Sprint desperately needs a repositioning, in the same way that T-Mobile has shown is possible. As the last quarters have proven, just providing "unlimited for life" is not enough for consumers to switch to Sprint in significant numbers because the other operators offer packages with more data per month than most consumers use. Unless Sprint can provide more value than Verizon or AT&T, the customer losses will continue.
Verizon Wireless would be open to swapping its lower 700 MHz A Block spectrum for other airwaves, according to Verizon Communications CEO Lowell McAdam.
Verizon Wireless is planning to augment its LTE network in 50 different cities with AWS spectrum in the first half of 2014 to avoid potential capacity issues. That process includes seeding the customer base with AWS-capable devices, as well as deploying inbuilidng coverage and Distributed Antenna Systems, according to Verizon Communications CEO Lowell McAdam.
In today's spotlight, FierceWireless takes a look at plans from Verizon Wireless to use AWS (Advanced Wireless Service) spectrum to augment its LTE network in 50 cities during the first half of 2014.
Verizon Wireless has been deploying its AWS spectrum in dozens of major markets across the country in an effort to boost capacity for its LTE network and in some markets it is tripling the amount of spectrum dedicated to LTE service.
US telecom regulator FCC has approved Verizon's planned $130 billion (€95 billion) buyout of Vodafone's 45% stake in mobile joint venture Verizon Wireless. The d
AT&T is considering buying Verizon Wireless' lower 700 MHz A Block spectrum, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The result could be a bidding war between AT&T and T-Mobile US, which has reportedly also been interested in the airwaves.
Wireless carriers and handset makers are offering up a bevy of discounts and deals for "Cyber Monday" today, a day that has become devoted to online retailing following the traditional "Black Friday" retail rush after Thanksgiving.
Best Buy, which has suffered from recent financial struggles, is the largest single retailer for mobile phones in the United States with 13 percent of sales, according to a survey from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.
In today's spotlight, FierceWireless released its annual Thanksgiving list of the "top wireless turkeys." The feature takes a look at "products, strategies and plans that...