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Hands Free Comes to the Golden State

Welcome to California. Now put down the cell phone when you’re driving. That law is now in effect here in the Golden State. No warning period; just get a ticket.

Now that this law is in effect, if you are in a fatal accident (with other than you being the fatality), you can be charged . . . → Read More: Hands Free Comes to the Golden State

Legal

Sprint Nextel = Racketeer?

In a class action suit filed by Jerald D. Crawford against Sprint Nextel Corporation, Mr. Crawford asserts that:

“Throughout the Class Period, as defined below, the Defendant originated, designed, implemented, and executed a policy, a form or established pattern and practice and/or course of conduct, by and which it would transmit via federal interstate . . . → Read More: Sprint Nextel = Racketeer?

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Sprint offers Simply Everything

Sprint has now taken out its hammer to help flatten the plan world. In a shocking and unexpected move, which Sprint calls “Revolutionary” (NOT), it is offering a me-too $99.99 plan. But they do have a clever name, “Simply Everything.”

Here’s their PR puff:

Sprint Launches Revolutionary $99.99 ”Simply Everything(SM)” PlanPlan Defines Simplicity, . . . → Read More: Sprint offers Simply Everything

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Qwest may see help sailing into view over the Verizon

Okay, bad puns aside, and as a follow-up to my prior posting, Verizon Wireless is talking with Qwest about a wholesale (resale) agreement. Given Verizon’s network coverage, that makes a lot of sense.

It’ll be interesting to see whether Qwest’s Verizon negotiations will help Sprint sprint to a solution.

From pun central, I’m Jonathan Kramer . . . → Read More: Qwest may see help sailing into view over the Verizon

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Qwest is on a Qwest for a New Wireless Partner

Qwest CEO Ed Mueller is reportedly looking for a new wireless partner to supplement (perhaps replace?) the existing deal with Sprint/Nextel. Qwest does not have its own wireless network, so it’s stuck as a reseller.

If you’re Sprint/Nextel’s CEO, and the CEO of a major reseller…oh, let’s call the reseller Qwest…says in an analysts meeting . . . → Read More: Qwest is on a Qwest for a New Wireless Partner

General

Sprint Not Sprinting on Nextel’s Goodwill Value

Sprint Nextel Corp has announced that it may write down as much as $31 billion of goodwill currently recording on its balance sheet. This is due to that fact that Sprint Nextel’s evaluation of the real value of goodwill attached to the Nextel deal is far, far less than estimated.

From the 8K:

“Based . . . → Read More: Sprint Not Sprinting on Nextel’s Goodwill Value