Sprint Says May Use Debt to Fund Clearwire

Sprint Nextel Corp said it could use the proceeds from a private debt offer to fund Clearwire Corp, sending shares in the cash-strapped high-speed wireless firm up 8 percent on Friday.

DragonWave to buy Nokia Siemens microwave business

Canadian telecom network equipment maker DragonWave Inc (DWI.TO: Quote)(DRWI.O: Quote) will buy microwave technology business of Nokia Siemens Networks NOKI.UL in a deal potentially worth up to 110 million euros.

Bharti Airtel Net Down 38%, Falls More Than Expected

India's top mobile phone carrier Bharti Airtel on Friday reported a bigger-than-expected 38 percent fall in fiscal second-quarter profit, its seventh straight quarterly profit drop, hit by higher interest costs and foreign exchange losses.

Afghanistan War: The Cost of War

The Iraq/Afghanistan Wars have been costly, but the United States' longer trend of spending too much on defense and not enough on public goods over two decades could end up costing the economy and the nation far more.

Top 5 Android Phones That Could Outrun Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Samsung Galaxy Nexus, which is the first phone running on Google's Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, is expected to arrive in the United States after Nov. 25, Black Friday. However, some Android smartphone contenders will try their best to spoil the party.

Can YouTube's New Video Channel Offering Move the Needle?

Google recently said it would launch 100 online video channels on YouTube that would feature new original programming from celebrities such as Jay-Z, Madonna, Shaquille O'Neal, and Tony Hawk, a move that would make YouTube a rival to cable and satellite TV channels.

LightSquared Boosts Inmarsat as Maritime Stalls

British satellite provider Inmarsat said its LightSquared spectrum sharing agreement boosted revenue in the third quarter as its core shipping business was hit by a shift to lower-revenue broadband terminals.

iPhone 5: Why Apple Delays Its Launch

After having been halted by the iPhone 4S reality for some time, the rumor mills have back to the imaginary iPhone 5. Many people believe Apple will launch iPhone 5 in 2012.

Broadcom Sees Revenue Decline, Stock Falls

Broadcom Corp warned revenue could fall as much as 13 percent this quarter due to broad- based weakness in demand, even in wireless, where it supplies chips for Apple Inc products such as the iPhone.


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Saudi Telecom Plans Acquisitions in 2012

Saudi Telecom Co (STC) plans major acquisitions in the Middle East next year to take advantage of a buyer's market to expand it's regional presence, the chief executive of its international operations said on Sunday.
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Verizon Announces Samsung Galaxy Nexus

After months of rumors, it's finally been confirmed: the new Galaxy Nexus is coming to the U.S. on Verizon Wireless. The carrier announced the news today in a press release that also outlined the features of the Galaxy Nexus, which is the first to go on the market with the new Android-based Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, as well as the first to feature a HD Super AMOLED display.
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Sprint Announces Discontinuation of Unlimited 4G Mobile Broadband

Wireless carrier Sprint announced yesterday that it would no longer be offering unlimited 4G mobile broadband for mobile hotspots, USB modems, tablets and notebooks. Formerly, customers chose one of three plans which offered 3GB, 5GB or 10GB of 3G data and unlimited 4G data. The changes, which will take effect in November, will now only allow 3GB, 5GB and 10GB of combined 3G and 4G data, charging 5 cents for every additional MB of data above the allowance.

AT&T Asks Antitrust Suit Judge for Sprint Records

AT&T has asked the federal judge controlling the government’s suit to bar its takeover of T-Mobile USA for access to records of rival Sprint-Nextel. Sprint filed its own motion seeking to deny it.
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Music Streaming Site Deezer to Launch in 100 Countries

French on-line music streaming service Deezer will launch in more than 100 countries in the coming weeks, and the start-up is negotiating with roughly a dozen telecom operators on partnerships in a bid to expand its global reach.