Elevate Signs MVNO Agreement with Sprint
Elevate today announced that it has signed an agreement to sell mobile voice and data services under its own brand using Sprint's network. The company will offer both post-paid and pre-paid services and will sell devices such as Android smartphones. The company, which operates in 22 markets around the country, offers home internet and home automation products. Moving forward, it will also sell Sprint-powered wireless services to its existing customer base separately and in bundles.
Boost Mobile Adding Alcatel OneTouch Conquest and Elevate to Roster
Boost Mobile today announced the Alcatel OneTouch Conquest and Elevate, two low-cost Android handsets. Shared features between the two handsets include support for LTE, 5-megapixel rear cameras, 2-megapixel front cameras, and the Google Now launcher.
Comcast Details Mobile Phone Service as Xfinity Mobile
Comcast today revealed details of its forthcoming Xfinity Mobile phone service. The company will use Verizon's 4G LTE network for the service, using an existing MVNO agreement.
RadioShack Declares Bankruptcy, to Sell Stores to Sprint
RadioShack today filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and signed an agreement to sell approximately 1,750 of its stores to Sprint. Under the terms of RadioShack's Chapter 11 filing, RadioShack will sell the stores to Sprint and General Wireless, a subsidiary of one of RadioShack's major investors.
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.
Comcast to Launch Mobile Phone Service Mid-Year
Comcast intends to sell wireless service alongside its internet, TV, and home phone offerings later this year. Comcast has not built its own wireless network; rather, it is making good on a reseller agreement it signed with Verizon Wireless back in 2012.