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2 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Federated Wireless Names Iyad Tarazi as Chief Executive Officer

Federated Wireless, which develops technologies to maximize the utilization of spectrum resources, today named Iyad Tarazi, the former Sprint Corp. executive who spearheaded that company's Network Vision network modernization project, as its new Chief Executive Officer.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

9 hrs ago | Bloomberg

SoftBank to Sell Robot in U.S. Stores Within 12 Months

Billionaire Masayoshi Son will start selling his humanoid robots named "Pepper" at Sprint Corp. stores in the U.S. by next summer, part of SoftBank Corp.'s push to take the technology beyond factory floors.

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Related Topix: SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services, Robots, Science / Technology, Telecom, IT Services

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Bloomberg

Men talk on their mobile phones while crossing a street in Tokyo, Japan. iPhones.

SoftBank Corp. and its U.S. unit Sprint Corp. will offer Sony Corp. Xperia smartphones for the first time as the carriers seek to cut costs, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Telecom, IT Services, SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services

Seeking Alpha

AT&T: Wireless Growth Drivers Still Appear Strong

I am a self directed dividend investor who manages my own portfolio. The portfolio is currently on track to deliver close to $27,000 in dividend income for 2013.

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Related Topix: Transaction Wireless, IT Services, Telecom, Verizon, Virgin Mobile USA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Wolverton: With wireless competition heating up, time to thank the FCC

It's time to give the regulators who oversee the wireless industry a big cheer -- and urge them to keep up the good work.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Wireless, Emerging Technology, World News, Germany, Telecom, IT Services, Marketing, Cellphones

Sys-Con Media

Emergency Medical Card Company Named August Dream Big Champion

This based startup competed against eight other highly-vetted new business ventures in a bracket style competition to secure the Dream Big Champion title.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Fon, Telecom

Reuters

SoftBank, Sprint to offer Sony Xperia smartphone for first time: sources

SoftBank Corp is to offer a Sony Corp smartphone for the first time, selling the upcoming Xperia handset both in Japan and through subsidiary Sprint Corp in the United States, sources with knowledge of the matter said.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom

West Australian

SoftBank, Sprint to offer Sony Xperia smartphone for first time: sources

SoftBank Corp is to offer a Sony Corp smartphone for the first time, selling the upcoming Xperia handset both in Japan and through subsidiary Sprint Corp in the United States, sources with knowledge of the matter said.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Hispanic Business

It's a New Day for Unlimited Data

Whether communicating via email or text, socializing via picture-sharing or tweeting, or navigating with GPS, consumers rely on their smartphones for all of their daily needs.

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Related Topix: Fon, Telecom, IT Services

Business Journal

Thanks to failed T-Mobile deal, Sprint brags on network

In a media blitz Wednesday, Sprint Corp. began promoting a two-month-old series of reports detailing its improved network in several states and metro areas.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, T-Mobile, Dayton, OH

Bloomberg

Deutsche Telekom Said Open to T-Mobile Talks at $35/Share

Deutsche Telekom AG is willing to negotiate a sale of its T-Mobile unit, the fourth-largest wireless carrier in the U.S., if an offer values the business at $35 a share or more.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Deutsche Telekom AG, Telecom, IT Services, Bellevue, WA

Hispanic Business

Sprint Adds 'Character' to Visual Voicemail with Avatars

Rather than leave a typical, run-of-the-mill voice mail message, starting today, Sprint customers with select Android devices can begin to upgrade to the latest Visual Voicemail software to grab the attention of their friends, family members and co-workers with personalized voice messages that feature talking characters , scenic backgrounds and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fon, Telecom, IT Services, Social Software

Sys-Con Media

Traveling Overseas with Sprint Has Never Been Easier with...

Sprint will begin offering International Wi-Fi Calling back to the United States at no additional cost starting with an over-the-air software update to Samsung Galaxy SA 4 with Sprint Spark a rolling out now.

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Related Topix: Fon, Telecom, IT Services, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Virgin Mobile USA

Seeking Alpha

Should Subscribers Rethink Switching From Sprint To A Competitor?

Sprint Corporation is the third largest telecommunication company in the U.S. It provides both wireline and wireless services to consumers, businesses and government organizations.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom

Light Reading

Music to My Mobile

Wireless operators may be busy beefing up their networks to support video, but music is clearly the service that is catching their eye the most in the US.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, IT Services, ATT, Startups, Versant, Apple

PR-inside.com

New Report Available: Regenersis plc (RGS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

The company operates through the provision of technical call centres or managing returns and repairs.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Fon, Laptops/Notebooks, Electronics, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

Wed Aug 27, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

T-Mobile Us Price Target Lowered to $35.00 at Barclays

Barclays' price objective would indicate a potential upside of 199.40% from the company's current price.

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Related Topix: Sprint, Wireless, Telecom

Business Journal

Social media showdown: Sprint's Claure fires back at Legere

Mobile US Inc. CEO John Legere has long used his Twitter account as a supplemental marketing platform for the carrier.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Twitter, Marketing, T-Mobile

Business Wire

Sprint Network Jointly Awarded #1 Ranking in Call and Text Performance in Akron and Dayton, Ohio

Last week Sprint also introduced new shared data plans that offer double the high-speed data at the same price as AT&T and Verizon Wireless.

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Related Topix: Fon, Telecom, IT Services, Dayton, OH, AT&T, Startups, Versant

Sys-Con Media

Sprint Network Jointly Awarded #1 Ranking for Reliability and Call Performance in Atlanta, Georgia

Sprint today announced that its all-new network in Atlanta shares the first-place RootScoreA Award for call performance as well as a joint first place ranking in network reliability according to a recent report by independent testing company RootMetricsA .

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Related Topix: Fon, Telecom, IT Services, AT&T, Startups, Versant, Verizon, T-Mobile

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