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Can Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint network claims be believed?

RCR Wireless News - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
In an attempt to gain an advantage over rivals, domestic wireless carriers have turned more aggressively to claims of superior network performance based on various testing methodologies performed by a growing number of companies.

NetMotion Wireless Enters Japanese Market to Support Rapidly Growing Mobile Workforce

Marketwired (press release) - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Jul 20, 2016) - NetMotion Wireless, the leading provider of mobile performance management, security and traffic optimization software, today announced the company's Japan expansion with the appointment of mobility solutions ...
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Fact Sheet: Administration Announces an Advanced Wireless Research Initiative, Building on President's Legacy of ...

Whitehouse.gov (press release) - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Today, the Obama Administration is announcing new steps to maintain U.S. leadership and win the next generation of mobile technology with the launch of a $400 million Advanced Wireless Research Initiative led by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
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Shaw Communications Inc gets boost from Wind Mobile deal, loses Internet subscribers due to Alberta's sluggish ...

Financial Post - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Shaw Communications Inc. credits its entrance into the wireless market and exit from the media business for tripling its quarterly profit despite a loss of more subscribers than expected due to Fort McMurray wildfires and Alberta's tough economic climate.
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Wireless carriers prepare for big traffic at DNC - CNET

CNET - ‎12 hours ago‎
The nation's largest wireless carriers spent months preparing for heavy data usage in during the Republican and Democratic national conventions this month.

Comcast Names Leader For New Mobile Business Unit, Fueling Speculation About Wireless Play

CRN - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Greg Butz, a veteran Comcast Cable sales and marketing executive, was appointed last week to lead the brand-new Comcast Mobile business unit, whose formation could indicate that Comcast is placing its bets on full mobility solutions for its end customers.

Why artificial intelligence is important to mobile

RCR Wireless News - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Purdy is an “edge of network” analyst looking at devices, applications and services as well as wireless connectivity to those devices.
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Could Comcast be the next major wireless carrier? Company appears to be making bid

Digital Trends - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
How do we know Comcast is aiming to enter the mobile industry? Well Comcast submitted an application under the name “CC Wireless Investment, LLC” to be among the 62 companies qualified to bid on new wireless spectrum airwaves set to be auctioned ...
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With Verizon's backing, Yahoo's longtime suitor gets his prize

Financial Post - ‎13 hours ago‎
Verizon is using Yahoo and AOL to build a mobile video and advertising business to fuel new growth because its wireless unit is expanding more sluggishly now that almost everyone has a mobile phone and a data plan. Even so, the wireless company will ...

Google's Project Fi Wireless Service Is Crazy Cheap. But Should You Switch?

WIRED - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Project Fi relies on Sprint, T-Mobile, and US Cellular for wireless networks, switching among them depending upon signal quality and your location.

Startup Chill Telecom claims thousands support its bid to enter Canada's wireless market

Financial Post - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
If Ramadan can convince a carrier to sell him wholesale wireless access, he would be the first to do so in Canada, according to Samer Bishay, president of Iristel, Ice Wireless and Sugar Mobile. “Canada has zero indie-owned mobile virtual network ...

T-Mobile CEO Legere made almost as much as AT&T CEO Stephenson in 2015

FierceWireless - ‎19 hours ago‎
It's also worth noting that Sprint (NYSE: S) has yet to release an executive compensation summary for 2015, so it's unclear where Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure ranks among the CEOs of the top four U.S.

Comcast confirms creation of new mobile division

FierceWireless - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Comcast has said it is exercising an MVNO deal with Verizon that will allow the MSO to resell the carrier's mobile service.

Carriers brace for heavy wireless data loads at Philly DNC

CNET - ‎13 hours ago‎
Strike said that T-Mobile has upgraded the cellular antennas inside the Wells Fargo Center, where most of the convention action will take place, including upgrades to its distributed antenna system in the arena.
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Sprint Shares Soar as Carrier Steals Customers from AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon

TheStreet.com - ‎17 hours ago‎
"This was driven by our best-ever postpaid phone churn in the company's 20-year history in wireless, and continued growth in postpaid phone gross adds.

From Google: A Wireless Service That Doesn't Suck

Observer - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Want to use your phone as a mobile hot spot? That'll cost you. Traveling overseas? You'll have to choose between extortionate fees and limited service.
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Vodafone foundation, Nasscom launches 'Mobile for Good Awards'

Economic Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
"Over the years Mobile for Good Awards has evolved as a platform to recognise social innovations through mobile and wireless technologies that have created impact in the critical areas of health, education, governance and agriculture," said P. Balaji, ...
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