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Sprint, Ericsson mum as time apparently winds down on milestone network outsourcing pact

The clock seems to be running out on Sprint's groundbreaking deal to outsource its network operations to Ericsson. And neither company is saying anything about what comes next.

The top 5 wireless ads: AT&T narrowly beats out Sprint to retain lead in TV spending

FierceWireless has partnered with TV advertising measurement firm iSpot.tv to bring you a monthly snapshot of the wireless industry's advertising spending and digital engagement. The results are for the top five biggest spenders among wireless industry brands in June.

RNC, DNC represent big opportunities for operators to strut their stuff

In our  latest  FierceWirelessTech  feature, we take a look at what major U.S. wireless operators are doing to enhance coverage and capacity for this month's Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland and the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia.

Sprint's Boost and Virgin launch their cheapest smartphone of the year

Sprint's prepaid brands announced the launch of their cheapest smartphone of the year. Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA unveiled the Alcatel Dawn, an LTE handset running Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and sporting a $70 price tag.

Sprint quietly drops Galaxy Forever upgrade program after just four months

Sprint has quietly killed its Samsung Galaxy Forever offering just a few months after launching the upgrade program.

AT&T solicits developers to spur tower competition: MoffettNathanson

Mobile network operators are increasingly pressuring tower companies to lower their fees and make it easier for carriers to maintain their antennas. And at least one major carrier is openly soliciting developers to build new towers close to existing structures to cut costs, according to MoffettNathanson Research.

T-Mobile, Sprint quick to pounce on Verizon's price hikes

As expected, Verizon this week upped both the price of its monthly service plans and the allotments of data those plans offer. And as expected, some of its competitors – namely T-Mobile and Sprint – were quick to pounce.

Expanding ExteNet, GNW carrier wholesale operation attracts Sprint, VoLTE carrier customers

ExteNet Systems and Great Northwest Woods Wireless (GNW) are partnering on an LTE network expansion which will help boost coverage and service for Sprint and other carriers seeking VoLTE and data roaming services in the northern New England region.

T-Mobile takes aim at Sprint's Boost with $60 handset discounts, additional lines at $25 a month

T-Mobile is targeting families with two new promotions from its MetroPCS business as competition in the prepaid market continues to heat up.

IHS: China fuels $5B C-RAN market

The global centralized RAN (C-RAN) market remains mainly driven by Asia Pacific, with China now in the driver's seat thanks to China Mobile's and China Unicom's C-RAN deployments, according to IHS Technology. Global C-RAN architecture equipment revenue reached $5 billion in 2015, a gain of 18 percent from $4.3 billion in 2014.