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AT&T Ranks 1st in Customer Service For U.S. Mobile Providers AT&T Ranks 1st in Customer Service For U.S. Mobile Providers
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U.S. mobile providers aren’t known for their fantastic customer service, but some are certainly better than others. J.D. Power’s “2013 U.S. Wireless Customer Care Full-Service Performance Study” was released this week, ranking each of the country’s mobile carriers on their …

Sprint Loses $1.6 Billion, Loses Nextel Subscribers Sprint Loses $1.6 Billion, Loses Nextel Subscribers

Today Sprint Corporation released its first quarterly report since its acquisition by SoftBank. The U.S. mobile provider posted a massive $1.6 billion net loss during the second quarter of 2013, while the company’s revenue during the quarter dropped slightly to …

Sprint Guarantees Unlimited Plans For Life Sprint Guarantees Unlimited Plans For Life

Yesterday, Sprint completed its $21.6 billion merger with SoftBank. The new company, Sprint Corporation, is already making big promises to customers. Sprint has announced that, starting today, new and existing customers who purchase one of the carrier’s unlimited “My Way” …

$21.6 Billion Sprint-SoftBank Merger is Now Complete $21.6 Billion Sprint-SoftBank Merger is Now Complete

Sprint Nextel shareholders recently voted overwhelmingly to approve a proposed merger between Sprint and SoftBank. Earlier this week, the deal cleared one final hurdle with the unanimous decision by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to approve the merger. Today, …

HTC Windows Phone 8 Launching July 19 on Sprint HTC Windows Phone 8 Launching July 19 on Sprint

Though Microsoft has not been able to make Windows Phone 8 the iPhone and Android competitor it may have wanted, the company is still muscling its way into the smartphone market. Sprint today announced that the HTC 8XT, the carrier’s …

Sprint’s Clearwire Acquisition is Complete Sprint’s Clearwire Acquisition is Complete

Last December, Sprint Nextel announced that it intended to pay $2.2 billion to fully acquire the portion of telecom company Clearwire that it did not already own. Today, Sprint announced that the transaction is finally complete. Clearwire shareholders approved the …

Sprint-SoftBank Merger Approved by U.S. FCC Sprint-SoftBank Merger Approved by U.S. FCC

In late June, Sprint Nextel shareholders voted to approve the proposed merger of Sprint and SoftBank during a special shareholders meeting. The only hurdle left for the companies was the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which needed to approve the …

Sprint Shareholders Vote to Approve SoftBank Merger Sprint Shareholders Vote to Approve SoftBank Merger

Sprint Nextel shareholders today voted overwhelmingly to approve the proposed merger of Sprint and SoftBank during a special shareholders meeting. Almost 98% of the votes cast in the meeting, which represent around 80% of Sprint’s common stock, were in favor …

Sprint Ups Clearwire Acquisition to $5 Per Share Sprint Ups Clearwire Acquisition to $5 Per Share

In December 2012, Sprint Nextel announced that it would acquire the 50% of Clearwire that it did not already own for $2.2 billion. Sprint would pay $2.97 per share of Cleawire, valuing the company at around $10 billion. The acquisition …

Sprint to Shut Down Nextel on June 30 Sprint to Shut Down Nextel on June 30

Sprint Nextel today announced that it is still planning to shut down the Nextel National Network by the end of June. The company has stated that June 29 will be the final day of full Nextel iDEN network service. On …

Sprint, Dish Continue Merger Talks With Waiver From SoftBank Sprint, Dish Continue Merger Talks With Waiver From SoftBank

Sprint Nextel has been in negotiations with SoftBank for a $20 billion merger since last October. However, Dish Network swooped in earlier this month with a $25 billion offer for Sprint, making things much more complicated. Sprint is currently in …

Sprint Losses Drop, But So Do Subscribers Sprint Losses Drop, But So Do Subscribers

Sprint, the third largest wireless carrier in the U.S., today released its first quarter 2013 financial results. The report shows that the company’s net losses have decreased from the fourth quarter of 2012, though it also shows worrying trends, such …

$25 Billion Offer From Dish A 13% Premium Over SoftBank’s Sprint Offer $25 Billion Offer From Dish A 13% Premium Over SoftBank’s Sprint Offer

As previously reported, Dish Network announced a proposal on Monday to merge with Sprint Nextel in a deal worth $25.5 billion. According to Dish, the offer is a 13% premium over the pending acquisition by SoftBank announced last year. In …

Dish Network Proposes $25.5 Billion Sprint Nextel Merger Dish Network Proposes $25.5 Billion Sprint Nextel Merger

Dish Network proposed a $25.5 billion merger with Sprint Nextel on Monday. Under the proposal, which has been submitted to the Sprint Nextel Board of Directors, Sprint shareholders would get $7.00 per share. The proposal is designed to upstage the …

HTC One Launches April 19 On AT&T, Sprint For $199 HTC One Launches April 19 On AT&T, Sprint For $199
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The HTC One is the Taiwanese company’s latest attempt to dethrone Samsung and its super popular Galaxy S line. It has the specs to succeed in this endeavor, and now we know it will be launching before the Galaxy S …

New BlackBerry 10 Phones Coming to All Major U.S. Carriers New BlackBerry 10 Phones Coming to All Major U.S. Carriers

Nearly every detail of BlackBerry’s (RIM has changed its name to just “BlackBerry”) new BlackBerry 10 operating system and smartphones were painstakingly covered in the company’s big launch event earlier today. The one very noticeable thing that wasn’t covered, however, …

Sprint Fully Acquires Clearwire for $2.2 Billion Sprint Fully Acquires Clearwire for $2.2 Billion

Sprint announced today that it will acquire the 50% of Clearwire that the company does not already own. Sprint will pay $2.97 per share of Clearwire, spending $2.2 billion for the purchase. The transaction puts Clearwire’s value at around $10 …

Sprint Purchases Midwest Spectrum, Customers From U.S. Cellular Sprint Purchases Midwest Spectrum, Customers From U.S. Cellular

Sprint announced today that it will acquire PCS spectrum and customers from U.S. Cellular for $480 million. Parts of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, and the Chicago and St. Louis markets are all part of the deal. Sprint stated that …

Sprint Pushes Jelly Bean Update To Galaxy S III Today Sprint Pushes Jelly Bean Update To Galaxy S III Today
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Samsung announced a while back that Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) would be coming to Galaxy S III devices in the US at some point in the near future. Many expected it to take a few months as Samsung left the …

Sprint Announces $767 Million Net Loss in Third Quarter Sprint Announces $767 Million Net Loss in Third Quarter

Sprint Nextel today reported a net loss of $767 million on revenues of $7.3 billion during the third quarter of 2012. While this does represent a 6% year-over-year increase and a diluted net loss of $0.26 per share, the loss …

Sprint Galaxy Note II Coming October 25 Sprint Galaxy Note II Coming October 25
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Sprint announced today that Samsung‘s Galaxy Note II smartphone will be available on its network beginning October 25. The device will cost $299 with a new or upgraded 2-year service agreement. The carrier will have the Galaxy Note II in …