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Cox talks about mobile wireless play

Citing the adage that "contrarian investors buy straw hats in winter," Cox Communications Wireless Vice President Stephen Bye defended the cable operator's decision to plow full steam ahead with its

Sprint faces more legal, financial woes

Sprint Nextel faces a rash of new legal and financial troubles. A second federal judge has agreed to grant class-action status to a lawsuit filed by former employees who say the carrier's faulty

Sprint to pay $17.5M ETF settlement

Sprint Nextel has received preliminary court approval to pay a $17.5 million settlement for litigation surrounding its early termination fees. U.S. District Judge Jose Linares in New Jersey Federal

Sprint may close call centers to cut costs

Sprint Nextel, as it looks to cut costs, said calls to its call centers could decline 20 percent next year and the company might halve the number of call centers it has, according to Sprint's Chief

Wireless networks remain mixed on WiFi

The Tier 1 U.S. operators remain conflicted over offering WiFi in their phones. But as WiFi support picks up steam from chipmakers and customer demand for more ways to get broadband access on their

Analyst: Sprint will have large job cuts in 2009

Sprint Nextel may have large-scale job cuts in January, according to a research note by analyst Walter Piecyk at Pali Research. Piecyk said he expects "a significant workforce reduction in January"

Carriers still mixed on WiFi in handsets

The value of WiFi in a mobile device depends more on the network than the chips that power the device or the applications that run on it. It's hardly news that carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile are

Sprint to launch CDMA-WiMAX products

Sprint Nextel will begin offering dual-mode CDMA/WiMAX modems as early as the end of this year, and will launch all of its mobile WiMAX services under the brand "Sprint 4G." Sprint will offer the

Clearwire says it's not wedded to WiMAX

Having solidified its merger with Sprint's Xohm WiMAX business and secured the $3.2 billion investment from Comcast, Time Warner, Bright House Networks, Intel and Google, Clearwire CEO Ben Wolff

New Clearwire announces 'Clear' brand

It's all clear sailing now for the new Clearwire. Having managed to solidify its merger with Sprint's Xohm business unit and hold on to $3.2 billion in investment money from Comcast, Time Warner,