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  • Iridium:  Literal High Flier

    The increases in mobile Internet traffic bodes well for satellite operators who can cover gaps in coverage. Iridium Communications is one worth keeping an eye on, says CEO Matt Desch, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

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    Mobile phone dead zones could be a thing of the past, if a new company called LightSquared lives up to its claims.

  • T-Mobile Sidekick

    High consumer demand for broadband and mobile networks would offset any loss of margins for telecommunications equipment maker Ericsson caused, potentially, by AT&T's purchase of Deutsche Telekom T-Mobile USA, Ericsson’s CEO Hans Vestberg told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Breaking Open Wireless

    A look at how privately held wireless players are shaping up against the giants of the telecom world. Sanjiv Ahuja, LightSquared chairman/CEO, explains how his company is building a nationwide wholesale 4G network backed by investor Phil Falcone.

  • Should the merger with T-Mobile go through, AT&T exec Ralph de la Vega said the U.S. would still remain the most competitive market in the world.

  • CNBC - Ctia Wireless 2011- The Wireless Connection

    Stocks ended down, after trading in a narrow range throughout much of the session Tuesday, as investors took a breather from a three-day rally amid rising oil prices and ongoing turmoil in Libya and the Middle East. Bank of America and GE fell, while Verizon rose.

  • CNBC - Ctia Wireless 2011- The Wireless Connection

    Stocks traded slightly lower, and in a narrow range throughout much of the session Tuesday, as investors took a breather from a three-day rally as oil prices rose amid ongoing turmoil in Libya and the Middle East.  GE and Bank of America fell, while Verizon gained.

  • Stocks turned lower as oil prices gained amid continuing unrest in the Middle East and North Africa. Verizon and Boeing rose, w hile Bank of America fell.

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    Here's what you should be watching Tuesday, March 22.

  • Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks finished up 1.5 percent or higher, sending the Dow back above 12,000, lifted by AT&T's $39 billion planned purchase of Deutsche Telecom's T-Mobile USA and investors who found buying opportunities in stocks they viewed as oversold.  Boeing and Alcoa led Dow gainers, while Pfizer fell.

  • Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks pared gains in the final hour of trading Monday, but remained significantly higher, buoyed by AT&T's $39 billion planned purchase of Deutsche Telecom's T-Mobile USA and buying opportunities in oversold stocks.  Boeing and GE led gainers, while Pfizer fell.

  • Stop Trading: AT&T

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer provides his view on the day's market activity and where things might be headed.

  • CNBC - Ctia Wireless 2011- The Wireless Connection

    The $20 billion bridge loan JP Morgan provided to AT&T in order to help cement its planned purchase of Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile USA unit is the largest commitment the bank has ever made to a client, according to people at the firm.

  • Behind the Deal

    A look at how JPMorgan helped shepherd the transaction between AT&T and T-Mobile, with Jim Woolery, JPMorgan co-head, M&A division.

  • Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks gained despite continuing global tensions as M&A activity heated up and as Warren Buffet said Japanese stocks represented a good buying opportunity.  Microsoft and Boeing led gainers.

  • Google became the world's most valuable brand this year, while Coca Cola dropped out of the top ten global brands for the first time, according to the 2011 Brand Finance ranking of the most valuable 500 brands across the globe.

  • The Blackberry Playbook Tablet PC

    Smartphones and tablets will be the headliners at the 2011 CTIA Wireless show in Orlando, where the wireless industry convenes to chart its future the week of March 21. Here are three things to watch for during the week:

  • Black and white versions of the new iPad 2.

    The iPad 2 is entering a much different world than its predecessor. And while Apple still holds a commanding market share position, it may be in for a much tougher fight this time around.

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    As the CTIA Wireless conference gets under way, CNBC.com ran a screen searching for some of the largest percent gainers in the wireless industry in the past year. 

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    Need maps, wait times for rides and restaurant tips for Disney World and other atractions? There's an app for that.

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