Sprint (S -2.9%) lands a deal to become the official wireless provider to the city of San Diego...

|About: Sprint Corporation (S)|By:, SA News Editor

Sprint (S -2.9%) lands a deal to become the official wireless provider to the city of San Diego for its 3K mobile devices used by staffers. Though the deal will add $2.6M to Sprint's coffers, it may be of more value as a symbolic nod to the carrier's competitiveness given the 9-month comprehensive bidding between rival carriers for the contract.