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Sprint's special access reform call paints contradictory picture to regulators, Wall Street, says IIA

Sprint may be leading efforts to reform regulation of special access circuits it rents from large incumbent telcos like AT&T and Verizon, but the Internet Innovation Alliance claims the wireless operator is giving regulators a contradictory picture of the special access market.

Google won't bid in FCC's 600 MHz incentive auction

Internet giant and Android creator Google said it will not bid for 600 MHz spectrum licenses in the FCC's upcoming incentive auction of TV broadcasters' spectrum. Google will join Sprint, Charter Communications and other tech heavyweights in sitting out the event.

Sprint matches T-Mobile: $150/month gives 4 lines of service unlimited everything

Sprint today issued its latest promotion by reducing the cost of its unlimited data service to $150 per month for four lines. Sprint's move appears to stand as a response to the promotion T-Mobile launched last week offering a fourth line of unlimited service free-- the move brought the total cost of T-Mobile's unlimited service to $150 for four lines.

SoftBank's Son: Sprint is 'showing definitive signs of a turnaround'

Sprint "is showing definitive signs of a turnaround," SoftBank Chairman Masayoshi Son said, according to Bloomberg. And its budget will continue to get leaner.

Confirmed: Apple's iOS 9.3 beta includes Wi-Fi calling on Verizon

Apple has released the third iOS 9.3 beta to registered developers for testing, and it includes native support for Wi-Fi calling on Verizon's network, meaning users won't need to download an app to make a Wi-Fi call.

Pacific Crest: 'We do not believe an overall price war is occurring'

Aggressive carrier promotions extended beyond the holidays into January, according to a research note from Pacific Crest Securities. And Sprint and T-Mobile appear to be maintaining that promotional momentum into February.

U.S. latency report: How did AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile perform in Q4?

While the industry awaits 5G standards that will address latency like never before, it's worth noting how network operators fare today in terms of their latency records.  FierceWireless  teamed up with OpenSignal to shed some light onto the issue.

FairPoint says operators must support lit and dark fiber to compete for small cell backhaul

FairPoint Communications, keen to get a piece of the emerging small cell wireless backhaul and services market being fueled by major wireless operators like Sprint and Verizon, is doing an about-face on dark fiber.

Sprint updates Virgin's prepaid pricing options, kills PayLo, Broadband2Go sub-brands

As promised, Sprint said it is updating its approach to its Virgin Mobile prepaid brand by offering updated pricing options and discontinuing two sub-brands-- PayLo and Broadband2Go-- that were offered through Virgin.

Comparing AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon on 3G/4G wireless latency

It's no secret that a significant amount of attention and interest has been paid to wireless network speeds in the United States and globally. And LTE networks clearly provide faster download speeds than 3G networks.