Status
Acquired by SoftBank on October 18, 2012
Investments
6 Investments in 4 Companies
Headquarters:
Overland Park, KS
Description:
Sprint Nextel offers wireless and wireline communications services for consumers, businesses and government users.
Categories:
Wireless, Mobile
Website:
http://sprint.com

Company Details

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Founded:
1999
Contact:
Employees:
15 in CrunchBase

Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users.

Sprint Nextel is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including two wireless networks serving almost 49 million customers at the end of the second quarter of 2009; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone.

Funding Rounds (1) - undisclosed

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Investments (6)

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  • sickweather
    Sickweather is an online social health network that provides sickness forecasting and mapping solutions.
    Mar 11, 2014 - Invested in $120k Seed Round with 1 other
  • Medicast
    Uber for Healthcare
    Nov 8, 2013 - Invested undisclosed amount in $540k Seed Round with 11 others
  • Clearwire
    Clearwire provides a wireless high-speed internet service that allows customers to connect to the internet using licensed spectrum.
    Feb 27, 2013 - Invested in $80M Private Equity
  • Clearwire
    Clearwire provides a wireless high-speed internet service that allows customers to connect to the internet using licensed spectrum.
    Nov 24, 2009 - Invested in $920M Post-IPO Debt with 4 others
  • Clearwire
    Clearwire provides a wireless high-speed internet service that allows customers to connect to the internet using licensed spectrum.
    Nov 10, 2009 - Invested in $1.5B Post-IPO Equity with 5 others
  • IPWireless
    IPWireless develops wireless solutions including silicon, software and network infrastructure.
    Jan 18, 2006 - Invested in $10M Venture Round

Acquisitions (6)

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Investors (1)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarters

    6360 Sprint Parkway

    Overland Park, KS 66251

    USA

Competitors (3)

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    Helio

    Helio, a mobile service that targets multimedia services for the youth market, runs a high-speed 3G network.
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    AT&T

    AT&T is a telecommunications company that provides wireless communications, local exchange, and long-distance services.
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    Verizon Communications

    Verizon is a broadband and telecommunications company that operates 4G LTE network, 3G network, and information and entertainment services.

Images (1)

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