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Leap, Verizon Wireless exchange spectrum

Leap Wireless International Inc on Monday swapped wireless airwaves with Verizon Wireless in a series of deals aimed at beefing up its presence in the Chicago area.

Leap, Verizon Wireless Exchange Spectrum

Leap Wireless International Inc (LEAP.O) on Monday swapped wireless airwaves with Verizon Wireless in a series of deals aimed at beefing up its presence in the Chicago area.

Sprint-Clearwire Saga Nears Critical Point

The developments in AT&T's (NYSE:T) attempt to buy T-Mobile over the past week have overshadowed Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE:S) and Clearwire's (NASDAQ:CLWR) behind the scenes effort to salvage their relationship in the form of a new agreement by Sprint to wholesale future LTE capacity from Clearwire.

Clearwire seen reaching Sprint funding deal

Clearwire Corp is expected to reach a funding agreement with Sprint Nextel at least by year-end and possibly in time for Clearwire's December 1 debt interest payment deadline, according to people following a standoff between the wireless service providers.

Clearwire, Sprint Expected to Reach Funding Deal: Reuters

Clearwire is expected to reach a funding deal with Sprint Nextel at the end of the year, and may even reach an agreement to prevent Clearwire from missing its $237 million debt payment due Thursday, sources close to the matter told Reuters.

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Verizon to Pay Monthly Royalties for Patent Infringement

Verizon Communications must pay up to $11 million a month in royalties to San Jose-based ActiveVideoNetworks for providing FiOS TV customers with video-on-demand service found to violate patents, a U.S. District Court ruled.
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