Shares of Sprint were up more than 4 percent Wednesday afternoon after the carrier said it will give away 32-inch Samsung TVs to users who buy or lease certain Samsung phones during the holidays.
Walter Piecyk of BTIG Research downgraded Verizon from buy to neutral, opining in a research note that the nation's largest wireless carrier is unlikely to dramatically grow its revenues anytime soon.
Suggesting the deployment of small cells remains hampered by local siting delays, Sprint President and CEO Marcelo Claure made a point to discuss the importance of streamlining the siting process to allow more rapid deployment of small cells and network densification when he visited the FCC on Dec. 8.
Sprint moved forward with its "One Sprint" strategy, naming Roger Solé as its new chief marketing officer and placing former CMO Kevin Crull in charge of its central U.S. region.
T-Mobile continued its holiday-themed foray on its competitors, this time targeting Verizon users by offering one year of content from Hulu when they switch to T-Mobile.
Sprint is now supporting carrier billing on Windows 10 in the Windows Store, enabling subscribers to purchase content on any device from Microsoft's store without a credit card. Sprint is the first carrier worldwide to extend carrier billing for Windows Store.
Sprint continues to follow T-Mobile's lead in streaming music, expanding its data-free unlimited service from its Virgin prepaid brand to its Boost Mobile prepaid business.
More than 40 California government organizations announced they've joined a lawsuit alleging the four major U.S. carriers overcharged governmental customers by more than $100 million.
The financial analysts at Jefferies believe that Sprint could steal around 50,000 customers from T-Mobile US in the fourth quarter due to Sprint's recently announced half-off promotion.
Sprint is aiming to reduce churn by converting prepaid users into long-term postpaid subscribers, CFO Tarek Robbiati said today.