iDEN Push-to-Talk Riding Off Into the Sprint Sunset at End of June

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Users who are on the Sprint Nextel network and are using the iDEN side of things for push-to-talk will have until the end of June to migrate their service as Sprint will be shutting down the iDEN network on June 30th. iDEN’s push-to-talk had been a strong selling point for Nextel and new owner Sprint […]

Sprint Shutting Down Nextel Network As Soon As June 2013

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While Sprint is busy trying to build out a 4G LTE network, it is also working towards shutting down its Nextel network. According to All Things D, Sprint could shut Nextel’s iDEN network as soon as June 2013. As part of the plan to shut down the network, Sprint will send written notices to customers […]

Sprint Announces Rugged Motorola Titanium with Keyboard

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The Sprint Motorola Titanium is similar in design to the Motorola XPRT that was announced today for the Now Network, but features rugged attributes like the Motorola i1 that was released last year for Sprint’s iDEN network. The device features a similar keyboard to the Sprint Motorola XPRT, the Motorola Droid Pro, and the Motorola […]

Sprint Brings Push-to-Talk to CDMA Phones as It Winds Down iDEN Coverage

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Push-to-talk has been a gold standard on Nextel’s network, which Sprint had acquired. However, as Sprint is winding down the iDEN network used by the Nextel side of the business, the carrier is adopting a new push-to-talk gold standard in trying to migrate its iDEN Nextel customers over to CDMA. That freed spectrum from the […]

Motorola i1Q Will Be a Rugged Droid Pro for Sprint Nextel?

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It looks like Motorola may be making deeper pushes into the space led by RIM. After Motorola had released the Motorola Droid Pro (review forthcoming) for Verizon Wireless late last year with a front-facing keyboard and enterprise enhancements targeted at business BlackBerry-toting customers, the company may be releasing a rugged follow-up to Sprint Nextel’s iDEN […]