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Sprint to buy US Cellular business to boost Midwest coverage
Sprint Nextel Corp agreed to buy United States Cellular Corp businesses in Chicago, St. Louis, central Illinois and three other markets to expand coverage as it upgrades its network.
The strategy behind US Cellular's Sprint deal  Crain's Chicago Business
Sprint offers $480M cash for US Cellular spectrum, customers  Kansas City Business Journal
Sprint Shedding Nextel Name After Softbank Deal
Sprint Nextel is already shuttering the old push-to-talk Nextel network, but it will officially shed the name when it closes its $20 billion deal with Softbank .
Sprint employees question if culture would change with SoftBank deal
A partnership with SoftBank Corp. may mean much-needed capital for Sprint Nextel Corp., but employees are wondering whether an alignment with the Japanese wireless carrier will translate into many workplace changes.
Japan's Masayoshi Son Picks a Fight With US Phone Giants
... Nextel Corp. S -0.35 % , currently a distant No. 3 to AT&T and Verizon. Although the deal hasn't yet been approved by regulators or Sprint shareholders, Mr. Son, Softbank's chief executive and largest shareholder, already has pledged to try to ...
Nascar's Leaky Fuel Tank
In a September investors' presentation, the International Speedway Corp. ISCA 0.63 % , which owns more than half of Nascar's racetracks, described sports as TV's "least time-shifted genre" and said 42% of households have DVRs, up from 3% in 2006.
Rochester Hills native Keselowski will cash in quickly on NASCAR title  Crain's Detroit Business
CUP: Homestead – Shelter From The Storm  Fox News
Sprint unveils in-car communications system for automakers
LOS ANGELES Sprint Nextel Corp unveiled on Thursday an in-vehicle communications and entertainment system it hopes automakers will adopt as they seek to attract younger, more connected consumers.
Avoiding Pitfalls of Corporate Weight-Loss Programs
Sprint Nextel Corp.'s nationwide fitness challenge racked up significant participation and poundage in 2011. Initially 40 percent of the telecommunication company's 39,700 eligible employees joined the 12-week challenge, shedding a combined total of ...
Sprint-SoftBank $20B deal may hinge on whether cultures can connect
SoftBank Corp. proposes to pay $20.1 billion in exchange for a 70 percent stake in Sprint Nextel Corp. That's clear.
Outages Expose Wireless Carriers' Backup Plans
... conducted by The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday and Thursday. Verizon Wireless's network performed a bit better, with calls going through in much of the area.
4 Out of 10 Sprint Store Visitors Recycle a Phone
Sprint celebrated America Recycles Day on November 15 by promoting their Buyback program. Developed in 2001, Sprint's Buyback program is the first one where a U.S. wireless carrier provides instant credit at the point of sale, and allows customers to ...