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Coverage of the Q2 12 Sprint Nextel Corp Earnings Conference Call

Posted by pyroscott, 25 July 2012 - * * * * * · 8,472 views
Sprint 4G, LTE, Network Vision and 5 more...
Coverage of the Q2 12 Sprint Nextel Corp Earnings Conference Call Sprint Nextel revealed their second quarter 2012 corporate earnings in a conference call to their investors today and S4GRU was covering for news on Network Vision.

Network thinning of the iDEN network is complete, taking 1/3 of Nextel towers off air. The Nextel network was built to support 20 million subscribers, but was only supporting 4.4 million subs...


Sprint 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot Review

Posted by S4GRU, 25 June 2012 - * * * * * · 5,903 views
Sprint 4G, LTE, Devices, Hotspot and 1 more...
Sprint 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot Review by Rick Layton  
Sprint 4G Rollout Updates  
Monday, June 25, 2012 - 4:27 PM MDT  

As technologies advance, the equipment to use the technology must advance as well. With the upcoming release of 4G LTE in our area (Houston), new equipment will be required to be able to use it. Although Sprint will have numerous data devices to handle the usage by the e...


Spectrum Shortages - Why it's happening and what can be done

Posted by legion125, 20 April 2012 - * * * * * · 6,673 views
Spectrum, Spectrum Crisis and 3 more...
Spectrum Shortages - Why it's happening and what can be done by Jeff Foster
Sprint 4G Rollout Updates
Friday, April 20, 2012 - 11:31 AM MDT  

Is there a "spectrum shortage?" Those two words send shivers down the spines of wireless industry executives. New services demand ever more spectrum, and, the story goes, there simply isn't enough spectrum available. An Internet search engine will easily find hu...


HTC EVO 4G LTE Announced, and We're Impressed

Posted by JustAGeekHere, 04 April 2012 - * * * * * · 7,228 views
Sprint, HTC, Devices, EVO, LTE
HTC EVO 4G LTE Announced, and We're Impressed by Danny Bullard
Sprint 4G Rollout Updates
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 9:45 PM MDT  

Earlier today, HTC and Sprint announced the highly anticipated next generation EVO, dubbed as the EVO 4G LTE. Kinda of a long name huh? Well it's not about the name, it's about the device itself. The EVO 4G LTE has a HUGE 4.7" 720p screen with a Super LCD2 di...


Are Microsoft and Nokia brewing up “the perfect storm” for Apple and Android’s smartphone market share?

Posted by pyroscott, 02 April 2012 - * * * * * · 3,128 views
Windows Phone, WP7, Microsoft and 3 more...
Are Microsoft and Nokia brewing up “the perfect storm” for Apple and Android’s smartphone market share? by Scott Johnson
Sprint 4G Rollout Updates
Monday, April 2, 2012 - 12:29 PM MDT  

Microsoft entered the modern era of smartphone operating systems with the release of their Windows Phone 7 (WP7) platform. The first WP7 handsets went on sale October 21st 2010 with Sprint receiving their lone WP7 offering 5 months later with the HTC Arrive. The HTC Arrive...


Sprint considering partnerships with fellow Rural Cellular Association members

Posted by pyroscott, 31 March 2012 - * * * * * · 3,221 views

Sprint considering partnerships with fellow Rural Cellular Association members by Scott Johnson
Sprint 4G Rollout Updates
Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 2:00 AM MDT  

Sprint Nextel joined the Rural Cellular Association (RCA) in April 2011, the reasons for joining at that time could have been motivated by the proposed AT&T purchase of T-Mobile and increasing their lobbying power with the RCA.  Recently though, Sprint has been working...


The dynamics of carrier loyalty are shifting

Posted by legion125, 30 March 2012 - * * * * * · 3,348 views

The dynamics of carrier loyalty are shifting by Jeff Foster
Sprint 4G Rollout Updates
Friday, March 30, 2012 - 1:09 PM MDT  

Prior to the rise of smartphones, carrier loyalty was tied more to network coverage – and for many it still is.  Consumers don’t want to worry about signal strength or proximity to a cellular tower in order to place a call.  At their most basic level, phones have to work for...


Could there be one iPhone to rule the world’s LTE networks?

Posted by pyroscott, 29 March 2012 - * * * * * · 7,070 views
iPhone, World Phone, Apple and 1 more...
Could there be one iPhone to rule the world’s LTE networks? by Scott Johnson
Sprint 4G Rollout Updates
Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 12:47 PM MDT  

When Apple first released the iPhone in 2007, they introduced a technological renaissance.  The iPhone ushered in the “smartphone era” bringing phone technology to an entirely new level.  Since the iPhone release, the iPhone has seen some technological advancement along...


Stop freaking out...the next iPhone will be on Sprint's network

Posted by pyroscott, 28 March 2012 - * * * * * · 2,995 views
iPhone, Apple, LTE, Sprint and 1 more...
Stop freaking out...the next iPhone will be on Sprint's network by Scott Johnson
Sprint 4G Rollout Updates
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 10:44 AM MDT  

Fear not Sprint iPhone fans, Sprint will not be left out when the next iPhone model is released.  There has been speculation that Apple may only manufacture LTE enabled iPhones to AT&T and Verizon after the iPad with LTE connectivity was only released for those car...


HTC EVO 3D free from Sprint and Wirefly for new lines/accounts

Posted by JustAGeekHere, 27 March 2012 - * * * * * · 1,916 views
HTC, Sprint, WiMax, Free, Devices
Danny Bullard
Sprint 4G Rollout Updates
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 8:59 PM MDT  

Looking to buy a smartphone but not looking to spend $200+?  Look no further! WireFly  and Sprint  are selling HTC EVO 3D for a low price of $0, yes free .  Requires you to be a new customer or adding a new line of service.  

The EVO 3D can still hang with som...


Could we see a non-HTC “Evo” make its way to Sprint’s shelves?

Posted by pyroscott, 25 March 2012 - * * * * * · 3,208 views
Sprint, HTC, Evo, One
Could we see a non-HTC “Evo” make its way to Sprint’s shelves? Scott Johnson
Sprint 4G Rollout Update
Sunday, March 25, 2012 - 5:00 AM MDT  

Every Evo ever released on Sprint’s network has been manufactured by HTC.  Does this necessarily mean that it is exclusive to HTC?  The “Droid” line of Verizon phones have been manufactured by Motorola, HTC and Samsung.  Would Sprint consider extending the Evo name to another...


The Subsidy Quandary...Do you prefer cheaper phones or cheaper plans?

Posted by pyroscott, 24 March 2012 - * * * * * · 3,231 views
Devices, Subsidies, Sprint and 1 more...
The Subsidy Quandary...Do you prefer cheaper phones or cheaper plans? Scott Johnson
Sprint 4G Rollout Update  
Saturday, March 24, 2012 - 4:14 PM MDT  

What would you do to get a $20 per line discount on your monthly bill?  Would you pay full price for your cellphone?  That is what Cole Brodman, T-Mobile’s Chief Marketing Officer would like to see happen.  In fact, T-Mobile already offers a discounted plan for custom...


Data usage continues to explode in unlimited channels. Is Clearwire positioned to be LTE relief for all Wireless Carriers?

Posted by legion125, 24 March 2012 - * * * * * · 2,508 views
Clearwire, TD-LTE, WiMax
Data usage continues to explode in unlimited channels.  Is Clearwire positioned to be LTE relief for all Wireless Carriers? Jeff Foster
Sprint 4G Rollout Update
Saturday, March 24, 2012 - 12:18 PM MDT  


The forerunner of Clearwire was a Texas based company then known as Clearwire Technologies, Inc.  Clearwire Technologies raised at least $100 million and used it to acquire spectrum allocated to various educational institutions known as EBS or Educational Broadband Ser...


iOS 5.1 confirms next generation iPhone supporting LTE

Posted by JustAGeekHere, 24 March 2012 - * * * * * · 3,157 views
LTE, Sprint, iPhone, Apple and 1 more...
iOS 5.1 confirms next generation iPhone supporting LTE Danny Bullard
Sprint 4G Rollout Update
Saturday, March 24, 2012 - 10:44 AM MDT  


According to iDownloadBlog, the iPhone 5, or whatever Apple decides to call it,  will reportedly pack 4G LTE according to iOS 5.1 code strings.  Until now, all the other LTE iPhone rumors have just been speculation and wishful thinking.  The code strings says:



We can ga...


LTE iPhone spell disaster or success for the Now Network?

Posted by pyroscott, 23 March 2012 - * * * * * · 2,577 views
Sprint, Apple, iPhone, LTE and 1 more...
LTE iPhone spell disaster or success for the Now Network? Scott Johnson
Sprint 4G Rollout Update
Friday, March 23, 2012 - 3:14 PM MDT  

Many Sprint fans were put off by the downgrade of the “S” stock and remarks of Craig Moffett of Bernstein Research released Monday morning.  Moffett claimed a looming bankruptcy risk on the horizon thanks to mounting debt, Network Vision costs, and smaller channels of spectru...