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Sprint to Relocate Cell Sites In Bid to Cut Costs

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ReaperXero

Jan 18, 2016, 1:33 PM

Soooo. It's not getting better?

Is this contract binding if a tower was moved away from your home?
gloopey1

Jan 16, 2016, 4:24 PM

The Prophets of Doom Are at It Again

"The end is near for Sprint!" LOL! This is at least year ten of the same idiots predicting Sprint's soon demise. "Oh, but it's different THIS time because..."

Get a life people.
It is different this time. Sprint presently has a cash position of $4.97 billion and projected to have $1.7 billion at the end of the next fiscal year. Their credit rating at Moody's is B3 which is highly speculative. If they can't raise funds and con...
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msteven3

Jan 15, 2016, 2:11 PM

This is the end

These signs all point to the beginning of the end. First, cell companies don't pick site locations at random; they do it to get the coverage they need. If Sprint is willing to move its antennae to cheaper towers solely for cost-saving, then you have to assume that coverage could be impacted. Second, moving from fiber to microwave backhauls will certainly reduce capacity, potentially impacting data speeds. Third, layoffs are never a good sign.

This is a company that's putting itself on life support until a buyer comes along. They're going to do the least they have to do in order to say they're still providing service, but it's pretty obvious that, as a viable company, they're slowly winding down.
This is absurd. First Network Vision, then the whole "network modernization" project and now this? Wont relocating sites cause many service disruptions? didnt they learn any lessons from the rip and replace they went through a few years back? These...
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