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Spotlight: HTC One to hit US stores April 19

The HTC One is seen as a major rival to the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S4.

T-Mobile's pricing move shows benefits of pro-competition policy

New pricing plans announced last week by T-Mobile USA are a good example of the benefit to consumers and businesses of strong competition in the wireless market.

Spotlight: AT&T adding Microsoft Lync to its enterprise UC offering

AT&T is adding Microsoft Lync to its enterprise unified communications (UC) portfolio, AT&T announced Tuesday.

IBM, AT&T team on IBM MobileFirst offering

IBM unveiled Thursday its IBM MobileFirst portfolio that includes mobile security, analytics, application development software, and cloud-based services, as well as an expanded partnership with AT&T.

AT&T touts improved quality, streamlined pricing with rebranded Mobile TV

AT&T Mobility is rebranding its U-Verse Live TV streaming service to the more succinct Mobile TV, also promising uniform pricing across all supported devices as well as superior video quality.

Spotlight: FCC role in transition to IP-based networks divides telecom industry

The role of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the transition to IP-based networks divides the telecom industry, according to comments received in response to petitions filed by AT&T and the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA).

NYT attack offers hints for other CIOs facing threats

The months-long Chinese cyberattack on the New York Times has already been widely reported, but the level of detail in the newspaper's own reporting on the incident should be useful to CIOs at other companies facing potential security threats.

Verizon, AT&T court startups to keep innovation alive and thriving

It's not surprising that innovative solutions are difficult to find amid the big Tier 1 wireless operators, which are laser focused on making sure their networks are running smoothly.  However, companies like AT&T and Verizon Wireless realize that innovation is necessary if they want to continue to thrive, especially now that their networks are all migrating to LTE and differentiation among operators is becoming more difficult to communicate to consumers.

AT&T ponies up $1.9 billion to buy 4G spectrum from Verizon

AT&T has agreed to pay Verizon $1.9 billion and turn over advanced wireless service spectrum licenses to Verizon in exchange for 700 MHz of spectrum used by AT&T to provide 4G LTE services.

Polycom's stock drops as firm sees earnings free fall

Videoconferencing system provider Polycom saw its net income plummet to $2 million in the fourth quarter, a 96 percent year-over-year free fall, and its revenues dropped to $353 million, a more modest 9 percent year-over-year decline.