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Appraising U.S. wireless operators in the first quarter

As the first quarter reporting season comes to a close, it's time to start parsing the information to see which carriers slipped and which managed to get ahead. Here are some of the big themes:

Cox's wireless launch pushed to late summer

Cox Communications continues to push out the commercial launch date of its first wireless markets. The MSO now expects to launch in another two to three months. The company has been testing the

Sprint unveils Common Cents Mobile, pay-per-minute prepaid brand

Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) fleshed out the rest of its multi-brand prepaid strategy with the launch of its new pay-per-minute brand, Common Cents Mobile. The brand is intended for voice-centric customers

Sprint launching HTC Evo June 4 for $199

Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) said it will launch its first 3G/4G smartphone, the HTC Evo 4G, June 4. The carrier, beset by postpaid subscriber defections, is hoping the high-end device will lure customers

Sprint reveals Wimax device pricing, launch date

US carrier Sprint has announced that it will launch its first Wimax phone, the highly-anticipated HTC EVO 4G, on June 4.   At a press event yesterday, CEO Dan Hesse rev

UK's largest cellco is 'Everything, Everywhere'

The recently created joint venture between the UK arms of

Sprint won't support Google's Nexus One

Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) is discontinuing its planned support for Google's HTC-made Nexus One in favor of the forthcoming HTC Evo 4G, dealing another blow to Google's direct-to-consumer strategy for

Sprint continues eco-friendly trend with new Samsung phone

Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) is keeping up its eco-friendly focus with a new phone from Samsung. The carrier, which has made going green a core corporate priority, launched a new messaging phone, the

MetroPCS surges on revenue, subscriber growth

MetroPCS (NASDAQ: PCS) notched strong subscriber growth and better-than-expected revenue in its first quarter, offsetting a drop in profit. The flat-rate carrier said it remains on track to launch a

Sprint launches multi-pronged prepaid wireless strategy

Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) unveiled its long-awaited, multi-brand prepaid wireless strategy with the goal of segmenting the market and establishing distinct brands. The multi-pronged approach, which