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Sprint stays at No. 3, adds 1.2M subs in Q1


  • Kansas City Star (Mo.), The
  • Re/code

Sprint retained its ranking as the third-largest U.S. carrier by adding 1.2 million subscribers -- mostly in the prepaid category -- in its latest quarter, the telecom reported today. Sprint lost 201,… Read More

OmniVision to be acquired by investor group for $1.9B


  • China Daily (Beijing)

Hua Capital Management is leading a consortium of Chinese investors that has agreed to acquired OmniVision Technologies for $1.9 billion in cash. The investor group includes CITIC Capital Holdings and… Read More

DISA approves cloud providers


  • Federal Computer Week

The Defense Information Systems Agency has provisionally authorized 23 cloud providers to host unclassified data for the Defense Department. IBM's SmartCloud, AT&T and Windows Azure Public Cloud were … Read More

Broadband subs now outnumber video customers at Comcast


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
  • Bloomberg

Comcast announced Monday that it now has more customers for its broadband services than for video. Video revenue continued to outpace broadband, however, totaling $5.3 billion in the first quarter, co… Read More