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|Sprint Corp, formerly Sprint Nextel Corp was incorporated in 1938 in the state of Kansas. It is an Amercian telecommunications holding company. The Company through its subsidiaries provides wireless and wireline communications products and services that are designed to meet the needs of individual consumers, businesses, government subscribers and resellers. It operates as a wireless company in the United States. It owns wireless networks and a global long distance, Tier 1 Internet backbone. It offers digital wireless service to subscribers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands under the Sprint(r) brand name utilizing wireless code division multiple access, or CDMA, technology. The Company offers digital wireless services under its Nextel(r) brand name using integrated Digital Enhanced Network, or iDEN(r), technology. It is a reseller of Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access, fourth generation, or 4G, wireless services as provided by Clearwire Corporation. It has two reportable segments: Wireless and Wireline. It offers wireless voice and data services to individuals, businesses and resellers on state-of-the-art networks that utilize CDMA and iDEN technologies. The Company's family of 'Simply Everything(tm)' post-paid price plans bundle together popular data applications with traditional mobile voice calling at price points that could save customers hundreds of dollars annually. The Company's Boost Mobile(r) brand prepaid price plans include unique nationwide monthly unlimited, pay as you go, and $1 per day chat plan options. It offers multi-functional devices such as the Samsung Instinct(tm) and the iDEN Blackberry(r) Curve(tm). It sells accessories, such as carrying cases, hands-free devices, batteries, battery chargers and other items to subscribers, and it sells handsets and accessories to agents and other third-party distributors for resale. The Company provides a suite of wireline voice and data communications services to its Wireless segment, other communications companies and targeted business customers. It provides Internet Protocol, or IP, wide-area network and long distance services. It operates an all-digital long distance and 40 gigabyte capacity Tier 1 IP network. The services and products include domestic and international data communications using various protocols such as multi-protocol-label switching, or MPLS, IP, IP-based frame relay, managed network services, VoIP and traditional voice services. The Company's IP services could be combined with its wireless services. It owns numerous patents, patent applications, service marks, trademarks and other intellectual property in the United States and other countries, including 'Sprint,' 'Nextel,' 'Direct Connect,' and 'Boost Mobile.' The Wireline segment competes with AT&T, Verizon Communications, Qwest Communications, Level 3 Communications, Inc. It competes with a number of wireless carriers, including three other national wireless companies: AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile. It focuses the marketing and sales of wireless services on targeted groups of subscribers: individual consumers, businesses and government subscribers. The FCC regulates the licensing, construction, operation, acquisition and sale of its wireless operations and wireless spectrum holdings.|
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