Verizon Wireless announced it has completed its purchase of Golden State Cellular from Sierra Cellular and two other partners. In a statement, Verizon said it now owns 100 percent of the Golden State Cellular. The purchase expands Verizon’s brand and network footprint in East Central California, a market area that includes much of Yosemite National Park, as well as Amador, Alpine, Calaveras, Tuolumne and Mariposa counties. The spectrum license and operating assets being purchased cover a population of 160,000 and approximately 6,000 square miles.
Verizon Wireless today is reminding its customers it hasn’t forgotten to launch VoLTE, promising the service will rollout nationwide later this year . Read more about Verizon Promises VoLTE This Year Supported by “Tangible Volume of Handsets” Comments
AT&T and Verizon may have declared their LTE networks “nationwide” but Jonathan Adelstein, CEO of The Wireless Infrastructure Association (PCIA), says there’s more work t Read more about Annual PCIA Conference Highlights Growing Network Investment Comments
C Spire Wireless is directly taking on AT&T and Verizon by now offering unlimited talk and text plus 10GB for $160. That’s $100 per month for a 10GB bucket of data and $15 per month for four smartphones
ARRIS announced it acquired Mississauga, Ontario-based SeaWell Networks for an undisclosed amount. This acquisition comes one year after ARRIS’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility’s Home division. ARRIS is integrating SeaWell’s adaptive bit rate (ABR) streaming technologies and talent into its Network & Cloud business
Verizon today announced that its existing month-to-month customers can now move to the carrier’s More Everything plans beginning April 17.
T-Mobile today announced it is doing away with all talk, text and data overage charges for its customers and it’s challenging AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint to follow suit. Read more about T-Mobile Challenges AT&T, Verizon, Sprint to End Overage Charges Comments