Sprint Provides Transaction Update
Sprint Nextel today announced that it has received from SoftBank Corp. a waiver of various provisions of the merger agreement between Sprint and SoftBank.
Mon May 20, 2013
Dish said to bid $2B for Lightsquared spectrum
According to Bloomberg , Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen made a $2 billion bid last week for LightSquared's radio frequencies, which are owned by private investment firm Harbinger Capital Partners.
Sprint Acquires Handmark/OneLouder to Enhance Pinsight Media+ Advertising Capabilities
Having built solid relationships with Kansas City startups to spur growth and establish the area as a hub for entrepreneurism and innovation, Sprint today announced that it has acquired Kansas City-based Handmark Inc.
Fri May 17, 2013
Sprint Closes Transaction to Acquire U.S. Cellular Spectrum and Customers in the Midwest
Additional spectrum will significantly increase Sprint's network capacity and further improve the customer experience in Chicago, St.
Ad Operations Online
Sprint and Time Inc. Form Mobile Content, Advertising and Retail Alliance
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. & NEW YORK - Sprint and Time Inc. announced a mobile content, advertising and retail alliance.
Tue May 14, 2013
U.S. carriers line up against texting while driving
The major U.S. mobile operators are all putting their weight behind a campaign against texting while driving that will include a blitz of advertising and a driving simulator touring the country this summer.
Sprint Nextel Stock Rating Reaffirmed by TheStreet
's stock had its "hold" rating restated by equities researchers at TheStreet in a report issued on Tuesday, AnalystRatings.Net reports.
San Jose Mercury News
Wireless rivals team up to fight texting while driving
The country's four biggest cellphone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving, uniting behind AT&T's "It Can Wait" slogan to blanket TV and radio this summer.
Sprint's takeover of Clearwire gains another supporter
Overland Park-based Sprint Nextel Corp.'s proposal to acquire Clearwire Corp. to $2.2 billion has gained the support of another investor, Bloomberg reports .
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Mon May 13, 2013
Sprint Nextel Corporation (S) Shareholders Pick Their Price
Sprint Nextel Corporation has been tearing its way up the charts for some time now, with the shares nearly tripling in value over the past 52 weeks to trade at $7.26 . In fact, the equity hit a four-year peak of $7.40 on Thursday, but was stopped at this level in Friday's trading.
Softbank Pressures Banks Not to Support Rival Bid for Sprint Nextel
Japan's Softbank has put pressure on banks not to agree to fund a rival takeover bid for Sprint Nextel.
Sat May 11, 2013
US Politician Says Softbank Cannot be Trusted with Sprint Nextel
A US politician has weighed into the Sprint Nextel takeover battle warning that the company should remain in American hands.
Fri May 10, 2013
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
This is AT&T's Newest Front In the Prepaid Battle
AT&T Inc. is launching a new attack in the prepaid battle, introducing its latest brand, Aio Wireless.
Sprint Responds to ISS Recommendation to Clearwire Shareholders
Sprint today commented on the recommendation from Institutional Shareholder Service , the leading proxy advisory service, that Clearwire shareholders vote in favor of the merger agreement between the companies.
Thu May 09, 2013
The Kansas City Star
Dish Network reports big drop in first-quarter profits
Dish Network Corp., which is bidding to acquired Overland Park-based Sprint Nextel, on Thursday reported first-quarter sales that trailed estimates after adding fewer customers than analysts projected.
Wed May 08, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Jonathan Chaplin left investment banking more than a decade ago in pursuit of a more intellectually challenging role as a research analyst.
This Is No Time To Give Up On Sprint
A few weeks ago, Sprint Nextel launched its Data Link and IP Static products on its 4G LTE network.
Tue May 07, 2013
Sprint, Time Inc. Make Mobile Content, Ad Alliance Deal
Sprint Nextel and Time Inc., Time Warner's publishing division, are partnering up so the publisher "will deliver its branded content within a customizable section of SprintZone on select Sprint devices," writes Melodie Warner.
Mon May 06, 2013
Clearwire Urges Shareholders to Vote in Favour of Sprint Nextel Takeover Bid
USA based Clearwire has written to its minority shareholders recommending that they vote in favour of a takeover bid from Sprint Nextel.