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Motricity to buy M7 Networks

Mobile content firm Motricity today said it has agreed to buy mobile community and m-commerce firm M7 Networks for an undisclosed sum. M7 will operate as a division of Motricity and maintain an

Verizon Wireless added 1.9M subs in Q2

Verizon Wireless posted impressive second-quarter results, adding 1.9 million new subscribers. Subscriber growth was up 25 percent from 1.5 million in the second quarter of 2004 and significantly

Analysis: Wireless broadband operators face 802.16e, 700 Mhz

Samuel Johnson said that "the prospect of being hanged in the morning wonderfully concentrates the mind." Similarly, the prospect of the arrival of

ALSO NOTED: Boeing, Yahoo ink in-flight WiFi deal; and much more...

> Verizon Wireless, Sprint prepare to push mobile music services. Article > Boeing,

ALSO NOTED: Hong Kong to issue wireless broadband licenses; Verizon, Sprint sign MMS deal; and much more...

> Hong Kong will issue licenses next year to allow both fixed and mobile phone carriers to offer wireless broadband services.

Vodafone beats estimates, adds 4.1M subs

Vodafone Group reported its strongest growth in five years, adding 4.1 million new subscribers in the company's first quarter and beating analysts' estimates of 3.1 million. In the UK, Vodafone

Metric: US carriers heavily segmented

According to a new report from M:Metrics, the major US carriers are more heavily segmented than previously thought. Carriers such as T-Mobile and Sprint have high percentages of younger

SPOTLIGHT: Should Verizon Wireless Buy Leap?

The Yankee Group has advised Verizon Wireless to acquire either Leap Wireless or Metro PCS. Leap and Metro PCS offer mobile voice services at less than half the price of most major national

NYC sues Sprint, Nextel, and T-Mobile

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs sued wireless carriers Sprint, Nextel Communications, and T-Mobile USA, accusing the carriers of misleading advertising practices. The suit alleges

Lucent reports Q3 profit drop, sales growth

Lucent Technologies yesterday said that its third-quarter profit declined by 4 percent from a year ago to due a rise in operating expenses while the company's sales grew by 6.8 percent. Lucent