Sprint Nextel Corp


Sprint, Clearwire Nearing Deal Report

The report is yet another sign that Sprint the third-largest U.S. wireless provider is not abandoning its relationship with Clearwire in spite of Sprints plans to transition to LTE 4G technology from WiMAX.

Sprint, Clearwire Plan to Team on LTE

The nations third-largest wireless provider may rely on its partner, Clearwire Corp., to help support its plans to offer 4G LTE services.

Consumers Blast AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

Some contend the merger would create a duopoly in the wireless industry between AT&T and Verizon Wireless, and some commentators suggest that regulatory approval of the transaction would lead to further consolidation.

Moto to Spin Off Device Unit What Now?

After weeks of rumblings around the rumor mill, Motorola Inc. did what many think it should have a while ago: announced it is separating its devices business from its Broadband and Business Mobility division (in English, thats the infrastructure side of the house). Both will be standalone, publicly traded companies. Investors were huzzah-ing, with Motorolas […]

EMBARQ Names Gerke as New CEO

EMBARQ Corp., the landline spin-off of Sprint Nextel Corp., [] has named Tom Gerke as its CEO. Gerke had been serving as interim CEO since Dec. 18, when his predecessor, Dan Hesse, was tapped as head of Sprint. Gerke previously led EMBARQs wholesale markets business and also worked in legal, regulatory and external affairs for […]

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