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Sprint's latest quarter leaves some analysts unimpressed

Sprint's latest quarterly earnings impressed investors, but some analysts remain skeptical of the company's prospects.

Republic Wireless adds phones, raises price of cheapest plan

Republic Wireless added nine Android handsets to its portfolio, making good on a vow it made in May to expand its lineup. But the MVNO also raised the price of its cheapest monthly plan.

SoftBank's Son: Sprint 'is about to turn into a cash maker'

SoftBank posted a $2.4 billion profit in its fiscal first quarter, up 19 percent over the same period a yaer ago. Telecom revenues boosted quarterly sales to $20.3 billion, helping to offset losses from Sprint.

Verizon, T-Mo, Sprint still not jumping into Facebook's TIP

When it comes to Facebook's Telecom Infra Project (TIP) that the social networking giant launched at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year, it appears that the biggest U.S. wireless carriers are just not that into it.

Sprint to take on some Ericsson employees as companies renew parts of network-outsourcing pact

Ericsson said today it has renewed parts of its managed services partnership with Sprint, extending portions of a 7-year, $5 billion contract that was set to expire in September.

Entner: T-Mobile, AT&T and others eye loyalty plans as competition heats up

Customer loyalty plans are common in the United States, especially in mature, but competitive markets. A large number of different kinds of companies – from retailers to airlines to restaurants – have customer loyalty programs to reduce the likelihood of customers switching to a competitor. When companies introduce loyalty plans, timing is everything.

Sprint to deploy network upgrades for three-channel carrier aggregation 'in a couple of months'

Sprint is on track to begin deploying three-channel carrier aggregation in the next few months, executives said, and it is already seeding the market with five supporting handsets.

Sprint posts 173K postpaid phone net adds, $302M net loss

Sprint's aggressive promotions continued to pay dividends in the latest quarter as the carrier reported 173,000 postpaid phone net additions, beating analysts' estimates. But once again, those customer gains came at a cost.

Sprint quietly testing unlimited data starting at $60 a month

Sprint is quietly testing new unlimited data plans in a handful of markets across the U.S. And it appears to have taken a page from T-Mobile's playbook to do it.

SoftBank's Son challenges investors as shares slide following news of ARM deal

SoftBank President and CEO Masayoshi Son moved quickly to push his company's $32.1 billion deal to acquire ARM on Monday, urging analysts and investors at a London conference to "listen to the force." Noting that he is the company's largest shareholder, Son plugged the emergence of the IoT, saying investors should capitalize on a "paradigm shift" in technology as connectivity becomes ubiquitous.