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Sprint improves liquidity by $3.1B through two deals

Sprint announced two new funding deals aimed at providing an additional $3.1 billion in liquidity as the company continues to try to make ends meet this year.

SoftBank, others join MulteFire Alliance

The MulteFire Alliance is getting even more traction with the addition of Japan's SoftBank Corp. as a new member.

'Something big needs to change' at Sprint, New Street analysts say

Sprint's window of opportunity to reverse its financial course is closing, according to New Street Research analysts.

Analysts expect incentive auction to generate between $32.8B and $43.8B

The FCC's upcoming incentive auction of 600 MHz airwaves likely won't generate as much money as last year's auction of AWS-3 spectrum, according to Evercore ISI analysts.

Evercore: Verizon, AT&T to post slowing growth in latest quarter while T-Mobile continues to roll

Verizon and AT&T will likely report slowing growth during the first quarter, according to analysts at Evercore ISI, while Sprint's creative accounting will help the beleaguered carrier avoid bankruptcy for at least the next few months. And T-Mobile will probably post even larger subscriber gains that it had predicted.

SoftBank rumored to mull bidding in FCC's 600 MHz incentive spectrum auction

Sprint isn't participating in the FCC's upcoming incentive auction of 600 MHz spectrum, but its parent company SoftBank might bid. So the U.S. operator may score some of the prized low-band spectrum after all.

SoftBank's split into two companies could protect Japanese business from Sprint's struggles

Japan's SoftBank said it would separate its domestic wireless business from its majority stake in Sprint and other overseas businesses.

Sprint hopes to secure as much as $5B from mortgaging spectrum and network gear

Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son plans to create a subsidiary of SoftBank that will accept some of the carrier's network gear and spectrum as collateral for billions in loans this year, as outlined in a new report from  Bloomberg.

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.

Sprint's financial woes spark 18% drop in SoftBank stock

Sprint's struggles are beginning to take a toll on parent company SoftBank.