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T-Mobile and Sprint have ceased the merger talks
T-Mobile and Sprint have ceased the merger talks
After rumors of Sprint and T-Mobile ending the merger talks we have finally an official statement. T-Mobile has released a statement clarifying ...... 04 Nov 2017 - 1 comment
Sprint will launch 5G network in 2019
Sprint will launch 5G network in 2019
Following announcements from its major competitors, wireless carrier Sprint has announced it will launch its own 5G services in 2019. On ...... 11 May 2017 - 2 comments
Sprint has brought back two-year contracts
Sprint has brought back two-year contracts
Just a month after they retired the option, Sprint has brought back two-year contracts. The carrier says "We listened to our customers and ...... 27 Feb 2016 - 4 comments
T-Mobile is now the U.S.' third largest mobile carrier
T-Mobile is now the U.S.' third largest mobile carrier
T-Mobile, long the smallest of the major mobile carriers, has now surpassed Sprint to take sole control of third place. According to their ...... 10 Aug 2015 - 8 comments
Verizon and Sprint settle over 'cramming,' will pay out $158 million
Verizon and Sprint settle over 'cramming,' will pay out $158 million
Verizon and Sprint have settled with the FCC and will pay out $158 million over charges of 'cramming,' a practice in which the carrier allowed ...... 13 May 2015 - 1 comment
Sprint settles long-standing lawsuit over Nextel acquisition for $131 million
Sprint settles long-standing lawsuit over Nextel acquisition for $131 million
Sprint has agreed to pay $131 million to settle a long-standing class-action lawsuit dating back to their disastrous acquisition of Nextel in 2005. ...... 02 Apr 2015
Sprint offering 12GB of shared data for just $90
Sprint offering 12GB of shared data for just $90
Sprint has taken the carrier wars to the next level this week, offering more shared data than any other carrier at a cheaper price. As part ...... 23 Feb 2015 - 3 comments
RadioShack is dead and Sprint will occupy most of the remaining stores
RadioShack is dead and Sprint will occupy most of the remaining stores
Earlier this week, electronics retailer RadioShack officially filed for bankruptcy, with plans to sell around 2000 of its stores to its largest ...... 08 Feb 2015 - 5 comments
Amazon in talks to acquire some of bankrupt RadioShack's stores
Amazon in talks to acquire some of bankrupt RadioShack's stores
In an effort to get into the brick-and-mortar business, it appears that Amazon is in talks with bankrupt retailer RadioShack to buy some of ...... 05 Feb 2015 - 3 comments
Sprint to begin offering their first Lumia smartphone
Sprint to begin offering their first Lumia smartphone
Three years after every other carrier started carrying Lumia Windows Phone devices, Sprint finally has their first one. The company has picked ...... 18 Jan 2015
Your local RadioShack could be a Sprint store soon
Your local RadioShack could be a Sprint store soon
Bankrupt electronics store RadioShack is in talks to sell leases for some of its stores to major U.S. carrier Sprint. The retailer is expected ...... 16 Jan 2015 - 5 comments
Sprint to offer its first Sony smartphone in the U.S.
Sprint to offer its first Sony smartphone in the U.S.
Sprint parent SoftBank has announced that the carrier will offer a Sony smartphone for the first time, giving the Japanese giant a nice entry ...... 31 Aug 2014 - 2 comments
The Sharp Aquos Crystal for Sprint has no bezels, only $239 off-contract
The Sharp Aquos Crystal for Sprint has no bezels, only $239 off-contract
Earlier in the week, Sprint and Sharp announced a new line of smartphones, the Aquos Crystal, which they promised would have designs not seen before. ...... 21 Aug 2014 - 5 comments
Report: Sprint drops pursuit of T-Mobile US citing regulatory issues
Report: Sprint drops pursuit of T-Mobile US citing regulatory issues
Just hours after it was reported that French carrier Iliad is looking to increase their bid for the U.S.' fourth largest carrier, T-Mobile US, ...... 06 Aug 2014 - 9 comments
Sprint preparing its $40 per share bid for T-Mobile US
Sprint preparing its $40 per share bid for T-Mobile US
After weeks of rumors, it appears that Sprint is preparing a $40 per share bid for T-Mobile US in a deal that would consolidate the third and ...... 05 Jun 2014
Even parent SoftBank knows Sprint's LTE sucks
Even parent SoftBank knows Sprint's LTE sucks
SoftBank, Japan's third-largest carrier and parent of Sprint, has admitted that the carrier's 4G LTE network sucks. CEO Masayoshi Son confirmed ...... 31 May 2014 - 1 comment
T-Mobile US wants large breakup fee if Sprint bid falls through
T-Mobile US wants large breakup fee if Sprint bid falls through
Over the past few months, there have been ongoing rumors that Sprint is looking to bid on T-Mobile US in their ongoing efforts to remain relevant ...... 11 May 2014 - 4 comments
Sprint's plan to bid on T-Mobile closer to fruition
Sprint's plan to bid on T-Mobile closer to fruition
Sprint, who has been rumored to be preparing a bid for rival T-Mobile, is closer to doing so after meeting with banks in order to make debt arrangements. ...... 02 May 2014 - 11 comments
It's official: Sprint reveals partnership with Spotify including six free months of streaming service
It's official: Sprint reveals partnership with Spotify including six free months of streaming service
Sprint has officially announced a partnership with Spotify for its Framily plan customers, as leaked two weeks ago. The carrier is offering ...... 30 Apr 2014 - 1 comment
Smartphone 'Kill Switch' to curb growing theft problem in U.S.
Smartphone 'Kill Switch' to curb growing theft problem in U.S.
Can a pledge from the smartphone industry to include anti-theft features in all smartphones sold after July 2015 stop the 'apple picking' problem ...... 19 Apr 2014 - 8 comments
Sprint preparing to offer free trials to Spotify plus carrier billing, 'Framily' discounts
Sprint preparing to offer free trials to Spotify plus carrier billing, 'Framily' discounts
According to a new report, Sprint and Spotify are preparing to team up in an effort to get the carrier's customers set up with the unlimited ...... 13 Apr 2014 - 1 comment
Sprint adds a few more prepaid plans, including no-data plans
Sprint adds a few more prepaid plans, including no-data plans
Sprint has unveiled a few new prepaid plans for its smartphone users, including one with no data for subscribers who may always have access to Wi-Fi. ...... 15 Mar 2014 - 1 comment
Sprint reaches record subscriber number, still loses $1 billion
Sprint reaches record subscriber number, still loses $1 billion
Sprint posted their fourth quarter earnings this week, losing money again and remaining the only major carrier in the U.S. to lose money on a regular basis. ...... 13 Feb 2014
LG's curved G Flex to reach Sprint at the end of the month
LG's curved G Flex to reach Sprint at the end of the month
Sprint has announced that LG's curved G Flex smartphone will reach the carrier on January 31st with a $299.99 price tag on contract. LG said ...... 19 Jan 2014 - 1 comment
Softbank/Sprint getting closer to bidding on T-Mobile USA
Softbank/Sprint getting closer to bidding on T-Mobile USA
According to reports, Japanese carrier Softbank, the parent of Sprint, is in the final stages of talks with T-Mobile USA parent Deutsche Telekom ...... 27 Dec 2013 - 3 comments
Sprint reaches 300 cities with LTE coverage
Sprint reaches 300 cities with LTE coverage
Sprint has announced that 70 new markets now support the carrier's LTE network. There were some major cities included, like St. Louis and ...... 17 Dec 2013 - 1 comment
Report: Sprint preparing to bid on rival carrier T-Mobile USA
Report: Sprint preparing to bid on rival carrier T-Mobile USA
On Friday, the WSJ reported that Sprint is preparing to bid on rival carrier T-Mobile USA in a deal that will cost them over $20 billion. ...... 15 Dec 2013 - 3 comments
Sprint begins taking pre-orders for Nexus 5, includes large subsidy on contract for new subscribers
Sprint begins taking pre-orders for Nexus 5, includes large subsidy on contract for new subscribers
Sprint has begun taking pre-orders for the Google Nexus 5, offering the flagship device for $50 with two-year contract (for new customers). ...... 02 Nov 2013 - 1 comment
Sprint: We will offer faster LTE than other carriers through our Spark service
Sprint: We will offer faster LTE than other carriers through our Spark service
Sprint, the third-largest carrier in the U.S., has said it will gradually offer faster LTE speeds than its rivals; Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile. ...... 31 Oct 2013 - 2 comments
Sprint will wait before removing BlackBerry devices from stores
Sprint will wait before removing BlackBerry devices from stores
Sprint CFO Joe Euteneur says the company is taking a "wait and see" approach in regards to BlackBerry and whether it will follow rival T-Mobile ...... 29 Sep 2013 - 2 comments
Moto X reaching Sprint tomorrow and US Cellular later this month
Moto X reaching Sprint tomorrow and US Cellular later this month
Motorola has confirmed that the Moto X will reach carrier Sprint tomorrow, followed by US Cellular later this month. The device has been ...... 05 Sep 2013 - 1 comment
FCC approves SoftBank acquisition of Sprint and Sprint purchase of Clearwire
FCC approves SoftBank acquisition of Sprint and Sprint purchase of Clearwire
The FCC has formally approved Japanese carrier SoftBank's acquisition of Sprint, and approved Sprint's purchase of the rest of Clearwire and its 4G spectrum. ...... 06 Jul 2013 - 1 comment
Sorry old-school push-to-talk fans, Sprint has just shut down the iDEN network
Sorry old-school push-to-talk fans, Sprint has just shut down the iDEN network
As of tomorrow, Sprint will officially decommission and tear down the Nextel iDEN network that allowed consumers to speak to others via "push-to-talk" ...... 29 Jun 2013 - 1 comment
Dish Network withdraws their bid for Clearwire, allowing Sprint to purchase
Dish Network withdraws their bid for Clearwire, allowing Sprint to purchase
In a second hit to CEO Charlie Ergen's ego, major satellite provider Dish Network has withdrawn their bid for Clearwire. Reads the small ...... 27 Jun 2013
Sprint shareholders approve of takeover by SoftBank
Sprint shareholders approve of takeover by SoftBank
Today, Sprint shareholders approved SoftBank's updated $21.6 billion deal for a 78 percent controlling stake in the company. Eight months ...... 26 Jun 2013 - 2 comments
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