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FCC approves Sprint-Clearwire WiMAX combo

The FCC unanimously approved the merger of Sprint Nextel's Xohm WiMAX business with Clearwire, saying the combination would spur competition in the mobile broadband market and accelerate the buildout

FCC clears Sprint-Clearwire deal to create "new" Clearwire

WASHINGTON-- The FCC approved the merger of Sprint Nextel's Xohm WiMAX business with the Clearwire Corp. to create the new Clearwire, saying that it would foster competition in the mobile broadband

Waiting on the regulators

Today is a big day for the wireless industry and like many of our readers, FierceWireless editors are anxiously awaiting news from the FCC regarding some key decisions about the future of white space

iPCS files emergency motion to block Sprint/Clearwire deal

Affiliate carrier iPCS continues to be a thorn in Sprint Nextel's side. The company filed an emergency motion for preliminary injunction in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Ill., to prevent Sprint

Sprint hit with $1 billion ETF lawsuit

Sprint Nextel has been slapped with a $1 billion class-action lawsuit over early termination fees (ETF), just as the carrier is beginning to pro-rate the fees. The federal lawsuit claims that Sprint

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Sprint launches HTC Touch Pro, Sanyo Katana

As the holiday shopping season switches into high gear in November, Sprint Nextel has officially launched two more phones in its holiday lineup. Today Sprint launched the Kyocera Sanyo Katana Eclipse

Sprint disconnects, re-connects with Cogent

Sprint and Cogent Communications have been engaged in a network peering dispute in recent weeks that late last week resulted in Sprint disconnecting its network from Cogent's network. That action

Wireless carriers open the network to embedded devices

Where's the next big evolution in wireless? The tier 1 operators think there's tremendous growth opportunity in embedding wireless connectivity into all types of devices and appliances. With

Sprint reveals new early termination fee details

Sprint Nextel revealed the details of its new plan to pro-rate early termination fees (ETF), joining the other major U.S. cellular carriers in the practice. The new policy, which will come into