Will the iPhone5 make Sprint/Nextel competitive?

Posted By on September 6, 2011

Looks like Sprint and Apple are gearing up for the iPhone5 …

Sprint may have begun installing signal boosting equipment in and around Apple retail stores ahead of the rumored iPhone 5 launch on the carrier in October, according to a new report.

“One thing I can tell you is that the electrical contractor that I work for is contracted to install Sprint “repeaters” at The Domain. There is a Apple Store at The Domain [in Austin, Texas],” a source told Beatweek recently. “One of the “repeaters” is to be installed INSIDE the Apple Store. There is to be a total of 5 “repeaters” installed. The equipment is CDMA and 4G (Sprint).”

Apple Insider

… but, a struggling economy is not making conditions any easier for Sprint (S) shareholders.



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