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Sprint: rebanding will cost billions more in years ahead

Sprint Nextel plans on spending between $3.2 billion and $3.6 billion in total costs to reband the 800 MHz spectrum it owns, according to a recent federal filing. Sprint has spent $1.8 billion to

T-Mobile's $50 unlimited voice plan goes nationwide

T-Mobile USA has begun offering its $50 unlimited voice plan to loyal customers nationwide, less than two weeks after it began trialing the program in San Francisco. A screenshot from the My T-Mobile

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Sprint forecasts 6 percent drop in revenue

Sprint Nextel, after hemorrhaging subscribers throughout 2008, is predicting a 6 percent drop in wireless service revenue in 2009. The carrier, which lost 1.3 million total customers in the fourth

Obama's budget calls for new wireless spectrum fees

President Obama proposed new wireless spectrum licensing fees in his budget outline on Thursday. This move could potentially bring in as much as $4.8 billion in revenue over the next decade. In his

Verizon launches low-cost PTT phone

Verizon Wireless launched a low-cost push-to-talk phone on Monday. The company is trying to branch out further into the PTT market that has been dominated by Sprint Nextel. The CDMA clamshell phone

Report: Sprint will have Palm Pre exclusivity until the end of 2009

Sprint Nextel will have exclusive rights to sell the Palm Pre until the end of 2009, according to a report on CNBC.com. The report, citing an unnamed source familiar with the matter, said the

T-Mobile USA to offer $50 unlimited calling plan

T-Mobile USA will begin offering an unlimited calling plan, a move that comes in the wake of Boost Mobile's decision to launch a $50 per month unlimited plan. The carrier, the fourth largest in the

Sprint Nextel loses 1.3M subs in fourth quarter

Sprint Nextel continued to bleed subscribers during the fourth quarter, dropping 1.3 million total customers, including 1.1 million post-paid and 314,000 prepaid. Additionally, the troubled carrier

WiMAX deployments hit hard by economic downturn

By the Maravedis Team The third quarter of 2008 proved very eventful for the WiMAX industry. September marked another milestone with the commercial launch of Sprint's XOHM in Baltimore, which will be