Sprint tweaks prepaid with new plans and devices

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Sprint on Friday relaunched its own prepaid service, Sprint Prepaid. Formerly known as Sprint As You Go this is not to be confused with the Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile brands. Devices offered through Sprint Prepaid, initially, include the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (Spark compatible), Samsung ...

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Sprint Moto X now receiving Android 4.4.2 update

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Remember how Sprint was the last one to update their Moto X to Android 4.4? But with Android 4.4.2, they decided not to be the last one again. Sprint is now rolling out the update, and if you are using Sprint Moto X, you might receive it anytime now. It will update your phone to... Read More

Sprint begins pre-registration for Samsung Galaxy S5

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Sprint was the first carrier to hit our inbox with a press announcement detailing the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5. While they stopped short of an exact date or even price, Sprint does confirm the April time frame. Effective immediately, consumers are invited to sign up for ...

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Sprint gets into high end audio game with Harman Kardon

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Realizing that smartphone users would rather listen to music on a better set of speakers or audio setup, Sprint has thrown its hat in the premium audio ring. Effective tomorrow, February 25, Sprint will offer a new Bluetooth speaker system from Harman Kardon. The Harman Kardon Onyx Studio ...

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Sprint debuts Wi-Fi calling for Galaxy Mega, Galaxy S4 Mini

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Sprint on Friday announced that the Samsung Galaxy Mega and Samsung Galaxy S4 mini are the first to support its new Wi-Fi calling. Available shortly, the free service allows for calls and messaging over traditional Wi-Fi networks. Users will need to download and install the latest over-the-air ...

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Sprint Framily plans now offered to business lines

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Sprint on Thursday announced that Framily Plans have are now available for small business customers. Much like it does with their standard family accounts, Sprint entices more users by dangling $5 discounts. Indeed, Sprint will take $5 each line added to the overall plan. One line costs $55 per ...

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Despite $1B loss, Sprint Q4 beats expectations

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Wireless provider Sprint has posted its results for the fourth quarter of 2013, coming in better than what analyst expected. Although they report a loss of $1 billion over the quarter, Sprint was able to add 58,000 postpaid subscribers.. The carrier indicates there were some 5.6 million ...

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Sprint takes another look at T-Mobile deal

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After meeting with various members of the FCC and U.S. Dept. of Justice, Sprint is said to be rethinking its intentions to acquire T-Mobile. As CEO Dan Hess and Chairman Masayoshi Son have learned first hand, the deal would face certain scrutiny and quite the resistance. According to the Wall ...

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WSJ: Sprint chairman, CEO want to meet with FCC

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Sprint chairman Masayoshi Son and CEO Dan Hesse are expected to meet with the FCC this week to discuss the potential for a T-Mobile acquisition. The rumors of such a deal, as some know,  have been circulating for more than a few months. As to why the duo want to meet with the government, the ...

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Sprint delivers KitKat update to HTC One

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Sprint, over the weekend, announced that the HTC One will soon receive its Android 4.4.2 KitKat update. Starting February 11, the update will be available by manual download through the smartphone’s settings. As the first carrier in the United States to offer the update, Sprint’s ...

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Sprint adds more devices to PTT list

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Sprint has expanded the number of devices with Direct Connect push-to-talk service, adding multiple Android handsets into the fold. Effective immediately, those with the following smartphones can take advantage of the Direct Connect Now application. Samsung Galaxy S4 Samsung Galaxy Note 3, LG ...

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T-Mobile: Sprint Merger will help us battle AT&T and Verizon

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T-Mobile USA CEO John Legere says a Sprint Corp. merger and/or consolidation can help battle the likes of AT&T and Verizon Wireless. Consider this our official confirmation that Softbank is interested in a T-Mobile/Sprint combination, but no deal has been yet reached or submitted for ...

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Sprint adds 40 markets to LTE footprint

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Sprint on Monday announced that it has added another 40 markets to its 4G LTE network. The areas, which seem to be scattered all over the country, bring the total up to 340 markets. We are making great strides towards achieving nationwide scale with 4G LTE. The momentum we have demonstrates our ...

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Sprint unveils $30 ZTE Optik 2 tablet

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Sprint this morning announced the ZTE Optik 2, an Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean tablet with a rock bottom price tag. Powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 1GB RAM, addition details include 8GB storage, a 5-megapixel rear camera, front-facing 2-megapixel camera, and 3G ...

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Sprint getting help from banks in potential T-Mobile bid – WSJ

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Sprint has been working with at least two banks to help gather the necessary funds for a T-Mobile takeover, says the Wall Street Journal. The news outlet reports that sale price could fetch as high as $50 billion, if it ever goes through. T-Mobile is currently valued around $26 billion and will ...

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