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UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017

Sprint posts rare profit, says a deal may be coming soon

Sprint said Tuesday that it should be able to “strike a deal” in the “near future,” driving up shares of the fourth-largest U.S. wireless carrier. The Overland Park, Kansas, company …


Sprint said in talks with Charter, Comcast on wireless deal

Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications Inc., the two largest U.S. cable companies, met with executives at Sprint Corp. in the past month to discuss reselling wireless services, people familiar with …


Comcast, Charter to cooperate as threats from wireless grow

Cable operators Comcast and Charter Communications said Monday that they will work together as they prepare to offer cellphone plans to customers.


Government to require cars be able to talk to each other

All new cars and light trucks would be able to talk wirelessly with each other, with traffic lights and with other roadway infrastructure under a rule the Transportation Department proposed …


Comcast plans to launch wireless service next year

Comcast plans to launch a cellphone service roughly in the middle of next year, although it would be limited to areas of the country where it’s a cable provider.


AT&T invests $35 million in Spokane-area upgrades

AT&T announced Wednesday that the company invested more than $35 million in its wireless network in the Spokane area from 2013 through 2015. The investment was part of a $1.4 …


County’s fast approval of broadband-boosting towers draws complaint

A wireless company has received fast-track approval from Spokane County to construct three towers designed to boost broadband Internet speeds in rural areas. Commissioners say the need for high-speed Internet …


Wireless companies strive to keep Hoopfest fans in the loop

All those people with cellphones taking photos or videos during Hoopfest will: A. See frequent “service unavailable” icons on their screens.


CV upgrades classroom technology

This week at Bowdish Middle School, students are trying out a new wireless Internet connection. The school is one of four in the Central Valley School District trying out the …


UW study: Third of Americans use library computers

A new University of Washington study confirms why library computers in the Inland Northwest are always busy.


Startup sees opportunity in free wireless broadband

WASHINGTON – For the past three years, a startup called M2Z Networks has been figuring out a way to blanket the nation with a free wireless broadband network to ensure …


HOT ZONE HANGS ON

Age and wear have faded the spray-painted logos touting the Spokane Hot Zone on downtown street corners. The wireless Internet café in River Park Square is long gone.