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2011-03-23 06:17:12

Google Inc. announced a partnership with telecommunications company Sprint Nextel Tuesday that will add the Internet search giant's online telephone capabilities to mobile smartphones serviced by the third largest telecom network. With the new alliance, Sprint customers will be able to have incoming calls ring simultaneously at multiple phones or even have calls routed to computers using Google's email software. "This basically gives Sprint customers all the benefits of Google Voice without...

2011-02-15 16:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GLOBAL MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS -- Huawei, a leader in providing next generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, and NII Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: NIHD), a leading provider of mobile communication services operating under the NEXTEL brand in Latin America, announced that Huawei has been selected to provide equipment and related services for new W-CDMA networks for NII subsidiaries in Mexico and Brazil. Under...

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2011-02-10 12:58:35

Sprint Nextel Corp added more mobile subscribers for the first quarter in over three years, sending its shares up 3.2 percent. The U.S. mobile service added 58,000 subscribers in the quarter, ahead of the average expectation for almost 17,000 customer additions analysts expected. While the customer number was tiny compared with growth at bigger rivals Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc., Sprint saw it as a milestone as it last reported contract customer growth in the second quarter of 2007....

2011-02-04 12:09:00

RESTON, Va., Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NII Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: NIHD) today announced that it will host and webcast a meeting for financial analysts and investors on May 12, 2011, in Lima, Peru. NII Holdings' senior management team as well as the top teams from each of its market operations will participate in a discussion about the Company's current business operations and the opportunities for future growth. During this meeting, the Company expects to showcase the Push-to-Talk...

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2011-01-19 06:13:16

Sprint Nextel Corp said it plans to increase the monthly service fees by $10 per month for its smartphone customers, bringing its prices closer to those of its bigger rivals: Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc. The price increase will become effective January 30. Sprint said it makes more sense to increase the service charge rather than limiting data usage such as AT&T has done. After the change, Sprint's cheapest service will be $79.99 for its smartphone customers. While Sprint shares...

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2011-01-16 05:55:00

Sprint Nextel announced on Friday that it is investing in machine-to-machine services to connect devices like in-car safety systems wirelessly. Dan Hesse, the company's chief executive, said after a Detroit Economic Club event that Sprint is making a "significant investment" in offering the new technology to connect everything from electricity meter readers to health care monitors. "We're a $36 billion company. We expect it to be a multi-billion dollar division of the company in a few...

2011-01-13 08:30:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com Analyst Blog features: Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL), Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ), Vodafone Group Plc (NYSE: VOD), Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S) and AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Get the most recent insight from Zacks Equity Research with the free Profit from the Pros newsletter: http://at.zacks.com/?id=4579 Here are highlights from Wednesday's Analyst Blog: Verizon iPhone to Debut...

2011-01-10 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From the National Retail Federation Show, CradlePoint and Sprint (NYSE: S) announced they have expanded their relationship with Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) to deliver 4G Network Failover to the Retail Industry. The alliance will utilize the Sprint 4G network in combination with CradlePoint's industry leading 4G router and new Business-Grade Data Modem as a complete solution to be distributed to IT VARS in the U.S. using the services of Ingram...

2011-01-09 00:43:27

Companies collaborate to extend the reach of Smoothstone's powerful cloud-based enterprise communications applications and services to Sprint business customers. Louisville, KY and Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) January 7, 2011 Smoothstone, the leading provider of cloud-based enterprise communication applications and services, and Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced the availability of Smoothstone's cloud-based voice solutions combined with Mobile Integration delivered over the Sprint Global MPLS...

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2011-01-06 14:29:50

Research in Motion (RIM) announced plans to launch a 4G version of its new tablet this summer through Sprint Nextel, according to a recent Reuters report. RIM provided a hands-on demonstration of the PlayBook on Wednesday, also saying that corporate interest in the new device was "massive." "In large companies, they're talking deployment in the tens of thousands, right off the bat," Jeff McDowell, senior vice president of enterprise and platform marketing for RIM said during the...


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