France’s Iliad reported to have put in offer for T-Mobile US
Thursday, July 31st, 2014 UPDATE: Iliad has reportedly confirmed that it has put in a $15 billion offer to gain a controlling stake in T-Mobile US. The offer is for $33 per share, or a 42% premium over the carrier’s stock price prior [...]

T-Mobile US continues strong growth, this time with improved financials
Thursday, July 31st, 2014 T-Mobile US’ impressive run of customer growth over the past year took a step back during the second quarter, though the nation’s No. 4 operator still managed to post strong growth and – more importantly – [...]

Sprint stems customer losses, squeaks out profit
Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 As has been a recurring theme, Sprint reported quarterly results that highlight its continued struggles through an ongoing network upgrade program, but hints that perhaps it could be set to turn a corner. (Sprint [...]

Why does my phone battery die so fast?

It’s a question that everyone asks. Your phone battery seems like it needs to be charged every day or even [...]

LatAm: Telefónica in talks to buy Mexico’s Isusacell; TIM to invest $1.8B in Brazil

In a new twist to the changing Mexican telecom market, Telefónica is reportedly in talks to acquire Grupo [...]

Cell Tower News: OSHA updates climber rules; tower data contention

01 August 2014 by Jarad Matula

Welcome to this week’s edition of cell tower industry news, created by Jarad Matula and brought to you by Towercrews.net. OSHA directive on hoisting In a new step towards safer practices on tower work sites, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration has issued a new directive that outlines stricter rules for inspectors to judge safety and […]

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U.S.

Anritsu reports flat revenues, profit impacts from R&D

Anritsu reports flat revenues, profit impacts from R&D

01 August 2014 by Kelly Hill

Anristu saw essentially flat year-over-year revenues for its first fiscal quarter ending June 30, but its profits for the quarter were down nearly 50% to about $8 million. Meanwhile, its revenues were $216 million, down less than 1% from the $218 million reported in the year-ago period. In its financial release, Anritsu noted that mobile […]

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Posted in Test and Measurement, test equipment

U.S.

Test & Measurement: Keysight Technologies begins operations

Test & Measurement: Keysight Technologies begins operations

01 August 2014 by Kelly Hill

Editor’s Note: The ability to test network and device features and functions is an important piece of technology development and deployment. RCR Wireless News looks weekly at the test and measurement space to see what’s afoot. —Agilent Technologies’ electronic test and measurement segment has officially begun operating as its own brand, Keysight Technologies. The spin-off of […]

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Posted in Test and Measurement, test equipment

U.S.

Alcatel-Lucent posts improved Q2 results, plans submarine cable IPO

Alcatel-Lucent posts improved Q2 results, plans submarine cable IPO

01 August 2014 by Sara Zaske

Alcatel-Lucent (ALU), which announced its “Shift Plan” a year ago, is now looking to shift some of its submarine cable business. When the Paris-based telecom equipment company released its 2014 second quarter results, it announced a planned initial public offering for the subsidiary scheduled for the first half of 2015. “Let me tell you right […]

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Posted in infrastructure

U.S.

Keeping the promise of bundled offerings

01 August 2014 by Kelly Hill

Liam Maxwell, VP of products for Oracle Communications, spoke with RCR Wireless about how the transition from single-service providers to bundled offerings has affected customer relationship management, BSS and OSS, and Oracle’s place in the ecosystme. “One of the biggest problems that communications service providers have had over the last decade is that they’ve shifted from […]

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Posted in Customer Care, Networks, Software

U.S.

Reader Forum: Future-proofing the mobile industry in the Internet of everything age

18 August 2014 by Sudarshan Krishnamurthi, Product Management of Cisco Services, Cisco Systems

To power all the IoE’s new revenue gains and improved experiences, the mobile industry will need IT staff who are keeping pace with the demands placed on the network.

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Posted in Opinion, Reader Forum

U.S.

Reader Forum: Using intelligent wireless routing to end to in-building over-provisioning

11 August 2014 by Wolfgang Weber, VP Business Development, Dali Wireless

In-building user experience and service quality are powerful differentiators in wireless services and providing reliable indoor coverage and capacity is not only expected, it’s demanded.

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Posted in Opinion, Reader Forum

U.S.

Reader Forum: The ‘5th C’ impact on two-way radios

11 August 2014 by Randy Helm, Director of Product Management, Motorola Solutions

All radios are known for their performance with the four basic “Cs”: coverage, capacity, cost and control.

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Posted in Opinion, Reader Forum

U.S.

Reader Forum: Five ways retailers can leverage the power of mobile

04 August 2014 by Sam Ganga, EVP Commercial Division, DMI

International research firm Latitude reports that 88% of people surveyed agreed that owning a mobile device with real-time information makes them more spontaneous in their shopping decisions. That fact alone

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Posted in Opinion, Reader Forum

U.S.

Reader Forum: The ‘Internet of Things’ ate my network

04 August 2014 by Christina Richards, VP, AOptix

The “Internet of Things" is either going to transform our world – or crush it, depending on who you ask.

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Posted in Opinion, Reader Forum

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NI Technology Research Updates Outlooks for Apple, MEMC, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, and Cypress Semiconductor

PRINCETON, N.J., March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Inning Technology Research (http://www.nextinning.com), an online investment newsletter focused on semiconductor and technology stocks, has published updated outlooks on Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), MEMC (NYSE: WFR), Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM), Texas Instruments (Nasdaq: TXN), and Cypress Semiconductor (Nasdaq: CY).

Next Inning readers leverage the insight you can only get from an industry insider.  Next Inning editor Paul McWilliams began his career in the tech industry in the mid-1970s and was selling Intel devices in 1976, long before Intel was inside anything a consumer might recognize. 

McWilliams has spent his life in technology and is a nerd by admission.  Fortunately for Next Inning readers, he also loves to write about technology trends in ways that makes it easy for an average reader to understand the complexities of the industry and, more importantly, which companies are likely to be the winners and losers as technology trends change.

Readers frequently rave about McWilliams' quarterly State of Tech report that covers the microprocessor and computing sectors.  Obviously, by virtue of its dominance in the microprocessor sector, Intel is the focus topic of this 15-page report.

To get ahead of the Wall Street curve and receive this report for free, you are invited to take a free, 21-day, no obligation trial with Next Inning.  For full details on this offer, please visit the following link:

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McWilliams covers these topics and more in his recent reports:

-- The tech pundits were largely disappointed by Apple's new iPad, but will it be a winner with consumers? What key technology in the iPad should have made headlines but was barely mentioned in the write-ups? Will Qualcomm continue to be a big beneficiary of the Apple's success?

-- Following conversations with DragonWave management, McWilliams offered subscribers an in depth assessment of the company on the heels of its revenue warning. Has the announcement created a notable buying opportunity for investors ahead of a potential second-half ramp in growth? Did DragonWave lose business or has revenue just been pushed forward into its May-ending quarter

-- McWilliams called MEMC a "sell" when it was trading near $12 in September 2010. With the stock now 70% lower is time to buy? Is MEMC likely to benefit from a trend toward fully depleted silicon on insulator (FDSOI)? Why do MEMC investors need to understand and fully consider MEMC's balance sheet?

-- Following Texas Instruments' announcement it would buy National Semi for what McWilliams wrote at the time was a substantial premium, McWilliams turned cold on TI. Does McWilliams think the move will play out well for TI in the long run? Has he revised his outlook for TI following its lowered revenue forecast announced yesterday?

-- What is McWilliams revised view of Cypress following its announcement of substantially lowered Q1'11 guidance? McWilliams advised that investors avoid Cypress when it was trading at $16.81. With Cypress now trading near $15.50, should investors consider buying, or does McWilliams believe that a better bargain opportunity will present itself?

Founded in September 2002, Next Inning's model portfolio has returned 296% since its inception versus 51% for the S&P 500.

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Next Inning is a subscription-based investment newsletter that provides regular coverage on more than 150 technology and semiconductor stocks.  Subscribers receive intra-day analysis, commentary and recommendations, as well as access to monthly semiconductor sales analysis, regular Special Reports, and the Next Inning model portfolio. Editor Paul McWilliams is a 30+ year semiconductor industry veteran.

NOTE: This release was published by Indie Research Advisors, LLC, a registered investment advisor with CRD #131926.  Interested parties may visit adviserinfo.sec.gov for additional information.  Past performance does not guarantee future results. Investors should always research companies and securities before making any investments. Nothing herein should be construed as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any security.

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