Sprint CEO on iPhone: “We Made the Right Decision”

Sprint’s $15 billion bet on the iPhone might be a costly one, but it also seems to be paying off.

Apple CEO: Enough of This iPhone Subsidy Silly Talk

Relax, people.

Sprint Posts Wide Loss, Big Gain in Revenue and Customers, Thanks, in Part, to the iPhone

Sprint said it added 1.6 million customers in the quarter, including 500,000 Sprint-brand contract customers.
Sprint Hesse

Zynga Makes Big Claims With IPO Only a Week Away

How about doubling the number of paying gamers? Done!

Few AT&T iPhone Users Fleeing to Verizon, Sprint

Though you might assume otherwise, the iPhone’s debut on rival networks Verizon and Sprint hasn’t really fazed AT&T.

Sprint Shares Fall as Company Inks Deal With LightSquared, Loss Widens

Sprint on Thursday announced a long-anticipated pact with aspiring 4G wholesale network provider LightSquared. Shares tumbled more than 10 percent in premarket trading.
Sprint revenue growth q2 2011 chart

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TiVo Shares Sink as It Dials Back Expectations

Shares in DVR pioneer TiVo moved lower in after-hours trading today after the company posted a loss of $0.30 cents per share–two cents worse than analysts were expecting–and offered a disappointing picture of the current quarter. The fast-forward version: Service and technology revenue, down; subscription rate, down; churn, up; expenses, up; legal fees, substantial.

T-Mobile’s Turnaround Has Yet to Reach Right Direction as Customers Defect

T-Mobile lost customers in the quarter, indicating that progress on improving its No. 4 position in the U.S. may have stalled. The company did see the slightest of upticks in revenue from a year earlier as the company benefitted from the shift to smartphones.

Sprint Now Gaining Subscribers Instead of Losing Them

Good news for long-suffering Sprint Nextel investors: Customer retention has finally improved to the point where the carrier is able to report actual gains in postpaid subscribers, rather than losses.

90 Percent of AT&T iPhone Subs Still Under Contract

A metric worth mulling as AT&T’s previously monogamous relationship with Apple shifts into polyamory: 90 percent of the carrier’s iPhone users are still under contract.

Cost-Cutting Costs Weigh on Verizon

Sirius Breaks Even

Microsoft Misses