Sprint says it's committed to iDEN

April 2009
Urgent Communications;Apr2009, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p7
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The article reports that Sprint Nextel national director of state and local public safety Dan Gillison announced that Nextel is recommitting and reinvigorating its iDEN network and its relationship with Motorola. The company lost its 1.1 million push-to-talk (P2T) customers during the 4th quarter of 2008 and started 12.4 million subscribers on its iDEN network, which is 33% less than 3rd quarter of 2007. When Sprint merged with Nextel, the company competed with Sprint's affiliate iPCS which has 700,000 subscribers in 81 markets.


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