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    John Navas
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    Profit. Sprint also wholesales service to Virgin Mobile, Qwest, and others.

    p.s. Please don't switch posting styles (top vs bottom) in mid-thread -- it's
    confusing, and considered a bit rude. Thanks.


    In <[email protected]> on Fri, 21 Jan 2005 08:55:36 -0800, "Mij
    Adyaw" <[email protected]> wrote:

    >This response does not explain why Sprint is selling service to ATT Mobile?
    >WASSUP with that?
    >
    >"Jeremy" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    >news:[email protected]
    >>
    >> "John Phillips" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    >> news:[email protected]
    >>>
    >>>
    >>> On Mon, 17 Jan 2005, at 17:45:30 [GMT GMT] (04:45:30 Tuesday, 18 January
    >>> 2005 where I live) "John Navas" wrote:
    >>>
    >>> > Starting in the first half of 2005, AT&T will begin marketing
    >>> > Sprint's service after it wins back rights to its name, owned by
    >>> > Cingular after the merger.
    >>>
    >>> Why would Cingular allow that to happen?

    >>
    >> When AT&T originally spun of ATTWS, they had a proviso in the agreement
    >> that
    >> ATTWS had to stop using the AT&T trademarks and logos in the event they
    >> merged.
    >>
    >> Cingular did not, and could not, buy AT&T's logo. I believe that they get
    >> to use if for 6 months after the merger date, as they wean ATTWS customers
    >> to their network, after which it reverts back to AT&T.


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    Best regards, HELP FOR CINGULAR GSM & SONY ERICSSON PHONES:
    John Navas <http://navasgrp.home.att.net/#Cingular>



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  2. #2
    John Navas
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    Re: "Sprint Sells Service To AT&T Mobile"

    [POSTED TO alt.cellular.attws - REPLY ON USENET PLEASE]

    In <[email protected]> on Fri, 21 Jan 2005
    20:11:29 GMT, "Jeremy" <[email protected]> wrote:

    >"Jack Zwick" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:jzwick3-
    >>
    >> Just the name reverts back. April 23.

    >
    >I don't follow you--the name, but not the logo, reverts back?


    Only the name was licensed, not the logo.

    >I did read a press release that AT&T issued, saying emphatically that they
    >would be back in the wireless business "the day after" they got their name
    >back. ...


    Really? Citation?

    >... Who knows, AT&T may be setting their
    >sights on a new generation of phones. Satellite, like OnStar, maybe??? Who
    >knows?


    Anyone paying attention -- AT&T has no spectrum, or satellites either.

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    Best regards, HELP FOR CINGULAR GSM & SONY ERICSSON PHONES:
    John Navas <http://navasgrp.home.att.net/#Cingular>



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