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More on Sprint ETF and what it could mean to you

August 12, 2009


Most consumers who have cell phone contracts know the term “early termination fee”. Sprint paid a flat-fee for leaving the cell phone service. Customers did not like the rule and took Sprint to court. Sprint settled the class-action lawsuit yesterday and we talked about the basics of that settlement Tuesday afternoon. Basically, according to Engadget, most people will receive between $25 and […]

Sprint sends Early Termination Fee Legal Notice to subscribers

August 11, 2009


If you are a Sprint customer, you likely received an email about a legal notice involving the early termination fee on your cell phone contract. Here is the .jpg of the legal notice: The detail on the settlement can be found here: I am still reading the document, but it looks like Sprint Nextel […]

Sprint buys Virgin Mobile

July 28, 2009


Sprint Nextel Corporation and Virgin Mobile USA, Inc., announced Tuesday morning that their boards of directors have approved a definitive agreement for Sprint to acquire Virgin Mobile USA for approximately $483 million. This acquisition will strengthen Sprint’s position in the growing prepaid segment by bringing together under one umbrella: Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile. “The acquisition of Virgin […]