Verizon Closes Hard-Fought Straight Path Communications Purchase
by Gina NarcisiFollowing a monthlong bidding war with AT&T last year, Verizon completed its purchase of wireless spectrum holder Straight Path Communications in an all-stock deal worth $3.1 billion.
Report: Verizon Pulls Out Of Plans To Sell Huawei Devices Amid Mounting Government Pressure
by Gina NarcisiRenewed fears around Chinese espionage efforts have thwarted an anticipated partnership between Huawei and Verizon, which has reportedly succumbed to political pressure from the U.S. government and won't be going ahead with plans to sell Huawei phones.
Verizon CEO: Next-Gen Technologies, Oath Media Business Set Up Carrier To Compete
by Gina Narcisi'Our focus is to use the assets that we have today to be competitive in ways the others can't compete. We see much more opportunity to be innovative versus using tax reform to bring our prices down,' Lowell McAdam said on the company's earnings call Tuesday.
Huawei Loses U.S. Carrier Support, But Partners Can Still Resell The Latest Huawei Smartphone
by Gina NarcisiPolitical pressure may have ultimately caused the erosion of reported deals between Huawei and two of the country's wireless leaders, but partners looking to add another competitive option to iPhone and Android devices can still access Huawei products via retail channels.