Sprint’s real fantasy: Firefighters achieving interoperability

By Sarah Laskow

In one of its new commercials, Sprint Nextel cheekily imagines how firefighters might use the company’s new walkie-talkies to run Congress.

Excerpts from this story referencing "simulation":

"… he country, demonstrated its interoperable equipment in a tornado-response simulation. …"

AT&T, Verizon beat back limits on airwaves auction

By Allan Holmes

Wireless giants face few limits on their buying power at next year's auction of prime spectrum, which could hurt T-Mobile and Sprint.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Federal Communications Commission":

"… to stay viable, or they don’t and they need to sell out,” he said. …"

Charities supporting AT&T’s buyout of T-Mobile have financial incentive

By Jason McLure

Charities that received big dollars from AT&T supporting phone giant's buyout of T-Mobile

Excerpts from this story referencing "acting assistant":

"… ook at this transaction, it is anti-competitive,” said Sharis Pozen, the acting assistant attorney general for antitrust, at a news conference. Following the Justic …"

Prepaid profit plan for wireless companies

By Morgan Jindrich

Top firms have banked $629 million for service not yet offered

Excerpts from this story referencing "Internet":

"… ther carriers and their trade group, the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association, continue to fight the rules.By "the end of June, the final co …"

Telecom chief could face conflict issues

By Kristen Dorsey

Nancy J. Victory, now a key commerce department official, has worked telecommunication and wireless firms that she now oversees

Excerpts from this story referencing "National Telecommunications and Information Administration":

"… mation, Nancy J. Victory also serves as chief of the Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration. NTIA is responsible for a number of key policy issues affecting telecommu …"