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Motorola to Sell STB Unit, Break Up?

Motorola Inc. reportedly has several potential suitors lined up for its set-top box division, including private equity firms and cable hardware company Arris. This is the latest break-up rumor to launch re: Moto, ratcheting up a feeling that the company would be better off spinning off a unit or two, or breaking into two or […]

Motorola CFO: Vendor Intentionally Deflated Forecasts

A former Motorola Inc. CFO is alleging the company intentionally misstated forecasts for its mobile device business, and says he was unlawfully fired for trying to blow the whistle. Paul Liska said in a lawsuit unsealed this week that the handset maker purposely altered the struggling unit’s internal forecasts for 2009 to be substantially lower […]

Breaking: Sprint Not, Repeat NOT Selling iDEN

Sprint-Nextel Corp. on Thursday laid to rest rumors that stretch back more than a year, saying once and for all that it will NOT be selling its push-to-talk iDEN network, which it acquired in what’s become known as “The Deal from Hell,” its 2005 purchase of Nextel. The news comes just scant weeks since CEO […]

News Briefs: SBC, Williams Communications Wrangle Over Master Agreement

Posted: 10/2002 News Briefs SBC, Williams Communications Wrangle Over Master Agreement — Josh Long AS IT WAS ON PACE to emerge from bankruptcy, Williams Communications Inc. found its largest customer, SBC Communications Inc., was seeking the legal authority to terminate or alter a Master Alliance Agreement. The modification or dissolution of the agreement would give […]

SBC Puts Williams in a Pickle

Williams Communications Inc. was in a pickle this fall. The wholesale long-haul provider was hoping to emerge from bankruptcy court this fall, but its largest and most important customer, SBC Communications Inc., was seeking the legal authority to terminate or alter a Master Alliance Agreement. The modification or dissolution of the agreement would give SBC, […]

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