Potential Bidders for Sprint's iDEN Network Emerge
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Oct 3, 2008, 8:21 AM by Eric M. Zeman
Latin American carrier NII Holdings Inc. and several private equity firms have indicated that they are interested in purchasing Sprint's iDEN network. Sprint recently said it was exploring options for a sale.
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The new carrier name once NII buys the iDen network..
Phones for illegals!
I bet this company will be part of the NEXT bailout!
I honestly think selling off the iDEN network is probably the best thing for the company. Yes, it has the best PTT around. Yes, the network is still a great one. But everyone knows that Sprint is bleeding mostly from the iDEN network because people want all the media features that every other cellular company, including Sprint, offers. Yes, PTT is still used by a lot of people and workers, but how much of the iDEN network do those people account for?
I wish that consumers could see how much work has finally been going on in Sprint...but all that work has been going to two different networks. If that work could be devoted to the Network that is capable of mo...
Let me preface this with the usual. I enjoy Sprint and I work for the company.
I honestly think selling off the iDEN network is probably the best thing for the company. Yes, it has the best PTT around. Yes, the
I don't know if you've seen any of the qchat handsets, but they have nothing to do with iDEN at all, yet they are branded as Nextel.