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With CarrierIQ Installed On 26 Million Of Its’ Phones, Sprint Disables The Tool And Ceases Data Collection

With CarrierIQ Installed On 26 Million Of Its’ Phones, Sprint Disables The Tool And Ceases Data Collection

After numerous complaints and a Senate review, Sprint announced on Friday a major decision on the controversial CarrierIQ software. No one knows if this is linked to the recent report of the data collecting tool being installed on approximately 26 million Sprint phones, but the news is good nonetheless. Here is how the Sprint spokesperson states it: “We have weighed […]

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T-Mobile Still “Confident” About The Merger With AT&T, In Spite Of Challengers

T-Mobile Still “Confident” About The Merger With AT&T, In Spite Of Challengers

Right now it seems that so many are against T-Mobile’s merger with AT&T. Most notably are Sprint, the Department of Justice, and seven state attorney generals. Maybe it’s just the noise from these groups, but it looks like it will be a tough climb to approval for AT&T and T-Mobile. However, that has not swayed T-Mobile’s confidence on the likelihood […]

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Senator Opposes AT&T/T-Mobile Merger, AT&T Responds, And T-Mobile Parodies Appear

Senator Opposes AT&T/T-Mobile Merger, AT&T Responds, And T-Mobile Parodies Appear

By now you’ve heard about Senator Herb Kohl, Senate Subcommittee chairman, opposition to AT&T’s acquisition of T-Mobile. If not, the quick wrap-up of it is, he is asking federal regulators to block the deal. To that request, AT&T responded with these words, “We respect Senator Kohl. However, we feel his view is inconsistent with antitrust law, is shared by few […]

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