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AT&T tops J.D. Power's latest customer care survey, edging out T-Mobile

AT&T ranked as the best-performing major U.S. carrier in J.D. Power's latest customer care report, edging out T-Mobile.

Layer3 set to take on Comcast in Chicago, reveals Altice as backer

Start-up cable service Layer3 is moving beyond its Texas-based market test and will conduct a full-fledged rollout in Chicago under its own brand, the company has confirmed.

Cox challenges AT&T by bringing 1 Gig service to Wichita, Kansas

Cox Communications has launched its 1 Gbps 'G1gablast' residential service in Wichita, Kansas, laying a challenge to incumbent telco AT&T.

FairPoint upgrades broadband capabilities in 13 Maine towns, offers 25 Mbps for eligible customers

FairPoint Communications has upgraded its COs in 13 Maine towns, enabling it to bring faster broadband speed to over 32,450 locations.

Altice reportedly lays off 100 at Cablevision's Bethpage headquarters, but hiring in other areas

Altice USA has reportedly laid off around 100 employees in the Bethpage, N.Y. headquarters of its recently acquired Cablevision Systems asset.

Republic Wireless adds phones, raises price of cheapest plan

Republic Wireless added nine Android handsets to its portfolio, making good on a vow it made in May to expand its lineup. But the MVNO also raised the price of its cheapest monthly plan.

Huawei, Vodafone UK conduct 4.5G trial

Huawei announced it is trialling a so-called 4.5G technology with Vodafone UK, in a move that the operator's CTO Jorge Fernandes said will ensure the company is ready to launch 5G services in the next four to five years.

Report: SFR plans to cut 5,000 jobs between 2017 and 2019

SFR reportedly plans to cut about a third of its workforce once a freeze on layoffs at the France-based operator ends in 2017.

America Movil cuts Telekom Austria stake; Telefónica endures tough Q2

Wireless news from around the web > NJJ Holding, the personal investment holding company of Iliad founder Xavier Niel, confirmed that neither it nor Niel hold any shares or options in Telecom...

Vodafone appoints former Orange exec Vivek Badrinath as CEO for AMAP region

Vodafone Group appointed Vivek Badrinath, a former rising star at Orange, as its new regional CEO for Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific (AMAP) with effect from Oct. 15.