A Sprint to the Finish: A Strategic History of Sprint Corporation
Date: December 2020
Duration: 2 hours 2 minutes
Early in 2020 T-Mobile completed the acquisition of Sprint. This transaction marked the official end of perhaps the most innovative company in the history of the telecommunications industry. A Sprint to the Finish provides a fly-over of the 121 year history of the company most commonly known as Sprint, from its humble beginnings as a local telephone provider in Abilene, Kansas, to its momentous decision to build the first nationwide digital fiber optic network, to its leadership in establishing the digital wireless networks that we all rely on everyday. The author draws upon his experience as vice president of corporate strategy for the company to dive deep into specific decisions the company faced along the way, helping readers to understand the strategic analysis involved in growing and managing a global corporation. Join us as the author tells the fascinating story of the people and events that shaped the trajectory of this pioneering company.