Sprint Corporation

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Sprint Nextel Corporation
TypePublic (NYSES)
IndustryTelecommunications
Predecessor(s)Brown Telephone Company
When it was created1937
People who started it
  • Cleyson L. Brown
  • Jacob Brown
HeadquartersOverland Park, Kansas, United States
Area served
  • United States
  • Puerto Rico
  • U.S. Virgin Islands
Key peopleJames Hance, chairman
Dan Hesse, chief executive
ServicesMobile phone services
Internet carrier
Money earnedIncrease US$ 33.6 billion (2011)
Operating incomeIncrease US$ 75 million (2011)
Net incomeDecrease US$ -2.890 billion (2011)
Total assetsDecrease US$ 49.383 billion (2011)
Total equityDecrease US$ 11.427 billion (2011)
Employees40,000 (2012)
DivisionsSprint, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile
SubsidiariesClearwire
Websitewww.sprint.com
Footnotes / references
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Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSES) is a telecommunications company based in Overland Park, Kansas. The company owns and operates Sprint, the fourth largest wireless telecommunications network in the United States behind Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile, with 56.3 million customers,[4][5] behind Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Softbank to Buy 70 Percent Stake in Sprint: Sources". CNBC. Retrieved October 14, 2012.
  2. Sprint Nextel Corporation (February 24, 2011). "Form 10-K Annual Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010 Commission file number 1-04721 Sprint Nextel Corporation". United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Retrieved May 24, 2012.
  3. Sprint Nextel Corporation (February 27, 2012). "Form 10-K Annual Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011 Commission file number 1-04721 Sprint Nextel Corporation". United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Retrieved May 24, 2012.
  4. Sprint Nextel Corporation (February 8, 2012). "Sprint Nextel Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results" (PDF). Sprint Nextel Corporation. Retrieved February 9, 2012.
  5. "Grading the top 10 U.S. carriers in the second quarter of 2011". Questex Media Group, LLC. September 2011. Retrieved May 24, 2012.