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Sprint guarantees unlimited talk, text and data 'for life'

Sprint and its new owner, SoftBank, hit the ground running on Thursday by announcing service plans that can include guaranteed talk, text and data for life.

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Clearwire shareholders agree to Sprint buyout

Clearwire shareholders approved Sprint Nextel's takeover of their company, ending a saga that had included years of uncertainty and finally a bidding war for the spectrum-rich wireless network operator.

FCC OKs Softbank's $21.6 billion acquisition of Sprint

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has approved the $21.6 billion acquisition of Sprint by Japanese telecommunications group Softbank, saying it promises to bring consumers faster and more advanced wireless broadband Internet service.

Last call for Nextel, shutting down on Sunday

In the wee hours of Sunday morning, Sprint Nextel will give its iDEN push-to-talk network the final push--over the edge.

Dish drops bid for Clearwire, ending brutal bidding war

Dish Network drops its offer to buy Clearwire, probably clearing the path for a strengthened Sprint Nextel to complete its takeover of the struggling but spectrum-rich mobile operator.

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Windows Phone 8 to land on Sprint this summer

America’s third-largest carrier announced Wednesday that it will introduce two new Windows Phone handsets this summer: the HTC 8XT and the Samsung Ativ S Neo.

Sprint shareholders approve SoftBank's $21.6 billion buyout

Sprint Nextel shareholders have voted overwhelmingly to approve SoftBank's $21.6 billion takeover bid, setting the stage for the deal to close early next month.

Clearwire agrees to new, higher Sprint offer

Sprint Nextel has offered and Clearwire has accepted a bid of US$5 per share for the struggling wireless network provider, raising the stakes yet again in an expensive bidding war between Sprint and satellite service provider Dish Network.

Dish won't make new bid for Sprint, clearing path for SoftBank

Dish Network won't try to beat SoftBank's $21.6 billion bid for Sprint Nextel, apparently clearing the way for the Japanese service provider to buy Sprint.

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Sprint sues Dish, Clearwire over takeover plan

Sprint Nextel sued Clearwire and Dish Network on Monday in a bid to block Dish from taking over Clearwire, Sprint's majority-owned network partner.