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Solution Providers Honored at AT&T Partner Exchange Summit

Several top solution providers were honored at the inaugural AT&T Partner Exchange Summit last week, according to a report from Channel Partners. AT&T Partner Exchange is the carrier’s program working with solution providers in the channel. Among the companies honored was network and cloud hosted communications solutions provider AireSpring. The business VoIP provider received the [...]

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T-Mobile Keeps Impressive Customer Growth Going in Q3

T-Mobile continues to add customers at a rapid rate. The carrier announced that it added 2.3 million customers in the third quarter, with 1.4 million of them bring postpaid customers. In comparison, AT&T added 2 million customers, while Verizon added 1.5 million. The strong customer increases are not a surprise, given that T-Mobile has had [...]

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Microsoft Drops Nokia Name from Lumia Smartphones

The time has finally come to say goodbye to Nokia smartphones. Microsoft announced today that it is dropping the Nokia brand from Lumia devices, which will now be known as Microsoft Lumia. The technology giant acquired Nokia’s phone business back in April for $7.2 billion. That deal allowed Microsoft to continue using the Nokia name [...]

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AT&T Adds 2 Million Customers including Connected Cars in Q3

Verizon released its financial report for the third quarter yesterday, which means that today is AT&T’s turn to reveal its numbers. AT&T reported earnings per share of 63 cents and revenue of $33 billion, up 2.5 percent from the same period last year. The carrier’s numbers were slightly below expectations, with net profit for the [...]

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Verizon Sees Steady Growth in Q3

Verizon remained steady in the third quarter as the carrier largely stayed above the price war among its rivals. For the third quarter, Verizon reported earnings of 89 cents per share and a 4.3 percent increase in revenue to $31.59 billion. Those numbers were mostly in-line with analyst forecasts of 90 cents a share and [...]


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T-Mobile Keeps Impressive Customer Growth Going in Q3

T-Mobile continues to add customers at a rapid rate. The carrier announced that it added 2.3 million customers in the third quarter, with 1.4 million of them bring postpaid customers. In comparison, AT&T added 2 million customers, while Verizon added 1.5 million. The strong customer increases are not a surprise, given that T-Mobile has had [...]

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Internet

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FCC Receives Record 3 Million Comments on Net Neutrality

Monday marked the last day for the public to submit comments on the Federal Communication Commission’s proposed new net neutrality rules. The agency has received a record number of comments, totaling 3 million submissions from consumers, advocates, businesses, and lawmakers that continued to roll in up to the midnight deadline. The number of submissions received [...]

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Microsoft Drops Nokia Name from Lumia Smartphones

The time has finally come to say goodbye to Nokia smartphones. Microsoft announced today that it is dropping the Nokia brand from Lumia devices, which will now be known as Microsoft Lumia. The technology giant acquired Nokia’s phone business back in April for $7.2 billion. That deal allowed Microsoft to continue using the Nokia name [...]

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Solution Providers Honored at AT&T Partner Exchange Summit

Several top solution providers were honored at the inaugural AT&T Partner Exchange Summit last week, according to a report from Channel Partners. AT&T Partner Exchange is the carrier’s program working with solution providers in the channel. Among the companies honored was network and cloud hosted communications solutions provider AireSpring. The business VoIP provider received the [...]

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Solution Providers Honored at AT&T Partner Exchange Summit

Several top solution providers were honored at the inaugural AT&T Partner Exchange Summit last week, according to a report from Channel Partners. AT&T Partner Exchange is the carrier’s program working with solution providers in the channel. Among the companies honored was network and cloud hosted communications solutions provider AireSpring. The business VoIP provider received the [...]

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T-Mobile Keeps Impressive Customer Growth Going in Q3

T-Mobile continues to add customers at a rapid rate. The carrier announced that it added 2.3 million customers in the third quarter, with 1.4 million of them bring postpaid customers. In comparison, AT&T added 2 million customers, while Verizon added 1.5 million. The strong customer increases are not a surprise, given that T-Mobile has had [...]

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Microsoft Drops Nokia Name from Lumia Smartphones

The time has finally come to say goodbye to Nokia smartphones. Microsoft announced today that it is dropping the Nokia brand from Lumia devices, which will now be known as Microsoft Lumia. The technology giant acquired Nokia’s phone business back in April for $7.2 billion. That deal allowed Microsoft to continue using the Nokia name [...]

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AT&T Adds 2 Million Customers including Connected Cars in Q3

Verizon released its financial report for the third quarter yesterday, which means that today is AT&T’s turn to reveal its numbers. AT&T reported earnings per share of 63 cents and revenue of $33 billion, up 2.5 percent from the same period last year. The carrier’s numbers were slightly below expectations, with net profit for the [...]

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Verizon Sees Steady Growth in Q3

Verizon remained steady in the third quarter as the carrier largely stayed above the price war among its rivals. For the third quarter, Verizon reported earnings of 89 cents per share and a 4.3 percent increase in revenue to $31.59 billion. Those numbers were mostly in-line with analyst forecasts of 90 cents a share and [...]

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Apple Pay Arrives with Release of iOS 8.1

Today marks the launch of Apple Pay as Apple releases iOS 8.1. The latest version of the company’s operating system will allow iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users to make payments using those devices’ NFC chips. Apple Pay is also supported by the new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3, but the tablets [...]

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New iPads from Apple allow Users to Change Carriers

Apple unveiled the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 at an event on Thursday, following up on the recent launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. However, what is perhaps the most interesting feature of the new iPads didn’t even earn a mention during the show. The cellular-equipped models of the new [...]

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Iliad Abandons T-Mobile Bid after Second Rejection

French mobile provider Iliad is abandoning its efforts to acquire T-Mobile. The company made an initial bid for 56.6 percent of T-Mobile back in July at a price of $33 per share. After that bid was rejected, Iliad set a mid-October deadline to decide whether it would raise its bid or walk away. It turns [...]

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AT&T to Pay $105 Million to Settle Cramming Charges

AT&T has agreed to pay a fine of $105 million to settle a case regarding unauthorized third-party charges. The carrier is accused by the Federal Trade Commission of engaging in the practice of cramming, where customers are charged for premium services, such as ringtones and text messages offering trivia and horoscopes, without being aware they [...]

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Telecom Monthly October 2014 Newsletter

Fall has arrived, but before we say goodbye to summer for another year, let’s look back at some of the biggest news from September. Here are the stories that got the telecom industry talking during the last month: After months of speculation, the next generation of iPhones has arrived. Consumers looking to upgrade to the [...]

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