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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, March 6- Sprint Corp's senior vice president in charge of network infrastructure is leaving the company, the latest in a series of executive reshuffles following the acquisition of the wireless carrier by Japan's SoftBank Corp last year.
A deal made with Israel could help alleviate California's serious drought problem.
WASHINGTON, March 3- Sprint Corp and the U.S. government said on Monday they will face off in court over how much money law enforcement agencies owe the wireless provider for help the company was required to give investigators who wanted to tap phone calls.
Canada's Industry Minister James Moore, in a brief release, said the sale of the 2.3 GHz airwave licenses would have created unacceptable levels of concentration of spectrum in the hands of incumbent carriers, hurting competition in regions including Montreal, Ottawa, Edmonton and many mid-sized cities.
The companies involved were not disclosed, but the events appear similar to those at other retailers late last year, The Wall Street Journal said.
BARCELONA, Feb 26- The mobile phone industry is now looking to the fast-growing demand for smartphones priced at $100 or below as the market for fancier high-end devices has become saturated, but not all handset makers are able or willing to trade down.
U.S. spying is driving some of its allies to build an undersea cable from Portugal to Brazil, according to a report.
Feb 25- T-Mobile US Inc, the No.4 U.S. mobile services company, reported a bigger quarterly net loss, hurt by higher spending on promotions. The company's net loss widened to $20 million, or 3 cents per share, in the quarter ended Dec. 31 from $8 million, or 1 cent per share, a year earlier.
SAN FRANCISCO/ BARCELONA, Feb 24- Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg took a victory lap at the world's largest mobile technology conference in Barcelona on Monday, after beating out Google Inc in a $19 billion acquisition of free messaging service WhatsApp.
Europe's highly fragmented telecommunications market will begin to consolidate into a "new paradigm", the deputy CEO of Orange forecast on Monday.
A day after the announcement of the Netflix-Comcast deal, Verizon's CEO says he expects to reach an agreement with the streaming service over bandwidth.
Pierre Louette, Orange deputy CEO and group secretary general, says that the European telecommunications market is highly fragmented, and discusses regulation.
PARIS, Feb 24- French media group Vivendi confirmed on Monday it had been approached by cable group Altice over a tie-up between mobile operator SFR and cable firm Numericable, but said it had not yet received any formal offer.
PARIS, Feb 24- French media group Vivendi and cable group Altice are in discussions over a tie-up between mobile operator SFR and cable firm Numericable, sources close to the talks said on Monday.
Rosalia Portela, CEO of ONO, says she cannot comment on the speculation that the company is the subject of a takeover bid by Vodafone, but says "it is nice to hear you are wanted".
Every Mobile World Congress in the past four years has featured an announcement about one of these operating systems. This year is no different, as handset makers, carriers and chipmakers try to break the stranglehold that Google Inc and Apple Inc have on the software that runs the world's mobile phones.
SAN FRANCISCO/ BARCELONA, Feb 24- Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg will take a victory lap at the world's largest mobile technology conference in Barcelona on Monday, after beating out Google Inc in a $19 billion acquisition of free messaging service WhatsApp.
From Qualcomm and Intel to MediaTek, Marvell and Broadcom, the suppliers of the crucial components that power smartphone applications and drive high-speed wireless connections are scrambling to capitalize on opportunities taking shape as Chinese brands and telecoms carriers such as China Mobile gear up for 4 G LTE, or Long-Term Evolution.
Feb 21- Dish Network Corp, the second largest U.S. satellite TV company after DirectTV, reported a 38 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit as it generated more revenue per user. Chairman Charlie Ergen has said he is keeping all options open, including acquiring T-Mobile US, building a wireless network and selling Dish's spectrum.
WhatsApp's massive purchase price suggests Blackberry's BBM has real value. But Blackberry may not have what it takes to harvest it.
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Shares of chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices rose by more than six percent Friday following an appearance on CNBC by its CEO.
A Google executive's reaction to the deal "could certainly be a little sour grapes," an analyst tells CNBC.