Sprint Receives Regulatory Go-Ahead for iPCS Acquisition
The Federal Communications Commission has given its approval to Sprint's intended acquisition of affiliate iPCS. Sprint announced its intent to acquire iPCS several weeks ago for the price of $24 per share. iPCS's board of directors has recommended that all shareholders approve the tender offer, which expires tonight. Greywolf Capital Management, which owns about 8% of iPCS shares, thinks the $24-per-share price offered by Sprint to buy iPCS is too low and said it won't approve the sale.
SoftBank Sinks More Money Into Sprint
SoftBank has been snapping up shares of Sprint, increasing its stake recently by as much as $87 million. Despite SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son's misgivings about the overall acquisition of Sprint, SoftBank said it "is enthusiastic about Sprint's prospects.
Japan's SoftBank to Buy UK's ARM for $32 Billion
SoftBank today announced plans to buy ARM Holdings for $32 billion. SoftBank runs one of Japan's largest wireless networks and is the parent company of Sprint in the U.S., while ARM designs and licenses the Cortex-branded mobile processors often found in today's smartphones and tablets.
Sprint Rolls Out BOGO Offer for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus
Sprint today launched a buy one, get one free promotion for Apple's latest iPhones. The offer includes both the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus.
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 Offering 10GB to 4-Line Family Plans for $100
Sprint today introduced the Sprint Family Share Pack, a plan that includes unlimited talk and text and 10 GB of shared data for four lines for $100 per month. Sprint Family Share Pack subscribers can quadruple their shared data to 40 GB for $20 more (total of $120 before taxes and fees).
Former IPCS tshareholders to sue Sprint...
over this announcement.
Joined by Verizon.
Thank the lord