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.
Yahoo has denied any knowledge of computer software allegedly used by U.S. and British security forces to gather thousands of images from its users' web cams over a two-year period.
The auction of the 1900 MHz PCS H Block officially ended Thursday afternoon, with total bids of $1.564 billion, exactly the reserve price. Although it is not yet official, Dish Network is likely going to be the winner of the airwaves.
Washington loves a good analogy almost as much as Silicon Valley, and recent events are providing plenty of fodder for Internet analogies.
The developments come as the broadcast networks lodged their arguments against Aereo with the U.S. Supreme Court and as Aereo set an early March date for introducing service in Austin, Texas.