Sprint's Adib dishes on the demise of preloaded apps, the growth of HTML5 and more

Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) has always been known for being fairly progressive in the mobile content space. The operator along with MobiTV even won an Emmy Engineering Award in 2005 for its Sprint TV service. But today's mobile app environment is much different from the mobile content space of  the past. Fared Adib, vice president of products at Sprint Nextel, recently talked with FierceMobileContent Editor in Chief Sue Marek about the company's advances in mobile app discovery, its decision to sell some of its signature products such as Sprint ID to other operators and more. Hot Seat