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15 hrs ago | Reuters

Sprint, T-Mobile merger not expected before September-sources

The long-anticipated merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc is not expected to occur before September, with the companies continuing due diligence and preparing a detailed case for a deal before U.S. regulators, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Telecom, IT Services, Deutsche Telekom AG, Reuters, SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Business Journal

Congress passes bill to make phone 'unlocking' legal

More than a year and four months after its introduction into Congress, federal lawmakers passed a bill allowing individuals to "unlock" a cell phone to be used on another service provider.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Telecom, IT Services, Digital Rights Management, Science / Technology

Freshnews

NTELOS Holdings Corp. Announces Management Transition Plan

NTELOS Holdings Corp. announced today that its Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of James A. Hyde as Chief Executive Officer, President and member of the Board, effective today.

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Related Topix: nTelos, Telecom, IT Services, Waynesboro, VA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Business Journal

How does T-Mobile CEO Legere's pay compare with other telecom CEOs?

Click through this slideshow to see how CEO pay at the largest four U.S. telecom carriers compared in 2013.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Telecom, IT Services, SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services

Light Reading

Verizon Applies 3G Throttling Policy to LTE

Back in 2011, Verizon began throttling its heaviest 3G data users in a bid to move them to its higher capacity LTE network, but now -- three years later -- it's applying that same policy to 4G unlimited users.

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

BroadcastNewsroom

Dream Big America Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

The weekly radio show began in July of 2013 and features America's premier startups.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Fon, Telecom

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Hispanic Business

An Application for the Trademark 'Sprint Framily Wall' Has Been Filed by Sprint

The international trademark goods and services class codes for this trademark application are 009, 038, 041 and 042.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom, Social Software

ABC News

Proxy Adviser Says Sprint CEO Was Paid Too Much

Institutional Shareholder Services, a leading shareholder advisory firm, is telling shareholders to protest Sprint Corp. CEO Dan Hesse's $49 million 2013 pay package, saying it's excessive and not tied to performance.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom

WSJ Media and Advertising

ISS Challenges Sprint CEO's Pay Package

The biggest proxy adviser is challenging the nearly $49 million 2013 pay package given to Sprint Corp.'s chief executive and opposing the re-election of a board member to the compensation committee.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom, Advertising

Wed Jul 23, 2014

SFGate

Senate tax inversion plan faces big challenges

In this file photograph taken April 27, 2010, a man using a cell phone walks past a Sprint store, in New York.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, US News, WebMD, Startups, Electronic Arts

Sys-Con Media

Sprint Teams with Google to Offer Google Apps for Business

As a major mobility provider, Sprint will be offering Google Apps for Business in a move that will allow the company to seamlessly support business adoption of Google's cloud-based productivity solutions so they can benefit from robust collaboration and mobilization tools.

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Related Topix: Fon, Telecom, IT Services, Google, Enterprise Mobile, Startups, Virgin Mobile USA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Business Journal

Standing between Sprint, T-Mobile - the world's second richest man?

Regulators may not be the only hurdle Sprint Corp. must vault to acquire its nearest wireless foe, T-Mobile US Inc. The Overland Park-based carrier reportedly could have to outbid the world's second wealthiest man, Carlos Slim , after a recent move by his massive Mexican telecom company.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Telecom, IT Services, Carlos Slim Helu

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Business Journal

Sprint to start selling drones at its retail stores

Sprint Corp. announced Monday it would begin offering two "mini-drones" in stores, which can be controlled by its phones.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom

Seeking Alpha

Sprint And T-Mobile Put Forward A Case For Merger Through Combined Spectrum Bid

Sprint Corporation and T-Mobile U.S. have recently decided to participate in next year's spectrum auction together.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Verizon

Business Journal

Sprint costs show its market predicament

Sprint Corp. spends $15.80 a customer to run its network, compared with $6.80 for Verizon and $9.40 for AT&T Inc. The figure shows the effect of Sprint's smaller customer base and the cause of the company's losses in recent years.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Washington Post

SoftBank Risk Jumps as Son to Battle for T-Mobile: Japan Credit

SoftBank Corp.'s bond risk jumped on signs billionaire founder Masayoshi Son is readying a long fight to win regulatory approval for the takeover of T-Mobile US Inc. The cost to protect debt of Japan's fastest-growing wireless carrier surged 10 basis points on July 14 to 195, the highest since Feb. 10, according to CMA prices.

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Related Topix: SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services, T-Mobile, Google, Startups, Telecom, IT Services, Cable & Satellite, ATT, Verizon Communications

Hispanic Business

Sprint's Trademark Application for 'Sprint Framily Wall' Filed

The international trademark goods and services class codes for this trademark application are 009, 038, 041 and 042.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom, Social Software

Hispanic Business

An Application for the Trademark 'California Freedom' Has Been Filed by Sprint

The international trademark goods and services class codes for this trademark application are 009 and 038.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom

Hispanic Business

Sprint Business Fusion Plans: Built to Meet the Needs of Business

How it works Sprint Business Fusion Plans start as low as with a qualifying smartphone purchase and include unlimited talk and text and Sprint Direct Connect.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Fon, Telecom

The Washington Post

The Switchboard: Sprint, T-Mobile could join forces to bid for broadcaster spectrum

Rep. Marsha Blackburn testifies during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee July 15, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Telecom, IT Services, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, World News

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