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  • Sprint suit against AT&T/T-Mobile deal allowed

    A judge in the U.S. on Wednesday allowed parts of C Spire Wireless and Sprint Nextel's lawsuits against AT&T's proposed US$39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

    Written by John Ribeiro03 Nov. 11 15:15
  • Clearwire pares down its own WiMax brand

    WiMax carrier Clearwire has stopped selling postpaid service plans and dual-mode 3G-WiMax client devices, two moves that make it less of a competitor to its main wholesale customer, Sprint Nextel.

    Written by Stephen Lawson01 Nov. 11 11:21
  • Sprint, Clearwire may help drive LTE convergence

    Cooperation between Sprint Nextel and Clearwire on LTE should help to bring two versions of that technology together, leading to increased device choices and roaming opportunities for subscribers in developed markets.

    Written by Stephen Lawson29 Oct. 11 11:45
  • Sprint aims to use Clearwire's LTE network

    Sprint Nextel and Clearwire plan to make their future LTE networks work together and are working on a commercial agreement under which Sprint would use Clearwire's network for extra capacity.

    Written by Stephen Lawson27 Oct. 11 09:54
  • iPhone exceeds Sprint's expectations

    The Apple iPhone is attracting more new subscribers than expected to Sprint Nextel, and it will probably ease rather than worsen congestion on the carrier's 3G network, Sprint executives said as they announced third-quarter results on Wednesday.

    Written by Stephen Lawson27 Oct. 11 07:40
  • Mobile growth driving out unlimited data

    All-you-can-eat data ran up against booming demand this week as Sprint Nextel became the last big U.S. carrier to end unlimited mobile broadband plans. But those unlimited plans may come back -- some day.

    Written by Stephen Lawson22 Oct. 11 11:45
  • Sprint cutting unlimited 4G data plans

    Sprint Nextel is ending unlimited data plans for all devices except smartphones, bringing the era of all-you-can-eat mobile data in the U.S. nearer to a close.

    Written by Stephen Lawson22 Oct. 11 05:23
  • AT&T revenue down slightly, but net income up

    AT&T's revenue was down slightly in the third quarter of 2011, compared to a year earlier, but net income rose by about US$400 million, on a comparable basis, driven by strong growth in its mobile and broadband divisions.

    Written by Grant Gross21 Oct. 11 01:00
  • US mobile carriers to offer free usage alerts

    Major U.S. mobile carriers will begin offering free usage alerts to customers in an effort to help them avoid surprise charges on their bills, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission and a mobile trade group announced Monday.

    Written by Grant Gross18 Oct. 11 02:10
  • Mobile operator CEOs play up harmony

    The CEOs of the three largest U.S. mobile operators largely ignored their fierce competition on Tuesday, delivering one keynote speech after another at CTIA Wireless Enterprise & Applications that emphasized the benefits of the wireless industry as a whole.

    Written by Stephen Lawson12 Oct. 11 07:22
  • Sprint's solo LTE plan ignores Clearwire assets

    Shares of Sprint Nextel and Clearwire plummeted on Friday after Sprint laid out plans to build its own LTE network, leaving the ailing Clearwire alone to fund and build LTE itself.

    Written by Stephen Lawson08 Oct. 11 10:32
  • Judge sets trial date for AT&T merger case

    A U.S. district court judge has scheduled a trial to begin on Feb. 13 in the U.S. Department of Justice's lawsuit opposing AT&T's proposed acquisition of rival mobile carrier T-Mobile USA.

    Written by Grant Gross22 Sept. 11 08:45
  • AT&T: DOJ's opposition to merger hurts consumers

    The U.S. Department of Justice would "severely set back growth and competition" in the U.S. mobile telecom market if its efforts to block the acquisition of T-Mobile USA by AT&T are successful, AT&T said in court documents filed Friday.

    Written by Grant Gross10 Sept. 11 06:59
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