But the industry trade association COMPTEL said smaller wireless carriers have let the FCC know about difficulties they have encountered negotiating data roaming agreements with AT&T and Verizon. ...More
T-Mobile, which did away with postpaid contracts last year, nabbed more new customers than Verizon and AT&T combined in the first quarter. This news from Verizon might turn that trend on its head. ...More
Verizon’s Allset plans, which launched in March to keep up with the company’s wireless rivals, offer options starting at $35 per month for basic phones and $45 for smartphones with unlimited messaging and 500MB of data. ...More
Level 3-tw telecom. Birch-Cbeyond. AT&T-DirecTV. Those were just three mega mergers announced by communications titans last quarter. And a yet-to-be-announced deal between Sprint and T-Mobile might have received the most attention. ...More
If you don't know much about software-defined networking, or SDN, don't wait. Channel Partners' Craig Galbraith explains why in this Business Value Toolbox News Desk; plus, the growing competition in the infrastructure market.