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Verizon picks up Cox AWS spectrum for further LTE expansion

Verizon picks up Cox AWS spectrum for further LTE expansion

This month Verizon is picking up contracts left and right, with a $3.6 billion purchase of AWS spectrum at the start of December and a $315 million purchase of Cox Communications 20 MHz Advanced Wireless Services this week. Though this agreement does not include Cox's 700 MHz spectrum licenses, Cox Wireless customer accounts or any other assets at all, Cox and Verizon Wireless will becoming agents that sell each other's commercial and residential products and services through each of their own sales channels. This agreement is expected to join up with the $3.6 billion agreement from earlier this month which includes Bright House Networks, Time Warner Cable, and Comcast.

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Cox “Unbelievably Fair” wireless launches: pays cash for unused minutes

Cox “Unbelievably Fair” wireless launches: pays cash for unused minutes

Cox Communications has outed its own wireless service offering, "Unbelievably Fair", initially catering to Hampton Roads, VA, Omaha, NE, and Orange County, CA. Cox's gimmick is the promise of MoneyBack Minutes: rather than, like most carriers, trying to encourage you to use your phone more, Cox will actually give users cash back every month in return for their unused minutes.

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The Daily Slash: May 17th 2010

The Daily Slash: May 17th 2010

Did anyone else notice it's Monday? We sure did. It just has an air about it, doesn't it? Well, we're happy that you chose to start your week out with us, and welcome to this latest edition of the Daily Slash. Tonight, in the Best of R3, we've got a CDMA HTC Hero showing up somewhere it doesn't belong, and Samsung wants to give you money for developing applications. And then in the Dredge 'Net, Blue Ant's got a new speakerphone for your Bluetooth pleasure, a new report shows cell phone shipments around the world are growing, and finally, a LEGO robot that can raise its own bridge.

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