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Greystripe intros PC-to-mobile ad targeting

April 6, 2012 2:09 pm | by Monica Alleven, Wireless Week | Product Releases | Comments

Greystripe is using its relationship with parent company ValueClick to up the ante in the mobile ad network space.

UXP powers multi-screen phone service for Trinidad cable op

April 5, 2012 2:34 pm | by Brian Santo | News | Comments

Why did bundle integration seem to stop with Caller ID on TV?

Alvarion lowers Q1 guidance by $33M

April 5, 2012 1:18 pm | by Andrew Berg, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Alvarion announced that it expects first-quarter 2012 revenues to be approximately $33 million to $33.5 million below previous guidance, primarily as a result of lower-than-expected sales of an older product line that the company intends to replace.

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More regional carriers offer iPhone, again at discount

April 5, 2012 1:16 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

The iPhone arrived at two more regional wireless operators, shortly after nTelos announced it would carry the sought-after device.

Falcone: Bankruptcy a maybe for LightSquared

April 5, 2012 1:13 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

The hedge fund backing LightSquared may have the struggling company filing for bankruptcy, according to a report.

Mediacom cuts deal for HBO Go, Max Go

April 4, 2012 3:16 pm | by Brian Santo | News | Comments

Mediacom will extend the service to customers in the coming weeks.

Paramount to add 500 films to YouTube rentals

April 4, 2012 3:11 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

YouTube and Paramount Pictures have reached a deal to make nearly 500 films available to rent online, even while their parent companies continue to feud over a $1 billion lawsuit.

LightSquared, Inmarsat renegotiate on payment deadline

April 4, 2012 3:09 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

LightSquared said it was "renegotiating" its contract for the use of Inmarsat's L-band spectrum as it works to slash expenses amid ongoing government opposition to the launch of its LTE network.

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RGB’s just-in-time packaging streamlines multi-screen delivery

April 3, 2012 3:02 pm | by Brian Santo | Product Releases | Comments

The approach has the potential to dramatically cut storage costs.

MetroPCS axes 3 unlimited plans

April 3, 2012 2:55 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

MetroPCS wiped out all but one of its unlimited data plans today, capping usage on its three cheapest plans and leaving only its most expensive rate in place for all-you-can-eat LTE service.

Verizon pledges mobile video if AWS deal closes

April 2, 2012 2:50 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Verizon is reportedly planning a mobile video service if the government clears its multi-billion-dollar spectrum and marketing deal with four cable operators.

WOW provisions Ultra TV with Sigma Systems

April 2, 2012 2:47 pm | by Brian Santo | News | Comments

The operator uses Sigma products to manage services on its new multi-room entertainment system.

Ericsson closes BelAir acquisition

April 2, 2012 2:41 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

The deal adds new Wi-Fi offload capabilities to its infrastructure offerings at a time when wireless operators are increasingly relying on the technology to manage soaring data traffic.

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Towerstream cuts deal for Wi-Fi network

April 2, 2012 2:38 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The company will host Wi-Fi for an unidentified national wireless carrier.

Xfinity Home comes to the Bay Area

March 30, 2012 3:17 pm | by Brian Santo | News | Comments

East Bay and North Bay customers will be the first to gain access to the home security and control service.

TiVo Premiere available across 70% of Suddenlink’s footprint

March 30, 2012 3:14 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Also, Virgin Media announced it is adding TiVo boxes to some new bundles.

Sprint plans 44% drop in cell sites

March 30, 2012 3:12 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Sprint’s network overhaul will drop the number of cell sites it operates by 44 percent, executive Bob Azzi said at a conference.

Report: Fiber to businesses still booming in U.S., Europe

March 30, 2012 3:10 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

A recent study by Vertical Systems Group found that the availability of business fiber continued to climb last year, both in the United States and Europe.

Clicking through the Wild West of video-on-demand

March 30, 2012 3:08 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Comcast said it has reached a critical mass in both the number of subscriber who have on-demand and the amount of revenue being generated.

Comcast dials in free text messaging for phone customers

March 29, 2012 2:56 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Comcast is sweetening its voice offering with the inclusion of free text messaging, as well as the ability to transcribe and read voicemail messages.

Dish heads to the cloud for workforce management

March 29, 2012 2:49 pm | by Brian Santo | News | Comments

Working with workforce management specialist Toa Technologies, Dish Network has centralized its national workforce support operation.

Shaw Business checks in with Wi-Fi service for medical centers

March 29, 2012 2:41 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Shaw Business, the commercial services arm of Shaw Communications, has inked an agreement to provide Wi-Fi, Internet and networking services to BC Biomedical Laboratories.

Cisco to buy ClearAccess’ software operation

March 28, 2012 3:03 pm | by Brian Santo | News | Comments

The acquisition would give Cisco direct title to critical software for home network visibility and management based on TR-069 standards.

Sprint mulls LTE tie-ups with regional carriers

March 28, 2012 3:01 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Sprint may consider partnering with regional wireless providers on LTE through network sharing and spectrum hosting arrangements, according to a top network executive.

NTIA report identifies prime spectrum, advocates sharing

March 28, 2012 2:59 pm | by Andrew Berg, Wireless Week | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Commerce, through the NTIA, announced the results of a report that found 95 MHz of prime spectrum could be repurposed for wireless broadband use.

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