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Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless:
FCC adopts rules to improve indoor location accuracy for wireless 911 calls   —  The FCC voted unanimously to adopt new rules are intended to help improve how first responders locate people who dial 911 on their wireless phones from indoor locations, including in multi-story buildings.
Jan 31, 2015, 3:00 PMIn context
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless:
FCC raises record $44.9B in AWS-3 spectrum auction   —  It's over: FCC's AWS-3 spectrum auction ends at record $44.9B in bids  —  The FCC said bidding in the AWS-3 spectrum auction, known as auction 97, is now closed after 341 rounds of bidding.  Total provisional winning bids came in at a record $44.899 billion.
Jan 29, 2015, 12:45 PMIn context
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless:
Google's new wireless service can switch between T-Mobile, Sprint, and Wi-Fi hotspots to find best signal, could be available nationwide first half 2015   —  Google's MVNO would reportedly look for best Sprint, T-Mobile or Wi-Fi signal  —  Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG) rumored MVNO service with Sprint …
Jan 26, 2015, 6:35 PMIn context
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless:
Report: Qualcomm working on updated Snapdragon 810 chip for Samsung's Galaxy S6   —  Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) is expected to provide Samsung Electronics with a new version of its Snapdragon 810 chipset in March for the next version of Samsung's flagship Galaxy S smartphone, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Jan 25, 2015, 9:05 AMIn context
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless:
T-Mobile to let lower-credit customers who pay on time get access to $0-down smartphones   —  T-Mobile US (NYSE:TMUS) is giving every customer with a monthly voice plan who has made or makes 12 consecutive on-time monthly bill payments access to zero-down financing for smartphones regardless of their credit score.
Jan 22, 2015, 1:40 PMIn context
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless:
Sprint's Virgin Mobile launches new prepaid shared data plans at Walmart, with option for unlimited data in select apps for $5/month   —  Sprint dumps Virgin Mobile Custom brand, but keeps ItsOn technology and Walmart partnership  —  Sprint launches new shared data plans under Virgin Mobile banner
Jan 16, 2015, 1:55 PMIn context
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless:
T-Mobile launches new ‘Simply Prepaid’ plans, starting at $40/month with 1 GB of LTE   —  T-Mobile US (NYSE:TMUS) launched new prepaid plans under its “Simply Prepaid” banner starting at $40 per month.  The new plans come several months after T-Mobile launched the “Simply Prepaid” …
Jan 15, 2015, 3:15 PMIn context
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless:
T-Mobile scores 2.1M total new customers in Q4   —  T-Mobile US (NYSE:TMUS) ended the year with a bang, adding 2.1 million total net wireless customers in the fourth quarter, capping a strong year of growth for the carrier.  T-Mobile CEO John Legere has pledged to pass Sprint (NYSE: S) …
Jan 7, 2015, 5:05 PMIn context
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless:
Vodafone to launch U.S. service in late 2015 as a T-Mobile MVNO   —  Vodafone can't seem to get enough of the U.S. market—the company is going to dive back into the market next year by becoming an MVNO of T-Mobile US (NYSE:TMUS).  —  Vodafone Group's Vodafone Americas unit said that service …
Dec 12, 2014, 1:40 PMIn context
Monica Alleven / FierceWirelessTech News:
iPass report: Public hotspots to grow to 340M worldwide by 2018   —  Here's your pop quiz for the day: Which country has the most hotspots?  —  If you guessed France, you'd be right, according to new research released by iPass, which bills itself as the world's largest Wi-Fi network.
Nov 4, 2014, 9:02 AMIn context

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