Sprint bids $2.1 billion for Clearwire buyout

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Sprint has formally offered $2.1 billion for the remaining 48.3 percent of Clearwire stake, according to Reuters. Pending acceptance and regulatory approval, Sprint will end up paying $2.90 per share for the deal, a slight premium over the closing price from yesterday. The transaction is ...

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Sprint to acquire remaining Clearwire stake, reports indicate

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Sprint is nearing a deal which will see the carrier purchasing the remaining stake of Clearwire, according to new reports. Said to be close to wrapping up by the end of the year, Sprint could acquire the 49% of the company (~488 million shares) owned by the public. Reportedly, Sprint has been ...

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Sprint adds another 11 cities to growing LTE network

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Sprint today announced that it has added 11 new cities to its growing 4G LTE roster, bringing the total number to 43 markets. While it might pale in comparison to others such as Verizon, it’s worth reminding that the network only started its official build out in July 2012. If you would ...

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Sprint extends Samsung deals through December 3

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Sprint just dropped us a line to advise the Black Friday-Cyber Monday deal will continue on for at least a few more days. As of now, it looks to run through December 3. What’s the fuss, you ask? Oh nothing, just free Galaxy S II and Galaxy Nexus handsets with two-year service agreements, ...

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Sprint offering sales before and after Black Friday

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Sprint, like T-Mobile, doesn’t think you should have to wait until November 23 to get in on some smartphone savings. The nation’s third largest carrier today announced that it will be hosting some pre-Black Friday deals on November 22 (Thanksgiving). While stores might be closed ...

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Sprint quietly intros $129 ZTE Flash

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Sprint has quietly started offering a new smartphone, the Flash,  an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich experience from ZTE. Dubbed the Sprint Flash, it features a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, 1GB RAM 4.5-inch 720p HD display, and 4G LTE connectivity. Additional specifications for the $129.99 ...

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Sprint 4G LTE coming to nine markets over next few months

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Sprint today announced that it will be flipping on the power to its 4G LTE in nine new markets over the coming months.  A press release on the carrier’s blog tells us that there’s no specific territory in mind and that the markets are spread across multiple states. While some users ...

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Sprint acquiring spectrum, subscribers from U.S. Cellular

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Sprint has entered into a deal with U.S. Cellular which will see them acquiring both PCS spectrum and customers across a number of states.  As part of the $480 million venture, Sprint will gain 20MHz of spectrum in the 1900MHz band in Midwest markets plus about 585,000 subscribers.

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Sprint launching ZTE Flash on Nov. 11?

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Sprint is without any doubt one of the leading networks in the USA, and they also love Android a lot. Back in July, we got some first details about the ZTE Flash, an Android powered device destined to Sprint. Now after 3 months, ZTE Flash is back in the limelight and this time with some... Read More

Budget-friendly $99 LG Mach arrives at Sprint on November 11

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November 11 is turning out to be a pretty busy day for Sprint, what with the 4G LTE version of the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and the carrier’s new tablet rate plans.  Let’s also not forget that the LG Optimus G is set to arrive with a $199.99 price tag.  Might as well add another... Read More

Sprint to carry 4G LTE Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 on November 11

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Sprint will be offering consumers its first 4G LTE-ready tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, on Sunday, November 11.  Priced at $549.99, the 10.1-inch tablet can be added to an existing Sprint smartphone service plan in a number of options. Among other choices, consumers can ...

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Sprint first U.S. provider to offer Jelly Bean to Galaxy S III

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Sprint is the first wireless carrier in the United States to offer an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the Samsung Galaxy S III.  A press release (below) tells us that the update began this morning and can be downloaded over the air.  Like other Android 4.1 updates, this one brings awesome ...

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Sprint intros new tablet rate plans for November 11

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Sprint has a number of new rate plans coming for tablet users, some of which are post-paid and some of which are no-contract.  Set to begin on November 11, 2012, these are touted as “aggressively priced” and will offer consumers up to 20 more data than what AT&T or Verizon offer ...

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Sprint extends push-to-talk feature to new Android devices with app

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Sprint today announced the recent availability of a new app (Sprint Direct Connect Now) that adds push-to-talk features to Android smartphones such as the Kyocera Rise and forthcoming LG Optimus Elite.  Available as a free app, it basically adds the same PTT service that comes with Direct ...

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Sprint adds another 32 markets to growing LTE network

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The carrier's 4G LTE network should see another 115 markets in the coming months.

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