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Verizon touts developer success

US operator Verizon Wireless claims that more than 1,000 developers have registered to become part of its Verizon Developer Community in the last month.


Verizon launches mobility services for large firms

Verizon Business today announced ‘Managed Mobility Solutions,’ a new service for large multinational businesses that provides security for mobile devices and mobile expense management, reports Computerworld

AT&T’s HSPA plans take aim at Verizon

Number two US operator AT&T Wireless yesterday unveiled specific plans to upgrade its mobile networks, a move clearly aimed at derailing rival Verizon’s momentum with LTE technology

Motorola aims to expand US op support for Cliq

Motorola is looking to take its new Android-powered Cliq smartphone to all the major operators in the US as the company builds on its existing deal with T-Mobile USA.

Nortel closes in on Avaya, Ericsson deals

Nortel Networks’ plans to sell-off major parts of its businesses appear to be on the home straight. The Canadian vendor announced yesterday that US and Canadian courts have approved its US$915 million deal to sell its enterprise business to Avaya.

Voda CEO “relooking” at Verizon Wireless stake


Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao has reignited speculation that the UK-based group may divest its 45 percent stake in US mobile operator Verizon Wireless, reports The Telegraph. Colao told a Goldman Sach’s media conference in New York yesterday that his board is “re-looking” at its position in the joint-venture.


Sprint CEO: Phone exclusivity limits may make sense

Reuters reports that Sprint CEO Dan Hesse said yesterday it is fair for the US government to ask whether handset exclusivity deals should have time limits.

Samsung preps next-gen devices

Unstrung reports that Samsung is promising a couple of LTE device launches in 2010 – following deals with Verizon and MetroPCS – and will start testing devices using the 802.16m or ‘WiMAX 2’ standard in 2011.

Verizon and Google reveal more Android deal plans

More details have emerged on Verizon and Google’s partnership for the Android platform.

Verizon and partners prep LTE VC fund

US operator Verizon Wireless yesterday announced plans to work with its vendors and venture capital partners to invest as much as US$1.3 billion in LTE technology.