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Sprint Nextel to cut 8,000 jobs

Sprint Nextel, beset by rising financial problems and a loss of subscribers, said it would cut 8,000 jobs in the first quarter of 2009 as it looks to save around $1.2 billion annually, and attempts

Sprint launches flat-rate Nextel Direct Connect plans

Sprint Nextel launched a new series of flat-rate, unlimited plans for Nextel Direct Connect customers. The cheapest plan, which includes unlimited Direct Connect and Group Connect service plus

WiMAX Forum launches global roaming program

The WiMAX Forum has launched its Global Roaming Program designed to enable operators and vendors to obtain the information they need to establish WiMAX roaming services. The program includes

On the Hot Seat with HTC America's Jason Mackenzie

HTC has certainly made inroads in the U.S. market over the past year, offering smartphones with all the major U.S. operators. The company made a big splash earlier this year with the release of the

Spotlight: Networx paid off in 2008

About a year ago, there was a fair bit of whining from telecom network operators that the federal government Networx communications upgrade program was not producing contracts at a fast enough pace.

Cellular networks brace for Inauguration Day crush

The nation's wireless carriers are expecting a crush of voice calls, text messages and picture messages out of Washington, D.C., today at President-elect Barack Obama's Inauguration ceremonies, and

Sprint lobbies Obama on first responder network

Sprint Nextel reportedly is lobbying the incoming Obama administration to create a $2 billion interoperable cellular network for emergency first responders. The carrier is pitching a five-year, $2

Can webOS reignite the Palm developer community?

Few subjects in recent memory divided readers like Palm's new webOS and its accompanying smartphone, the Pre-- last week's column on Palm's future generated a series of passionate responses, with one

Samsung confirms first Android device imminent

Samsung Electronics is the latest manufacturer to hop aboard the Android bandwagon, promising it will introduce its first device based on the Google mobile OS sometime this year. According to

Boost Mobile plan sparks fears of price war

Boost Mobile's decision to launch a $50 per month unlimited voice and data plan on the iDEN network has sparked fears of a coming price war in the U.S. wireless market. Sprint Nextel's prepaid unit