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Telecommunications Sector

  • Calendar

    July 17, 2014

    Motley Crue - The Final Tour

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

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    July 3, 2014
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    October 3, 2013

    Maroon 5

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

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    September 12, 2013
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    September 5, 2013

    Backstreet Boys

    Verison Wireless Amphitheater

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    August 1, 2013
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    June 27, 2013

    July 4th Extravaganza

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    Dish Network Wins $6.4M Judgment Against Little Saigon Satellite Pirate

    A federal judge in Orange County has granted summary judgment to Dish Network and imposed a massive fine on a Little Saigon man who operated a satellite piracy business.U.S. District Court Judge James V. Selna ruled this week that Tan Nguyen, the owner of several websites including ftafoall.net and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    Dish Network Wants Accused Orange County Satellite Pirate To Pay $6.4 Million Penalty

    Dish Network is asking a federal judge in Orange County to grant it summary judgment against a Little Saigon man who allegedly operated a satellite piracy website and order him to pay $6,376,600 in damages.Tan Nguyen, a single father of two young boys in Westminster, told the Weekly that he was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    Dish Network Continues To Chase Accused Little Saigon Satellite Access Code Pirate

    If Dish Network officials were wondering how much patience U.S. District Court Judge James V. Selna can show to an accused Little Saigon satellite access code pirate, they got a better glimpse of the answer today: tons.For nearly five months, Tan Nguyen--the onetime owner of a 170,000 member website ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Dish Network: Little Saigon Satellite Signal Pirate Destroyed Evidence in Federal Case

    The Little Saigon website owner accused of running an international satellite piracy operation now faces accusations that he destroyed thousands of records after a federal judge in Orange County ordered him to comply with Dish Network subpoenas.For a recent Moxley Confidential, Vietnamese immigrant& ... More >>

  • News

    June 28, 2012

    Dish Network and a Federal Judge Are Dishing It Out

    [Moxley Confidential] Little Saigon's Tan Minh Nguyen heatedly pursued for alleged satellite-broadcasting piracy

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2012

    Dish Network Claims Little Saigon Man is Satellite TV Code Breaker

    Is a Little Saigon website owner a master code breaker guilty of stealing access to valuable commercial satellite TV broadcasts? That's the question in this week's Moxley Confidential.Dish Network is suing Westminster's Tan Minh Nguyen in federal court in Orange County and seeking hundreds of thousa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Beach Boys To Play Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre On June 3

    ​By popular demand, the Beach Boys have added a show to the 50th Anniversary tour at Irvine's Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre on June 3. Previously, the only area show was at the Hollywood Bowl on June 2, and that's sold out.

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    [UPDATED with Reports from the Two Towers] Have the T-Mobile Cell Phone Towers in Surf City Found New Homes?

    Joshua Peters​UPDATE, Nov. 18, 4:21 P.M.: The two meetings about controversial T-Mobile cell-phone towers that took place in Huntington Beach this week--Wednesday's at the city's Central Library, about a tower that was originally supposed to go in Bolsa View Park, and Thursday's at Harbour View El ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    Can You Fleece Me Now? Verizon Among Nation's Top Tax Dodgers: Report

    ​Verizon Communications has been one of the nation's biggest tax dodgers for the past three years, according to a new report that is to be released today."Unpaid Bills: How Verizon Shortchanges Government Through Tax Dodging and Subsidies" is to be unveiled at a press conference held by the Commun ... More >>

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    September 8, 2011

    Jack's Sixth Show

    Verizon Wireless

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    Kings of Leon Return to Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in September

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyKings of Leon at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater last year​Kings of Leon have confirmed a date at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater with Band of Horses opening. They must like Orange County, since they were just here last year. It's their first tour since their fifth album, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Guess Who Paid for Study Advocating Free Prepaid Cell Phones for the Poor?

    ​A "first of its kind" study by the New Millennium Research Council (NMRC) concludes $4 billion in income could be generated for the poor by simply giving such folks free prepaid cell phones."Subsidized Cell Phones Provide Significant Economic Gains for Poor and Near-Poor Americans" singles out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    OC Man Gets Huge Cell Phone Bill

    T-Mobile's slogan: "Get more!"​We all know that cell phone companies are making a killing nowadays.But one Orange County man probably isn't happy that he was targeted to make T-Mobile's 2010 profit margin even larger.How much was his bill one month?

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Giant Billboard Made of Cheese

    ​The country that brought you Wallace and Gromit and Monty Python's Cheese Shop skit is at it again. The world's first billboard made of cheese debuted today in London's Covent Garden. Created by food sculptor Prudence Strait, the billboard featuring Speedy Gonzales will be used in British TV comm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    The Rascal Flatts Go Fest Show at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Rescheduled

    ​Live Nation announced that due to illness, the Go Country 105's radio festival show featuring  Rascal Flatts has been postponed. Previously set for Saturday, Oct. 9 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, it has been rescheduled for Sunday, Oct. 17 at Verizon W ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 19, 2010

    Dave Matthews Band

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

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    July 29, 2010

    Dramarama

    The Coach House

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2010

    Live Nation Tickets For $10--Today Only

    photo by Photography by Chad Sengstock​If you were dying to watch the Jonas Brothers, go to the Ozzfest and watch Dahga Bloom at the House of Blues but didn't have the cash, you're in luck. For today only, you can buy select Live Nation tickets to various Verizon Wireless Amphitheater and House of ... More >>

  • Music

    June 10, 2010

    It's Reader's Choice!

    [Summer Guide] Choose your own musical adventure this summer—regardless of time, money or personal taste, we've got the concert for you

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    May 13, 2010

    Ximena Sariñana

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Jack Johnson Announces Tour Dates, 98 Percent of Orange County Celebrates

    Christopher VictorioJack Johnson, wearing a Save Trestles T-shirt, performing at the Irvine Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on August 29, 2008.​​Chief mellow music maker Jack Johnson has announced a new slew of tour dates for his upcoming To The Sea Tour, spanning from early July on the East Coast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    Judge Allows Scary-To-Parents HB Cell Tower Suit To Continue

    ​Back in April, we brought you a heartwarming tale of civic involvement, governmental responsiveness and corporate accountability that's just the kind of thing we all thought we'd see more of in Barack Obama's America 2.0.We're talking about the case of Huntington Beach's Harbour View Elementary S ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 1, 2009

    Go Fest 2009

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

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    September 10, 2009

    Dave Matthews Band; Switchfoot

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    Live Nation Going 'All-In' Today

    The Fray kicking back.Sure, it's fun to hate Live Nation for being a giant corporation that seems to control every big concert tour in the world, but they're making it pretty tough to do so this summer. Since starting "no service fee Wednesdays" last month, they've (as one might guess) dropped those ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2009

    With Arms Wide Open (Again)

    A recently reunited Creed is performing Sept. 30 at Irvine's Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. Insert your own joke here. The show was actually announced back in April, but now it's totally official and all that.Staind opens. Tickets go on sale Saturday, June 27, at 10 a.m. through Live Nation.

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Cheap lawn tickets on sale today

    Concert promoters LiveNation are offering a pretty good deal for upcoming shows at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (and other venues across the country that, if you are reading the OC Weekly, you probably don't care that much about). The catch is, it's good only today.Anyone who buys lawn tickets ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 14, 2009

    KROQ's Weenie Roast

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    Another Day, Another Cell Tower Rejected

    The proposed Woodbridge (Irvine) cell-tower mentioned in the opening to the cell-madness story in the latest Weekly has, unsurprisingly, been canned. As our story noted, residents were skeptical when T-Mobile presented its plan in an informational meeting on April 29 at the Woodbridge Village Associ ... More >>

  • News

    May 7, 2009
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    April 14, 2009

    NKOTB!!!!!!!!!!!

    The recently reunited New Kids on the Block are coming to Irvine. The question is, are you ready?The group plays July 10 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater and tickets go on sale Saturday, which means interested parties should probably start lining up asap. Now, I could go on and take all sorts of che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Incoming: No Doubt Returns to Orange County! Eventually.

    Full tour dates have finally been announced for archetypal OC success stories No Doubt's tour with Paramore--we've known for a while that they were going on tour at some point and the first date would be May 3 at the Bamboozle Festival in NJ, but now we've got the whole sched, and the three month-is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Telcom Critics Could Have Issues With Obama Pick

    A telecommunications executive today resigned from his director's seat at Newport Beach-based Mindspeed Technologies to work at the White House as Barack Obama's director of presidential personnel.Obama can thus expect heavy scrutiny from net-neutrality advocates fearful of Donald H. Gips' closeness ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2008

    XM Merges With Sirius

    Earlier today, the Justice Department approved Sirius Satellite Radio's proposed $4.59 billion (!) aquisition of satellite old-schooler XM Satellite Radio. This decision created one single US satellite radio provider. In response to questions fearing a monopoly, the Justice Dept. said " the combin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2007

    CANCELED: Velvet Revolver in Irvine

    Friday's VR show at the Verizon Wireless (Irvine Meadows) Amphitheater has been canceled due to ongoing fire-related health concerns. The show, with Alice in Chains and Sparta, was to be band's final U.S. gig before stops in Japan and Australia. A Live Nation rep said the show has been *tentatively ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2007

    Overheard in the Courthouse

    "But I thought the cops couldn't hear me talk on Nextel." --Twentysomething criminal defendant, who ridiculously believed police couldn't monitor his Nextel walkie-talkie "chirp" communications, to his annoyed lawyer in an Orange County courthouse hallway, Sept. 7, 2007.

  • Music

    August 9, 2007

    Travel Alternatives

    Sultry Spanish Nights

  • Music

    August 2, 2007

    Extreme Projectiles

    Sounds of the Underground Summer 2007 Tour

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2007

    Dude, you're ruining your career

    Does anyone recognize "Chad" from his Alltel wireless' recent spate of lame serialized commercials? He plays this sort of blond self-important dickhead behind a kiosk in the mall. His rivals, a wimpy bag of nerds representing the other wireless carriers, are always conspiring to make him stop offeri ... More >>

  • Music

    May 26, 2005
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    October 31, 2002
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    May 30, 2002

    Haiku-O-Rama!

    The summer music preview!

  • News

    September 9, 1999

    No Dial Tone

    Trapped in cell-phone hell

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