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Sprint offers unlimited call plan

US operator Sprint Nextel yesterday launched a service plan offering unlimited calls to any national mobile device, as the company attempts to stem huge levels of customer churn.

Sprint supports Brew

Sprint is planning to launch devices running Qualcomm’s Brew platform. No specific details were mentioned in the US operator’s press release today.

iPCS affiliates file suit against Sprint

Three subsidiaries of Sprint affiliate operator iPCS are contesting Sprint Nextel’s planned US$483 million acquisition of MVNO Virgin Mobile USA.

Report: Deutsche Telekom mulls Sprint buy

T-Mobile USA’s parent company has called in Deutsche Bank to advise it on the potential acquisition of rival operator Sprint, according to a Sunday Telegraph report.

Reports: DT unlikely to buy Sprint in near-term

The likelihood of a major operator shakeup in the US appears to be diminishing following reports overnight that Deutsche Telekom is not preparing a bid for Sprint and will instead attempt to improve T-Mobile USA’s fortunes on its own.

Sprint CEO: Phone exclusivity limits may make sense

Reuters reports that Sprint CEO Dan Hesse said yesterday it is fair for the US government to ask whether handset exclusivity deals should have time limits.

Sprint, Virgin Mobile agree to settle lawsuits

Sprint Nextel said yesterday it has reached a “memo of understanding” that aims to settle a series of shareholder lawsuits threatening to derail its US$483 million acquisition of Virgin Mobile USA.

Sprint touts second Android handset

US operator Sprint plans to offer its second Android-powered handset, this time announcing a deal with Samsung for sale of the South Korean vendor’s Moment smartphone. Moment will retail at US$179.99 after rebates with a two-year contract.

Sprint announces new Emerging Solutions unit

US operator Sprint has formed a new Emerging Solutions business unit with a focus on accelerating the delivery of machine-to-machine (M2M) and mobile computing solutions to businesses and consumers.

Sprint takes WiMAX to Texas

US operator Sprint today launched WiMAX services in a number of Texan cities. This move follows WiMAX launches earlier this year in Atlanta, Las Vegas, Portland, Bellingham and Boise.