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1 hr ago | The Hartford Courant

AT&T margin weakness fuels concern about U.S. cellular sector

Increasingly aggressive discounting is taking a toll on AT&T Inc and U.S. cellular rivals as they struggle to attract customers in a nearly saturated market.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Verizon Communications, IT Services, Verizon, Ansonia, CT

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Business Journal

Fallbrook Technologies names CFO

Grey replaces John Penver who resigned in mid-February for personal reasons, Cedar Park-based Fallbrook said in a Tuesday news release.

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Related Topix: Boulder County, CO, Telecom, Electronic TeleCommunications, Sprint, Wireless

Business Journal

At Sprint, waste not, win an Earth Day award

Sprint Corp.'s environmental initiatives not only saved it some green, but also won a federal commendation during an Earth Day celebration.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Mon Apr 21, 2014

[H]ard OCP

Sprint CEO Pay Skyrockets From $11M To $49M

I thought Sprint was sucking ass compared to the competition? Then why the massive pay raise for the company's CEO? CEO Dan Hesse had probably his busiest year at the helm of the carrier since he came on board in late 2007, and the company handsomely rewarded him for his efforts.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom

Business Journal

Comcast wireless plans could give Sprint a boost

Comcast's talk about using Wi-Fi to provide wireless phone service could make it a competitor - and oddly, an ally - of Sprint, The Wall Street Journal reports.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Business Journal

Comcast wireless plans could give Sprint a boost

Comcast's talk about using Wi-Fi to provide wireless phone service could make it a competitor - and oddly, an ally - of Sprint , The Wall Street Journal reports.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

SILive.com

Love your smart phones, Staten Islanders? It's thanks to these antennas and towers in your neighborhood

From old brick smokestacks and rooftops of condominium buildings to the top of neighborhood churches, permanent additions to the borough's skyscape seem to be everywhere.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, AT&T, T-Mobile, Family, Kids, Sprint, Wireless, Telecom, Non-Profit

Fri Apr 18, 2014

TMCnet

Why Pivot?

In business, a pivot is a strategy change . When you look at brick-and-mortar companies like RadioShack, Sears/K-Mart, there have been strategy changes but not really what I would call a pivot - or even a course correction.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Telecom, IT Services, Ridgeland, MS

Courthouse News Service

Investors Say They Were Bilked in Liquidation

Stockholders in Preferred Communications Systems claim in court they were cheated by management bent on paying off insiders first - including one who was allowed to buy 61,000 shares for a penny apiece.

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Related Topix: Sprint, Wireless, Telecom

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Reuters

Sprint/T-Mobile merger may prompt U.S. FCC to rewrite auction rules

A planned merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc could prompt U.S. regulators to rewrite rules they are now weighing for a 2015 auction of airwaves, according to sources familiar with the proposed plan.

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Related Topix: Business News, Telecom, IT Services, Federal Communications Commission, Verizon Communications, Cable & Satellite, ATT, SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services

Investor's Business Daily

Sprint Readies 'Crystal Clear' HD Voice Upgrade

Sprint has been testing HD Voice, which works over a 4G LTE network, in a few markets.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Why Sprint Spark Won't Spark Sprint

Sprint Corporation reports first quarter earnings on April 29th. I think the company will report flat revenue with a slight improvement in profitability.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom

Freshnews

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: CSX Corp, T-Mobile US, AT&T, Verizon Communications and Sprint

CHICAGO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog.

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Related Topix: CSX, Railroads, Verizon Communications, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, IT Services, Startups, Versant, Verizon

Sys-Con Media

Sprint Recognizes National Distracted Driving Awareness Month as...

As the country recognizes National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Sprint is reminding wireless consumers to focus on driving while behind the wheel, to not text or email while driving, and to encourage others to promote driver safety in their local communities.

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Related Topix: Fon, Telecom, IT Services, Virgin Mobile USA, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Can Sprint Climb Higher?

Through its two segments, Wireless and Wireline, it offers voice and data transmission services to subscribers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands under the Sprint corporate brand, which includes its retail brands of Sprint, Nextel, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, and Assurance Wireless.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom, Virgin Islands, Central America, World News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Wireless industry makes anti-theft commitmentWireless industry makes...

Wireless industry makes anti-theft commitment on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/money/2014/04/15/wireless-industry-makes-anti-theft-commitment/7759871/ CTIA-The Wireless Association announced that under a "Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment," the companies including Apple Inc., Samsung Electronics Co., Verizon Wireless, AT&T ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Startups, Apple, Semiconductors, Samsung Electronics Co, Electronics, Telecom, IT Services, Criminal Defense Law, Law, iPod touchiPad App, iPad App, iPhone App, Find My iPhone, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App

CIO

Google, Sprint Team on WiMax Mobile Services

As part of its strategy to increase its presence in as many Web-enabled mobile devices as possible, Google has agreed to collaborate with Sprint Nextel to offer a range of Internet services to users of the U.S. operator's planned new WiMax network.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Telecom, IT Services, Science / Technology, WiMAX, Virgin Mobile USA, Social Software, Wireless

The Kansas City Star

Court records: KC homicide victim correctly predicted his own demise

Johnson County prosecutors on Tuesday filed two types of murder charges against a 73-year-old avowed racist and anti-Semite for the shootings deaths of three people outside Jewish facilities in Overland Park.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kansas City, MO, Grandview, MO, Telecom, IT Services

Sys-Con Media

Sprint to award $50,000 in grants in 2014 to outstanding Dallas/Fort Worth nonprofits

Sprint announced today that it will award three grants to Dallas/Fort Worth nonprofit organizations this year, totaling $50,000.

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Related Topix: Fon, Telecom, IT Services, Virgin Mobile USA, Non-Profit

BBC News

Spain's social wi-fi tycoon

Nine years ago, Martin Varsavsky unveiled what sounded like a barmy idea - getting people to plug in a piece of kit to their home router and share their wi-fi with anyone who happened to be passing by.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Fon, Telecom, Google, Startups, WebMD, Spotify

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