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Customers avoid Sprint in 1Q as suitors circle

Sprint - AP

The flow of new customers to Sprint stopped in the latest quarter, the company reported Wednesday as it weighed the offers of two corporate suitors. Sprint Nextel Corp., the country's third-largest cellphone carrier, said it added a net of just 12,000 customers to its Sprint brand in the quarter, and it would have lost 252,000 if it wasn't for Nextel customers moving over now that their network is being shut down.


Dish's $25.5 billion Sprint bid may force others to act

Dish Network Corp, the No. 2 U.S. satellite television provider, on Monday offered to buy wireless service provider Sprint Nextel Corp for $25.5 billion in cash and stock, a move that could inspire other telecommunications or video companies to consider their own prospects of combining.


Dish Network offering to buy Sprint in $25.5B deal

Dish Network - AP

Dish Network Corp. is trying to snag U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Nextel Corp. away from its Japanese suitor in recognition of the way satellite dishes are losing their relevance in the age of cellphones that play YouTube videos.


Sprint Nextel considers selling majority stake

Washington Post

Sprint Nextel said Thursday that it is considering selling a majority stake to Japan’s SoftBank, the latest deal among industry underdogs who are scrambling to catch up to the leads of giants Verizon Wireless and AT&T.


Sprint loss widens, but revenue beats estimates

Sprint Nextel Corp., the country's third-largest wireless carrier, on Thursday reported a wider loss for the second quarter as wrote down the value of its moribund Nextel network.


Sprint to start selling iPhone 5 mid-October: report

Sprint to start selling iPhone 5 mid-October: report

Sprint Nextel will start selling the next version of the Apple Inc iPhone in mid-October, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal that cited unnamed sources.


Sprint Abandons Plans for 4G PlayBook

Sprint Abandons Plans for 4G PlayBook

Sprint Nextel abandoned plans to sell a 4G version of the BlackBerry's PlayBook, meaning the 4G tablet currently isn't supported by any of the three largest U.S. wireless carriers.


Sprint to Unveil First WiMax Phone

Sprint to Unveil First WiMax Phone

Sprint Nextel is expected to unveil the first phone compatible with its WiMax high-speed network at a wireless conference next week. The phone, made by HTC, is dubbed the Supersonic.


Samsung Moment revealed as Sprint's second Android phone

On the opening day of CTIA Fall 2009, Samsung and Sprint started things off with a bang by announcing the Samsung Moment, the second Google Android phone to be released for both companies in the United States.


Palm announces Pre launch dates

Palm announces Pre launch dates

The Palm Pre will go on sale on 6 June in the US and will only be available on the Sprint network. The much-anticipated handset will cost $199.99 (£129), after a rebate, and buyers must take out a two-year contract when signing up.


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