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Is prepaid a light at the end of Sprint's tunnel?

Sprint Nextel does not have a good track record when it comes to acquisitions. The company last year was forced to write down virtually the whole value-- $31 billion--of its blockbuster 2005

Editor's Corner

Where have all the iDEN customers gone at Sprint Nextel? We see little evidence that Sprint Nextel even has an iDEN business, and that was reflected in the company's dismal third quarter

Sprint's quarterly results worsen

Sprint Nextel had another bad quarter. The carrier reported worsening results in the third quarter that included a 52

ALSO NOTED: Sprint Nextel signs data-roaming deals in Canada and Mexico; Motient sued by largest shareholder; and much more...

> Sprint Nextel signed data-roaming deals with BCE's Bell Canada and Mexico's Grupo Iusacell. Article > Motient's largest

Nextel affiliate shareholder wants to hold out

One of the largest shareholders in Nextel affiliate UbiquiTel wants the company to hold out for more money than the proposed $1.3 billion that Sprint Nextel recently said it would pay for

Sprint Nextel buys UbiquiTel for $1.3B

Sprint Nextel agreed to buy one of its affiliates, UbiquiTel, for $1.3 billion. Having affiliate companies fill out its footprint and use the Sprint brand name sure was a good idea for the

ALSO NOTED: QUALCOMM and KDDI look into mobile TV; Nextel Partners bought for $6.5M; and much more...

> QUALCOMM and KDDI team up to explore a possible mobile TV business. Article > Sprint Nextel buys Nextel partners for $6.5

Sprint Nextel to buy Velocita Wireless

In a move aimed at enhancing its iDEN network coverage, Sprint Nextel has agreed to acquire Velocita Wireless. The carrier plans to use Velocita's 900 MHz spectrum to supplement the iDEN network it

Sprint Nextel to buy wireless affiliate for $3.4B

Sprint Nextel is set to buy one of its wireless affiliates for an estimated $3.4 billion in a move to settle outstanding breach of contract issues following Sprint's acquisition of Nextel. The

Rumor Mill: Cable companies to offer Sprint wireless services

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, a consortium of cable providers--Comcast, Time Warner and Cox Communications--are nearing a deal to sell Sprint Nextel's wireless