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2013-05-30 20:22:06

NII's Nextel Subsidiaries Chosen as One of the Best Places to Work in the Region by the Great Place to Work® Institute RESTON, Va., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NII Holdings Inc., (NASDAQ: NIHD), a differentiated provider of mobile communication services operating under the Nextel brand in Latin America, announced today it has been named one of the best places to work among multinationals in Latin America by the Great Place to Work® Institute (GPTW) for the second...

2013-05-29 12:24:27

Thumb Wars motivates and makes it fun for teens to use their thumbs to educate friends about the danger of texting and driving NEW YORK, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Summer is the most dangerous time of the year for teen drivers and passengers, with seven of the top 10 most dangerous days of the year occurring between the Memorial Day and Labor Day holiday[1] and motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens[2]. DoSomething.org, Sprint, and Toyota...

2013-05-28 23:14:33

Both Softbank and DISH Network want Sprint Nextel. Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Senator Charles Schumer urged regulators to use extreme caution when reviewing the proposed acquisition of the number three wireless provider in the US, Sprint Nextel by Softbank from Japan. He says Softbank's use of Chinese networking gear could open US networks to snooping and hacking...

2013-05-24 23:26:06

Softbank approval is more difficult due to Chinese security concerns. Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Softbank is trying to acquire Sprint Nextel. Softbank is a Japanese company. US regulators are worried about any Softbank security concerns with China. Softbank is trying to make this deal acceptable to US regulators, so says this CNET piece from May 22, 2013. Tech analyst...

2013-05-23 08:32:13

Chairman and CEO Roles Separated; Kevin Beebe Appointed as Chairman RESTON, Va., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NII Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NIHD), a provider of differentiated mobile communications services operating under the Nextel brand in Latin America, announced today that its Board of Directors has approved changes pertaining to its corporate governance at meetings held in conjunction with its annual meeting of stockholders in Mexico City on May 22, 2013. (Logo:...

2013-05-17 12:24:44

CHICAGO, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM) has declared a special cash dividend of $5.75 per Common Share and Series A Common Share, for an aggregate amount of approximately $481 million. Payment will be made on June 25, 2013, to shareholders of record as of June 11, 2013. The company's previously announced transaction to sell its Chicago, St. Louis, central Illinois and three other markets (the "Divestiture...

2013-05-06 16:30:09

K-12 Students in Two Districts Learning Faster, More Efficiently with the Advanced Technology SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) today announced that it is teaming with Sprint's (NYSE: S) Custom Network Solutions (CNS) group to deliver enterprise, public sector and federal customers nationwide its Smart Wi-Fi products and services as part of Sprint CNS's in-building wireless data solutions portfolio. (Logo:...

2013-05-02 23:03:49

Sprint will look different depending whether Dish Network or Softbank wins? Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 There is a battle for Sprint Nextel being fought by Dish Network and Softbank, and the war of words is getting louder. The Sprint of tomorrow will look different depending whether Softbank or Dish wins. Wireless analyst Jeff Kagan comments on this story. “Right...

2013-05-02 08:41:40

RESTON, Va., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NII Holdings, Inc. [NASDAQ: NIHD], a provider of differentiated mobile communications services operating under the Nextel brand in Latin America, announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Steven M. Shindler to the permanent position of chief executive officer, effective immediately. Mr. Shindler had been holding the dual role of chairman of the Board and interim chief executive officer while the Board conducted an extensive search for a...

2013-04-21 23:01:29

This relatively simple merger is getting much more complicated. Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 21, 2013 Verizon Wireless is also bidding for Clearwire spectrum according to Bloomberg. This is turning this relatively calm acquisition process into a much more complicated one. Principal analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment on this story. “Sprint Nextel has been trying to right...