Sprint CEO: Pivot Going Too Slow

Spangler, Todd
August 2007
Multichannel News;8/13/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 32, p10
The article reports that Gary Forsee, the chief executive of Sprint Nextel, has expressed disappointment over the time it took for the commercial launch of the firm's Pivot joint mobile-phone-service venture with four cable companies in the U.S. in 2007. Forsee added that Sprint is looking to introduce Pivot in 40 U.S. markets at the least by the end of 2007.


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