AT&T Said To Be Mulling Buy of Leap’s Cricket

Such a merger obviously would beef up AT&T, already the second-largest mobile provider in America, although Leap is only a fraction of the size of T-Mobile USA with a modest base of 6.2 million customers.

Cricket Gets Moto Touchscreen Handset

Low-cost regional carrier Cricket Wireless will launch its first high-end handset, a touchscreen slider from Motorola Inc., dubbed the Evoke. The phone is aimed at social networking aficionados. The handset features a full HTML browser, threaded text messaging, e-mail support, and MySpace and YouTube. A set of downloadable widgets from Motorola that are “coming soon” […]


Free Your Mind Tired of no one understanding what you want from them? Now theres a machine that will read your mind and do what you want, the first time. For now, though, its all just a game. San Francisco-based Emotiv Systems Inc. has developed a brain-computer interface called Project Epoc that lets players manipulate […]

Leap Signs Up Kansas City

Leap Wireless International Inc. began offering Cricket cellular service in the Kansas City metro area this week. The launch includes the sign-up of around 40 indirect retailers and 33 premier dealers throughout the Kansas City market area. The carrier also opened three retail stores, with a fourth to soon follow. The Cricket CDMA service is […]

Leap Wireless to Deploy More Tekelec Equipment

Tekelec said at CTIA Wireless in Las Vegas that Leap Wireless International Inc. will deploy the Tekelec 9000 Distributed Switching Solution to support its VoIP and data network, as well as Cricket service, across its 19-state operating territory. Leap will use its own Tekelec 9000 backbone network made up of multiple distributed Tekelec 8000 Wireless […]

A Giant Leap for Bell-kind

Posted: 6/2003 A Giant Leap for Bell-kind The Bell companies nearly have sewn up approvals to provide in-region long-distance services — down to seven from 13 at the end of 2002. After receiving approval from New Mexico, Oregon and South Dakota in mid-April, Qwest Communications International Inc. is seeking such permission in only two states, […]

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