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Sprint Corporation: American telecommunications company
Sprint Corporation is an American telecommunications company that provides wireless services and is an internet service provider, based in Overland Park, Kansas. It is the fourth-largest mobile network operator in the United States and serves 54.3 million customers as of June 30th 2019. The company also offers wireless voice, messaging, and broadband services through its various subsidiaries under the Assurance Wireless, Boost Mobile, and Virgin Mobile brands, and wholesale access to its wireless networks to mobile virtual network operators. In July 2013, a majority of the company was purchased by the Japanese telecommunications company SoftBank Group Corp., although the remaining shares of the company continue to trade on the New York Stock Exchange. Sprint uses CDMA, EvDO, 4G LTE, and 5G NR networks. Sprint is incorporated in Kansas.

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T-Mobile, Sprint amend merger terms, SoftBank takes a hit

T-Mobile US and Sprint Corp said on Thursday that they had agreed on new merger terms that would reduce the stake of major Sprint shareholder SoftBank, while leaving the offer to other shareholders..
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T-Mobile, Sprint amend merger terms; to close deal as early as April 1

T- Mobile US and Sprint Corp said on Thursday that they had agreed on new merger terms and were looking to close the deal as early as April 1.
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Dish loses fewer pay TV customers [Video]Dish loses fewer pay TV customers

Dish Network lost fewer pay-TV subscribers in the latest quarter. As Fred Katayama reports, the satellite TV provider also posted profit that easily beat expectations.

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After Sprint deal, T-Mobile eyes U.S. top spot [Video]After Sprint deal, T-Mobile eyes U.S. top spot

Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile is eyeing top spot in the U.S. market after its deal to take over Sprint was cleared by judges. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Worth $26 Billion Is Approved by Judge [Video]T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Worth $26 Billion Is Approved by Judge

Sprint stock prices increased 76 percent following news that the merger was approved by a district judge.

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S&P 500, Nasdaq edge up to record highs [Video]S&P 500, Nasdaq edge up to record highs

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq inched up to their second consecutive record closing highs on Tuesday after Chinese officials said the deadly coronavirus epidemic could be contained by April. Fred Katayama..

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T-Mobile-Sprint merger wins U.S. judge approval [Video]T-Mobile-Sprint merger wins U.S. judge approval

T-Mobile edged closer to a takeover of Sprint after a federal judge on Tuesday approved the deal, rejecting a claim by a group of states that said the deal would violate antitrust laws and raise..

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S&P 500, Nasdaq High On Coronavirus Optimism [Video]S&P 500, Nasdaq High On Coronavirus Optimism

(Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq opened at all-time highs on Tuesday after top Chinese health adviser said the coronavirus outbreak may peak this month, while Sprint’s shares soared after..

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Sprint's Stock Up 75%, Judge Approves T-Mobile Merger [Video]Sprint's Stock Up 75%, Judge Approves T-Mobile Merger

New York (CNN Business) The $26 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint is reportedly one step closer thanks to a powerful nod of approval. A federal judge will rule in favor of the marriage..

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Judge will approve Sprint, T-Mobile merger - sources [Video]Judge will approve Sprint, T-Mobile merger - sources

A U.S. judge is expected to rule in favor of Sprint and T Mobile to merge over objections, according to sources. Libby Hogan has more.

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Judge to rule in favor of Sprint, T Mobile merger [Video]Judge to rule in favor of Sprint, T Mobile merger

A U.S. judge is expected to rule in favor of Sprint and T Mobile to merge over objections, according to sources. Libby Hogan has more.

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T-Mobile and Sprint Can Now Verify Real Callers to Protect Against Spam [Video]T-Mobile and Sprint Can Now Verify Real Callers to Protect Against Spam

Both companies are using a verification system called SHAKEN/STIR to confirm that calls from each other's networks aren't robocalls.

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New York drops fight against T-Mobile-Sprint merger

New York on Sunday dropped its fight against the $40 billion merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp , saying the state would not appeal a judge's approval of the deal.
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Investors expect any T-Mobile/Sprint deal price haircut to be small

T-Mobile US Inc may be limited in its ability to trim the price of its $40 billion acquisition of Sprint Corp after it overcame regulatory obstacles to completing the deal, investors and analysts said..
Reuters - Published

Major U.S. tech firms pull out of Barcelona meet over coronavirus fears

Cisco Systems Inc , Facebook Inc , AT&T and Sprint Corp on Tuesday became the latest U.S. technology companies to pull out of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona due to the coronavirus..
Reuters - Published

S&P 500, Nasdaq notch new records on optimism coronavirus may plateau soon

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq indexes hit record highs on Tuesday as a top Chinese health adviser sparked expectations that the coronavirus outbreak may be peaking, while T-Mobile shares jumped after a..
Reuters - Published

Sprint and T-Mobile merger approved by federal judge. Here's what it means for consumers

The No. 3 and No. 4 wireless providers have gotten approval to merge, a $26.5 billion deal the carriers sought for two years.
USATODAY.com - Published

S&P 500, Nasdaq hit new highs at open on coronavirus optimism

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq opened at all-time highs on Tuesday after top Chinese health adviser said the coronavirus outbreak may peak this month, while Sprint's shares soared after winning a federal..
Reuters - Published

T-Mobile-Sprint merger wins approval from U.S. judge

A federal judge on Tuesday approved a merger between No.3 and No.4 wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, rejecting a claim by a group of states that said the deal would violate antitrust..
Reuters - Published

U.S. judge expected to rule in favor of Sprint, T-Mobile merger: sources

A U.S. district judge is expected to rule in favor of allowing Sprint and T-Mobile US to merge over the objections of a group of state attorneys general, according to two sources familiar with the..
Reuters - Published

T-Mobile/Sprint urge court for deal approval, states warn of price hikes

A group of U.S. states suing to block T-Mobile US Inc from merging with Sprint Corp on Wednesday told a federal judge that the deal would raise prices for consumers, while the phone companies pushed..
Reuters - Published

U.S. states tell court prices to rise if Sprint, T-Mobile allowed to merge

A group of U.S. states suing to block T-Mobile US Inc from merging with Sprint Corp on Wednesday told a federal judge that the deal would violate antitrust laws and raise wireless prices for consumers.
Reuters - Published

Sprint tells of business struggles in first day of T-Mobile merger trial

Executives from Sprint Corp testified on Monday that the U.S. wireless carrier has struggled to improve its network, hindering its growth and underscoring the need to merge with larger rival T-Mobile..
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Testimony begins in U.S. states' lawsuit to block T-Mobile/Sprint deal

Witness testimony began Monday over an effort by U.S. state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile U.S. from buying Sprint Corp , in a case that highlights disagreements between federal antitrust..
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Judge rejects U.S. move to disqualify states' lawyer in T-Mobile/Sprint lawsuit

A federal judge on Thursday rejected a U.S. government effort to disqualify a lawyer arguing for 15 states and the District of Columbia in their effort to block T-Mobile US Inc's planned $26.5 billion..
Reuters - Published

Arkansas joins states backing T-Mobile's deal to buy Sprint

Arkansas has decided to back the U.S> Justice Department's decision to approve a merger of T-Mobile US and Sprint, the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers.
Reuters - Published

Stop robocalls with free solutions from AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint

Once you start putting your wireless carrier's tools to good use, you can expect a significant drop in robocalls. Kim Komando explains how to use them
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U.S. telecom regulator approves $26 billion T-Mobile merger with Sprint

u.s. telecom regulator approves $26 billion t-mobile merger with sprint
The U.S. telecom regulator on Tuesday approved the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, moving the tie-up of the third- and fourth-largest U.S. carriers closer to ... ......
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Top US wireless carriers team up on new texting service to replace SMS

AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon are working together on a next generation messaging service aimed at replacing standard SMS texts.
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FCC approves merger of T-Mobile, Sprint on vote split on party lines: sources

T-Mobile US Inc's proposed $26.5 billion tie-up with Sprint Corp won formal approval from the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday in a vote split along party lines, two sources told Reuters.
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Sprint probed over U.S. low-income subsidies; shares slide 3.3%

Sprint Corp received tens of millions of dollars in government subsidies for 885,000 low-income subscribers who were not using the service, the Federal Communications Commission said on Tuesday.
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FCC probes Sprint for subsidies for 885,000 subscribers who did not receive service

The Federal Communications Commission said Tuesday Sprint Corp received tens of millions of dollars in monthly government subsidies for 885,000 low-income subscribers who were not using the service and..
Reuters - Published

$21 says you don’t have to buy a new iPhone from your carrier

Tuesday’s announcement of the iPhone 11 has led AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon to give over their online front doors to Apple’s marketing materials.
USATODAY.com - Published

Sprint loses in Maryland cellphone trafficking appeal

A federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a $26.9 million award in favor of Sprint Corp , in a setback to the company's years-long campaign to stop what it calls cellphone trafficking.
Reuters - Published

Major U.S. Phone Companies Agree To Plan To Combat Endless Robocalls

major u.s. phone companies agree to plan to combat endless robocalls
America’s biggest telecom providers announced Thursday they would adopt new technology to save consumers from the barrage of robocalls that these days routinely clog Americans’ phones, Slate..
WorldNews - Published

Phone carriers will block some robocalls for free

AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon will start offering blocking software and move to halt fake caller ID numbers
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U.S. state legal chiefs, telecom firms set to crack down on robocalls

Attorneys general from 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia will announce on Thursday they are joining forces with major telecommunications providers, including AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications..
Reuters - Published

FCC chair recommends approval of merger between T-Mobile and Sprint

fcc chair recommends approval of merger between t-mobile and sprint
FCC chairman Ajit Pai has formally recommended Wednesday approving the merger between wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint.        ......
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State AGs fighting T-Mobile, Sprint merger request new trial date in December

An attorney for a group of 13 state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in hopes of stopping T-Mobile U.S. Inc's $26 billion merger with Sprint Corp has requested a new trial date for the case.
Reuters - Published

Will Sprint and T-Mobile merger benefit consumers?

The Department of Justice approved T-Mobile's $26.5 billion merger with Sprint to make a new No. 3 player in the mobile phone business, after Verizon and ATT. Yahoo Finance's Daniel Howley tells CBSN..
CBS News - Published

T-Mobile says cost to close merger with Sprint should come down by 10%

T-Mobile US said on Friday that the cost required to acquire smaller rival Sprint will come down by 10 percent from the initial $26.5 billion following the divesture of assets to Dish Network.
Reuters - Published

Sprint, T-Mobile win U.S. antitrust approval for $26 billion merger

T-Mobile US Inc won U.S. antitrust approval for its $26 billion takeover of rival Sprint Corp, the Justice Department said on Friday, clearing a major hurdle to a deal that would merge the nation's..
Reuters - Published

Sprint, T-Mobile merger gets OK from Justice Department, Dish gets Boost Mobile

The $26-billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared another major regulatory hurdle gaining approval from the Justice Departmentl. Is it a done deal?
USATODAY.com - Published

T-Mobile, Sprint merger OK'd, creating No. 3 wireless carrier

The agreement requires the two companies to divest enough assets to help Dish become new No. 4 player in mobile phones
CBS News - Published

U.S. Justice Department approves $26 billion Sprint, T-Mobile merger

The U.S. Justice Department said on Friday it is approving T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion takeover of rival Sprint Corp, clearing a major hurdle to a deal that would merge the nation's third and fourth..
Reuters - Published

T-Mobile-Sprint deal clears DOJ hurdle: Will you pay more for your cellular plan?

The $26-billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared another major regulatory hurdle with the Justice Department approving the deal. What about consumers?
USATODAY.com - Published

U.S. Department of Justice approves T-Mobile, Sprint tie-up

The U.S. Justice Department said it was greenlighting T-Mobile US Inc's request to acquire rival Sprint Corp after the companies agreed to divest Sprint's prepaid businesses including Boost Mobile to..
Reuters - Published

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