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Sprint reportedly proposes merger with Charter

Sprint reportedly proposes merger with Charter

Seeking an alternative to a deal with T-Mobile USA, Sprint Corporation has reportedly proposed a merger with rival telecommunications giant Charter Inc.

Speaking on the condition of anonymity, a person familiar with the matter revealed that Japan-based SoftBank Group Corp., which controls Sprint, has proposed a complex transaction that would create a new entity that would be controlled by SoftBank.

The sources added that there is no guarantee that Charter would also be interested in the proposed merger.

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Sprint to roll out cheaper pricing plans

Sprint to roll out cheaper pricing plans

According to a Wall Street Journal report, Sprint's new CEO Marcelo Claure has revealed in a Thursday announcement that the third-ranking US wireless carrier has efforts underway to roll out new, cheaper pricing plans.

As per the WSJ report, the cheaper plans which Sprint intends to offer may either include lower-priced plans or much bigger allotments of wireless data or both.

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Sprint shelves T-Mobile acquisition plans; replaces CEO Dan Hesse

Sprint shelves T-Mobile acquisition plans; replaces CEO Dan Hesse

In an official announcement made on Wednesday, August 6, US wireless carrier Sprint said that it has shelved its plans to acquire smaller rival T-Mobile. In addition, Sprint also said that it is replacing its CEO Dan Hesse.

The announcement by Sprint about its abandoned pursuit of T-Mobile came two days after the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) opposed the plans of the two carriers to jointly bid on wireless spectrum in a 2015 auction.

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Sprint drops its T-Mobile acquisition bid; replaces CEO

Sprint drops its T-Mobile acquisition bid; replaces CEO

According to a Reuters report, third-ranking US carrier Sprint - which is the property of Tokyo-based SoftBank Corp. - has abandoned its T-Mobile acquisition efforts, apparently due to the difficult challenge of getting the deal approved by regulators.

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Sprint partners with Google to provide Google Apps for Business

Sprint partners with Google to provide Google Apps for Business

In a recent press release, US wireless carrier Sprint has revealed that it has teamed up with tech giant Google to provide Google Apps for Business. The partnership with Google will essentially make the Sprint network more attractive to business customers.

As a result of Sprint's team up with Google to provide Google Apps for Business, Sprint will get the ability to seamlessly support Google's cloud-based productivity solutions, with 24/7 online back-up.

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Sprint announces ‘30 Day Risk-Free Trial’ of its network

Sprint announces ‘30 Day Risk-Free Trial’ of its network

Close on the heels of T-Mobile's last-week announcement of a seven-day `Test Drive' of its 4G LTE network with a borrowed Apple iPhone 5S, rival Sprint - which is currently pursuing T-Mobile acquisition - has announced a similar initiative --- a `30 Day Risk-Free Trial' of its service.

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Four major US carriers go live with support for national ‘text-to-911’ programs

Four major US carriers go live with support for national ‘text-to-911’ programs

All the four major US wireless carriers - AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile - went live with support for country-wide 'text-to-911' programs on Thursday.

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Sprint matches T-Mobile's pre-paid plan with its own

Sprint matches T-Mobile's pre-paid plan with its own

According to a Bloomberg report, third-ranking US wireless carrier Sprint has recently matched rival T-Mobile's pre-paid plan with one of its own.

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