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Feature: Government asks: when can we shut down wireless service?

Sprint Plans To Shut Nextel Network as Early as June 2013

allthingsd.com
Sprint said Tuesday that it would shut down its Nextel network as soon as June of next year as the company aims to free up space for its next-generation LTE network. The carrier has been working on plans to sunset the Nextel network for some time and said that the...
Sprint Plans To Shut Nextel Network as Early as June 2013

Sprint's Loss Widens

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Sprint Nextel's second-quarter loss widened on costs related to its Nextel network shutdown and continued subscriber losses....
Sprint's Loss Widens
Not even selling 1.5 million iPhones could save Sprint's Q3

FCC again balks on telephone network shutdown

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The remaining wireline carriers want to speed up the transition to native IP networks, an investment that has the added bonus of ending the digital divide once and for all. So why won't the FCC let them do it? [Read more]...
FCC again balks on telephone network shutdown

420,000 U.S. Cellular customers soon must make a choice: Join Sprint or find a new provider

gigaom.com
In the next few months, 420,000 U.S. Cellular customers in the Midwest will find themselves without a mobile network. Sprint on Friday closed a $480 million deal with U.S. Cellular that will hand all of the latter’s spectrum in Chicago, St. Louis and the surrounding regions into Sprint’s waiting arms....
420,000 U.S. Cellular customers soon must make a choice: Join Sprint or find a new provider
Sprint’s iDEN push-to-talk network to go offline next summer
Government asks: when can we shut down wireless service?

Syria's internet blackout may signal something worse | Jillian C York

www.guardian.co.uk
The Syrian government's brutal attack on the city of Hama in 1982 was also preceded by an information blackoutWhen, on Thursday, it was reported that Syrian telecommunications networks had been entirely disconnected, there was much speculation as to what that would mean for the opposition. Though there have been sporadic...
Syria's internet blackout may signal something worse | Jillian C York

Sprint's Nextel defection drives 415,000 subscriber loss in Q1

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Sprint slightly narrowed its loss as customers on the Nextel side of the business continue to drop off ahead of the network shutdown. The company added 1.5 million iPhones in the quarter. [Read more]...
Sprint's Nextel defection drives 415,000 subscriber loss in Q1

Sprint Nextel Q2 Loss Widens on Charges; Revenue Up

allthingsd.com
Sprint Nextel Corp.’s second-quarter loss widened on costs related to its Nextel network shutdown and continued subscriber losses. Shares were trading 6.8 percent higher at $3.60 premarket as the wireless carrier’s revenue grew more than expected. The stock has fallen 35 percent over the past year through Wednesday’s close. Read...
Sprint Nextel Q2 Loss Widens on Charges; Revenue Up

Sprint CEO: Verizon benefited most from Nextel turnover

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Sprint, however, has managed to convert back Nextel customers in recent quarters ahead of the planned network shutdown next year. [Read more]...
Sprint CEO: Verizon benefited most from Nextel turnover
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