Sprint Nextel is squarely focused on driving its Network Vision network modernization project, which includes the rollout of LTE network technology, and is not letting Dish Network and SoftBank's competing bids for the company affect the effort, according to Sprint CFO Joe Eueteneuer.
Sprint Nextel is open to the idea of dropping subsidies on its phones as T-Mobile USA plans to do, but is taking a cautious approach as it looks at the impact on the market and the economics of such a move, according to senior executives.
Sprint Nextel, in the midst of extricating itself from its legacy iDEN Nextel business, posted a net subscriber loss of 337,000 wireless customers in the fourth quarter. The carrier also reduced its LTE buildout plans for 2013.
Sprint Nextel's $2.2 billion deal to buy Clearwire now has the stamp of approval from Clearwire's board, but a range of issues and obstacles continue to block Sprint's long-term wireless vision.
Sprint Nextel will use its unlimited data plan to gain a competitive edge in the race to attract customers with iPhone 5, which supports LTE.
ORLANDO, Fla.--Sprint Nextel ( NYSE:S ) is gearing up for its mid-year launch of LTE and will no longer introduce new WiMAX devices to its subscribers. Speaking at the Competitive Carriers Global Expo
If Apple ( NASDAQ:AAPL ) launches an LTE version of the iPhone later this year, Sprint Nextel ( NYSE:S ) will sell the device to its customers, said Sprint Nextel CFO Joe Euteneuer.
Clearwire ( NASDAQ:CLWR ) plans to raise a total of at least $595 million in stock offerings as it seeks to bolster its balance sheet ahead of its planned LTE network buildout. Clearwire said it will
Sprint Nextel ( NYSE:S ) intends to launch its first LTE handsets running on its forthcoming FDD-LTE network sometime in the second half of 2012, according to Sprint CFO Joseph Euteneuer. In a
Sprint Nextel ( NYSE:S ) said both new and existing customers are purchasing its iPhone, and that it continues to expect to report sales of at least 1 million iPhones in its fourth-quarter earnings