According to a new investor report from Credit Suisse analysts, a majority of FCC commissioners would rather not have to evaluate a potential transaction like Sprint/T-Mobile.
Wilson Electronics bought smaller rival zBoost, consolidating the niche market for cell-signal boosters. The deal comes as the FCC is certifying new boosters from Wilson and its competitors under stricter rules for the devices.
Etisalat said it expects to complete the somewhat drawn-out acquisition of Vivendi's 53 per cent stake in Maroc Telecom by the end of May, bringing to an end a process that started in the first quarter of 2013.
The second screen space is only a few years old, but the field is developing fast as ownership of smartphones and tablets rises. The lack of standardisation could provide a barrier to entry, however, and regulatory intervention could be required.
Speculation surrounding the possible sale of SFR to a domestic rival reached fever pitch on Wednesday after Vivendi reportedly asked all potential bidders to submit their preliminary offers by 8pm this evening.
The U.S. government accused Sprint for over-charging by as much as 50 percent for court-ordered wiretaps the carrier provided to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration and other law-enforcement agencies.
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son will outline his views on the state of the U.S. mobile industry during a speech next week that will likely be pored over for clues as to whether or how intensely SoftBank-owned Sprint will push for a deal with No. 4 player T-Mobile US.
TDS Telecom is putting broadband service into the hands of another 850 residential and business customers by completing a stimulus project around Monroe, Browntown, South Wayne and Woodford, Wis.
FairPoint Communications met another milestone in its northern New England broadband expansion effort, reaching its goal to increase broadband access to 95 of its access lines in New Hampshire.
AT&T is targeting Alabama and Florida as the first two areas where it will conduct tests on all-IP services as part of its broader initiative to shut down its copper and TDM-based network in 2020.