Sprint Can't Offer Service In iPCS Regions
A judge upheld an earlier decision that bars Sprint Nextel from providing wireless services in areas covered by iPCS. iPCS had sued Sprint and Clearwire in hopes to block the merger of the two companies' WiMax businesses. iPCS is a Sprint affiliate. It offers Sprint-branded service in 80 markets, including portions of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee. iPCS currently has about 675,000 subscribers.
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.
AT&T Expands VoLTE Footprint
AT&T today said its VoLTE service is now available in a wider number of markets around the country. AT&T first deployed VoLTE in a limited number of midwestern cities earlier this year.
Sprint to Kill Off WiMax Once and for All On Nov. 6, 2015
Sprint today confirmed it will permanently shutter its WiMax network on or around November 6, 2015. The company had previously said it would operate the failed 4G network until "the end of 2015." Sprint said it has identified 6,000 "redundant sites that we expect to decommission and terminate the underlying leases," as part of the process, which will save the company some money.
Nonprofits Convince Judge to Delay Sprint's WiMAX Shutdown
Mobile Citizens, a not-for-profit organization that provides free and low-cost internet service to schools, has won an injunction preventing Sprint from shutting down its WiMax network. Sprint had planned to cease operating WiMax on Nov.
As to iPCS' claims...they are quite valid. Forget the dual mode CDMA/WiMax phones to come. iPCS sells Sprint Broadband Connect cards. How are they going to feel about competing directly with WiM...
IPCS bought up?
I h8 iPCS
I will bet you 10 to 1 that Sprint feeels the same way right now.