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Despite Recession - US Smartphone Market Still Growing

According to The NPD Group, consumer sales of smartphones to U.S. consumers represented 23 percent of all handset sales in the fourth quarter 2008 compared to just 12 percent in Q4 2007 more

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Sprint Nextel Confirms "Significant Interest" in Sale of Nextel Division

Sprint Nextel has confirmed that it has received “significant interest” from companies interested in acquiring its Nextel iDEN division - but warned that it doubts any bidder would be able to raise the funds in the current economic climate. more

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UPDATE: Verizon Wireless Offers Plans Without Contracts

Verizon Wireless on Monday began offering its service without contracts as it continues its push to make its network more open. more

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Verizon Wireless Offers Service Plans Without Contracts

Verizon Wireless on Monday began offering its service without contracts as it continues its push to make its network more open. more

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UPDATE: Vodafone Shifts Organization, Appoints New Europe Head

In his first major decision since he took over the helm of British mobile-phone giant Vodafone Group in August, chief executive Vittorio Colao chose an outsider to run the Europe business and broke up emerging markets into two divisions. more

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Verizon, Alltel Merger Brings Questions About Worker Health

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers wants the Federal Communications Commission to require Verizon Communications and Alltel to adopt a nationwide safety program protecting people from harmful radio frequencies as a condition of their proposed merger. more

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Verizon Wireless To Divest in 85 Markets for Alltel Merger

Verizon Wireless is offering to divest airwaves in 85 markets as a part of talks with the Justice Department over a pending merger with Alltel. more

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AT&T Unveils iPhone Subscriber Pricing

AT&T said Tuesday that the latest version of Apple's iPhone will go on sale July 11 and that the company will eventually let customers buy the handset without signing an annual contract. more

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Virgin Mobile May Struggle in Shifting Demographic Aim

Virgin Mobile USA may find itself with growing pains as it attempts to mature alongside its youthful customer base. more

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FCC Chairman Calls for Federal Rule on Cellphone Fees

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin on Thursday pressed for federal regulation of early termination fees for cellphone users. more

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