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Sprint has confirmed it will outsource the running of its US CDMA network to Ericsson, but is keeping WiMAX to itself while admitting that all its PDA-class devices will be able to fall back on Wi-Fi when all else fails. The outsourcing agreement involves transferring 6,000 staff to Ericsson, who will take responsibility for the …

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I could think of all sorts of things to call Sprint and its ilk, but most of them are not printable and some might invite legal action.

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I think the term your looking for is ...

>> it does beg the question of what to call Spring and its ilk when they can no longer be considered "network operators" as such.

Pretty much just a reseller. a third party, rebranding reseller of Ericson network services. That and a holding company for a physical network that loses value at an incredible rate each year.

Can you hear that? That's the sound of Sprint dying a slow death.

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