Sprint extends half-off offer for 30 days; AT&T could chase FirstNet business

More wireless news from across the Web:

> Sprint said it will extend its offer to cut in half the service bills of Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile for another 30 days. Tweet

> BlackBerry's CEO said the company's new Priv Android smartphone will be sold by T-Mobile US, Verizon and Sprint. Engadget article

> Verizon plans to sell the Motorola Moto 360 Sport smart watch for $299. Droid Life article

> BlackBerry hopes to release at least one new Android smartphone this year, indicating the company's further move away from its own BlackBerry smartphone operating system. Engadget article

> The Communications Workers of America (CWA) said that T-Mobile US is not upholding its employees' rights. Further, last year the U.S. National Labor Relations Board ruled the carrier engaged in illegal work practices in two cases. Reuters article

> Huawei said it shipped 108 million smartphones in 2015, which the company said added annual revenue of more than $20 billion. Release

> Apple's Tim Cook received a $1 million pay raise. NY Times article

> Despite the release of its One A9 smartphone, HTC posted sluggish December financial numbers. Mobile World Live article

> FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler promised a "spectrum extravaganza" in the agency's upcoming incentive auction of TV broadcasters' 600 MHz spectrum. Deadline article

> Time Warner Cable said that data on more than 320,000 of its customers may have been stolen. Reuters article

> A top AT&T executive said the carrier would pursue FirstNet's business. Investors article

Telecom News

> Frontier rebrands as it finalizes its entry into Verizon markets. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Ericsson and Verizon unveil plans for the IoT. Article

Cable News

> Comcast hopes to launch new set-top in time for Summer Olympics. Article

And finally… IBM is targeting the consumer space. Article

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