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Wireless execs talk 5G in Maryland (access required)

Wireless companies need the ability to create infrastructure for the next generation of mobile internet, 5G, wireless officials told Baltimore business leaders Monday. To catch up to the changing use of cellphones and other mobile devices, carriers and other infrastructure ...

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Senators call for investigation of Verizon’s ‘supercookies’ (access required)

Democratic senators on Friday called on federal regulators to investigate Verizon Wireless, the country’s biggest mobile provider, for secretly inserting unique tracking codes into the Web traffic of its some 100 million customers. Data privacy experts have accused Verizon of ...

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Verizon sees few changes to U.S. wireless business

Verizon’s $130 billion deal with Vodafone is huge for both companies, although Verizon customers in the U.S. are unlikely to see any big changes to their bills or their service. Verizon is buying the 45 percent of its wireless business ...

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Verizon buying Vodafone’s wireless stake for $130B

NEW YORK — Verizon will own its wireless business outright after agreeing to a $130 billion deal to buy the 45 percent stake of Verizon Wireless owned by British cellphone carrier Vodafone. The buyout, the second-largest acquisition deal on record, ...

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Big 4 cellphone carriers unite on anti-texting ads

NEW YORK — The country’s four biggest cellphone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving, uniting behind AT&T’s “It Can Wait” slogan to blanket TV and radio this summer. AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint ...

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T-Mobile USA to merge with MetroPCS

T-Mobile and MetroPCS have agreed to combine their struggling cellphone businesses in a deal aimed at letting them compete better with their three larger rivals. The combined company will use the T-Mobile brand and have about 42.5 million subscribers. Although ...

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