TV manufacturer Samsung is hoping to boost 4K TV sales by giving consumers a good deal more content to actually watch in 4K, announcing a new deal with Amazon to deliver its original series and some movies in Ultra High Def (UHD, or 4K), starting in October.
AT&T Mobility is giving a $100 bill credit to new and existing customers who activate a new line of service with a smartphone under AT&T's Next device installment plan. The promotional offer, which runs through Sept. 30, is the latest in a series of price cuts and offers among the Tier 1 carriers to lure switchers.
Sprint and its parent SoftBank will partner with Sony Mobile Communications to launch Sony's next flagship Xperia-branded smartphone, according to multiple reports. The launch would represent the first time either carrier partnered with Sony for a phone rollout.
Frontier Communications has hit what may be one of the largest snags in completing its proposed acquisition of AT&T's Connecticut wireline business as the state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) denied a settlement the telco reached with state officials.
Eircom agreed a key network sharing deal with Three Ireland that will see the two operators share existing mobile infrastructure and split the cost of deploying new cell sites through 2030.
Fierce editors have been tracking the top female stars in the wireless industry since 2008, and we have just completed the FierceWireless "Most Influential Women in Wireless" list for 2014.
T-Mobile US parent Deutsche Telekom is willing to talk about a sale of the unit if it receives an offer that values the company at $35 per share or more, according to a Bloomberg report. However, Reuters reported that, according to an unnamed source, DT views an offer for T-Mobile at $35 a share as being "substantially too low," countering Bloomberg 's report.
Sprint wholesale partner nTelos Wireless is launching a promotion in conjunction with its new equipment installment plan that gives its subscribers unlimited voice, texting and 10 GB of data for $45 per month.
The wireless and overall telecom industry always have been male-dominated fields, but it's clear that a number of savvy women continue to rise through the executive ranks at some of the largest wireless providers and industry associations.
FairPoint and workers represented by its northern New England labor unions International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have failed to come to an agreement after the previously collective bargaining agreements expired three weeks ago.