Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 6th Sep 2011 21:57 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless In the US wireless market, AT&T is currently attempting to buy T-Mobile to create one heck of a behemoth wireless provider. While earlier this week the US government already filed a lawsuit to block the merger, citing antitrust concerns, US carrier Sprint has now also filed a lawsuit to block the merger.
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Comment by robojerk
by robojerk on Tue 6th Sep 2011 23:43 UTC
robojerk
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2006-01-10

"Technically", we have more than 4
<a url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mobile_network_operators_of_th... of mobile operators in USA

"Boost Mobile" and "Virgin Mobile USA" appear to use Sprint's 3G network.

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RE: Comment by robojerk
by vodoomoth on Wed 7th Sep 2011 07:59 in reply to "Comment by robojerk"
vodoomoth Member since:
2010-03-30

Yes but Thom was referring to nation-wide mobile carriers.

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RE: Comment by robojerk
by wocowboy on Wed 7th Sep 2011 10:29 in reply to "Comment by robojerk"
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2006-06-01

There are a lot more providers in the U.S. than the ones on that list. I can think of several variations of the CellularOne brand operating in various parts of the country, and Pioneer Cellular which operates in the middle of the country, to name just two. They are regional-based providers but they usually have roaming agreements that provide better "nationwide" coverage than some of the majors do.

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RE: Comment by robojerk
by supergear on Wed 7th Sep 2011 21:22 in reply to "Comment by robojerk"
supergear Member since:
2007-07-06

Boost Mobile and Virgin are owned by Sprint

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