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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
Business
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
Business
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
Business
Sprint acquiring Nextel in $35 billion deal

NEW YORK - The $35 billion merger of Sprint Corp. and Nextel Communications Inc. could challenge Cingular Wireless and Verizon Wireless for supremacy in a ruthlessly competitive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/16/bus_437287.shtml
Business
NASCAR: Sprint-Nextel merger won't harm Cup series

...expecting any immediate changes to its top-tier racing series following the merger between telecommunications giant Sprint Corp. and Nextel Communications Inc. But what long-term effects the merger will have on the Nextel Cup Series - including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/16/nas_437336.shtml
Nascar
Business briefs

...that European Union antitrust regulators should not have issued an order blocking its aborted bid in 2000 for rival Sprint Corp. Although the companies have no intention of reviving their aborted tie-up, which also was opposed in Washington...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/29/bus_429821.shtml
Business
Challenging phone company "regulatory" surcharges

...informal complaints and investigations and administrative costs associated with the federal Universal Service Fund." Sprint Corp's landline bills say that its 99 cent-a-month "Carrier Cost Recovery Charge" includes "certain property taxes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/23/bus_426128.shtml
Business
Big Movers in the Stock Market

...largest lottery operator posted a 31 percent increase in profits for the quarter. The company also plans a stock split. Sprint Corp., down 45 cents at $17.02 The telecommunications company said it will spend about $1 billion to upgrade wireless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/23/fin_419860.shtml
Finance
Sprint reports lower earnings for first quarter

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Sprint Corp. on Tuesday reported its consolidated earnings tumbled 87 percent in the first quarter from a year ago when the telecommunications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/21/fin_412888.shtml
Finance