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Sprint's Cable Partners Unplug

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Apr 23, 2008, 2:51 PM   by Eric M. Zeman

Comcast, Cox Communications and Time Warner Cable have all pulled out of their agreement with Sprint to jointly sell wireless services. The three companies had joined with Sprint in the Fall of 2005 to offer combined wireline, video, Internet and wireless services. The companies cited overbearing complexities involved in selling wireless services as one factor forcing them to withdraw.

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Apr 23, 2008, 4:40 PM


At least they will have 4g services before ATT and Verizon. ha ha!
if they're still around... and they can actually get WiMax launched... your optimism needs some adjustment
I don't hold much on that. Sprint has too much on its plate trying to keep the subscribers it already has, trying to recoup the losses from the failed Nextel acquisition, and trying to bring customer service and brand reputation up to break-even leve...

Apr 24, 2008, 1:44 AM


sprint is so screwed
MidnightDT said:
sprint is so screwed

Because they lost a joint cable venture? 😕

Who even gets cable TV anymore? Satellite is the way to go! More channels, more HD and LESS money per month.

Cable TV is a dyi...

Apr 23, 2008, 4:07 PM

oh snap!

That's gotta hurt
Wait a second, I thought it was done away with a long time ago. The horrible thing about it was the fact that you didn't get any real savings. It was just convenient to get the two bills in one. I think if they offered some kind of discount to combine...

Apr 23, 2008, 5:22 PM

we hardly knew thee..

did anybody even know that they were together??
Vaguely, it was a regionally based service and the only real “feature” is that you have three bills rolled into one. No real financial benefit if you will. Is it a bad thing/good thing? Honestly couldn’t te...
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