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Crest Financial files proxy statement opposing Sprint's purchase of Clearwire

Crest Financial, the largest minority shareholder in wireless service provider Clearwire, has filed a proxy statement urging shareholders to reject the bid by majority shareholder Sprint to acquire the remaining shares of Clearwire.

Spotlight: HTC One to hit US stores April 19

The HTC One is seen as a major rival to the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S4.

Softbank, Sprint agree to US government restrictions on Chinese telecom gear, report says

Sprint Nextel and Japanese firm Softbank have agreed to restrictions on purchasing telecom gear from Chinese suppliers as part of the approval process for Softbank's purchase of a controlling stake in the American wireless carrier, according to government officials consulted by the New York Times.

Mobile UC is like 'rodeo without fences,' says Sprint executive

ORLANDO, Fla.--The mobile unified communications market is like a "rodeo without fences," said Joe Martin, director of solution engineering with Sprint.

Analysys Mason: Sprint, Telefónica aim to increase their presence in the worldwide advertising value chain

Sprint and Telefónica Digital announced Feb. 20 that they will collaborate to establish an advertising alliance, which reportedly will reach the two operators' 370 million customers in Brazil, Germany, the U.K. and the U.S. Both operators have stated that the collaboration will span across messaging, display and location-based advertising.

Sprint, Quixey partner to simplify app discovery

Sprint Nextel and app search engine Quixey have partnered to integrate Quixey technology into the carrier's Sprint Zone and the Sprint Digital Lounge in an effort to encourage app discovery.

Dish bests Sprint's offer to acquire Clearwire

Dish Network's bid to steal Clearwire out from under Sprint Nextel could signal the satellite TV provider's interest in partnering with the terrestrial broadband wireless provider.

Sprint bundles Android music, video apps for Entertain ME service

Sprint Nextel is rolling out Entertain ME, which bundles music and video services including the operator's own video and music services alongside a series of third-party music applications including Spotify, Slacker, iHeartRadio, Shazam and Rumpus.

AT&T bets $8 billion that it will gain market share from 4G rivals

AT&T is hoping to gain market share from its U.S. 4G competitors Verizon Wireless, Sprint Nextel, and T-Mobile with an $8 billion wireless infrastructure investment announced this week.

Sprint's Adib talks about Softbank's pending support, Tizen's appeal and Sprint Zone's success

On the eve of Sprint's Open Solutions Conference in San Jose, Calif., Fared Adib talked with  FierceMobileContent' s Editor-in-Chief Sue Marek about how the conference has evolved and is no longer solely for developers. Adib also opened up about Softbank's anticipated $20.1 billion investment in Sprint, the operator's mobile advertising strategy and why the company decided to support fledgling Tizen, the open source operating system based on Linux.