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Telefonica inks deal with Microsoft to break Android, iOS 'duopoly'

The carrier says t will step up its marketing efforts in the U.K., Germany, Spain, and elsewhere to help promote Windows Phone 8.

By June 26, 2013


Apple and Samsung set to continue their duopoly in 2014

For the foreseeable future, it appears that Apple and Samsung will continue to carve up the majority of profit and a growing portion of sales of devices.

By July 13, 2013


Alliance of rival carriers bashes AT&T-Verizon 'duopoly'

At a confab hosted by the newly branded Competitive Carrier Association, rival wireless operators say AT&T and Verizon are stifling competition and call on regulators to adopt policies to preserve a level playing field.

By September 25, 2012


SoftBank's Masa Son on why Sprint needs T-Mobile

The Internet is run by a cable monopoly in Comcast and a wireless duopoly in Verizon and AT&T, Son says. He wants to shake things up.

By May 28, 2014


Sprint chairman: US market needs real price war

Masayoshi Son tells attendees at the CCA Expo in Texas that the company needs more than its partnerships with rural operators to take on the duopoly of AT&T and Verizon.

By March 27, 2014


Sprint files suit to block AT&T's T-Mobile merger

Opposition is building against the deal that Sprint and other critics say would create a wireless "duopoly" and spell bad news for consumers.

By September 6, 2011


AT&T defends T-Mobile deal to U.S. Senate

AT&T didn't find many allies at U.S. Senate hearing, where politicians claimed the proposed $39 billion deal would lead to less competition and create a mobile "duopoly."

By May 11, 2011


N.Y. to scrutinize AT&T and T-Mobile merger

The state's attorney general plans to analyze the proposed merger, which could create a "near duopoly," to ensure that it doesn't harm New York wireless consumers.

By March 29, 2011


Firefox beats IE in Europe: A duopoly to come?

Microsoft's IE7 just fell behind Firefox in Europe, hinting at a looming battle between the proprietary software giant and a host of open-source competitors.

By April 2, 2009


iPhone and the demise of the BlackBerry/Exchange duopoly

Who will win the next great mobile war? If developers are taken into account, it looks like the future belongs to Apple and its iPhone.

By June 11, 2008