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California judge says Sprint must pay $73M in ETF case

A California judge has ruled that Sprint Nextel must pay $73 million in refunds to its former customers in a lawsuit over early termination fees. However, a Sprint spokesman says that the ruling is

Report: Sprint's unlimited plan has an edge over AT&T

A report by analyst firm Robert W. Baird & Co. says that Sprint Nextel's "Simply Everything" plan which offers unlimited voice calls and data usage for $99 per month is making inroads with the

Life becoming difficult for rural operators

Times are getting tough for the rural operator community. Within the last few months the Rural Carrier Association (RCA) and the Rural Telecommunications Group (RTG) have run to the FCC asking it

CDMA crowd embraces LTE, WiMAX

While it appears Ultra Mobile Broadband (UMB), the 4G path developed for the CDMA world, is now dead now that major CDMA operator Verizon Wireless has pledged its allegiance to LTE (Long Term

AT&T, RCA oppose Clearwire-Sprint WiMAX tie-up

The proposed merger between Clearwire and Sprint Nextel's WiMAX business is coming under some scrutiny from the likes of AT&T and rural operators in filings with the FCC. AT&T, which has the

AT&T to FCC: Deny Sprint-Clearwire plan

AT&T filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission late last week asking the agency not to approve the Sprint-Clearwire joint venture involving a merger of the companies' spectrum

RIM top selling wireless handset maker in July

Research in Motion was the top-selling wireless handset maker in the U.S. in July, marking the third consecutive month the company has held the position, according to Avian Securities' monthly U.S.

AT&T asks FCC to deny Sprint-Clearwire merger

AT&T has asked the FCC to deny the planned merger between Sprint Nextel and Clearwire. The operator, which has the largest subscriber base in the U.S., argued that the venture would eventually

Sprint sells off towers to pay down debt

Sprint Nextel has agreed to sell almost all of its towers to private tower company TowerCo for about $670 million in cash. The number of towers sold is expected to be around 3,300, leaving Sprint

Politics and Mobile WiMAX

Ah, the politics surrounding standards. Last week we reported that Sprint Nextel withdrew from the Next