Carriers wage battle for ex-Nextel PTT customers

11/25/2012 | Wall Street Journal, The

Sprint Nextel's ongoing move to shutter its legacy iDEN Nextel network has sparked a battle among carriers to snare those subscribers, even as Sprint tries to migrate them to its regular wireless platform. The walkie-talkie service is especially popular in select industries, including manufacturing and construction. "We look at the opportunity in the near term to capture as much share as possible with the iDEN migration," AT&T's Chris Hill said.

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