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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Sprint WiFi calling rumored to launch soon

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According to this leaked screenshot obtained by sources with AndroidCentral, Sprint plans to soon launch WiFi Calling with two Samsung Galaxy devices. The first to device to offer the feature should be the  Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini and Samsung Galaxy Mega. As is the case with T-Mobile’s ...

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Sprint selling $300 LG G Flex on January 31

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Sprint on Thursday announced that the flexible and self-healing G Flex will be offered starting on January 31. Pre-orders begin today for the handset, which will retail for $299.99 with a two-year service agreement. Customers can head to http://www.sprint.com/lggflex to put money down on the ...

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Sprint debuts Easy Pay program for device upgrades

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Sprint, just days after killing off the OneUp program, has introduced a new system to help consumers with device upgrades. Called Easy Pay it allows subscribers to put down a payment and then pay off the device over 24 monthly payments. Once paid off, customers can keep the product or sell it ...

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Sprint Live will come to Sprint Android devices, powered by NQ Mobile

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NQ Mobile and Sprint have recently signed an agreement to create the next generation of Sprint ID. For those who don’t know, Sprint ID is a “theme” that the user can choose on their Android phone, powered by Sprint. It’s almost a recommendation on how to use your ...

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Sprint hangs up on ‘One Up’ plans after only four months

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Sprint has ceased its One Up plans after only four months of operation, according to the carrier’s support page. Initially launched to let customers spread their device payments out over two years, One Up provided for upgrades after the first year. Sprint One Up ends on January 9, Framily ...

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Sprint Spark expands to 11 markets

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Sprint today announced that another six markets have started offering Spark LTE speeds. With up to 60Mbps download speed, the tri-band LTE is available in a number Sprint’s recent smartphones. The total footprint, which now stands at 11 markets, sees Texas taking in the lion’s share ...

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Sprint intros Framily plans for January 10

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New option promises group savings with separate bills Sprint on Tuesday introduced its latest weapon in the battle against other wireless providers. Called “Framily” plans (no joke), they allow groups of up to ten lines to share in the billing of service. These new plans will be ...

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Sprint announces 70 new LTE markets; ends year with 300 cities

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Sprint on Monday announced that there are 70 new markets with the carrier’s 4G LTE network. Having crossed the 300 city mark, the coverage doesn’t so much as expand as it does fill in holes. Notably, San Diego, St. Louis, and Green Bay are among the bigger markets getting quicker ...

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LG G flex spied headed to Sprint, leak indicates

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Sprint is expected to offer the recently introduced LG G Flex at some point in the near future, says reputable source @evleaks. Although the exact timing and price are not clear, the LS995 is likely closer to the United States than previously thought. There’s no physical branding on the ...

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