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Verizon names John Stratton new head of wireless, wireline

Stratton takes over both the wireless and wireline businesses as former Verizon Wireless CEO Dan Mead prepares for retirement.

By February 18, 2015

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Verizon sheds select wireline assets, cell towers for $15.5B

Frontier Communications will pick up parts of Verizon's landline business, while American Tower will pick up the rights to 11,300 cellular towers.

By February 5, 2015

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Verizon to say farewell to cell towers, wireline assets?

The company is close to selling off parts of its wireline business and cellular towers for $10 billion so it can focus on its core wireless service, The Wall Street Journal reports.

By February 2, 2015

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AT&T unloads Connecticut wireline biz for $2B

It plans to use the $2 billion from Frontier Communications to invest in its Project VIP initiative -- a rollout of an all-IP, wireless cloud network.

By December 17, 2013

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Sprint's customer growth returns, but Q3 loss doubles on charges

The carrier lost $2.38 billion in the quarter thanks to charges related to its wireline assets and its brand.

By February 5, 2015

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Intel eyes connected homes with Lantiq purchase

The company has been working to diversify beyond its personal-computer chips business. Last year's focus was on wearables.

By February 2, 2015

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AT&T Q4 customer growth up, but competition fuels rise in turnover

Most of AT&T's customer gains in the fourth quarter came from its non-smartphone business.

By January 27, 2015

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Sprint backs FCC on reclassifying broadband as utility

In a surprise move, Sprint counters its industry brethren by saying the FCC's plan won't prevent it from further investing in its broadband network.

By January 16, 2015

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Net Fix: FCC chief on solving the Open Internet puzzle (Q&A)

With a vote looming on new rules for Internet access, Tom Wheeler talks candidly with CNET News in an exclusive interview about legal challenges, President Obama's role and being the butt of late-night TV jokes.

By January 14, 2015

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Why is the FCC considering a new system for phone number portability? No good reason

Commentary: After years of delay, the FCC seems poised to switch vendors for the local telephone number portability database. That could be a big mistake.

By January 5, 2015