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Google Fi Bolsters Its Service to Grow Its Subscriber Base
Google Fi (GOOGL) has introduced a feature that subscribers connect to two LTE networks at once. Fi’s new feature uses dual connect technology.
Dish Needs $10 Billion for Wireless, Can’t Sell Spectrum
Dish Wireless requires $10 billion for its network buildout, but it only has $1.9 billion in the bank. The FCC bars it from selling spectrum to raise cash.
AT&T Hit by Potentially Costly Lawsuit
AT&T (T) has been sued in California on accusations that it secretly overcharges its wireless customers in an attempt to fatten its bottom line.
Ericsson Reminds Investors It Will Succeed on Its Own Merits
Ericsson (ERIC) doesn’t depend on its rivals facing political challenges to gain at their expense.
Verizon Has Launched a Smartphone Plan for Kids
This month, Verizon (VZ) launched a special smartphone plan just for kids, describing it as a first from a major wireless provider.
Ericsson Is Building 5G Network for South Korea’s Top Operator
Ericsson (ERIC) continues to win 5G contracts from top operators.
Reliance Communications Finally Pays Ericsson Its Dues
Ericsson (ERIC) has finally received its long-delayed dues from Reliance Communications.
Nokia Gets 4G Contract from Vodafone India
Vodafone Idea has contracted Nokia (NOK) to build its 4G network across several markets in India.
Why Oppo Agreement Is Big Deal for Ericsson
Ericsson (ERIC) recently entered a multiyear patent license agreement with Oppo.
Why Nokia’s 5G Pilot with Telenor Is a Big Deal
Telenor will use Nokia’s (NOK) technology for 5G network trials in Denmark, Reuters reported.
Nokia Bagged Multiyear Contract with US Cellular
Nokia (NOK) recently announced winning a multiyear network development contract from United States Cellular (USM).
Rattled by T-Mobile Threat, AT&T Acquires NBA Rights
Verizon Communications (VZ) is without a doubt the biggest wireless company in the United States given its coverage and market share.
T-Mobile Turns to Customer Service amid Competition
In addition to expanding its footprint in Washington, T-Mobile also has its sights on New York.
T-Mobile Sponsors Ariana Grande US Tour to Attract New Customers
Smartphone penetration hit 85% last year, a development that has forced telecommunication companies to think of creative ways to lure customers from competitors.
What’s Google Fi and Where Does It Fit?
About three years ago, Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google subsidiary launched a mobile service business under the Project Fi brand.
T-Mobile Trying to Keep Hold of Prepaid Market
In what looks like an attempt to maintain its hold on the United States prepaid wireless market, T-Mobile (TMUS) has introduced a new unlimited prepaid data plan to appeal to a broader customer base and fight competition.
How Frontier Hopes to Boost Earnings $500 Million in Three Years
Frontier Communications (FTR) has launched a new corporate transformation initiative aiming to boost its earnings by tens of millions of dollars in three years.
What Jeffrey Sherman of DoubleLine Thinks about High Yield Market
Jeffrey Sherman was of the opinion that despite a rebound in equity markets, high yield investors may suffer due to volatility in the energy sector.
Key customers in the telecom industry
Post-paid users pay telecom companies periodically. The users pay after they received the service. They typically subscribe to plans for a fixed term.
Why spectrum is the lifeblood of a wireless network
We mentioned how wireless phones communicate with cell towers on a frequency band. The band is called a spectrum. It’s the most valuable resource for a wireless company.