iDEN not dead yet: Sprint gives Motorola three-year extension

22 Dec 2010

US cellco Sprint Nextel, which recently announced plans to transfer its iDEN subscribers to an upgraded CDMA network, has signed a three-year extension to its agreement with Motorola under which the vendor will continue to supply iDEN services and software through 2013. Sprint also announced that several new iDEN handsets will be introduced to its network users in the first quarter of 2011.