LTE over the 800 MHz Spectrum/ Sprint is already #1 in lowering the carbon footprint & providing the first to market best of breed technologies. It's getting better and Sprint is going to make money on this single change in the 800 MHz Spectrum.
For all you Tech's out there you know this is HUGE & puts ALL others in the dust YEARS BEHIND!!!!!!!!
Sprint already set the tone earlier & the word is that the 800MHz Spectrum they have will be integrated with ALL 3 SPECTRUMS INTO A SINGLE STREAMLINED SPECTRUM W/ PUSH TO TALK/ENHANCED 4G & 3G.
*For all you non tech's out there this is like the current SPECTRUM SETUP as an Old Commodore 64 Computer to a Crane SuperComputer or if you want me to break it down further like drinking a bottle of Ripple or Night Train vs. a bottle of 1996 Dom!
THIS IS FROM SPRINT DIRECTLY!
"Sprint expects the Network Vision plan to bring financial benefit to the company, not only by reducing operating costs, but also by avoiding future expenses as wireless data traffic continues to grow. The total estimated incremental cost of the Network Vision program during the deployment period is between $4 billion and $5 billion. Sprint estimates the total net financial benefit for a seven-year period to be between $10 billion and $11 billion. Cost savings are expected to come from capital efficiencies, reducing energy costs, lowering roaming expenses, backhaul savings and the eventual reduction in total cell sites. As Network Vision gives Sprint a more efficient network, and wireless data demand continues to increase, the per-unit cost efficiencies of serving Sprint customers should improve."
Sprint was already worth $7 to $9 AS IS. NOW IT'S WORTH $13 TO $15 AS IS...........NO HYPE!
also: Sprint also has the technology to convert ALL those that invested in other IP Protocalls.....EVERY ONE!!!!
Sprint already gave the old "wink-wink" on LTE ...... it's real!
As apol pointed out, all of a sudden we have 5 brand new ID's making their first posts to bash Sprint and me...gee who could that be? Maybe it's paid basher jugs creating his 200th ID. You think?
Deal in facts:
Sprint is extremely undervalued. Note the terrific free cash flow it's throwing off. The new network upgrade will save billions and they are on the verge of either a merger or joint ventures or whatever that the media has been noting...the industry demands consolidation...the potential players in this must do something.....any structural shift will be toward utilizing CLWR's underutilized spectrum....see the Spectrum Thesis
---->>>>>"I'll be whoever you want me to be"
Great, I'd like you to be a person lost at sea for the next 20 years
Did I mention Sprint closed over $5 and you said by now it'd be bankrupt. Glad I didn't listen to you. Or go short like you.
btw, sorry to hear about your bad customer service experience. Most people get over such a horrible awful thing within a few years.
I am honored that you think I'm someone who made an impression on you...Shows me how long you've suffered waiting on this garbage...
I'kk be whoever you want me to be but my Sprint posts began on dec 20ish 2009 when I got duped by a CLWR salewoman at a Best Buy in my area...
I've only known that Sprint was garbage since that day...
you've been here since you were paid to be here....remember mrc?.....we remember jugs...
btw, Sprint is a screaming buy, momentum players will come is on this soon enough.......merger or no merger, too much good news
By Chris Ziegler
posted Mar 16th 2011 4:42PM
If we had a dime for every time Sprint CEO Dan Hesse (or spectrum partner Clearwire) has talked about a possible migration to LTE, we'd have... well, at least several dimes. A new rumor that's popped up from a couple sources today -- consulting firm Gerson Lehrman Group and GizmoFusion -- claims that the LTE move is now a done deal, with Sprint signing contracts with infrastructure supplies Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, and Samsung to roll out service over the course of the next two to three years as it decommissions iDEN on its 800MHz spectrum. That said, CDMA isn't about to go away: the company has already committed to upgrading its CDMA footprint with 1X Advanced over the next several years, too. GLG claims that Sprint's going Lone Ranger on this -- it'll be looking to partner up with other companies like Clearwire or T-Mobile where it makes sense, but the decision to move to LTE so far has been purely internal.
On a related note, GizmoFusion is claiming that Sprint will start shipping the WiFi-only BlackBerry PlayBook between late March and mid-April ahead of the WiMAX version later this year, along with touchscreen / QWERTY hybrid and full-touch BlackBerry handsets -- both of which we've seen rumored recently. LTE-compatible hardware, assuming this is all legitimate, is probably a ways off yet.
A lot of us have waited a while on the Sprint move...when this goes, it will run to $10 in short order.....
Why? I'll boil it down to one thing......Structure.
THE issue with Sprint stock that has been it's downfall has been structure (beginning with the iden buy) and unfortunately it's been one thing after another in solving themselves out of that.
You see the Sprint turnaround is not just the numbers (subs).......it's that things have come back far enough that they can set right the long-inefficient structural issue....
That's what Network Vision is about...and that's what this T-Mobile and Lightsquared and CLWR talk is about...it's signifies the point at which they can get the structure fully corrected....
You already have a company throwing off terrific free cash flow....the structure set right, you have an earnings behemoth
Sure, I'll keep typing jugs. Again, you call forth the silliest of arguments in Efficient Market Hypothesis. EMH is valid save one thing....just one....do you know what that is?
You wouldn't guess it.....
It's "Time".......everything is efficient given enough time.
Short term, forget it.
But what you really don't get is this (you really don't understand EMH): EMH is not designed to be the sum of all variables and therefore you get x price....it's that all variables equate to a "true" value of the stock based on its fundamentals...and that's patently often not true....it also assumes perfect communication and so on...but that's another failing and another discussion....
I also have 17 credits to get my MBA....... do you understand that Sprint already has MAJORITY OWNERSHIP in CLWR. Why buy the cow when you are getting the milk for free?
Yes, I have talked with S HQ's. Have You?
Hey Dummy, WINK WINK, Sprint's share price is currently worth $5.06 as I type this...If it were worth $7 to $9 it would be $7 to $9...A PPS is what people are willing to pay for it..SUPPLY and DEMAND...
The LTE network will be switched from the 2.4GHZ spectrum currently being used for Wimax...The 800 MHZ that will become available AFTER Nextel is closed won't be used for LTE unless you think SPRINT will pay to build an entirely NEW netwrok on it...
You Pumpers need to learn the basics....
Hey, dough brain jugs, efficient market hypothesis is an impractical farce, and particularly in a scenerio like sprint...
aside from other reasons.....especially in today's market what you see in the exchange price is often a mirage...why?...because what you are seeing represents a small portion of the available float being actively trading, often by larger holders who wish to shake out shares with volatility and time or for other reasons and so artificially affect the price with various forms of frequency trading or off exchange trading....the market you see is inextricably linked with other markets such as dark pools or any off exchange trades or the markets for options, credit default swaps or bonds for that stock. If a big player wants to hold the visible exchange price at a certain level he can do so and can pass off the risk via offsetting other market trades.
Of course such is not without some risk and a player can get burned - one obvious issue is how much capital is required to maintain the stasis. So you can imagine the tremendous incentive one might have to keep a negative or positive buzz going about a stock.
But anyway, to say that the exchange price is some sort of financial gospel is naive in the extreme.
Schooled again jugs. Wake up, supply and demand? did you really say that? Are you that naive? Seriously?
That is no HYPE. How many Computer Science Degrees do you have? How many programming languages do you write code in? Are you Cisco Certified, Microsoft........"You Know Nothing about what I am talking about, do you? This is one of the GREATEST BREAKTHROUGHS IN THE COMPANIES HISTORY AND YOU are not in tune with IP, IT, Programming, Spectrum....... I am gifted with being a GREAT INVESTOR & just happen to be Certified with MANY IT Companies........CCNA, CCNS, MOUS, MSCE,NOVEL........... on and on and on and on and on. Sory I had to slam You like that. I just had to put you in your place on this development; It's OK that you do not understand how a stream of 1's & 0's replicate video or voice around the Globe with a 1/8th of a second delay. Nothing personal. This is BUSINESS & IS MONUMENTAL from a technology standpoint! Good Luck to You & Take Care!