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Sprint touts recycling as iDEN shutdown approaches

Sprint said it is on track to decommission its Nextel iDEN network and plans to …

Sprint sets date for iDEN switch-off

US number three player Sprint said that it will close its iDEN 2G network – …

Sprint defends LTE rollout plans, following Verizon criticism

Bob Azzi, SVP of Network at Sprint, hit back at reported criticisms of its LTE network rollout plans made by Tony Melone, CTO of rival Verizon Wireless, which were based on the amount of spectrum available to the two companies.

Sprint touts Android first

Sprint is to launch the world’s first push-to-talk Android-based smartphone this summer.

Sprint to keep iDEN network

Sprint Nextel is to keep its iDEN business after failing to find a buyer. “After careful review of the iDEN business, Sprint intends to retain and rejuvenate this important asset,” the company said in a statement yesterday.

Motorola requests bids for Israeli network

Motorola has asked for bids for Mirs Communications’ iDEN network in Israel to be submitted by the middle of this month.

Report: Motorola wants more MIRS bids

TeleGeography, citing a Globes Online report, notes that Merrill Lynch Israel, which is handling the sale of Motorola Israel’s iDEN subsidiary MIRS Communications, has called on both 012 Smile.Communications and Patrick Drahi’s Cool Holdings to submit revised bids.