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FCC moves closer to special access fee regulation

As expected, the FCC issued a public notice seeking comment on how to look at the special access market, formally opening a debate that likely will pit AT&T and Verizon against Sprint Nextel,

Verizon offers prepaid mobile broadband

Verizon Wireless has introduced prepaid mobile broadband plans, making it the only top tier operator to offer a prepaid mobile broadband product and giving Leap Wireless some competition. Verizon is

Amazon stops selling Sprint-powered Kindles

SAN FRANCISCO--At the Open Mobile Summit here yesterday Amazon Kindle Director Russell Baker confirmed that the company is no longer selling the Sprint Nextel-powered Kindle. Though Amazon will

Sprint Wholesale to trim workforce

Things aren't looking so good for Sprint Wholesale these days as the service provider announced yesterday that it will cut more than a dozen jobs from that division. Even though Sprint did report

Sprint launches first netbook

Sprint Nextel launched its first netbook, joining Tier 1 rivals AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless in the netbook craze. Operators have increasingly turned to devices like ereaders and netbooks

Smartphone subsidies problematic for Sprint

Subsidies are here to stay, and they are getting more problematic for some given the fact that smartphones are expensive to build but consumers expect them to cost $200 or less. For a company like

Sprint's plan of attack

Sprint Nextel reported its third quarter earnings yesterday, and although the company had its biggest sequential uptick in gross subscriber additions in years, it still lost 545,000 net wireless

Sprint's Hesse on how the carrier will get back to growth- page 2

Previous page FierceWireless: Why the decision to launch " Any Mobile, Anytime?" What do you think of the T-Mobile rate plan changes--do they affect you in any way? Hesse: I can't say that competitive

Sprint's Hesse discusses the carrier's growth plan

with Sprint Nextel CEO Dan Hesse Sprint Nextel just reported third quarter earnings that showed continued success in the prepaid sector but another massive loss--801,000 subscribers--on the postpaid

Sprint's wireline revenues down once again in Q3

If you're looking for improved financial performance in Sprint's wireline network segment for the third quarter, you won't find it. Once again, Sprint reported that wireline revenues of $1.4 billion