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T-Mobile Breaks Through, Named a Top-Performing Mobile Network

In what will be seen as further evidence that T-Mobile is improving its network and gaining popularity for its “uncarrier” initiative, the Bellevue, Wash.-based wireless operator has made a breakthrough in mobile analytics firm RootMetrics’ scores.

Sprint Launches WiMAX in Atlanta, Vegas, Portland

As expected, Sprint-Nextel Corp. has launched Atlanta, Las Vegas and Portland, Ore. as 4G WiMAX markets. The service is three-to-five times faster than current 3G speeds, offering peak downlink speeds of more than 10mbps and average downlink speeds of 3-6mbps. It is available for a $10 per month premium over current Sprint 3G mobile data […]

Integra Snaps Up Rival Eschelon

CLEC merger fever on the East Coast is spreading to the West Coast. Integra Telecom Inc. announced on Tuesday it is buying rival CLEC Eschelon Telecom Inc. for $30 per share, or approximately $566 million. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter. Integra is based in Portland, Ore., and serves business throughout […]

Regulators Clear Verizon Wireless Purchase of NextWave Licenses

The FCC has approved Verizon Wireless $3 billion agreement to acquire licenses in 23 markets from NextWave Telecom Inc., according to national media reports. Verizon Wireless, the second largest U.S. wireless carrier, is acquiring licenses in such big cities as Boston, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C., as well as smaller markets, including Portland, […]

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