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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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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Red Nexus 5 reportedly due February 4

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Rumors of a red version of the Nexus 5 have been gaining steam these last few days and, thanks to a leaked document, it seems to be close at hand. An alleged Sprint memo surfacing yesterday indicates that we could see the red variant within days. Currently available in black or white, this new ...

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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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