Sprint turns to improving its wireless network now that a T-Mobile merger is dead

Altice USA, the fourth largest cable company in the country, has announced that it’s launching its very own wireless carrier. It’s going to be a MVNO or Mobile Virtual Network Operator, meaning that it’s going to rely on an established carrier for infrastructure. Altice has chosen Sprint as its partner for this endeavor. Altice operates Suddenlink and Optimum. It was previously called Cablevision. Sprint and Altice USA have inked a strategic MVNO agreement which enables the latter to launch its wireless carrier that relies on Sprint’s network.This agreement was announced merely a day after T-Mobile and Sprint publicly confirmed that their merger talks are officially over. The two companies have decided to let this go as they couldn’t reach a mutually acceptable decision.SoftBank, Sprint’s Japan-based majority owner, confirmed in a separate announcement that it intends to increase its stake in Sprint. It already owns 82 percent of Sprint and has said that it’s planni

Sprint turns to improving its wireless network now that a T-Mobile merger is dead

Unwilling to turn control of Sprint over to rivals at T-Mobile US, Sprint's chairman vowed this week to spend more money on the Overland Park-based company's wireless network.

Thu 9 Nov 17 from Phys.org

Sprint service is about to get more expensive - CNET

CEO Marcelo Claure teases a price hike coming next quarter.

Wed 8 Nov 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

Sprint to accelerate network investment, CEO says

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sprint Corp will accelerate investment in its network as it plots a future as a standalone company, its chief executive officer said on Wednesday, days after the No. 4 U.S. ...

Wed 8 Nov 17 from Reuters Technology

Altice USA Launching Its Own Wireless Carrier

Altice USA, the fourth largest cable company in the country, has announced that it’s launching its very own wireless carrier. It’s going to be a MVNO or Mobile Virtual Network ...

Mon 6 Nov 17 from Ubergizmo

Sprint shares plunge after T-Mobile merger talks called off

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sprint Corp's shares fell more than 13 percent on Monday after the No. 4 U.S. wireless carrier called off merger talks with T-Mobile US Inc and a wireless partnership ...

Mon 6 Nov 17 from Reuters Technology

Altice agreement 'not contingent' on T-Mobile talks failing: Sprint CFO

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sprint Corp's wireless partnership with Altice USA was not contingent on merger talks with T-Mobile US Inc failing, the chief financial officer of the No. 4 U.S. wireless ...

Mon 6 Nov 17 from Reuters Technology

Altice USA, Sprint agree to wireless partnership

(Reuters) - U.S. cable operator Altice USA will sell mobile service on wireless carrier Sprint Corp's network under a new multi-year agreement announced on Sunday, becoming the latest firm to ...

Sun 5 Nov 17 from Reuters Technology

Altice USA, Sprint agree to wireless partnership agreement, Sun 5 Nov 17 from Reuters Technology

Cable giant Altice will become a wireless carrier with Sprint's help

Just because Sprint was jilted at the altar doesn't mean its weekend was all bad. The carrier has struck a deal that will turn Altice (the French company that bought CableVision) ...

Sun 5 Nov 17 from Engadget

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