AT&T to buy carrier Leap Wireless (Update)
AT&T announced plans Friday to buy mobile carrier Leap Wireless in a deal worth at least $4 billion, giving the telecom giant more spectrum and the Cricket prepaid phone franchise.
Sprint launches 'guarantee' for unlimited plans
(AP)—Sprint is introducing a new wireless plan that guarantees new and existing subscribers unlimited voice, text and data plans in a move to differentiate its service from rivals AT&T and Verizon.
SoftBank completes $21.6B deal with Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel, the third largest U.S. wireless carrier, is now under the control of the Japanese investment firm SoftBank.
Japanese association unveils tape-like environmental sensors
New video streaming technology for mobile phones
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a new architecture for better-quality video streaming on mobile phones and across wireless networks. The new architecture is based on utilising information gathered and ...
FCC approves Softbank bid for Sprint Nextel
The Federal Communications Commission says it approved Softbank Corp.'s bid for Sprint Nextel Corp.
Researchers create flexible tin dioxide cloth self-powered photo detector
Review: Price for simplicity in new Google phones
Two new Android phones will look and sound familiar to those who have been paying attention to phones. That's because these two devices are replicas of Samsung's Galaxy S4 and HTC's One, except they lack ...
Ford tests high-tech 'brake light' that warns other drivers even from afar
Ford Motor Company participated in a special test of a high-tech early warning "brake light" that can warn drivers following behind even if they are around a bend or behind other traffic.
SK Telecom introduces world's fist LTE-A network
South Korea's SK Telecom announced Wednesday the launch of a new generation mobile network that offers speeds twice that of its existing long term evolution (LTE) network and 10 times that of 3G services.
New approach to mobile video fuses streaming and downloading to dodge delays, improve quality
It's the bane of streaming media—the endlessly spinning cursor on a dark screen, or the final minutes of a favorite show freezing to a halt when the wireless signal weakens. A new technology developed by ...
Sprint Nextel shareholders approve Softbank deal
Sprint Nextel Corp.'s shareholders on Tuesday approved SoftBank Corp.'s acquisition of the bulk of the wireless carrier company.
Dish abandons Sprint acquisition efforts
Satellite TV operator Dish Network Corp. is officially abandoning its efforts to acquire Sprint Nextel Corp.
SoftBank chief aims to create 'world's No.1 company'
The flamboyant founder of Japanese telco SoftBank, which is close to a $21.6 billion takeover of US firm Sprint Nextel, on Friday added a new goal to his lofty agenda: creating the world's biggest company.