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Sprint Board Vetoes Proposed MetroPCS Acquisition
2012-02-26 06:23:41

Sprint Nextel is abandoning plans to take over pre-paid wireless company MetroPCS after the company's board of directors vetoed the proposed multibillion purchase of the fifth-largest mobile telecom network in the U.S.

T-Mobile Urges FCC To Block Verizon Deal
2012-02-23 05:10:18

After recently seeing its own attempted acquisition by AT&T shot down by federal regulators, T-Mobile’s U.S. division is now encouraging those same regulators to block Verizon’s plans to pay cable companies some $3.9 billion for their unused spectrum.

Sprint's Losses Grow Amid iPhone Costs And Network Upgrades
2012-02-08 13:32:37

For telecommunications giant Sprint Nextel, adding Apple´s iPhone to their lineup of devices has not yet provided the sales boost they had hoped for. On the contrary, they´ve reported a larger loss than was expected for last quarter, and with fewer new subscribers than anticipated the company´s shares have slipped 3.7 percent compared to the previous quarter. “There was nothing in the quarter that gave people an indication it was time to buy the stock,” BTIG...

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.