and IP communication services to its Wireless segment. The company provides long distance services and operates all-digital global long distance and Tier 1 IP networks. Services and Products The company’s services and products include domestic and international data communications using various protocols, such as multiprotocol label switching technologies (MPLS), IP, managed network services, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), session initiated protocol (SIP) and traditional voice services. The company’s IP services could also be combined with wireless services. The company continues to assess the portfolio of services provided by its Wireline business and is focusing its efforts on IP-based data services and de-emphasizing voice services and non-IP-based data services. The company also continues to provide voice services primarily to business subscribers. The Wireline segment markets and sells its services primarily through direct sales representatives. Competition The Wireline segment competes with AT&T, Verizon Communications, CenturyLink, and Level 3 Communications, Inc. Patents, Trademarks and Licenses The company owns various patents, patent applications, service marks, trademarks and other intellectual property in the U.S. and other countries, including ‘Sprint’, ‘Boost Mobile’, and ‘Assurance Wireless’. Its services often use the intellectual property of others, such as licensed software, and it often licenses copyrights, patents and trademarks of others, like ‘Virgin Mobile’. In total, these licenses and its copyrights, patents, trademarks and service marks are of material importance to its business. Its patents and licensed patents have remaining terms of approximately 10 years. The company occasionally licenses its intellectual property to others, including licenses to others to use the ‘Sprint’ trademark. Regulations The Federal Communications Commission regulates the licensing, construction, operation, acquisition and sale of the company's wireless operations and wireless spectrum holdings. History The company was founded in 1899. It was formerly known as Sprint Nextel Corporation and changed its name to Sprint Corporation in 2013.
sprint corp (S:New York)
6200 Sprint Parkway
Overland Park, KS 66251
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