Sprint, Comcast and Charter Rekindle Wireless Partnership Talks

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Sprint, Comcast and Charter are once again talking wireless partnership, according to several reports, including the Wall Street Journal. The talks have put a long rumored tie up between Sprint and T-Mobile on hold for now. The idea of Sprint and the cable industry partnering...Learn More

Moffett: Comcast Verizon MVNO Plans Could Be Good for Both Companies

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When Comcast a few weeks ago confirmed rumors that it would launch a wireless mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) service that would tap a years-old agreement with Verizon to resell Verizon wireless services, it raised the question of what those plans would mean for Verizon....Learn More

Comcast Wireless Plans Confirmed, Details to Come

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Comcast CEO Brian Roberts confirmed that Comcast wireless plans are definitely in play, with a wireless service from the broadband and entertainment conglomerate expected sometime in 2017. Responding to questions at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference today, Comcast’s CEO offered more insight into Comcast wireless...Learn More

Comcast Confirms Cable Wireless MVNO Plans, Sort Of

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Comcast confirmed some form of a cable wireless MVNO plan today on their quarterly earnings conference call. An imminent wireless move by Comcast, and maybe other cable MSOs, has been rumored for the past few weeks. Comcast and a few other cable MSOs have had...Learn More

CEO: Mobile Telemedicine is Focus for MVNO Seniors Wireless

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A unique way of differentiating a wireless offering comes from Seniors Wireless, a subsidiary of Australia-based MVNO emveno. The two-part offering launched yesterday combines mobile voice and data service with a telemedicine service operated by emveno called teleMED Assist. TeleMED Assist promises to give customers...Learn More

Google Wireless Plans: Reconnecting Dropped Calls Could be Just the Start

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Dropped calls that automatically reconnect could be coming your way thanks to Google. According to several news reports, a Google exec told attendees at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week that this capability might be part of the wireless offering the company plans...Learn More

Sprint Integrates BYOD into MVNOs

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OVERLAND PARK, KS – March 05, 2013 – As the opportunity to reuse or recycle idle mobile devices in the United States continues to grow, Sprint (NYSE:S) Emerging Solutions & Global Wholesale today introduced the Bring Your Own Sprint Device (BYOSD) program. BYOSD is intended...Learn More

Sprint Wholesales Cord Cutting

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Sprint is introducing their wireline phone replacement service, Sprint Phone Connect, as a wholesale product, inviting MVNOs to market it as a home phone replacement service. Sprint Phone Connect uses Sprint’s 3G wireless network to offer home phone replacement service through an adapter that customers...Learn More

TracFone Completes Purchase of T-Mobile MVNO Simple Mobile

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MIAMI, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — TracFone Wireless, Inc., America’s Number 1 no-contract cell phone provider, announced that, effective Monday, it completed its purchase of Simple Mobile, one of T-Mobile’s largest mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) in the United States. TracFone will continue to provide...Learn More

Simplexity in Wholesale Agreement With Sprint for MVNO Services

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RESTON, VA – February 6, 2012 – Simplexity MVNO Services, a fully integrated Mobile Virtual Network Enabler (MVNE), has announced an agreement with Sprint whereby Simplexity will utilize the Sprint nationwide wireless network to offer third-party branded voice and data services. Simplexity MVNO Services is...Learn More

China Telecom Set to Launch U.S. MVNO

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In what is a great example of the dynamism of the U.S. telecom market, China Telecom announced they intend to launch a wireless MVNO service in the U.S. China Telecom is the largest incumbent Chinese telecom provider with 194 million fixed-line telephone subscribers, 62.36 million...Learn More

Bandwidth.com Hopes to Shake Up Wireless Industry With Republic Wireless

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It’s safe to say that VoIP has been a disruptive force on traditional telecom. It took longer than some thought, but VoIP has fundamentally changed the economics of voice service and basically made the legacy TDM network unsustainable for the long term. Bandwidth.com, a North...Learn More

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