Verizon Wireless is vastly expanding the number of smartphones that can be paired with its $80 per month smartphone plan, which it first introduced in April
Sprint Nextel executives said 90 percent of the carrier's handset launches for the first-half of next year have been finalized. Executives also offered their thoughts on Android, Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 and Research In Motion's BlackBerry 10.
Google might someday use Motorola IPTV boxes as part of its Google Fiber project, but the chances of those boxes being built by a Google-owned entity are becoming slimmer by the minute.
Time Warner Cable, later this year, will deploy in subscriber homes video gateways that will contain a DVR with six tuners and 1 terabyte of storage, COO Rob Marcus said Thursday on the company's second-quarter earnings call.
Google has said Motorola Mobility's portfolio of 17,000 patents was a key part of its $12.4 billion acquisition of the company, and now it has put a price on those patents: $5.5 billion. According to a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, that is the value Google gave Motorola's "patents and developed technology."
Google offered little insight into its recently completed $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility during its second-quarter conference call, offering only barebones financial details on the company and a few comments on the company's performance in the quarter.
South Korean set-top manufacturer Humax increased its stake in residential gateway vendor MMC Technology, in a deal that the company says will help it sell gateways to U.S. pay-TV providers.
Motorola Mobility president Dan Moloney and CTO Geoff Roman are resigning, and will be replaced by former Charter Communications executives Marwan Fawaz and Matt Bell, a source told FierceCable Thursday afternoon.
France's third largest telecommunications service provider, Bouygues Telecom, plans to add "greater context to its IPTV offering" by using the Motorola Mobility Medios Merchandiser platform.
A federal judge has ended a patent lawsuit between Apple and Google's Motorola Mobility unit that started in 2010. U.S. Circuit Judge Richard Posner, who had earlier delayed a trial in the case, ruled that the companies could not win injunctions barring sales of infringing products.