Sprint adds 20 LTE markets, expands Spark coverage

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Sprint on Monday confirmed another 20 markets across the U.S. have officially seen its 4G LTE speeds. What’s more, the carrier also indicates the tri-band Spark network speeds have reached 18 markets in total. …in such locations as Bridgeport/Stamford/Norwalk, Conn.; Myrtle Beach, ...

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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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ZTE Boost Max review

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The Boost Max aims to give users a premium phablet experience with a small price tag. Do you remember when smartphones were upwards of $500? Some still are, like the Samsung Galaxy S4, Note 3, and the HTC One. Recently in the United States, prices of handsets have gone significantly down, ...

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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

Virgin Mobile, Boost Mobile call up Galaxy S5

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With the recent announcement of the Galaxy S5, many carriers have already offered up their intentions to carry Samsung’s new flagship. If you’re looking for a no-contract option for your next phone, you may want to head to Boost Mobile or Virgin Mobile to pick it up. Both Boost and ...

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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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FreedomPop debuts $4.58 unlimited calling, messaging plan

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Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) FreedomPop has rolled out a $4.58 rate which is essentially half its former price. Indeed, you can take advantage of the plan which allows for unlimited calling and unlimited texting. What’s the catch? FreedomPop operates on Sprint’s CDMA and ...

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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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Ting lowers off-contract data plans

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Ting, a MVNO partner of Sprint, has lowered its data rates on the carrier’s two year anniversary. Nearly every rate plan on the no-contract carrier’s lineup has been dropped; one (XXL) has been removed altogether. This is not a promotion, these are just our new rates. Current ...

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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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