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2011-09-09 11:00:00

RCR Wireless News, with co-host Texas State Wireless Association, to broadcast live and in person discussion on Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) and Public Safety Network Interoperability. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 09, 2011 Distributed antenna systems (DAS) are increasing being used by mobile phone companies to enhance customer experience at high capacity venues, healthcare facilities and universities while local, state and federal officials struggle with how to deploy interoperable...

2011-09-07 04:42:55

  Sprint Nextel Corp. sued to block AT&T Inc.'s $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA, filing its own private antitrust claims alongside the U.S. Department of Justice´s challenge to the deal. Sprint, the nation´s third largest wireless carrier, has long opposed the buyout, saying the combination of AT&T and T-Mobile would lead to duopoly between AT&T and Verizon Communications that would ultimately mean higher prices for consumers. "AT&T's proposed...

2011-08-27 05:42:44

  Verizon Wireless is the most reliable cellular service in most regions of the United States, according to the results of a J.D. Power and Associates study released on Thursday. According to Lance Whitney of CNET, J.D. Power and Associates named the New Jersey-headquartered telecom giant the top carrier in the Northeast region for the 14th consecutive year in their "U.S. 2011 Wireless Network Quality Performance Study--Volume 2." The study measures customer complains of dropped...

2011-08-24 16:12:44

  Apple may well be spreading its iPhone market to Sprint Nextel starting with the next version of the Apple iPhone, expected to be on sale in mid-October. This would make Sprint the third US operator to become a cellphone distributor for Apple, and the only iPhone provider offering unlimited use data services for a flat monthly fee if current wireless data plans are offered. Verizon Wireless and AT&T will also start selling the next generation of the popular device, dubbed the...

2011-08-18 07:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Macheen Inc., a global cloud service provider for connected devices, today announced it is live in the United States, with mobile broadband connectivity via the Nationwide Sprint Network. Available in Europe since February, Macheen's comprehensive turnkey platform enables connected laptops, tablets and other consumer electronics device makers to not only to reach across continents, but also tap into different mobile network technologies. For...

2011-08-15 04:55:00

Sprint Nextel announced on Friday that they have nixed plans to sell a 4G version of the Research in Motion (RIM) BlackBerry PlayBook tablet computer, CNET and Los Angeles Times reported. "We apologize for any inconvenience, but the BlackBerry 4G PlayBook Tablet that was announced in January for summer availability will no longer be coming to the Sprint network," the company said in an August 12 statement, according to CNET's Brooke Crothers. The decision to pull the plug on the...

2011-08-12 08:30:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM), Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S), Leap Wireless International Inc. (Nasdaq: LEAP) and Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL). (Logo:...

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