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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

2010-11-23 09:00:00

Second year of partnership brings 4NetSafety(SM) program tips to young people and the adults in their lives ATLANTA, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The continually evolving nature of the Internet and constant introduction of new media devices necessitate an adaptable education plan to keep young people safer online. As evidenced by the recent devastating events that have swept across our nation, cyberbullying, the sharing of personal information, and the misuse or malicious use...

2010-10-27 14:00:00

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. and RESTON, Va., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Motorola Solutions business of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and NII Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: NIHD) today announced they have agreed to extend Motorola's supply of iDEN infrastructure to NII Holdings for three additional years. Extension of this longstanding agreement reflects both companies' commitment to iDEN technology as a best-in-class system offering, in particular for Push to Talk (PTT) services. This agreement...

2010-10-18 07:20:00

RESTON, Va., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- NII Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: NIHD) and its subsidiary, Nextel Mexico, announced today that they will continue to execute upon the strategy that calls for the deployment of a third generation (3G) network across Mexico with the first phase of the commercial launch of that network expected to occur in the next 12 to 18 months. Nextel Mexico's 3G plan will expand coverage and service offerings that will provide customers in Mexico with more choice in their...

2010-10-18 07:00:00

RESTON, Va. and MEXICO CITY, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- NII Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: NIHD) and Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. ("Televisa", BMV:TLEVISA CPO; NYSE: TV) today announced that they have mutually agreed to terminate the previously announced Investment and Securities Subscription Agreement dated as of February 15, 2010, pursuant to which Grupo Televisa would have acquired an equity stake in Nextel Mexico. About NII Holdings, Inc. NII Holdings, Inc., a publicly held company based in Reston,...

2010-10-13 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- InterCall, the world's largest conferencing and collaboration services provider, has partnered with Sprint to offer Integrated Conferencing Enablement (ICE), an IP audio conferencing enablement solution that allows customers to directly interconnect with InterCall's conferencing services by leveraging Sprint's Tier-1 IP and wireless networks. ICE is ideal for companies that seek to lower IT and/or telecommunications costs while improving their network...


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