Sprint's tablet promotion delivers surprise boost

In today's spotlight, Roger Entner takes a look at Sprint's (NYSE: S) aggressive tablet promotion, which boosted its subscriptions by 58,000 in the fourth quarter of 2013. It was a surprising move amid the highly competitive wireless field that positions Sprint well as it rolls out its Spark network, which it says will provide the fastest speeds in the United States--something the growing base of online video viewers needs as they increasingly use tablets and other mobile devices to access OTT services. Read more

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