Clearwire Banks Another $734 Million
Clearwire says that its recent stock offering has brought in a total of $734 million in new capital for the WiMax network operator. The stock offering itself captured $402.5 million. Clearwire received an additional $331.4 million in proceeds from Sprint's exercise of preemptive right to purchase 173.6 million shares of Class B Common Stock. The funds will be used to run the business as well as help it build out its planned TDD-Long Term Evolution 4G network.
U.S. Carriers Share Galaxy S9 and S9+ Launch Plans and Pricing
Feb 25, 2018
All four major carriers in the U.S. plan to sell the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ beginning in March.
Microsoft Adds PayPal 'Send Money' Tool to Skype
Aug 2, 2017
Microsoft today said the latest version of Skype for Android and iOS devices makes it possible to send funds to other Skype users via PayPal. Users will be able to send money through PayPal without leaving the Skype app.
Zelle P2P Payment App Reaches Consumers September 12
Sep 8, 2017
Zelle today said its mobile peer-to-peer payment application will reach the Google Play Store and iTunes App Store on Tuesday, September 12. The service has been in testing since June.
Google Launching Android Pay Today
Sep 10, 2015
Google said it is making Android Pay, its reborn mobile payment service, available to Android handsets beginning today. The app will be pushed to small batches of users over the next week, according to Google.
Sprint Can Commence WiMax Shutdown
Feb 2, 2016
A Massachusetts court has given Sprint permission to turn off its WiMax network in stages over the next two months. Sprint will turn WiMax off in 16 cities, including New York, today, with 39 more to follow on February 29, and the remaining 25 cities on March 31.