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.
Verizon and T-Mobile Agree to $173M Spectrum Swap
Aug 3, 2015
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.
T-Mobile To Buy iWireless
Sep 26, 2017
T-Mobile today announced that it will become the sole owner of iWireless (Iowa Wireless), expanding T-Mobile's reach in the Iowa area. iWireless is a leading regional wireless provider serving Iowa, western Illinois, and eastern Nebraska with 103 full service company stores and authorized dealers that serve approximately 75,000 customers.
Sprint's WiMax Shutdown May Halt Service for Charities
Oct 15, 2015
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.
Justice Dept. Gives AT&T-Time Warner Judge a Way Out
May 1, 2018
The Justice Department, during closing arguments of its case against the AT&T-Time Warner merger, suddenly suggested the judge weigh "alternative" remedies should he choose not to block the deal. The Justice Department has fought against the merger from the start, saying AT&T would use Time Warner's content as a weapon against consumers, raising prices and limiting competition.
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.