Sprint Names New CEO Marcelo Claure to Replace Dan Hesse

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Sprint is adding a new head executive to its framily. Brightstar CEO Marcelo Claure will replace 7-year CEO Dan Hesse starting August 11th. Claure had previously served on Sprint’s board since January. Brightstar is an international supply chain provider for the cellular industry, so the move is not entirely a stretch. SoftBank, Sprint’s parent company, […]

Sprint Announces “Framily” Plans

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We’ve been comfortable with two ideas of late: 1) Nothing happens during CES and 2) T-Mobile is the only wireless company trying to shake things up. Sprint has effectively called us out in both aspects with the launch of its Framily plans. If you guessed that Framily is a contraction of Friends and Family, you’d […]

Sprint Buying Clearwire…uhm, DISH Has Other Ideas.

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In other cellular news, Mid-December looked like Smooth sailing for Softbank’s US subsidiary Sprint as they announced they were buying all of on-again off-again pseudo subsidiary Clearwire.  DISH just threw in a major monkey-wrench from left field, they want to buy Clearwire too for their own cellular aspirations. While Sprint wants the company, DISH wants […]