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Huawei still leads in mobile wireless networks

Huawei Technologies remains the world’s biggest vendor of cellular networks despite being effectively locked out of the huge U.S. LTE market.

Huawei took in 28.1 percent of all cellular network revenue in the third quarter, according to ABI Research results released Monday. That kept the Chinese vendor in the lead even though its share was down 3 percentage points from the second quarter, when it overtook Ericsson to claim the top spot, ABI analyst Nick Marshall said.

 

Read entire article here: http://www.pcworld.com/article/2068360/huawei-still-leads-in-mobile-wireless-networks.html

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Target is Launching a T-Mobile Prepaid Service Called “Brightspot”

This weekend, Target will introduce a new prepaid wireless service called Brightspot. The prepaid service will use T-Mobile’s nationwide 4G network (LTE as well), provides customers with 3 different affordable plans, rewards customers with $25 gift cards for continued service, and allows you to bring your own unlocked GSM device or choose from one of many they will have on hand.

 

Read the entire Article here: http://www.droid-life.com/2013/10/01/target-is-launching-a-t-mobile-prepaid-service-called-brightspot-on-october-6-here-are-all-of-the-details/

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Verizon Wireless Buys Vodafone at $130 Billion – Wired

In what’s being described as one of the biggest deals in corporate history, Verizon agreed to pay $130 billion to British telecom Vodafone in order to buy out the multinational’s stake in Verizon Wireless, the second largest wireless operation in the U.S. This will allow Verizon in the long term to reduce operating costs primarily in Great Britain with the acquisition.

Forget the Microsoft Soap Opera. It’s the Verizon Deal That Matters