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Sprint accused of billing for unwanted services

WASHINGTON - Federal regulators are accusing Sprint Corp. of illegally billing its wireless customers tens of millions of dollars in unwanted charges for text message alerts and other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-17/sprint-accused-billing-unw
T-Mobile agrees to $90 million settlement

...with T-Mobile came two days after another federal regulator, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, sued rival Sprint Corp. for alleged cellphone "cramming." The CFPB is seeking an unspecified money penalty against Sprint.The T-Mobile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-19/t-mobile-agrees-90-million
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...Chase's computer servers that compromised accounts of roughly 76 million households and 7 million small businesses.SPRINT CORP., the nation's third-biggest cellphone carrier, said it is cutting an unspecified number of jobs this month to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-03/business-news
FTC lawsuit alleges T-Mobile profited from bogus customer charges

...According to its Web site, Deutsche Telekom AG maintains a 67 percent ownership in the company's common stock.Sprint Corp., the third-largest cellphone carrier, is in talks to buy T-Mobile US Inc., according to published reports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-01/ftc-t-mobile-profited-bogu
Iliad of France makes surprise bid for majority of T-Mobile US, challenging Sprint's overtures

...stake.Iliad is injecting itself into the courtship of T-Mobile, the fourth-largest US cellphone carrier, and Sprint Corp., the No. 3. Sprint has reportedly been in talks with T-Mobile for months, but no deal has been announced. Analysts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-31/iliad-france-makes-surpris
Softbank replaces longtime Sprint boss Dan Hesse after dropping T-Mobile takeover bid

...US. Marcelo Claure, the CEO of Miami-based cellphone distributor Brightstar, will replace Dan Hesse on Monday, Sprint Corp. said Wednesday.Claure, 43, had been CEO of Brightstar Corp., which is part of Softbank Corp. of Japan. Softbank...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-06/softbank-replaces-longtime
Vodafone confirms talks with Verizon

...more devices to their existing plans, rather than an influx of new customers.Meanwhile, No. 3 wireless company Sprint Corp. received a $21.6 billion investment from SoftBank Corp. in July, giving the Japanese investment firm a 78 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-01/vodafone-confirms-talks-ve
Who'll control mobile phone content?

...Motorola introduced last week a new cell phone equipped with the high-speed technology being deployed by Verizon and Sprint Corp. The E725, Motorola said, will enable quick wireless music downloads, storing up to 2 gigabytes worth on a removable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/28/bus_448652.shtml
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Service has no plans to merge

...another blockbuster deal down the line. The Impact: In recent weeks, SBC announced it would acquire AT&T Corp. Sprint Corp. and Nextel Communications Inc. announced a merger agreement in December. On Monday, Verizon Communications Inc...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/15/bus_442855.shtml
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Telephone business gears up to deliver TV

...carrier's network that it withdrew an all-you-can-eat pricing plan and switched to a pay-as-you-go approach. Sprint Corp. already offers two premium TV services to its cell phone customers, using MobiTV from Idetic Inc., though the quality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/03/bus_438836.shtml
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