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Super-Fast Broadband to Come to Big Cities

Sprint-Nextel and its 4G Wimax partner Clearwire will launch their super-fast wireless broadband into the largest markets in the U.S. -- New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Sprint says its 4G service will reach 120 million people by the end of the year.

Verizon Names Wireless Unit Exec as New COO

Early Monday, telecom giant Verizon Communications (VZ) named Lowell McAdam president and COO, which would put him in line to eventually succeed longtime CEO Ivan Seidenberg. McAdam currently serves as the CEO of Verizon Wireless, a joint venture between the U.S. company and Vodafone.

Do You Sleep with Your Cell Phone? Most Americans Do

A new study by the Pew Research Center found, not surprisingly, a growing number of Americans are using cell phones. What is surprising, however, is that most of these cell phone users bring their devices to bed with them, too.

Sprint Overestimated EVO Sales

Sprint-Nextel announced last week that sales of its new EVO 4G phone, a competitor to Apple's iPhone 4, "marked the largest quantity of a single phone sold in one day ever for Sprint." turns out those numbers were off -- way off.

One more challenger for the iPhone

New Apple (AAPL) challengers appear with great regularity. Research in Motion (RIMM) has launched consumer versions of its BlackBerry. Palm's (PALM)...

Sprint's strange deal with Ericsson

It may seem like an odd decision: Sprint (S) will outsource much of its network maintenance to Ericsson (ERIC). The deal is worth almost $5 billion...