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Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless:
Dish founder and chairman Charlie Ergen will take over as CEO to lead company's wireless push   —  Dish's Ergen to reclaim CEO role and lead company's wireless push  —  Joe Clayton to leave his position and Dish's board as of March 31  —  Dish Network (NASDAQ: DISH) Chairman and founder Charlie Ergen …
Feb 23, 2015, 1:30 PMIn context
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless:
Verizon's Dan Mead to retire, John Stratton now in charge of Verizon's wireless business   —  Verizon (NYSE: VZ) yesterday appointed John Stratton as the new chief of its wireless business, replacing Dan Mead, who had been the CEO of Verizon Wireless since 2010.
Feb 18, 2015, 12:35 PMIn context
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless:
Sony confirms it will axe another 1,100 employees in mobile unit   —  Sony confirmed it will cut another 1,100 employees from its Mobile Communications business, on top of the 1,000 job cuts it had already announced in that unit.  The company, which disclosed the job cuts in conjunction …
Feb 4, 2015, 3:35 PMIn context
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

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