Sprint Talking WiMax With Clearwire Again
Sprint has reengaged Clearwire in discussions about forming a WiMax joint venture. This time the discussion includes the idea of bringing in investors, such as Intel, Google and Best Buy, to help build the WiMax network and equip and educate consumers. Though Sprint has only just reopened the discussions, such a joint venture could help reduce some of Sprint's costs to build the network. This would alleviate shareholder pressure on Sprint management, and allow Sprint to better focus on revitalizing its cell phone business.
Sprint's 'Magic Box' Is An In-Home Small Cell to Help Improve Coverage
Sprint today announced the Magic Box, a tool Sprint hopes consumers and businesses will use to help it densify its LTE network. The Magic Box is similar to a signal booster in that owners place it in a window.
Sprint Expands Retail Deal with Dixons Carphone to 500 Stores
Sprint today announced a joint venture between it and Dixons Carphone to open 500 Sprint stores around the U.S. The joint venture follows a pilot program the two companies launched last year that saw them test Dixons' best practices in some 20 Sprint stores.
Sprint's WiMax Shutdown May Halt Service for Charities
Sprint plans to deactivate its WiMax network on Nov. 6, but some charities say the change will eliminate internet service for some 300,000 Americans altogether.
Sprint Can Commence WiMax Shutdown
A Massachusetts court has given Sprint permission to turn off its WiMax network in stages over the next two months. Sprint will turn WiMax off in 16 cities, including New York, today, with 39 more to follow on February 29, and the remaining 25 cities on March 31.
Sprint Takes Control of 100 Stores from Dixons Carphone
Sprint today said it will acquire 100 retail stores that it has operated in partnership with Dixons Carphone since last year. The two companies created a joint venture in February 2016 that relied on retail know-how from Dixons Carphone to sell Sprint goods and services.
Give it up already
Why would Google want a part of that?
And why would Best Buy be interested either? Did Best Buy recently mention changing from a retailer to a service provider? I'm so confused on where any of this makes sense to the people of Sprint.
What they need to do is build some more freaking towers, that way they can at least KEEP the customers they do have. God knows a few more years at the loses they have seen and they will have a lower customer base ...
I mean, Sprint is very obviously going under, why would Google want to spend their ridiculous amounts of money on that, when they could (and are planning to) just buy the whole freaking 700Mhz spectrum? I mean, they co
Carriers with less solid data networks have been doing consistently...
I hear Axl & Slash are talking again . . .
Good to hear
and sprint can pass those savings...