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American Airlines To Add Inflight Internet Access To Nearly 250 Regional Jets

  American Airlines has announced plans to upgrade its regional fleet by adding Gogo inflight wireless services to all two-class regional jets....

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U.S. Cellular Announces Sale of Towers in Divested Markets

  USA based US Cellular has entered into a definitive agreement with Vertical Bridge Holdings to sell 595 towers for approximately $159 million....

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RadioShack Cost Cutting Likely Not Enough to Prevent Debt Restructuring

  Fitch Ratings believes that the massive cost cutting plan outlined today by RadioShack is likely not sufficient to forestall a restructuring of the company's debt in the near term...

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One in Five Americans to Purchase a Wearable Device in the Next Year

  There has been a lot of hype lately around wearables, but are Americans really taking to these new technologies? ...

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Limiting internet congestion a key factor in net neutrality debate

  Study suggests price discrimination would lead to web congestion...

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GCI to Purchase Wireless Subscriber Base from Alaska Communications

  USA based Alaska Communications is selling its wireless subscriber base and its 33 percent interest in its partnership in the Alaska Wireless Network (AWN) to GCI for US$300 million....

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Mobile Growth Surpasses Desktop This Black Friday and Cyber Monday

  This Black Friday marked a tipping point in which many retailers for the first time saw more traffic from customers on mobile devices than on laptop or desktop computers. ...

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More Than a Third of USA Adult Smartphone Users Use Their phones for Video Calling

  Video calling is growing into a key mainstream activity on smartphones, with high adoption rates in some markets, according to a survey by Gartner....

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AT&T's Senior Unsecured Notes Offering 'A'; Remains on Negative Watch

  Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A' rating to AT&T's Swiss franc offering of senior unsecured debt, ...

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Fitch:Acquiring Auction Spectrum would Bolster US Operator Strategy

  Acquiring scarce spectrum resources is an important strategic key for many wireless operators and the upcoming advanced wireless services-3 (AWS-3) auction scheduled for Nov. 13, 2014 will allow for gains that could help bolster long-term strategy, ...

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