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FreedomPop’s free mobile service is about to get more tempting.
PlayPhone can now reach 83 percent of the smartphone/tablet population in the U.S.
Even though Sprint’s acquisition by the Japanese telecommunications giant Softbank is all tidied up, the carrier still had plenty to clean up of business to clean up in the U.S. this past quarter.
Cell phone and data service is slowly being added to New York City’s subway system. Now Sprint has committed to bring its service to every single station.
IBM is partnering with Sprint Velocity to “drive connected cars into the future.” The joint endeavor will bring IBM’s data management technology together with Sprint’s connected car platform to create a faster, smarter in-car communication system.
The good news? Sprint wants to give you unlimited data for life. The bad news? It’s Sprint that’s giving it to you.
Sprint has finally completed its acquisition of wireless high speed provider Clearwire, which will help give Sprint customers faster data speeds and more bandwidth.
Guest Post The smartphone arms race favors huge companies. Now just four U.S. carriers control 93 percent of the market — and consolidation is even going international.
The $21.6 billion deal was initiated officially last fall and then went through months of shareholder voting and regulatory approval. The deal will close on July 10 and will finish with SoftBank owning 78 percent of the fully diluted shares of “New Sprint.”
Federal regulators are expected to give a nod of approval to Japanese telecom company SoftBank’s bid for a controlling stake in wireless carrier Sprint.
Sprint’s latest devices are sure to please Windows Phone fans.
The Sprint-Softbank deal is officially a go, at least as far as Sprint’s shareholders are concerned.
Dish Network said today that it would not make a new offer to buy Sprint Nextel, in time for the Tuesday deadline. Instead, Dish will focus on its attentions on wireless provider Clearwire. This is the latest event in the never-ending Sprint-Dish-Clearwire-SoftBank saga that is more dramatic than a soap opera.
Japanese telecom company SoftBank is sweetening its offer to purchase the third largest wireless carrier in the U.S.
In an attempt to scoop up business users of Sprint’s soon-dead Nextel network, AT&T says its bringing push-to-talk to the iPhone.
While it will be difficult for Android phones to compete with the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One for the next months, Sprint is trying with the Vital — an Android phone with killer specs like a 5-inch 720p display and 13-megapixel back camera that costs $100 with a 2-year-contract.
The Department of Justice, once worried about the implications of a Sprint-Softbank buyout on national safety, has pushed the deal through to the FCC for final approval.
“This is a full-on replacement for the carrier,” FreedomPop’s CEO said.
The conventional wisdom in the smartphone market is that Android is overtaking everything else. But in surprising news released this morning by Kantar, Apple’s iPhone and Microsoft’s Windows Phone are actually growing market share faster than Android.
This is a great opportunity to upgrade your phone if you’ve been waiting for a while, but bear in mind that discounts on iPhones are always a good sign that a new model is coming soon. In addition, there is some fine print.
More New York City commuters can now get cell phone service underground — for better or for worse.
The free internet service FreedomPop is gearing up to expand its reach across the U.S. — though it’s looking to an older cellular network to do so.
While Sprint is in the midst of being courted by both Softbank and Dish Network, it’s still struggling to actually make money and hold onto subscribers.
Softbank remains unfazed by Dish’s higher competing offer to acquire Sprint.
Cell service providers Verizon and Sprint say their cell networks are still up and running in Boston.
It’s a takeover that would satisfy the satellite TV company’s wireless ambitions, while also squashing takeover efforts by Japan’s Softbank.
Chinese cyber-spying may have soured a $20 billion dollar mobile deal. If Chinese hardware makes its way into U.S. core networks, will the nation be compromised?
Clearwire’s fate is beginning to resemble a daytime soap opera.
Sprint is making money and adding customers, but a variety of factors still helped it lose $1.32 billion last quarter.
When RIM finally releases BlackBerry 10, it will do so with the support of at least three of the four major U.S. carriers.
It’s a good day for wireless service provider Clearwire, which currently has two lucrative offers that could make its shareholders very happy.
How bad is the spectrum crunch? Bad enough that wireless service provider rivals will make billion-dollar, last minute bids to obtain more of it.
HTC and Samsung are helping Sprint join the Windows Phone 8 bandwagon. Nokia, however, is notably absent.
Attention data hungry commitment-phobes: Sprint’s new pay as you go service may interest you.
Sprint won’t have to fret about spectrum for 4G LTE after this.
Sprint’s slightly tumultuous relationship with Clearwire may finally lead to a marriage.
Sprint has agreed to acquire Midwestern spectrum and half a million customers from U.S. Cellular in a deal worth $480 million.
For the third quarter in a row, Sprint sold 1.5 million iPhones. But the company’s ongoing Nextel network closure expenses dragged its larger financials down.