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Speedus claims Verizon violating its patents

Speedus announced its CellularVision subsidiary has filed two patent infringement lawsuits against Verizon Wireless claiming the operator is infringing on technology patents its owns that address

SPOTLIGHT: New Treo features Palm OS, not Windows Mobile

Palm introduced the anticipated Treo 700p, a new CDMA 1xEV-DO Treo with Palm OS. While using the same hardware as the 700w, the 700p uses the Palm OS 5.4.9 instead of Windows Mobile. The 700p also

Operators cracking down on heavy data users

It's the continued saga about whether unlimited wireless high-speed data plans are really unlimited. Or at least it's a saga here since we've been writing about it for many months. We now hear

Verizon hawking traditional phone lines

Verizon Communications believes wireless and broadband are the future as it looks to sell off traditional phone lines, which have a value of up to $8 billion--a significant amount of cash to

ALSO NOTED: Airgo teams with PC maker for super-fast WiFi laptops; Did Vodafone reject offer from Verizon?; and much more...

> Airgo teamed up with boutique PC maker Alienware to sell laptops with super-fast WiFi. Article >

Sprint, Alltel sign 10-year roaming deal

Sprint and Alltel have announced a 10-year roaming service deal that will expand coverage areas and lower rates for some subscribers. The agreement is set to take effect in July and will cover

Editor's Corner

I had an interesting conversation with Bill Stone, COO of MVNO Amp'd Mobile, which targets the 18-to-35-year-old segment with edgy content, live extreme sports and concerts and full music

Verizon Wireless adds 1.7M customers

Verizon Wireless matched Cingular's 1.7 million subscriber additions in the first quarter on churn of 1.18 percent. Service revenues increased 16 percent to $7.6 billion, and like Cingular,

Rumor: Moto Q set for May 22 launch

Motorola and Verizon will finally launch the Q at a May 22 press conference, according to Internet rumors. The Q was approved by the FCC last week. The Motorola Q was heralded as

Aloha joins mobile TV fray

Privately held Aloha Partners, which owns a huge chunk of 700 MHz spectrum, will be competing head-to-head with the likes of MediaFLO and Modeo in offering mobile TV services to carriers with a