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  • Report: T-Mobile's high share of digital, social media mentions helps boost subs

    31 July 2015, 1:17 pm by: Phil Goldstein

    T-Mobile US leads the Tier 1 wireless carriers in what is known as digital "share of voice," according to iSpot.tv, a research firm that tracks and analyzes TV advertising. Share of voice is an ad revenue model that focuses on weight or percentage among other…
  • Analysts: Smartphone growth slows to around 15% in Q2 thanks to weaker growth in U.S., China

    31 July 2015, 1:02 pm by: Phil Goldstein

    The global smartphone market keeps on growing, it's just not growing as fast as it once did, according to industry research firms. In fact, thanks in large part to weaker sales growth in the U.S., Europe and China, the market is growing at its slowest rate in…
  • T-Mobile exceeds expectations in Q2, but questions of future growth, M&A linger

    31 July 2015, 12:29 pm by: Phil Goldstein

    T-Mobile US exceeded Wall Street's expectation in terms of its revenue and earnings in the second quarter, and analysts think it has enough momentum to carry it through the end of 2015. However, the same analysts also have questions about whether T-Mobile…
  • Report: Comcast, Verizon may renegotiate MVNO deal

    31 July 2015, 11:19 am by: Phil Goldstein

    Comcast and Verizon Communications are discussing whether and how they should renegotiate a contract dating from 2011 that lets Comcast operate as an MVNO of Verizon Wireless, according to a Wall Street Journal article. The wireless industry has shifted…
  • U.S. Cellular to launch LTE roaming in next 60-90 days

    31 July 2015, 9:31 am by: Phil Goldstein

    U.S. Cellular continued its momentum of positive, if modest, subscriber growth in the second quarter, building on a strong end of 2014. The carrier is also on the cusp of implementing its first LTE roaming agreement.
  • LTE-U interference concerns continue to fester

    31 July 2015, 12:00 am by: Sue Marek

    It's no secret that wireless operators like Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile US are closely monitoring the progress around LTE-Unlicensed technology because both are anxious to deploy the technology as a way to meet burgeoning capacity demands. But the technology…
  • Sprint targets T-Mobile with new 10 GB/$100, 40 GB/$120 shared family plan

    30 July 2015, 1:27 pm by: Phil Goldstein

    Sprint is going after T-Mobile US and other carriers with a new family plan promotion that offers unlimited voice, texting and 10 GB of shared data for $100 per month. The carrier also said that families can choose Sprint's 40 GB shared data plan for just $20…
  • T-Mobile's Legere open to partnering with Google, Comcast as more firms get into mobile

    30 July 2015, 1:12 pm by: Phil Goldstein

    T-Mobile US said it now expects to add 3.4 million to 3.9 branded postpaid net customers in 2015, up from the company's previous guidance of between 3 million and 3.5 million, which it issued in April.
  • Is personalized video content coming to a TV, smartphone and tablet near you?

    30 July 2015, 10:57 am by: Phil Goldstein

    If it seems as if the latest buzzword in the OTT dictionary is personalization, that's because this aspect of content discovery is fast becoming an important component of providers' search and recommendation platforms. As consumer demand for content continues…
  • Alcatel-Lucent CEO Combes to step down Sept. 1

    30 July 2015, 10:50 am by: Phil Goldstein

    Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes will step down from his role on Sept. 1 as the vendor moves toward completing its deal with rival Nokia; the combined company is going to be led by Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri.

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