Brightstar Corp

Type: Company
Name: Brightstar Corp
Nationality: United States
Web Address: http://www.brightstarcorp.com/
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Sprint seeks wireless partnerships to expand scale -CEO

(Reuters) - Sprint Corp is seekingpartners to expand its scale in the wireless market after thecollapse of its long sought-after takeover of T-Mobile US Inc, Chief Executive Officer Marcelo Claure said onThursday."We are wide open to having discussions ... [Published Reuters - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

CEO changes jump in August

am • Sprint, Home Depot announcements highlight turnover• 119 CEOs leave, most since March The pace of turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers increased in August, as 119 CEOs announced their departures during the month, according to a report ... [Published Central Valley Business Times - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Brightstar to Distribute Liquipel 360 Total Phone Protection Program

Brightstar Corp., the world’s largest specialized wireless distributor and leader in diversified services for the wireless industry, and Liquipel, the makers of popular Liquipel Watersafe™ technologies, today announced an exclusive agreement for the distribution ... [Published Azonano - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

MobiTV and Brightstar Partner to Bring Multiscreen Service to Market

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brightstar Corp ., the world's largest specialized wireless distributor and leader in diversified services for the wireless industry, and MobiTV , a global leader in enabling delivery of live and on-demand ... [Published CW 50 Detroit - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

T-Mobile And Sprint Offer Improved Trade-In Deals Right Before iPhone 6 Release

The feud between T-Mobile and Sprint heats up and the battle expands to phone trade-in programs to cash in on the iPhone launchPage 1 of 2Published: September 9, 2014 at 7:43 am EST By: Sam Quest Click Ticker to See live coverageA day before the launch ... [Published Bidness Etc - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 3 reports

Brightstar to distribute phone-waterproofing technology

If you’ve ever dropped your cellphone in the toilet, here’s some welcome news: Miami-based Brightstar Corp. now offers waterproof phone technology.The wireless distributor announced Monday that it will partner with Santa Ana, Calif.-based Liquipel to ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Sprint signs 4G LTE roaming agreements with 15 more rural carriers

Communication services company Sprint (NYSE:S) announced on Friday that it has reached 4G LTE agreements with 15 additional rural and regional network carriers as part of the Rural Roaming Preferred Provider programme it announced with Competitive Carriers ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Sprint Reaches 4G LTE Roaming Agreements with 15 Additional Rural Carriers

Sprint’s Rural Roaming Preferred Provider program now includes 27carriers; extends 4G LTE coverage in 27 states, 565,000 square miles anda population of more than 38 million peopleSprint (NYSE: S) today announced that it has reached 4G LTE agreementswith ... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Overseas Shipholding names Geoffrey Carpenter as VP and treasurer

Overseas Shipholding Group Inc (OTC:OSGIQ), a tanker company providing energy transportation services, announced on Tuesday that it has appointed Geoffrey Carpenter as vice president (VP) and treasurer. The company said Carpenter will assume all management ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

America Movil Said to Hire Bank of America to Sell Assets

America Movil SAB, Latin America’slargest wireless provider, has hired Bank of America Corp. tosell phone assets as part of a breakup plan to appease Mexicanlawmakers, according to people familiar with the matter.Potential buyers include AT&T Inc. (T) ... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

UK's New Call Telecom To Buy Four Tech Firms

Britian’s telecom solution provider New Call Telecom has set aside $100 Mn (c.INR 6000 Mn) for acquiring a majority controlling stake in four technology companies in the mid-level broadband value added space. It plans to disclose the names in next 4-6 ... [Published Deal Curry - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 3 reports

Morrison & Foerster advises SoftBank on Brightstar acquisition

Morrison & Foerster (MoFo) has represented SoftBank in its acquisition of the remaining outstanding interests in Miami-based wireless distributor Brightstar Corp.The deal follows MoFo’s representation of SoftBank in its initial USD1.26 billion control ... [Published Global Fund Wire - Aug 12 2014]

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"We’re excited about working with a global leader like Brightstar to launch our innovative Liquipel 360 program,” said Sam Winkler, Executive Director of Liquipel. “Our unique marketing and partnerships with major artists like Pharrell Williams will drive awareness of the value of our products and how people with active lifestyles can stay connected.”"
...of our white-labelled MobiTV® Connect HDMI dongle to our carrier partners and their end users," said Charlie Nooney, CEO and Chairman of MobiTV. "This partnership reinforces our commitment to help operators reach a variety of customers across all connected screens by leveraging Brightstar's vast distribution channels and other logistics support services."
"Even if they put out a phone on Sprint, Verizon is the priority any way you think about it" Nakane said

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Sprint CEO On Failed “Framily” Plans: It’s Hard... [Published The Consumerist - Sep 12 2014]
Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure plans to shake up ent... [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 11 2014]
Sprint seeks wireless partnerships to expand sc... [Published Reuters - Sep 11 2014]
CEO changes jump in August [Published Central Valley Business Times - Sep 10 2014]
Sprint’s ‘IPhone for Life’ plan allows upgrade ... [Published Malaysia Edge - Sep 10 2014]
Brightstar to Distribute Liquipel 360 Total Pho... [Published Azonano - Sep 09 2014]
MobiTV and Brightstar Partner to Bring Multiscr... [Published CW 50 Detroit - Sep 09 2014]
T-Mobile And Sprint Offer Improved Trade-In Dea... [Published Bidness Etc - Sep 09 2014]
Sprint Strikes Back with Improved Phone Trade-i... [Published WGNT - Sep 09 2014]
Brightstar to distribute phone-waterproofing te... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Sep 08 2014]
Brightstar and Liquipel Announce Exclusive Part... [Published Fort Mills Times - Sep 08 2014]
Brightstar and Liquipel Announce Exclusive Part... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Sep 08 2014]
Sprint signs 4G LTE roaming agreements with 15 ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 08 2014]
Sprint Reaches 4G LTE Roaming Agreements with 1... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Sep 05 2014]
Sprint : Reaches 4G LTE Roaming Agreements with... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 05 2014]
Overseas Shipholding names Geoffrey Carpenter a... [Published Individual.com - Sep 03 2014]
America Movil Said to Hire Bank of America to S... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 31 2014]
UPDATE 2-SoftBank's first Sony smartphone deal ... [Published CNBC - Aug 29 2014]
Maxis’ data revenue to exceed voice, SMS revenu... [Published Malaysia Edge - Aug 21 2014]
Will a Sprint Corporation Price Cut Force AT&T ... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Aug 20 2014]
UK's New Call Telecom To Buy Four Tech Firms [Published Deal Curry - Aug 20 2014]
Business digest: Sprint will double data availa... [Published Omaha World-Herald - Aug 20 2014]
Viva Móvil by Jennifer Lopez closes its doors i... [Published Phone Arena - Aug 19 2014]
Sprint Doubles Data for Shared Plans in Claure’... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 18 2014]
New Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure faces great expec... [Published Valdosta Daily Times - Aug 18 2014]
Sprint CEO Insists Company Will Compete Fiercel... [Published Broadband Reports - Aug 15 2014]
Sprint CEO Says Price Cuts Coming Next Week - [Published Broadband Reports - Aug 15 2014]
Claure Tells Sprint: Disrupt on Price First, Be... [Published Light Reading - Aug 14 2014]
Sprint Names Marcelo Claure as New President an... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 14 2014]
Softbank : Marcelo Claure Appointed President &... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 14 2014]
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Sprint CEO On Failed “Framily” Plans: It’s Hard... [Published The Consumerist - Sep 12 2014]
If you’ve watched TV in the last year, you’ve likely caught one of the many, overly quirky ads for Sprint’s former “Framily” plans. Between the francophile daughter, random goth hanger-on Gord-on, and a hamster patriarch voiced by Andrew Dice Clay, ...
Brightstar and Liquipel Announce Exclusive Part... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Sep 08 2014]
MIAMI & LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Brightstar Corp. and Liquipel, the makers of popular Liquipel Watersafe™ technologies, announce an exclusive partnership. Products now available to wireless retailers and dealers. ...
Brightstar Announces Changes to Board of Directors [Published Business Wire Technology News - Aug 11 2014]
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Brightstar Corp. today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Brightstar President & Chief Operating Officer Arturo Osorio, Brightstar General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer Catherine Smith, and Director ...
Sprint taps Brightstar founder to take the helm... [Published SiliconANGLE - Aug 08 2014]
They may garner plenty of headlines, but BlackBerry Ltd. and Hewlett-Packard Co. aren’t the only tech titans trying to recover some of their former glory. Sprint Corp. is also  moving aggressively to reverse its declining revenues, and as we’ve recently ...
Sprint Gives Up Dream Of Wedded Bliss With T-Mo... [Published The Consumerist - Aug 06 2014]
Ever since Japan-based SoftBank took control of Sprint, the company has been standing outside of T-Mobile’s window with a boom box held over its head, trying to woo the magenta-hued wireless company by claiming that the only way they could both survive ...
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Brightstar Corp. Completes the Acquisition of t... [Published Financial Services - Apr 01 2014]
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