Sprint’s real fantasy: Firefighters achieving interoperability

By Sarah Laskow

In one of its new commercials, Sprint Nextel cheekily imagines how firefighters might use the company’s new walkie-talkies to run Congress.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Sprint Nextel":

"… equipment in a tornado-response simulation. …"

AT&T, Verizon beat back limits on airwaves auction

By Allan Holmes

Wireless giants face few limits on their buying power at next year's auction of prime spectrum, which could hurt T-Mobile and Sprint.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Washington":

"… a senior vice president at Public Knowledge, a consumer advocacy group in Washington that wants to limit how much spectrum each carrier can purchase. Feld said …"

Charities supporting AT&T’s buyout of T-Mobile have financial incentive

By Jason McLure

Charities that received big dollars from AT&T supporting phone giant's buyout of T-Mobile

Excerpts from this story referencing "Wireless":

"… that much smaller companies such as Cellular South, U.S. Cellular and Leap Wireless provide additional competition. The expansion of its next-generation data …"

"… AT&T and T-Mobile would give the merged company and competitor Verizon Wireless nearly 80 percent of the Wireless market.In filing suit, the Justice Depar …"

Prepaid profit plan for wireless companies

By Morgan Jindrich

Top firms have banked $629 million for service not yet offered

Excerpts from this story referencing "Consumer Union":

"… panies can decide for themselves."There is zero accountability here," said Consumer Union's Murray. "There's no way for consumers to know. Forget about trusting the …"

Telecom chief could face conflict issues

By Kristen Dorsey

Nancy J. Victory, now a key commerce department official, has worked telecommunication and wireless firms that she now oversees

Excerpts from this story referencing "federal government":

"… 996 and 1997, though Wiley Rein has continued to represent them before the federal government (with the exception of Cable & Wireless, whose account was terminated …"