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.
By Sinead Carew
(Reuters) – HTC Corp on Wednesday unveiled two smartphones running Microsoft Corp’s Windows Phone 8 software and said the devices would be available in November with several operators around the world.
The two brightly colored devices — the Windows Phone 8X and the Windows Phone 8S — will pitch HTC directly against Microsoft’s main partner Nokia, which also unveiled two phones based on the Windows software earlier this month.