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Key iPCS investor opposed to Sprint deal

Greywolf Capital Management, one of the main investors of iPCS, expressed its deep opposition to Sprint Nextel's proposed $831 million acquisition of the affiliate, and said Sprint's offer

ZTE in smartphone discussions with Verizon, others

ZTE is going to release a smartphone next year based on Google's Android platform, and is in talks with a wide range of carriers worldwide, including Verizon Wireless, to partner with for

Sprint settles Minnesota lawsuit over contract extensions

Sprint Nextel agreed to settle a lawsuit with the Minnesota attorney general over contract extensions and early termination fees (ETFs). The settlement, technically called a consent judgment, ends a

Best Buy offering Sprint Android phones for $100

Best Buy Mobile is offering Sprint Nextel's two Android-powered smartphones at a large discount, cutting the price to $99.99 with a two-year contract through December. The two phones, the Samsung

Vonage settles with states

Vonage once again has found itself paying someone to get out of hot water. This time, the VoIP provider is paying $3 million to 32 U.S. states over a probe into its business practices. In addition,

Virgin Mobile expands prepaid mobile broadband offerings

Virgin Mobile USA said it has expanded its prepaid mobile broadband service into more retail locations. As of Dec. 1, Virgin Mobile said its Broadband2Go, which uses Sprint's EV-DO Rev. A network,

Sprint faces possible credit downgrade

Sprint Nextel was warned by Standard & Poor's Ratings Service that its junk credit rating is at risk of being downgraded because of deteriorating market performance. The move is the latest blow

Clearwire reports a total of 173,000 mobile WiMAX subs at end of 3Q

The world finally knows how many mobile WiMAX subscribers Clearwire has. The operator had previously indicated it wasn't ready to break those numbers out from its pre-WiMAX subscribers, but now that

Clearwire trumpets market launches, wholesale relationships

Clearwire boasted about its market launches, including 11 new mobile WiMAX markets in the third quarter, and also trumpeted its relationships with its wholesale partners Sprint Nextel, Comcast and

Declining revenues force Sprint to cut more jobs

For Sprint, the cuts just keep coming. Only a week after it announced it would cut about 100 employees from its wholesale networking division, the struggling integrated wireless/wireline provider is