Debt anxieties are stalking Vodafone Group Plc as the company sets about constructing a European fixed-line network after the $130 billion sale of its Verizon Wireless stake.
Verizon Wireless ranked highest among its peers in four out of five categories in a national study by RootMetrics.com that measured network performance.
SoftBank Corp.’s Masayoshi Son said he wants to improve wireless connection speeds and lower monthly bills for U.S. customers as he pursues the acquisition of T- Mobile US Inc.
Verizon Wireless, seeking to gain approval to buy airwaves from cable companies, will sell other spectrum licenses potentially worth billions of dollars if it can complete the purchase under scrutiny from regulators.
Verizon Wireless, the biggest U.S. mobile-phone carrier, plans to close five customer-service call centers in a cost-cutting move that will affect 5,200 workers.
"We expect that Linux Mobile would rapidly become our preferred operating system, and the one that developers would look to first."
- Verizon Wireless on May 14, 2008
Jones's Heger, Bloomberg's Butler on Vodafone
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