Divestiture

10.12.12
Nokia finishes offloading Vertu, rumors claim Vertu plans a matching switch to Android
10.12.12

Nokia finishes offloading Vertu, rumors claim Vertu plans a matching switch to Android

Nokia has ended one of the more significant chapters in its tumultuous history: the Finnish phone...

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08.16.12
DOJ, FCC clear Verizon buyout of cable companies' spectrum, require giving up some airwaves (update: not quite for the FCC)
08.16.12

DOJ, FCC clear Verizon buyout of cable companies' spectrum, require giving up some airwaves (update: not quite for the FCC)

Verizon has been fighting hard to get its acquisition of cable companies' wireless frequencies past...

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06.14.09
Sprint lays out process for selling some iDEN assets, making iPCS happy
06.14.09

Sprint lays out process for selling some iDEN assets, making iPCS happy

Sprint's fight with iPCS continues to wage on multiple fronts, all of which have been ongoing for eo...

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05.09.09
AT&T, Verizon swap wireless markets
05.09.09

AT&T, Verizon swap wireless markets

We suppose you could think of AT&T and Verizon as football teams and wireless markets as high-p...

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04.29.09
Verizon asks for more time to spin off divested chunks of Alltel
04.29.09

Verizon asks for more time to spin off divested chunks of Alltel

In order to get the FCC to agree to Verizon's massive acquisition of Alltel -- the US' 5th-largest...

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07.27.08
Verizon willing to shed 15 percent of Alltel base to make merger happen
07.27.08

Verizon willing to shed 15 percent of Alltel base to make merger happen

You've got to give a little to get a little, as they say, and giant, multinational joint ventures a...

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