Sprint Snaps Up Affiliate
Jun 13, 2007, 11:01 AM by (staff)
Today Sprint acquired Northern PCS Services, one of its affiliate partners, for $312.5 million. Northern PCS is based in Minnesota and provides Sprint services to certain markets in Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin and Iowa. Sprint will assume a portion of Northern's debt. The acquisition should close in the third quarter of this year.
Verizon and T-Mobile Agree to $173M Spectrum Swap
Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile have agreed to exchange AWS-1 and PCS spectrum in dozens of markets around the country in a deal valued at $173 million. The spectrum in question covers portions of Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Sprint Touts Network Progress
Sprint today offered a snapshot of the progress it has made deploying LTE around the country. According to its fourth quarter earnings, Sprint's LTE network now reaches 270 million POPs, up from 260 million in the previous quarter.
Sprint to Sell LG G3 Vigor
Sprint today announced the LG G3 Vigor, an affordable smartphone that places the volume and screen lock keys on the back, like LG's flagship devices. The phone has a 5-inch 720p HD display and quad-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor under the hood to keep costs low.
Sprint Signs Roaming Deal with Cuban Carrier
Sprint today said it has cut a roaming agreement with Telecommunications Company of Cuba (ETECSA). Sprint is the first U.S.
T-Mobile Hoping to Snag More 700MHz Spectrum
T-Mobile has its eye on the 700MHz spectrum owned by Frontier Communications and a person named Thomas Kurian. The Frontier spectrum in question covers 1.51 million POPs around Rochester, N.Y., and the deal with Kurian covers around 620,000 POPs in Grand Forks and Fargo-Moorhead in North Dakota and Minnesota.
Nextel18, where are you?
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Sprint should continue to do t...
What does this mean?
Acquiring network and customers?