Tag Archive: Verizon


A New Service Provider Dynamic in the Making?

AT&T’s plan to acquire T-Mobile USA in what would’ve been the largest deal of the year has dominated discussions in the telecom space for much of 2011. Then, the news came earlier this week: It’s over. The proposed $39 billion takeover of T-Mobile USA by AT&T hit the wall after the companies agreed to drop …

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The Great Carrier Cloud Land Grab

A few weeks ago, CenturyLink agreed to buy data center provider Savvis for a whopping $2.5 billion (or $3.2 billion if you count the debt assumption). This comes on the heels of the closure of their Qwest purchase and a few months behind another big data center purchase by a carrier: Verizon’s $1.4 billion purchase …

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Wireless Broadband Addresses Emergency Response in the Big Apple

When emergency strikes, helping people understand what to do is of key importance. To enable that to happen in an orderly fashion, New York City and federal agencies have joined forces with the big four cellular service providers to introduce the Personal Localized Alerting Network. PLAN, a free service that will provide mobile subscribers to …

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