| Dec 24, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Sprint Nextel Corp.'s Japanese parent company, SoftBank Corp., is reportedly close to acquiring rival T-Mobile from German communications company Deutsche Telekom in a deal that is expected to be worth more than $19 billion.
Earlier this month, the Wall...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Sprint Nextel Corp. is reportedly working on a bid for T-Mobile in a deal that could combine the No. 3 and No. 4 wireless carriers.
Sprint could make a bid for its rival in the first half of next year, according to the Wall Street Journal, which cited...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 7:29 AM
|| Rank || Rank '12 || Company (Local subsidiary) || 2013 Full-time || 2013 Part-time || 2013 Total || 2012 Total ||
|| 1 || 1 || Walt Disney Co. (Walt Disney World) || 43700 || 26200 || 69900 || 66700 ||
|| 2 || 2 || Adventist...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:04 PM
Seeking a foothold in the competitive prepaid wireless market, AT&T Inc. has agreed to acquire Leap Wireless International Inc. in a deal valued at about $1.2 billion.
AT&T, the nation's second-largest wireless carrier, had been rumored to be in talks...
| Jan 4, 2013
City Controller Wendy Greuel said she has issued subpoenas to three cell phone companies that failed to provide billing records for cell phone use at Los Angeles City Hall....
| Feb 11, 2011
| 11:23 AM
The free HeyTell app delivers push-to-talk features to the iPhone and Android smart phones, mimicking Sprint Nextel services and products.
Instead of dialing, texting or e-mailing, just tap the Hold and Speak button to make a walkie-talkie-like phone...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 6:16 AM
Verizon Wireless would seem to be a big winner after its expected announcement Tuesday that it will start selling the iPhone and break Apple Inc.'s monogamous relationship with AT&T Inc. in the U.S.
But for several reasons, the iPhone's arrival to...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 11:14 AM
Sprint Nextel Corp. is being sued for $300 million by New York Atty. Gen. Eric T. Schneiderman, who is accusing the wireless carrier of tax fraud.
Schneiderman called Thursday’s suit – which alleges, based on a whistle-blower’s tip,...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 5:06 PM
One of the unanswered questions for U.S. wireless carriers is whether the iPhone is a blessing or a curse.
Sprint Nextel Corp. was the latest major service provider to struggle under the weight of providing the iPhone, which it began selling during the...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 9:29 AM
LightSquared™, the nation's first wholesale-only integrated 4G-LTE wireless broadband and satellite network, and Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) announced today they have entered into a 15-year agreement that includes spectrum hosting and network services,...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 6:32 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tens of thousands of unionized Verizon Communications Inc. workers from Massachusetts to Washington, D.C., went on strike early Sunday after they failed to agree on a new labor contract with the telecommunications company.