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Check out the Q1 performance metrics for the 8 top U.S. wireless carriers

The ongoing horse race between the top U.S. mobile operators made the first three months of 2014 quite interesting, as revealed by their first-quarter earnings results.

Good Technology plans IPO to expand in mobile enterprise

Good Technology filed plans with the Securities and Exchange Commission to conduct an initial public offering, a move that could generate the cash the company needs to compete against the likes of VMWare, BlackBerry, IBM and a host of other companies in the mobile enterprise space.

Time Warner Cable exec promises to expand cable firm's Wi-Fi business

Rob Cerbone runs all of Time Warner Cable's wireless activities, including the company's relationship with Verizon Wireless  and certain mobile apps, such as TWC's WiFi Finder.  For Cerbone's comments on TWC's 2014 wireless roadmap, including his thoughts on Hotspot 2.0 technology,  check out this Hot Seat interview.

Time Warner Cable's Rob Cerbone: 'Wi-Fi is our network'

Rob Cerbone has been with Time Warner Cable almost nine years and now runs all of TWC's wireless activities on the corporate development team, overseeing Wi-Fi, the company's relationship with Verizon Wireless and certain mobile apps, such as TWC's WiFi Finder. FierceWirelessTech  Editor Tammy Parker recently spoke with Cerbone regarding TWC's 2014 wireless roadmap. The following is an edited and condensed version of that conversation.

Report: Verizon could challenge Sprint Spark with AWS-powered 'XLTE' branding

Verizon Wireless will soon start marketing its LTE network running on its AWS spectrum as an "XLTE" network, according to the blog  Droid-Life.

Grading the top U.S. wireless carriers in the first quarter of 2014

The following charts the top U.S. wireless carriers in the first quarter of 2014 by subscriber base, according to research firm Strategy Analytics, and includes major metrics--such as churn, ARPU and revenue--of each carrier.

Can the FCC get the balance right with its spectrum rules?

The FCC on Thursday will decide rules for next year's incentive auction of 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum. It will also decide rules for how much spectrum wireless carriers can hold in different markets--the FCC's so-called spectrum screen. The event will be the most consequential meeting of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's term so far, and it will have a fundamental impact on the direction of the U.S. wireless industry. Right now, it looks like Wheeler is trying to placate different factions within the industry, but he could wind up with most carriers being peeved at the final results.

Dish's Ergen leaves door open for T-Mobile deal if a Sprint/T-Mobile effort fails

Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen reiterated his decision not to get into a bidding war with Sprint over T-Mobile US, but indicated that he would be ready to move if Sprint tried to make a bid for T-Mobile and failed.

CCA's Berry expects strong participation from smaller carriers in 600 MHz auction

Competitive Carriers Association President Steve Berry said he is confident that next year's incentive auction of 600 MHz broadcast spectrum will draw wide participation from smaller carriers and that the auction will be successful.

Verizon: We're not going to overreact to pricing changes in the market

Verizon Wireless will continue to respond to pricing changes in the market but is not going to go overboard in terms of a response, according to Verizon Communications CFO Fran Shammo.