NEW YORK (Reuters) – Inspired by travel sites like Expedia, start-up Wiresurfer.com is promising to condense three days work into fifteen minutes for small companies shopping for telecommunications services.
The Coral Springs, Florida based company, is launching its website on Tuesday where small and medium sized businesses can compare prices for telephone and Internet services and see what promotions are on offer in their region.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Rap superstar Jay-Z returned to his home borough for a sold-out concert on Friday night to open Brooklyn’s new basketball stadium.
The rapper who grew up just two miles away from the new Barclays Center arena – now the home court of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team – talked about how far he had come in a show sprinkled with emotional speeches.
#Barclayscenter weird to be inside after watching it being built so long. Entrance felt like a spaceship crazy crowds chaos
NEW YORK (Reuters) – T-Mobile USA is selling the rights to operate 7,200 of its wireless broadcast towers for $2.4 billion to Crown Castle International Corp to help fund a network upgrade and reduce debt at its parent Deutsche Telekom.
Crown Castle has the option to pay another $2.4 billion to buy the towers outright from T-Mobile USA at the end of the lease term for each tower – between 2025 and 2048 – under the deal announced on Friday.
Taxi driver with working #Palm Treo “I’m not giving it up. I’ve had it since 2007″
NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Verizon Communications
and two unions have reached tentative agreements for labor
contracts covering about 43,000 technical and customer service
workers in its wireline telephone business after more than a
year of negotiations and a strike.
Verizon was looking to slash its wireline telephone costs to
bring them into line with declining revenue at the business,
which has faced a steady stream of customer disconnections in
recent years as consumers favor cellphones over home phones.
NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Reuters) – HTC Corp on
Wednesday unveiled two smartphone models running Microsoft
Corp’s Windows Phone 8 software and said the devices
would be available in November through multiple wireless service
providers around the world.
The two brightly colored phones — the Windows Phone 8X and
the Windows Phone 8S — will pit HTC directly against key
Microsoft partner Nokia, which earlier this month
also launched two colorful Windows phone models.