Latest Nextel Communications Stories

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...

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...

2010-12-14 14:51:00

RESTON, Va., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NII Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: NIHD) announces that its subsidiary, Nextel Brazil, was the winning bidder for 20 MHz licenses in the 1.9-2.1GHz frequency band (H band) auctioned by Brazil's National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel). Nextel Brazil was the successful bidder for 11 of the 13 lots included in the H Band auction. The regional licenses won by Nextel Brazil cover approximately 182.4 million people in the country, or 97% of...

2010-12-10 07:41:33

Sprint Nextel Corp is looking to expand its tablet computer market in 2011 hoping to lure business customers that want to replace expensive laptops with lower cost devices, according to an executive with the No. 3 US mobile company. Paget Alves, president of Sprint Nextel's business markets, said Thursday that tablet computers are the hottest new gadgets among corporate clients. "There's a lot of interest in tablets, a greater degree of interest and faster adoption than I've seen in any...

2010-12-06 13:30:00

Sprint Nextel Corp said on Monday that it will start phasing out the Nextel part of its network in 2013, a decision that follows near-constant subscriber losses since Sprint bought Nextel in 2005. Sprint said before that it would eventually shut down the aging Nextel network, but it had not said when.  The company has about 10.6 million subscribers on the Nextel network, some of whom are using it under the Boost Mobile brand.  Another 400,000 use phones that can access both the...

2010-12-02 08:23:05

Verizon Wireless has announced plans to roll out 4G service in 38 major US cities starting Sunday, various media outlets reported on Wednesday. The company's fourth generation cellular service, dubbed the 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) network, will launch in Boston, Washington D.C., Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and Seattle, among other locations, according to AP Technology Writer Peter Svensson. Furthermore, the AFP reported that the service will also become available at 60...

2010-12-02 00:00:40

Firm contends FCC's Third Report and Order Rebranding Plan Should Be Reconsidered Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) December 1, 2010 Smartcomm LLC, a Phoenix-based wireless communications consulting company, has submitted to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) a reply to the oppositions filed to its petition for reconsideration regarding the FCC's 800 MHz band plan for Puerto Rico. The opposition Smartcomm is replying to comes from Sprint Nextel, the large, publicly-traded communications firm....

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