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Verizon purchases spectrum worth $210 million from Cincinnati Bell

Verizon Wireless has signed a spectrum deal worth $210 million with regional carrier Cincinnati Bell, which is shutting down its wireless services by the end of the year. As per this deal, Verizon will get access to Cincinnati Bell’s territories in Southwestern Ohio as well as parts of Indiana and Kentucky. The CEO of Cincinnati

T-Mobile keen on acquiring Verizon’s 700 MHz A-Block spectrum

T-Mobile USA is supposedly keen on acquiring the 700 MHz A-Block low band spectrum from Verizon. The CEO of T-Mobile John Legere said the following in a statement- “These transactions represent our biggest move yet in a series of initiatives that are rapidly expanding our already lightning fast network and improving its performance across the

Verizon’s Spectrum Purchase Approved by FCC

Just yesterday, the FCC approved plans Verizon had to acquire spectrum licenses from SpectrumCo, which was a joint venture between Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Bright House Networks. Verizon will be using this spectrum to help continue enhancing and increasing the roll our of their 4G LTE network across the United States. They’ve said they

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FCC Approves AT&T’s Purchase Of Qualcomm’s Flo TV Spectrum

Before AT&T announced their intention of trying to buy T-Mobile last spring, it was announced that AT&T was going to be Qualcomm’s surplus spectrum from their failed FloTV venture. FloTV was a portable streaming TV service that allowed users to stream content directly to their device without the need for wifi. The FloTV hardware and

Leap Wireless aka Cricket, Formally Opposes AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

Prepaid carrier Cricket, via their parent company Leap Wireless, has joined Sprint and Cellular South in a formal opposition to the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile merger.¬† This comes just 2 days before the next AT&T/T-Mobile congressional hearing. Leap said in a prepared release: “if approved by regulators, will harm consumers and reduce competition, innovation and investment in

AT&T Admits To Network Overload

Ask anyone that’s spent any good amount of time in San Francisco or New York about AT&T’s service in those areas and they’ll say the same thing, it’s very slow and overloaded. As a mobile tech journalist in both areas at least a couple times a month I can attest to the same thing. Although