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ALSO NOTED: Siemens wins Tele2 contract; Telus Mobility top ranked N. American operator; and much more...

> Siemens wins 3G/WCDMA contract from Tele2 in Latvia. Article > Telus Mobility gets top ranking of North America's wireless operators.

Sprint Nextel moves to retain subscribers

Sprint Nextel said it plans to combine many of the existing calling plans and features that the newly merged carrier offered when it still existed as two different companies. Until now, many of

Judge throws out carrier handset lawsuit

US District Judge Denise Cote threw out a group of five lawsuits brought by wireless customers who claimed that since 1998 the nation's five largest wireless carriers had unlawfully tied the sale

Verizon Wireless cuts EV-DO prices

Verizon Wireless has cut the price for unlimited EV-DO service from $80 to $60 per month, but only for existing Verizon Wireless voice service customers. The

Verizon Wireless cuts EV-DO prices by 25%

Verizon Wireless today said it plans to cut prices for its EV-DO laptop data service, BroadbandAccess, by 25 percent from $79.99 per month to $59.99 per month. Spokespeople said the price cut was

ALSO NOTED: Cingular to spend $300M to boost network in IL, WI; and much more...

> Cingular Wireless to spend $300 million on new cell sites in Illinois and Wisconsin.

Carriers may bid for NYC wireless subway contract

Cingular Wireless, Verizon Wireless, Sprint Nextel, and T-Mobile USA may submit proposals to build a wireless network that will serve 277 of New York City's underground subway stations. The

Alltel inks MMS deals with Cingular, Verizon Wireless

Alltel signed inter-carrier MMS messaging agreements with Cingular Wireless and Verizon Wireless. The deals are Alltel's first MMS interoperability agreements. Verizon Wireless has signed MMS

SPOTLIGHT: Verizon Wireless to Test EV-DO Rev A

Verizon Wireless said it plans to begin testing CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Revision A network technology in 2006. Rev A is capable of supporting various forms of IP communication including VoIP. The carrier

SPOTLIGHT: Do Exclusive Content Deals Make Sense?

Some industry pundits claim that exclusive mobile content deals do not make sense. Yesterday Sprint and the NFL announced an exclusive mobile content deal. Verizon Wireless, though, seems like it is