News of Note—Sprint’s Evelyn ads, Xfinity Mobile’s savings, Staton on Sprint/T-Mobile and more

news of note

Here are some of the stories we’re chasing today:

> Sprint continues to use its Evelyn robot in its advertising. Release

> MVNO The People's Operator (TPO) appears to have plans to wind down its U.S. operations. Prepaid Phone News article

> Wireless industry veteran John Stanton said the Sprint and T-Mobile merger is like “seeing your child go off and succeed in the world.” Kansas City Business Journal article

> Vodafone’s outgoing CEO Vittorio Colao said mobile operators could benefit from a growing backlash against large tech and social media companies. S&P article

> Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile touted how much its service would save customers of Verizon, AT&T and the rest of the nation’s top carriers. Post

> Hammer Fiber and 1stPoint Communications said they launched a “Mobile Network Services Provider program.” Release