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MetroPCS to launch 4G phone before Verizon

The last shall be the first: MetroPCS to launch 4G phone this fall, ahead of Verizon Wireless more

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USA Saw Lowest Ever Annual Subscriber Growth in 2008

Although the American market did not suffer quite so badly as the Canadian market in the fourth quarter, it did see a disappointing figure for net additions. more

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Shareholders Pushing for Sale of US Cellular to Larger Rival

Further consolidation in the USA's telecoms market could be imminent as shareholders are reported to be pressuring U.S. Cellular to seek a buy-out from one of its larger rivals. more

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US Wireless Growth Won't Be Stopped by Weak Economy

A Strategy Analytics report is predicting that US cellular subscriber growth will remain strong despite the economic situation, although growth levels will scale back slightly from 2008. US cellular service revenues will also continue to grow, albeit at a slower growth rate of 3.9%, down from 7.5% in 2008. more

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US Small Operators Q2 - Customer Growth Falls but Mixed Results for ARPU

The US market has undergone some consolidation recently, but there remain seven operators with between 250k and 10m subscribers.  more

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New IPO Candidate NextG Culls $40 Million From Private Placement

Wireless infrastructure company NextG Networks, which last week filed for an initial public offering of $150 million, has recently raised more than $40 million in Series C funding from venture investors. more

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Verizon-Alltel Deal Just One of Many as Wireless Consolidates

Verizon Communications's $28.1 billion agreement to acquire Alltel Corp. is the latest megamerger in a wireless industry that's quickly consolidating to compensate for slowing subscriber growth. more

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The Fastest Growing Operators in North America

The North American market had a particularly quiet quarter, with fewer than 6m new customers in all on a net basis. more

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FCC Draft Auction Rules a win for Google, Hi-Tech Industry"

The hi-tech industry, led by Google, scored a big victory over incumbent broadband providers this week as draft rules released by FCC Chairman Kevin Martin for a highly anticipated radio-spectrum auction have incorporated many of the hi-tech industry's demands." more

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FCC Mulls Cos' Positions On Auction Of Prized Radio Spectrum

The Federal Communications Commission's consultation on the rules of its upcoming radio spectrum auction closed this week, and in their last-minute submissions few of the likely participants in the auction changed the arguments they had been making in private in recent months." more

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