Stories by Denise Pappalardo

Sprint Nextel ripe for a takeover?

It's no secret that Sprint Nextel has been struggling since its $US36 billion merger well over a year ago. One analyst firm speculates that the carrier's floundering might even make it a takeover target.

Top 10 IT priorities at the DOD

The U.S. Department of Defense is expected to spend an estimated $US23.5 million this year on IT -- the most of any federal agency -- according to market research firm Input.

AT&T doubles IP network spending

AT&T plans to spend US$750 million this year to expand the geographic reach of its IP backbone and bolster its business services portfolio. The funds earmarked for IP network and service enhancements are roughly twice the amount spent in 2006, AT&T officials say.

EV-DO cellular data services catch on

Increasing speeds and falling prices are adding to the appeal of 3G Evolution Data Optimized wireless data services, which deliver broadband speeds to mobile devices.