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Sprint adds 1.1M subscribers, halves 1Q loss

(AP) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. on Thursday said it added more wireless subscribers in the first quarter than it has in five years, mainly on cheap service plans, as its turnaround continued despite the new threat ...

dateApr 28, 2011 in Telecom
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Sprint overhauls Virgin Mobile, includes data

(AP) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. is revamping Virgin Mobile, the prepaid wireless service it bought last year, and making it focus on inexpensive plans for young people who would rather text or send Facebook messages than talk.

dateMay 06, 2010 in Telecom
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Sprint Nextel to buy Virgin Mobile USA

(AP) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. is intensifying its focus on the fast-growing market for prepaid cell phone service with a $483 million deal to buy Virgin Mobile USA Inc.

dateJul 28, 2009 in Business
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France 'delays 3G telecom licence tender'

France has delayed a tender for a fourth mobile phone licence to examine the conditions, a top official said Wednesday, as existing operators warned they could go to court if the price were set too low.

dateApr 29, 2009 in Telecom
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Virgin Mobile joins prepaid price war

(AP) -- Virgin Mobile USA Inc. is set to announce Thursday that it is slashing the price of its unlimited calling plan to $50 from $80 per month, a result of fierce competition and price-cutting among second-tier cellular ...

dateApr 09, 2009 in Telecom
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