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Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless:
SoftBank's Son acknowledges Sprint lags in LTE, voices admiration for T-Mobile's Legere   —  SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son said that Sprint (NYSE: S) needs “greater scale” if it is going to effectively compete in the U.S. wireless market, laying yet more groundwork for a potential combination between Sprint and T-Mobile US (NYSE:TMUS).
May 29, 2014, 12:55 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Sprint owner vows “massive price war” if it can buy T-Mobile   —  “Three heavyweight fight” would put real pressure on Verizon and AT&T, CEO says.  —  The CEO of Sprint owner SoftBank said he'll start a “massive price war” if his company can purchase T-Mobile US.Sprint is attempting to buy T-Mobile but hasn't reached an agreement yet.
Mar 11, 2014, 2:10 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
SoftBank Chief Executive Masayoshi Son Pushes Sprint to Shed ‘Loser’ Mindset in Mobile-Phone Industry   —  At a meeting with Sprint Corp. executives in October, the chief executive of parent company SoftBank Corp. lost his temper about the mobile carrier's advertising, complaining that it wasn't luring enough new customers.
Mar 9, 2014, 1:15 PMIn context
Roger Cheng / CNET:
Tizen signs up new allies, but still no real phone   —  BARCELONA, Spain—The Tizen bandwagon is getting bigger, but it hasn't traveled far.  —  The Tizen Association on Sunday talked up its 15 new partners, including notable names such as Japanese carrier SoftBank, Sprint, Baidu, and ZTE.
Feb 23, 2014, 11:05 AMIn context
Roger Cheng / CNET:
Sprint swings to profit of $383M, but loses a net 313,000 customers   —  Sprint swung to a third-quarter profit its first period under new ownership.  —  The company, which reports for the first time after the completion of the SoftBank takeover and Clearwire acquisition …
Oct 30, 2013, 10:40 AMIn context
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless:
SoftBank to take majority stake in big U.S. wireless device distributor Brightstar   —  SoftBank makes $1.26B investment in wireless distributor Brightstar  —  Sprint (NYSE:S) parent SoftBank said it agreed to take a 57 percent stake in U.S. wireless device distributor Brightstar Corp. for $1.26 billion …
Oct 19, 2013, 10:55 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Stakes in Alibaba, Yahoo Japan, and others make SoftBank Japan's third most valuable company   —  At Softbank, Web Investments Click  —  Internet-Sector Stakes Help Double Japanese Company's Stock  —  SoftBank Corp.'s billionaire founder Masayoshi Son is on a roll, and it has little …
Sep 9, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Mark Davis / Kansas City Star:
After completion of SoftBank deal, a new Sprint emerges   —  The new Sprint Corp., 78 percent owned by a Japanese company and without Nextel in its name, will make its debut Thursday on Wall Street.  —  Investors will notice a new price tag on shares too.  —  Sprint Nextel Corp. wrapped …
Jul 10, 2013, 9:10 PMIn context
Nathan Ingraham / The Verge:
Sprint now finally owns 100 percent of Clearwire   —  Sprint just announced that it has successfully completed its purchase of Clearwire — its final, best offer of $5 per share was accepted, and the transaction has been closed as of today.  This comes just one day after SoftBank and Sprint announced …
Jul 9, 2013, 10:55 AMIn context
Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
After 9 Months, The Softbank-Sprint Merger Will Be A Done Deal On July 10   —  It's been nine months since we first caught wind of Softbank's $20.6 billion purchase of a majority stake in Sprint, and the story is finally coming to a close.  —  Japanese mobile carrier Softbank announced today …
Jul 8, 2013, 1:40 PMIn context

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