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Sprint will drop Nextel from name if SoftBank deal closes
Sprint Nextel Corp. is poised to unload the baggage of a dwindling network and shorten its name if a deal with Japanese suitor SoftBank Corp. goes through. Overland Park-based Sprint (NYSE: S) indicated Monday that it would drop Nextel from its name ...
Sprint Shedding Nextel Name After Softbank Deal  Wall Street Journal (blog)
Sprint to drop Nextel name after Softbank deal  Computerworld
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 Forges Deal to Buy Assets From US Cellular  Wall Street Journal
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 -0.80 % , 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 ...
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.
Nascar's Leaky Fuel Tank
In a September investors' presentation, the International Speedway Corp. ISCA 0.20 % , 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.
Outages Expose Wireless Carriers' Backup Plans
Verizon Wireless's network performed a bit better, with calls going through in much of the area. In interviews, several residents corroborated those findings, saying that Sprint Nextel Corp. S -1.83 % and T-Mobile USA signals were elusive as well and ...
Mount Kellett Sends Letter to The Board of Clearwire
... Mount Kellett Capital Management LP ("Mount Kellett") today sent a letter to the Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ: CLWR) ("Clearwire") Board of Directors outlining issues related to, among other things, Clearwire's relationship with Sprint Nextel ...