Sprint said today it fell further into the red last quarter as the accelerated shutdown of its aging iDEN network pushed up expenses and caused customers to leave for other providers.
Sprint plans to shut down its iDEN network as early as June 30, 2013, allowing it to reuse the service's spectrum for LTE.
Sprint will be able to use its 800 MHz spectrum for CDMA and LTE after the FCC passed regulations yesterday permitting more flexible use of the band.
Sprint plans to wait until its finishes upgrading its network before seriously considering merging with another company, but it is not altogether dismissing the possibility of a near-term deal, its top executive said.
Sprint is hitting back against Verizon Wireless' suggestions that its forthcoming LTE network will be slower than the competition because it is launching in a narrower band of spectrum.
Verizon Wireless outed two new prepaid devices yesterday amid signs of increasing interest in the no-contract space from top-tier providers typically focused on more lucrative postpaid customers.
Clearwire says New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and Seattle will be among the 31 cities it plans to light up during the first half of next year.
Sprint is denying allegations from the New York Attorney General that it has dodged $100 million in state taxes to gain a competitive advantage by making its plans cheaper.
ORLANDO, Fla.—Sprint’s network overhaul will drop the number of cell sites it operates by 44 percent, executive Bob Azzi said at a conference today. The $5 billion project, dubbed Network Vision, will slash Sprint’s cell sites from 68,000 to 38,000,
Sprint may consider partnering with regional wireless providers on LTE through network sharing and spectrum hosting arrangements, according to a top network executive.
Clearwire finance chief Hope Cochran laid out the company's trump card at an investor conference yesterday: Operators need capacity, and Clearwire has it in spades.
Cricket Communications today became the latest carrier to sign on to the Rural Cellular Association (RCA), which frequently takes policy stances diametrically opposed to AT&T and Verizon Wireless.
Sprint's stock took a hit yesterday after a prominent research firm downgraded the operator on a "very legitimate risk" of bankruptcy, sending the operator's shares down 4.5 percent after a recent rally.
Sprint walked away today from a multi-billion-dollar deal to host LightSquared's spectrum on its network and has returned $65 million in prepayments to the foundering company.
Sprint is reportedly planning to end its network sharing agreement with LightSquared as early as next week...
Sprint plans to raise $2 billion in new debt funding today that it said could be used to defray the cost up upgrading its network...
Sprint's hefty gamble on the iPhone may have contributed to a $684 million reduction in its operating income before depreciation and amortization last quarter...
DirectTV, T-Mobile USA and Sprint want the FCC to stop the clock on its review of Verizon Wireless' $4 billion deal to buy a nationwide chunk of AWS spectrum from four cable companies.
Sprint's bet on the iPhone helped it bring in the highest number of new customers in six years during the fourth quarter, but the success came at a hefty price.
RadioShack is blaming the "underperformance" of Sprint smartphone sales for a more than 70 percent decline in its fourth-quarter profits.
The articles in the Oklahoman and the Kansas City Business Journal seem fairly innocuous: As a cost-cutting measure, Sprint plans to rely more on roaming for rural areas in the two states.
Clearwire stepped up its efforts to get more wholesale customers today as it braces for the loss of its largest customer, Sprint...
Sprint's LTE network hasn't launched yet, but that didn't stop the operator from coming out with the first three devices for the service at 2012 International CES...
The bring-your-own-device trend isn't just affecting corporate IT departments – it appears to be having an impact on wireless operators, too.