DEALS: Amazon and Sprint Team



DEALS

WHO

WITH

WHAT

SCOOP

Amazon

Sprint

Amazon has launched an eBook device, called the Kindle, that makes use of EV-DO for over-the-air (OTA) downloads.

The Kindle Store will initially offer more than 90,000 books, including nearly all of the current New York Times Best Sellers and New Releases, for $9.99.

LG

AT&T

LG debuts its Shine handset with AT&T.

The sliding-form factor handset, which features silver exterior and 2.2 inch mirror LCD screen, hit store shelves on Black Friday.

Brightpoint

TESSCO

Brightpoint has acquired a 9.12 percent stake in TESSCO for $7.3 million.

Brightpoint has quickly become the dominant force in the distribution of wireless products with an acquisition of U.S. rival CellStar in March and an acquisition of Europe's largest wireless distributor, Dangaard Telecom of Denmark in July.

Samsung

Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless has launched Samsung's U900 FlipShot, a sub-smartphone.

Verizon's website will offer the black version of the handset and Best Buy will sell the red handset starting on the 26th.

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It looks as though the T-Mobile/Sprint merger could cross the finish line as early as tomorrow.

In addition to the field employees who are working to maintain broadband connections, Verizon is also offering pay increases to retail employees.

The order sets a deadline of June 30, 2021.