Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Intel Optane Memory Products Will Run Only On Systems With 7th Generation Intel Processors
Google, Bing Agree to Help U.K. Fight Pirate Sites
Researchers Create Printed ICs that Can Stretch
SK Telecom to Unveil Live Streaming Platform for 360 VR at MWC 2017
Samsung Develops 5G Mobile Communication Chip
LG Display Confirms LCD Supply Deal With Rival Samsung
LG's G6 Smartphone To Feature A Wide-angle Dual Camera
New Samsung Galaxy Tab S Series To Include Windows Version
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > Sprint ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Sprint to Buy PCS Spectrum, Clients From U.S. Cellular


Sprint has entered into a definitive agreement with U.S. Cellular to acquire PCS spectrum and customers in parts of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri and Ohio including the Chicago and St. Louis markets for $480 million in cash and the assumption of certain liabilities.

The additional spectrum will be used to supplement Sprint's coverage in these areas as it continues to deploy its Network Vision upgrade and roll out 4G LTE nationally.

"This transaction will enable us to strengthen our business and become a more robust competitor," said Dan Hesse, Sprint?s CEO. "Acquiring this spectrum will significantly increase Sprint?s network capacity and improve the customer experience in several important Midwest markets including Chicago and St. Louis. We welcome the new customers in these markets and look forward to providing them with Sprint?s unique combination of unlimited plans, an iconic device portfolio and unmatched customer service."

Under the terms of the agreement, Sprint will acquire 20 MHz of PCS spectrum in the 1900 MHz band in various Midwest markets including Chicago, South Bend, Ind. and Champaign, Ill. and 10 MHz of PCS spectrum in the St. Louis market. In addition, the transaction involves approximately 585,000 U.S. Cellular customers. U.S Cellular will continue its business operations outside of these markets following the closing.

The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals by the Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission and is expected to close in mid-2013. In the meantime, the accounts and service of U.S. Cellular customers in these markets will not change.


Previous
Next
Samsung Bundles Assassin's Creed III with New Samsung 840 Pro SSDs        All News        Sony Brings Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade To Xperia T and Xperia TX
TI Unveils New Wireless Charging Chip With Expanded Charge Area     Mobiles News      Sony Brings Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade To Xperia T and Xperia TX

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
SoftBank To Offload Sprint: report
Sprint is Buying Stake in Tidal
Sprint Offers 50 Percent Off If You Switch From Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile Rate Plans
Sprint Offers New iPhones With $1 Plan Trade-in Plan
Sprint Is Offering Cheap Plan For New iPhones
Sprint Has A New, All-included Rate Plan For You
Sprint Loses $30m Patent Battle
RadioShack Reaches Asset Purchase Agreement with Sprint To Acquire Its Stores
Sprint To Take Over RadioShack Stores: report
Sprint Takes On AT&T, Verizon With Half-Price Promotion
AT&T, Sprint Start Offering the Nexus 6
Sprint To Cut More Jobs

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .