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Sprint and T-Mobile Gaining Ground

Michael R. Levin | Posted 04.22.2015 | Business
Michael R. Levin

AT&T and Verizon continue to have the most loyal customers. Relative to their size neither attracts as high a percentage of new customers from other carriers as Sprint and T-Mobile do.

Some RadioShacks Will Survive After All

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business

A court approved a plan to salvage RadioShack by co-branding most of its 1,740 surviving stores with cell phone provider Sprint.

Narwhals, Narwhals, Causing a Commotion: An Interview With Mr. Weebl's Jonti Picking

Todd R. Miller | Posted 03.04.2015 | Entertainment
Todd R. Miller

If you've seen the Sprint commercial or are already familiar with Narwhals, you know well that, once the Narwhals tune burrows into your brain, it does not come out easily.

Why Three Is Such an Important Number in Business

Ira Kalb | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Good marketing follows certain universal truths. To succeed in an increasingly skeptical and fragmented marketplace, therefore, it behooves marketers to learn and apply these universal truths to marketing their products. One of the most important "truths" is the "power of three."

Why Apple's Dramatic Profits Could Spell Disaster

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 04.10.2015 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

It's hard to imagine that Apple's stunning profit report from last week is anything but good news, but i'm going to go out on a limb and say that what we've just witnessed is the beginning of the end of Apple.

Verizon's Super-Cookies Are Spying on You Right Now

Mark Weinstein | Posted 04.05.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

The Electronic Frontier Foundation thinks Verizon could be violating a federal law requiring phone companies to keep customer data confidential. My take on all of this is that if nothing else, it's a clear violation of our personal rights.

T-Mobile Wins The Quarter

Michael R. Levin | Posted 03.30.2015 | Business
Michael R. Levin

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint Maintain Customer Bases Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of the results from its research on mo...

Why Do Consumers Switch Mobile Phone Carriers?

Michael R. Levin | Posted 03.24.2015 | Business
Michael R. Levin

Consumers do not appear to switch carriers based on the quality of customer service received from their old carrier or anticipated from their new carrier.

10 Most Hated Companies In America

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess & Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 01.17.2015 | Business

To be truly hated, a company must alienate a large number of people.

10 Most Hated Companies In America

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess & Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 01.17.2015 | Business

To be truly hated, a company must alienate a large number of people.

10 Most Hated Companies In America

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess & Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business

To be truly hated, a company must alienate a large number of people.

Dana Liebelson

In Surprising Move, Sprint Endorses Net Neutrality

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sprint has come out in support of granting the government strong authority to enforce net neutrality, bucking the trend of cell phone ca...

Sprint Sued For 'Cramming' Cell Phone Customers

Reuters | Posted 12.17.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Sprint Corp over unauthorized charges on cus...

Loyalty Helps Verizon, New Customers Help Sprint

Michael R. Levin | Posted 12.29.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

AT&T and T-Mobile Maintain Customer Bases Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) today released analysis of the results from its research on ...

Gerry Smith

Major Player In Black Market For Stolen iPhones Pleads Guilty

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.17.2014 | Technology

A Michigan man whom authorities say was a major player in the underground market for stolen smartphones pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to trafficking stolen iPhones and other devices overseas, where they were sold for as much as $3,000 each.

What a Difference a Week Makes: The Old 'New' Media Landscape: 21stCF, TW, T-Free, Sprint

Shelly Palmer | Posted 10.11.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

What a difference a week makes. At our Innovation Series breakfast this past week, I was planning to discuss my recent article, The "New" Media Landsc...

Timothy Stenovec

Finally, Some Good News For Anyone Who Owns A TV Or A Cell Phone

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 08.07.2014 | Technology

Consumers just dodged a bullet. Actually, make that two bullets. This week, there were two different mergers in the works that would have broug...

Sprint Gives Up T-Mobile Bid

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business

Aug 5 (Reuters) - Sprint Corp has dropped its bid to acquire No. 4 U.S. carrier T-Mobile U.S. Inc because the challenge of securing approval for the d...

The "New" Media Landscape: CNBCUTWC, 21stCFTW, ATTDirecTV, T-Sprint

Shelly Palmer | Posted 10.04.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Over the next 18 months, proposed and pending mergers and acquisitions are going to completely change the media landscape. Even if only a few of them ...

Verizon Wins With Data

Michael R. Levin | Posted 09.30.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

Data Plan Strategies Help Verizon Beat Other Carriers Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of the results from its resear...

The Secret to Running Faster

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Strides are an easy and effective way to increase your speed. By adding strides to your workout two or three times a week, you can begin to see some big changes in turnover (foot speed) and performance.

Customer Service Hall Of Shame

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 07.19.2014 | Business

When it comes to companies we dread dealing with, we all know who they are. Let’s put it this way, would you rather go to the Apple Genius Bar to fi...

How Verizon and AT&T Control Communications by Manipulating 'Special Access' -- Is Special Access Really $60 Billion in the US?

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 09.05.2014 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Sweetheart Deals: The Wireless Company Collusive Ties with the Special Access Wires. Part IX in the series based on the new report "It's All Intercon...

Timothy Stenovec

Why A Sprint-T-Mobile Merger Would Be Terrible For Customers, In 1 Chart

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 06.05.2014 | Technology

Americans have only a handful of options when it comes to deciding who to go with for mobile phone service. If Sprint and T-Mobile have their way,...

Son's Cloudy Outlook on U.S. Broadband

David Balto | Posted 07.30.2014 | Business
David Balto

"Scale" is the word of the day in the technology and telecom markets, in which new entrants are competing on a national stage with traditional regional players.