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2013-05-15 08:38:43

Fastest Growing Website in Relocation Industry Raises $5M from SoftBank Capital, IA Ventures and others NEW YORK, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Widely considered one of life's most stressful moments, moving homes is commonly fraught with overwhelming decisions, unforeseen roadblocks and unexpected costs. Enter Updater.com, the one-stop solution enabling families and individuals to update all of their personal accounts and records, connect home services and file their USPS change of...

2013-05-02 23:03:49

Sprint will look different depending whether Dish Network or Softbank wins? Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 There is a battle for Sprint Nextel being fought by Dish Network and Softbank, and the war of words is getting louder. The Sprint of tomorrow will look different depending whether Softbank or Dish wins. Wireless analyst Jeff Kagan comments on this story. “Right...

2013-05-01 08:28:31

Massive growth seen across all markets, with US leading the way SINGAPORE, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- InMobi, the leading innovator in mobile advertising and the largest independent mobile advertising network, today announced that the mobile ad network continues its rapid growth; reaching 691 million unique users on mobile devices in 165 countries--covering more than 40% of smartphone users globally. While the network reaches over a billion users through billions of daily ad...

2013-04-21 23:01:29

This relatively simple merger is getting much more complicated. Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 21, 2013 Verizon Wireless is also bidding for Clearwire spectrum according to Bloomberg. This is turning this relatively calm acquisition process into a much more complicated one. Principal analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment on this story. “Sprint Nextel has been trying to right...

2013-04-15 23:04:32

Comment on why Softbank today made offer to acquire Sprint Nextel. Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 Today Dish Networks is making an offer to acquire Sprint Nextel. Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment on this story. “The reason is much bigger than the wireless industry we know today. The reason is so these companies can play a major role in...

Softbank And Sprint Say No To Chinese Companies
2013-03-29 18:46:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Amidst rising concerns about cyber spying and a House Intelligence Committee report last October, Sprint and Softbank have said they will not use any equipment from China-based Huawei Technologies. The two companies are preparing for a merger, which is being overseen by the US government. The government has asked only to be informed when these two companies buy new equipment and where they buy it. Mike Rogers, a Michigan...

2013-02-01 23:03:13

Jeff Kagan has been a Tech Analyst for twenty-five years, and is available to speak with the media offering comment on news stories. He follows wireless, telecom, Internet, cable television, IPTV and the wider consumer electronics and technology industry. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 In a Bloomberg BusinessWeek article titled, DOJ Asks FCC to Defer Action on Softbank-Sprint Merger, the Department of Justice, FBI and the Department of Homeland Security asked the FCC to delay the...

Justice Dept Seeks Delay Of FCC Softbank-Sprint Merger
2013-01-30 04:46:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Justice Department has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to “defer action” on its review of the pending $20 billion merger of Softbank and Sprint while the department and other agencies investigate the deal for any “national security, law enforcement and public safety issues.” In a filing submitted on Monday to the FCC, Jennifer Rockoff, an attorney adviser with the Justice...

Dish Asks FCC To Pause Review Of Softbank-Sprint Merger
2013-01-18 05:16:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Dish Network has asked the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to pause its review of Softbank´s proposed $20 billion acquisition of Sprint as the satellite television provider moves to acquire Clearwire, a company in which Sprint holds a slightly greater than 50% stake. The details behind Dish´s move are somewhat complex. Japanese mobile carrier Softbank acquired a 70 percent stake in Sprint in October. Sprint...

AT&T May Look For Overseas Ventures To Help Grow Company
2013-01-17 12:18:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to a new Wall Street Journal report, AT&T may be looking across the pond for new cash streams. Not content with their growth potential here in the States, AT&T may be looking for companies to either buy or merge with in highly competitive Europe. Once in Europe, AT&T is expected to take the opportunity to expand their network as well as roll out new technology and tweak their pricing strategies. Such a...