What a flurry of M&A activity we saw in the second quarter. We break down T-Mobile/MetroPCS, Birch-Lightyear, Blue Casa-TNCI and a handful of rumored mergers involving heavyweights AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, tw telecom, Level 3 and more. ...More
Mass complaints from iPhone users regarding dropped calls are a thing of the past, replaced with accolades naming Ma Bell's wireless network faster than those of chief rivals Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile. ...More
Nokia's Lumia 928 made a breakthrough at Verizon and the HTC One proved to be strong for three U.S. carriers, but it was Samsung's Galaxy S4 overtaking the iPhone 5 that's providing the biggest smartphone headline as we head into summer. ...More
Odds are that T-Mobile will have an exclusive on the Lumia 925, previously codenamed "Catwalk," on its release date next month, but it might not be long before AT&T gets the powerful Windows phone. ...More
T-Mobile said it lost almost 200,000 contract customers (net) last quarter. That was better than the half-million it lost in the previous quarter and a year ago. Churn fell to 1.9 percent – the carrier's best mark since Q2 2008. ...More
In this edition of the Partner Marketing Toolbox News Desk, more evidence that businesses are getting confident about their prospects; plus, another staggering forecast for the public cloud. Channel Partners' Craig Galbraith explains.