Sprint Nextel Corp. http://kcur.org en The Biggest Deal http://kcur.org/post/biggest-deal <p>What does $20.1 billion get you?&nbsp; Well, if you're Japan's <strong>SoftBank Corp</strong>., it gets you 70% of the third-largest wireless carrier in the United States. Thu, 18 Oct 2012 19:04:06 +0000 Jabulani Leffall & Danie Alexander 26171 at http://kcur.org The Biggest Deal Sprint CEO, Employees Positive About Softbank Deal http://kcur.org/post/sprint-ceo-employees-positive-about-softbank-deal <p>If regulators and shareholders approve the deal, Japanese company SoftBank will buy a 70% share in Overland Park-based Sprint Nextel.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 14:42:12 +0000 Frank Morris & Dan Verbeck 26061 at http://kcur.org Sprint CEO, Employees Positive About Softbank Deal Japanese Cell Phone Company And Sprint Announce Deal http://kcur.org/post/japanese-cell-phone-company-and-sprint-announce-deal <p>Tokyo-based mobile phone company Softbank Corp. has reached a deal to acquire 70 percent of Sprint Nextel for $20 billion.</p><p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 12:26:42 +0000 Maria Carter 25994 at http://kcur.org Japanese Cell Phone Company And Sprint Announce Deal Sprint Nextel Confirms Acquisition Talks http://kcur.org/post/sprint-nextel-confirms-acquisition-talks <div class="article story artSnippetTop recipeAShopAndBuy" id="recipeACShopAndBuyText"><h3 class="byline">Overland Park-based Sprint Nextel has confirmed that Softbank Corp., which owns a large mobile carrier in Japan, is in talks to purchase a commanding stake in Sprint.</h3><h3 class="byline"> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 15:04:34 +0000 Laura Spencer & Frank Morris 25832 at http://kcur.org Sprint Nextel Confirms Acquisition Talks