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  • Sprint Overhauls Prepaid Strategy with $25 Unlimited Offer
    Since Sprint-Nextel Corp.’s acquisition of Virgin Mobile USA, the carrier has been busy combining the resources and experience of the Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile prepaid teams. The fruit of that effort was announced Thursday: Sprint will focus on four niche brands, ...More
    May 6, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Report: iPad Deal Means No Verizon iPhone Until 2011
    There definitely won’t be an iPhone from Verizon Wireless until at least 2011, according to a new report from a Broadpoint AmTech analyst. Brian Marshall says AT&T and Apple extended their exclusive deal for the iPhone as part of the agreement that made the iPad ...More
    May 6, 2010 Posted in News
  • Survey: Verizon iPhone Would Sell Big
    A new survey from ChangeWave shows that a Verizon iPhone could have a big impact on the smartphone market.In a just-released study, the company said that in March it interviewed more than 4,000 consumers on attitudes toward the wireless industry. One of the questions was, ...More
    May 5, 2010 Posted in News
  • Clearwire Adds 18 Cities to 4G Broadband List
    Clearwire, Comcast, Sprint and Time Warner Cable today announced plans to launch their respective 4G mobile Internet services to additional cities in the summer of 2010. Each of the companies will offer 4G under their own 4G brand. The companies plan to launch 4G mobile ...More
    May 5, 2010 Posted in News
  • Verizon: Make Your Phone Your ‘Ally’
    The first of two new LG phones is set to debut May 20 on the Verizon Wireless network. It’s called the “Ally,” and you’re bound to see it a lot this week in the run-up to the release of “Iron Man 2.” The Ally is featured in the sequel to ...More
    May 3, 2010 Posted in News
  • Apple: 1 Million iPads Can’t Be Wrong
    Despite the doubters who didn’t think consumers would buy a larger version of an iPhone without calling functionality, Apple announced Monday that it has sold its 1 millionth iPad in less than one month — 28 days, to be exact. For comparison, it took 74 days to ...More
    May 3, 2010 Posted in News
  • Clearwire Expands 4G WiMAX to Central Pennsylvania
    Clearwire Communications is expanding its high-speed mobile Internet service throughout Central Pennsylvania, including Harrisburg, Reading, Lancaster and York. The company named Curtis Heffelfinger as general manager for the area.With its CLEAR service, Clearwire says ...More
    May 3, 2010 Posted in News
  • Apple’s Jobs: Why Flash Will Never Be on the iPhone
    In an open letter this week on Apple’s Web site, Steve Jobs outlined several reasons why Adobe Flash, the multimedia platform, won’t be a part of his company’s mobile plans going forward, something for which the Apple CEO has been sharply criticized.The ...More
    April 30, 2010 Posted in News
  • Apple WWDC: iPhone 4.0 Likely, Verizon iPhone Too?
    Apple announced the dates for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference on Wednesday, officially beginning the countdown to version four of the iPhone — and beyond that, just when we might see an iPhone built for the Verizon Wireless network.Apple’s WWDC ...More
    April 29, 2010 Posted in News
  • Mitel to Deliver Mitel Mobility for BlackBerry
    Mitel Networks Corp. (MITL) announced this week that it has joined Research In Motion’s BlackBerry Alliance Program as an Elite Member and plans to add BlackBerry Mobile Voice System 5 to its unified communications solutions. The planned solution will combine the ...More
    April 28, 2010 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony