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WSJ: Sprint chairman, CEO want to meet with FCC

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,

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Ting lowers off-contract data plans

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

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Sprint delivers KitKat update to HTC One

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

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Sprint adds more devices to PTT list

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

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Red Nexus 5 reportedly due February 4

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.

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

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

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Sprint adds 40 markets to LTE footprint

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

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Sprint unveils $30 ZTE Optik 2 tablet

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

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

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

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Sprint WiFi calling rumored to launch soon

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

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Sprint selling $300 LG G Flex on January 31

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

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Sprint debuts Easy Pay program for device upgrades

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

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

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

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

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

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Sprint Spark expands to 11 markets

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.