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RadioShack files for bankruptcy protection, to sell stores

...General, and has filed a motion to proceed with closing the remainder of its 4,000 U.S. stores.Wireless carrier Sprint Corp. has a deal with Standard General to open mini-shops in as many as 1,750 of the RadioShack stores Standard General...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-05/radioshack-files-bankruptc
Sprint completes acquisition of Paranet

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Sprint Corp. has completed its acquisition of Paranet, a $375 million deal marking the long-distance telephone provider's first leap...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/02/biz_215402.shtml
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Sprint converts calls to 'packet' routing KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Sprint Corp. announced Tuesday that it has begun transforming its telephone network so voice calls are transmitted in "packets" - the same...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/28/bus_373807.shtml
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Sprint to offer all telecommunications services via one line

NEW YORK -- Vowing to end busy signals, broken connections and sluggish Internet downloads, Sprint Corp. unveiled a revolutionary new system Tuesday that lets one telephone line handle virtually every telecommunications function...

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Sprint stock soars on takeover talk, despite company's denials

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Reports that Cable & Wireless PLC is considering a bid for Sprint Corp. sent the No. 3 U.S. long-distance company's stock up more than 4 percent Wednesday, despite denials from Sprint and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/20/biz_205601.shtml
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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
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
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
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...

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