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At the time of the merger announcement, Sprint and Nextel were the ...

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Nov 29, 2012 ... In 2005 when the merger was accepted both Sprint and Nextel had market caps around $30B. As such, it was viewed as a "merger of equals.

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Feb 14, 2005 ... The deal combines the No. 3 and No. 5 wireless carriers and will produce a company with 40 million customers. For Sprint and Nextel, a battle ...

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Aug 18, 2010 ... Five years after Sprint merged with Nextel, the deal remains a controversial topic in the financial world. Not only has the combined company ...

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The new company, which will be called Sprint Nextel, also intends to spin off to its shareholders Sprint's local telecommunications business following the merger.

www.wsj.com/articles/sprint-t-mobile-vow-merger-wont-repeat-havoc-of-earlier-sprint-tie-up-1526036400

May 11, 2018 ... The customers are recalling the havoc of Sprint's 2005 merger with Nextel Communications Inc., much of it driven by the companies' differing ...

www.latimes.com/la-121504merger_lat-story.html

Dec 15, 2004 ... Sprint Corp. and Nextel Communications today agreed to merge in a $35-billion deal, creating the nation's third-largest cellular telephone ...

www.nytimes.com/2004/12/15/business/sprint-and-nextel-to-merge-creating-cellphone-powerhouse.html

Dec 15, 2004 ... The companies described the deal as a merger of equals, but Sprint is in essence acquiring Nextel. Under the terms of the deal, Sprint ...

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FCC Consents To Sprint Corporation Acquisition of Nextel Communications ..... to merge Nextel into S-N Merger Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sprint.