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As cable TV falters, broadband prices go up
As cable TV falters, broadband prices go up
Cable TV has been in decline for quite some time and there's no reason to believe that cord-cutting is slowing down any time soon. Netflix et ...... 20 Oct 2017 - 2 comments
Dish Network to drop bid for spectrum owner LightSquared
Dish Network to drop bid for spectrum owner LightSquared
According to the WSJ, Dish Network will drop their $2.2 billion bid for the bankrupt spectrum owner LightSquared. The company bid for LightSquared ...... 10 Jan 2014
T-Mobile buys $2.3 billion in spectrum from Verizon
T-Mobile buys $2.3 billion in spectrum from Verizon
T-Mobile has acquired significant spectrum today from Verizon Wireless that should help boost the company's networks. The 700 MHz A-Block ...... 07 Jan 2014
AT&T buys $1.9 billion worth of spectrum from Verizon
AT&T buys $1.9 billion worth of spectrum from Verizon
Verizon has announced that AT&T will buy $1.9 billion worth of spectrum from its larger rival. The airwaves should help the carrier boost ...... 25 Jan 2013
Sprint offers $2.1 billion for the rest of Clearwire
Sprint offers $2.1 billion for the rest of Clearwire
Sprint has now offered $2.1 billion to buy the rest of Clearwire that it does not own. The carrier is the current majority owner of the company. ...... 13 Dec 2012 - 2 comments
Blockbuster to begin selling phones in-store
Blockbuster to begin selling phones in-store
Blockbuster will begin testing selling mobile phones in its stores. Dish Network, parent company of Blockbuster, is expected to enter the ...... 07 Dec 2012 - 1 comment
Sprint buys up U.S. Cellular spectrum
Sprint buys up U.S. Cellular spectrum
Sprint has announced today the acquisition of some PCS spectrum from regional carrier U.S. Cellular. Additionally, the company purchased ...... 08 Nov 2012
AT&T buys up NextWave for its spectrum
AT&T buys up NextWave for its spectrum
In a move that should give the carrier extra airwaves, AT&T has purchased NextWave Wireless in a deal that can be worth up to $600 million. ...... 03 Aug 2012 - 2 comments
LightSquared goes bankrupt
LightSquared goes bankrupt
The expensive, failed wireless network project LightSquared has filed for bankruptcy protection. LightSquared, which had been hoping to deliver ...... 16 May 2012
T-Mobile to use AT&T's money to create rival LTE network
T-Mobile to use AT&T's money to create rival LTE network
T-Mobile has announced today that it will invest the money it was just given by AT&T into building their own LTE network in 2013. Last year, ...... 24 Feb 2012 - 6 comments
MetroPCS is front runner for T-Mobile, AT&T assets
MetroPCS is front runner for T-Mobile, AT&T assets
MetroPCS, the fifth largest carrier in the U.S., has turned into the front runner for AT&T, T-Mobile assets including spectrum and subscribers. ...... 23 Oct 2011
LightSquared 4G service faces major technical and political hurdles
LightSquared 4G service faces major technical and political hurdles
A plan by a company called LightSquared to offer wholesale mobile phone service throughout the US appears to be stalled indefinitely due to ...... 16 Sep 2011
     

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