Sprint – Largest Databases in the World. Sprint Corporation traces its origins to the Brown Telephone Company, which was founded in 1899 by Cleyson Brown and Jacob Brown to deploy telephone service to the rural area around Abilene, KS. The Browns installed their first long-distance circuit in 1900 and chartered their own company in October 1902. Sprint Corporation, commonly referred to as Sprint, today is an American telecommunications holding company that provides wireless services and is a major global Internet carrier. It is the fourth largest wireless network operator in the United States, and serves 59.5 million customers as of July 2016. One of the largest telecommunication providers, Sprint bags the number 5th spot with its immense and ever growing database. One of the largest mobile service providers with around 53 million subscribers, Sprint offers local and long distance land line offerings. It’s said that Sprint’s database records more than 365 million call detail per day. Sprint is also proud owner of the database with most number of insertions. According to reports the database spreads over 2.85 trillion rows. During peak hours, it’s said that this database records around 70,000 calls per second.
About Sprint Corporation
About Sprint: Sprint is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served more than 59.4 million connections as of June 30, 2016 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
Sprint Communications is the #4 Wireless carrier in USA
In the US telecom race, Sprint Communications is the #4 wireless carrier behind Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile in terms of subscribers. While the namesake brand is reserved for premium postpaid accounts, Sprint also offers prepaid mobile access through its Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile subsidiaries, which target a younger demographic. It also provides cellular access to other carriers and resellers on a wholesale basis. The company’s legacy wireline business provides long-distance voice, Internet, and data services primarily to corporate customers and other carriers. In 2013 Japan’s SOFTBANK acquired 78% of Sprint (it now owns more than 80%) and the company changed its name from Sprint Nextel to Sprint Communications.