Sprint slated to take down 9,600 iDEN towers by October

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Sprint has recently announced more plans to decommission their iDEN network. They have now said that they have selected vendors throughout the country to remove Sprint’s equipment from cell towers and base stations fro recycling and re-use. Sprint has also said that they plan to ...

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Push-to-Talk Motorola i940 Found at FCC

A new Motorola phone has been found in FCC documents, giving us a decent look at a push-to-talk handset on the horizon. According to the information in the listing, this i940 features iDEN push-to-talk technology. Things look to be ready for production as evidenced by the two user manuals and ...

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Rumor: Moto Making Rugged, PTT, CDMA Andy For Sprint

A little birdie (not of the “Angry” type)  has informed us that some Sprint managers have been receiving emails from Motorola regarding an upcoming phone launch that will require an in-store advocate. Since Motorola makes nearly all of the Sprint/Nextel iDEN phones, this ...

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Motorola i1 Tidbits Emerge

A few more details have emerged for the upcoming Motorola i1 handset.  The first iDEN smartphone to run Android is said to be arriving with a 5 megapixel camera now instead of the 3.2 we were originally expecting. Additionally, rumors put the default browser in the hands of Opera Mini instead ...

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Rumor: Motorola Opus One Renamed to ‘i1′

The eagle-eyed chaps over at Engadget just picked up on another Android-based Motorola handset that passed through the FCC. Doing their best impression of Encyclopedia Brown, they’re guessing that the handset with the model name of ‘i1′ is the same we’ve previously ...

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Nearly Full List of Motorola Opus One Specs Leaks

The Motorola Opus One has been pretty much all but confirmed at this point.  We’ve seen pictures of the device and heard silly stories about its life in the wild.  Up until now, the specs were pretty much rumor and conjecture.  Today the picture gets somewhat clearer thanks to a Boy ...

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Stolen Opus One Ends up Online

Here’s an odd tale of sorts.  A YouTube user who goes by the handle of jay84305 allegedly grabbed a Motorola Opus One from somewhere in Florida’s South Beach area after a Motorola or Sprint employee dropped it. He then decided he would post a few pictures and videos of it.  As of now, ...

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Motorola’s ‘Opus One’ Could be First iDEN Handset to run Android

Even though the list of carriers with iDEN support is a short one, Motorola is still committed to supporting the technology.  Naturally, we’d expected the handset maker to start offering Android-based iDEN units before too long.  If BGR’s new tipster is correct, the first model to ...

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