and network retailers to determine how strong net adds are going to be in the second quarter. Lynch says volumes appear healthy for

Verizon Wireless to cut early termination fees

Verizon Wireless plans to cut the early termination fees customers have to pay if they break their contracts. CEO Denny Strigl told attendees at the annual Yankee Group conference this week that

Verizon taps Lucent for EV-DO Rev. A

Verizon Wireless announced Lucent Technologies will supply the operator with EV-DO Rev. A hardware and software as the carrier upgrades its nationwide network. EV-DO significantly increases peak

Verizon to shut down Airfone

Verizon announced plans to shut down much of its Airfone business by the end of this year. It's an expected move, at least in the long-term, since the company dropped out of the FCC spectrum

Nokia to stop making CDMA phones

Nokia has canceled a CDMA deal with Sanyo and announced that it will no longer produce CDMA phones. The company will continue to sell Nokia-branded phones created