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LightSquared adds money woes to GPS and Falcone problems 

LightSquared's money situation isn't looking good, with only enough to get it to Q2, says Reuters. The funding woes join the LTE-hopeful's growing list of problems. ...

It's over: AT&T ends T-Mobile bid 

In a painful end to an ill-fated buy-out attempt, the company said it is ending its bid for rival T-Mobile. Up next: a $4 billion make-good payment to DT and a world in which rival Verizon Wireless just gobbled up massive amounts of spectrum from cable rivals (pending approval, of course)...

Verizon continues to gobble up MSO spectrum, Cox next on board 

The mobile operator builds on its big buy-out earlier this month with a deal that acquires more AWS spectrum to fuel its 4G expansion...

Clearwire raises $715.5 million toward LTE buildout 

Clearwire, through sales of common stock and help from Sprint, has raised $715.5 million toward building out a TDD-LTE 4G network. Now for the hard part......

LightSquared denies 4G network still endangering GPS 

LightSquared CEO Sanjiv Ahuja, livid over reports that the LightSquared network is still interfering with GPS signals, called on the Depts. of Defense and Transportation to clarify leaked data and investigate its source....

Q&A: Hong Kong CSL’s 'shocking' LTE customer experience discoveries  

We talked with the mobile operator, among the first to launch LTE services, and uncovered a number of unexpected lessons learned as they experiment with 4G service....

AT&T at the bottom of another Consumer Reports survey 

Verizon was the best of the top-four carriers, in a customer satisfaction survey, though the happiest users, says Consumer Reports, are those with regional and prepaid carriers. ...

Clearwire looking to raise $595 million to start LTE roll out 

Clearwire, as suggested in its new deal with Sprint, is planning sales of stock that it hopes could bring in $595 million. Part of the money be used to deploy LTE over its WiMax infrastructure. ...

AT&T says FCC denied it a fair hearing, objective treatment 

The commission blasted AT&T in a recent 109-page report; today the carrier fired back in caustic fashion....

NSN sheds WiMAX biz it bought from Motorola 

Deal sells off the unit to NewNet Communications as the beleaguered vendor starts to shed assets and focus on what it believes are its biggest opportunities....

Cellular offload to Wi-Fi growing, and expected, says a new report 

A Devicescape survey found 86% of respondents believe Wi-Fi is faster and cheaper than 3G, and 88% expect it. Good thing it's a cost-saver for carriers as well. ...

Nokia Siemens to slash 17,000 jobs 

After failing to find a private buyer, the networking company today said it plans slash jobs and refocus around mobile broadband...

T-Mobile adds 20 4G markets, 11 with doubly fast HSPA+ 42 

T-Mobile, adding 20 new 4G markets, has brought its total to 208, or 200 million people--keeping it ahead of Verizon and AT&T, though just barely....

AT&T, Verizon meet 2011 LTE goals 

VZW has blown by its deployment targets while AT&T this week inched past its own; both initiatives are driving change and opportunity across the mobile ecosystem...

The long road to better mobile data pricing -- leaders and laggards identified 

The latest survey from Allot shows mobile operators are well on their way to rationalizing mobile data pricing, but there’s a long road ahead...

Report argues for interoperability in broadband spectrum bands 

AT&T and Verizon have delayed small carrier 700 MHz deployments, Information Age Economics authors argue. Report advocates mandatory interoperability for future sub-1 GHz spectrum auctions...

DragonWave to purchase NSN microwave transport unit 

Move should expand DragonWave’s geographic reach and addressable market. Company also becomes a preferred NSN supplier...

Nokia, wanting to study consumer Wi-Fi use, offers free hotspots 

London gains 26 free hotspots as Nokia and partner Spectrum Interactive look to study Wi-Fi use patterns. ...

Open Mobile Summit: LightSquared CEO walks thin line warning of ‘spectrum crunch’ 

As today’s kick-off keynoter, Sanjiv Ahuja said a lack of spectrum could stifle device and service innovation, even as the GPS industry ramps up criticism that LightSquared is taking a free ride in repurposing this valuable public resource. Engineering, not politics, is the answer, Ahuja claims....

MetroPCS new broader strategy faces pitfalls 

Android is luring the customers in, but they don’t seem to be sticking around...

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