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Sprint rumored to retain unlimited data plans after iPhone 5 arrives

09/09/2011, 10:09 am

Differentiating itself from capped competitors Verizon and AT&T, Sprint is said to be planning to retain its unlimited data plans after it gets Apple's fifth-generation iPhone in the coming weeks.


Judge urges AT&T, DoJ to discuss settlement on T-Mobile deal Sept. 21

09/08/2011, 12:09 am

The federal judge in charge of the Justice Department's case against the AT&T and T-Mobile merger has ordered the federal agency and AT&T to come to a Sept. 21 hearing prepared to discuss a settlement option.


AT&T says Sprint suit to block T-Mobile deal is not about maintaining competition

09/06/2011, 06:09 pm

AT&T has fired back in the salvo between top US mobile carriers, accusing Sprint of seeking to block the deal just to protect its own interests, while defending the merger as a win-win for consumers.


Sprint court filing against AT&T merger suggests it will get iPhone

09/06/2011, 04:09 pm

A court filing in Sprint's lawsuit to block AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile lauds Apple's iPhone as "iconic" and suggests that the third place US carrier's inability to carry the iPhone is about to end.


Sprint files lawsuit to block AT&T's proposed purchase of T-Mobile

09/06/2011, 02:09 pm

Sprint on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against AT&T, Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile in an effort to block a proposed merger of the wireless carriers.


iPhone 4 remains top-selling US smartphone despite growing iPhone 5 hype

09/06/2011, 11:09 am

Even as rumors of Apple's fifth-generation iPhone persist ahead of an anticipated launch, sales of the iPhone 4, first released in 2010, reportedly continue to top the competition at both AT&T and Verizon.


Rumor: Sprint installing cellular repeaters in Apple Stores ahead of iPhone 5

09/05/2011, 08:09 pm

Sprint may have begun installing signal boosting equipment in and around Apple retail stores ahead of the rumored iPhone 5 launch on the carrier in October, according to a new report.


Sprint raises smartphone termination fee to $350 weeks before iPhone 5 launch

08/31/2011, 07:08 pm

Sprint has announced plans to follow AT&T and Verizon Wireless in charging a hefty $350 early termination fee for all "advanced" devices starting September 9, ensuring that customers won't be able to obtain new subsidized hardware and then ditch their service plan.


Sprint schedules Oct. 7 event amid iPhone rumors

08/30/2011, 08:08 am

Sprint has scheduled a "Strategy Update" presentation for Friday, Oct. 7, around the same time the carrier is rumored to begin offering Apple's iPhone.


Sprint advises employees to give 'no comment' on iPhone 5

08/28/2011, 11:08 pm

A leaked memo from Sprint advising employees to simply state "no comment" when asked about the iPhone has added fuel to the fire on rumors that the carrier will begin offering Apple's next-generation iPhone this fall.


Sprint predicted to sell 1.2M iPhones in Apple's largest holiday quarter ever

08/24/2011, 12:08 pm

The addition of Sprint as the third iPhone carrier in the U.S. would add 1.2 million sales this year, helping Apple achieve its strongest holiday quarter ever, according to one analysis.


Sprint estimated to sell 6 million more US iPhones for Apple in 2012

08/23/2011, 06:08 pm

Adding Sprint as an iPhone carrier this fall could help Apple's growth grow from 30 to 37 percent, adding 6 million more iPhone users over the next calendar year.


Sprint to offer Apple's iPhone 5 alongside AT&T, Verizon - report

08/23/2011, 04:08 pm

Apple is expected to start selling the iPhone 5 simultaneously with three of the Big Four mobile operators in the USA, Sprint being reported to join AT&T and Verizon for a mid-October launch.


Leaked AT&T filing shows full LTE coverage would cost additional $3.8B

08/12/2011, 10:08 pm

According to an accidentally leaked letter from AT&T, the company estimates that expanding 4G LTE coverage from its original plan of 80 percent of the population to 97 percent of Americans would cost $3.8 billion.


Sprint abandons plans to sell 4G BlackBerry PlayBook tablet after weak demand

08/12/2011, 08:08 pm

Sprint Nextel announced on Friday that it has scrapped plans to sell a 4G WiMax version of Research in Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook tablet after the device failed to generate sufficient interest.


Sprint posts massive subscriber exodus in failing to compete with iPhone

07/28/2011, 07:07 pm

Shares of Sprint Nextel fell almost 20 percent after the company posted heavy wireless subscriber losses that underlined a failed strategy in competing with US iPhone carriers.


Sprint CEO planning 'nukes' to block AT&T, T-Mobile merger

06/28/2011, 02:06 am

Sprint CEO Dan Hesse said in an interview that he plans to launch "nukes" in his fight to stop AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA.


AT&T defends T-Mobile acquisition, says no effect on competition

06/11/2011, 10:06 pm

AT&T filed a statement with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday claiming that the wireless market will "remain vibrantly competitive" after its merger with T-Mobile USA.


With later arrival of new iPhone, HTC may challenge Apple as top US smartphone maker

06/10/2011, 07:06 am

Handset maker HTC has seen strong sales of its Android-based smartphones on all four U.S. carriers, putting the Taiwanese company in a position to contend with Apple for the title of top smartphone seller in the U.S.


Sprint formally petitions AT&T, T-Mobile merger with FCC

05/31/2011, 09:05 pm

Sprint has filed a formal petition with the Federal Communications Commission protesting AT&T's $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA, accusing the carrier of wasting its spectrum and taking a shortcut by purchasing T-Mobile.