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Embarq pressured by politicians over NebuAd

Three House members who have questioned the concept of Web monitoring to display relevant ads are questioning DSL provider Embarq. Their concern: Why not require customers to opt in?

By July 25, 2008


Newest telecom CEO speaks at TelecomNext

Sprint Nextel is set to spin off a local phone carrier named Embarq later this year. Embarq CEO Dan Hesse talks about VoIP and service for rural areas.

November 1, 2007


Sprint's Hesse leaves carrier the way he found it: Needing a turnaround

Dan Hesse, stepping down as chief of the US's third-largest wireless carrier after seven years, helped clear up Sprint's baggage. But the company still lacks a key essential: new subscribers.

By August 7, 2014


Google, Verizon, others sued over voice mail patent

Patent holding company Klausner Technologies targets Google, Verizon, Cox, LG, and others in latest patent infringement lawsuit, bolstered by settlement wins in suits against Apple, AT&T.

By August 26, 2008


Sprint introduces its new CEO

Telecommunications veteran Dan Hesse takes over where Gary Forsee left off. Hesse's mission: improve the company's core business--and stock price--as soon as possible.

By December 18, 2007


NebuAd suspends Web-monitoring plans

Secretive start-up reportedly puts on hold controversial plans to display ads based on the monitoring of Web activity.

By September 3, 2008


Report: Sprint CEO plans job cuts

The Wall Street Journal reports that the No. 3 cell phone operator in the country is preparing to lay off thousands of workers to help get its business back on track.

By January 14, 2008


Broadband users prefer cable to DSL, study says

More people use cable than DSL, according to a study recently released by J.D. Power and Associates.

By October 30, 2008


How well does your ISP stream Netflix?

Netflix releases report about which bandwidth providers are tops at streaming films and TV shows over the Web. Charter comes in first. Clearwire finishes last.

By January 27, 2011