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Sprint Nextel outlook darkens following S&P downgrade

Sprint Nextel, the U.S. carrier, saw its outlook turn bleak following a downgrade by a Standard & Poor's analyst who forecasted the carrier's credit measures will perform poorly over the next

Sprint to launch HTC Touch Diamond

The Wall Street Journal apparently beat Sprint to the punch by reviewing the HTC Touch Diamond which is slated to launch next week. The Windows Mobile smart phone features a touch screen and a 3-D

Sprint announces host of location technology partners for WiMAX network

Sprint's Xohm service has signed on a slew of partners that Sprint says will enable the operator to offer location-centric WiMAX service. "The Xohm mobile broadband experience will be largely

Xohm gets personal with LBS partners

Sprint Nextel's soon-to-be launched WiMAX service, called Xohm, inked a bunch of partnership deals with companies that will provide a variety of location-based services to Xohm customers. Xohm is

Does Amazon's Kindle give hope to open-access model?

How is one of the U.S. mobile wireless industry's first tests in open access fairing? Back in November, Amazon began distributing a new eBook device, called the Kindle, that makes use of Sprint's

Should the mobile operator community be concerned about cable operators?

Are mobile operators really worried about cable operators' entrance into the mobile world? The answer may be: It depends. Earlier this month, cable provider Cox Communications revealed a little more

Sprint lowers phone-as-a-modem pricing, but read the fine print

Sprint Nextel has announced a particularly enticing incentive for mobile data users, but at least one analyst is warning folks to read the fine print. The operator, which is struggling to keep

Dell'Oro: CDMA infrastructure market took a hit in 2Q

The Dell'Oro Group says that the worldwide CDMA infrastructure market fell more than 25 percent from the year ago quarter as Verizon Wireless and Sprint cut back on CDMA spending. The firm says

Open networks, international flair at CTIA I.T.

The weakening economy may be impacting wireless firms around the world but CTIA COO Rob Mesirow says it's not stopping the CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment show from drawing a crowd to San

KU, Sprint research millimeter wave technology

University of Kansas researchers are teaming with Sprint Nextel and Sunflower Broadband to study the performance of millimeter wave communications systems and how weather can weaken signals and