Sprint Sold 1.4 Million iPhones Last Quarter but Lost Two Million Subscribers Amid Nextel Shutdown

The shutdown of the Nextel network led to a major subscriber drop for the No. 3 U.S. cell phone carrier.

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Done Deal: SoftBank Now Firmly in Control of Sprint

With Dish out of the running, and shareholders and regulators having given their blessing, the Japanese company now holds a majority stake in the No. 3 U.S. carrier.

Voxer’s Secret Plan to Make Money From Mobile Messaging: Sell It to Companies

Voxer, maker of the free walkie-talkie app, today is launching paid apps and subscription services for businesses.
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As Nextel Shutdown Looms, AT&T Plans to Bring Push-to-Talk to the iPhone

AT&T’s service will work on the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5, and support group calling with up to 250 people at once.

As T-Mobile Swallows MetroPCS, It Must Avoid Indigestion

T-Mobile is expected to announce on Wednesday that it has completed the purchase, but much of the hard work remains.


Sprint in Deal to Buy Rest of Clearwire

Sprint’s move to consolidate Clearwire is seen as key to a strategy meant to disrupt the U.S. wireless market, which is dominated by Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc.

Five Years In

With 20/20 hindsight, the Nextel merger was a mistake. The synergies, if you will, that we had hoped for and planned for didn’t materialize.

— Sprint’s Dan Hesse to GigaOM’s Kevin Fitchard, on his fifth anniversary as CEO

AT&T Takes Aim at Sprint’s Remaining Nextel Customers

AT&T has new devices and a push-to-talk service it hopes will allow it to win over a chunk of the remaining Nextel customers.


Sprint Buys Spectrum From U.S. Cellular

Sprint Nextel Corp. Wednesday said it agreed to acquire spectrum and business operations in parts of five states from U.S. Cellular Corp. for about $480 million, in a deal that will significantly increase the company’s network capacity.

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