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Nexus 6

Sprint cuts $50 from Nexus 6, giving bill credit to early orders

Sprint has lowered the prices for both the two-year and no-contract plans for its version of the Nexus 6 just a few days after it started selling the smartphone. It will offer a $50 bill credit for anyone who purchased the 6-inch Android 5.0 Lollipop device ahead of those changes. Sprint is...
Samsung Galaxy S5

Sprint starts rolling out Android KitKat 4.4.4 update for its Samsung Galaxy S5

Sprint is currently rolling out an firmware update to its Samsung Galaxy S5 customers that finally brings its version of Android up to KitKat 4.4.4, along with some other new features. The change log for the over-the-air update is as follows: Android 4.4.4 HD Voice Icon International Wi-Fi...
Nexus 6

You can now pick up the Nexus 6 from Sprint for $299 with a two-year contract

AT&T started pre-orders for the Nexus 6 earlier this week, and now Sprint has commenced sales of the device online and through retail channels. The latest device in the Nexus series can be yours for $0 down (not including sales tax) if you go with Sprint's easy pay plans, which will see you...
Nexus 5 LP update

Nexus 5 getting Lollipop today, says Sprint

In a message on its community forum, Sprint claims that the Nexus 5 will receive its update to the "final" version of Android 5.0 Lollipop from today. The update to Android 5.0, build LRX21O, "will be rolled out to devices in batches," according to the carrier. While Sprint's track record on...
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Sprint could be in talks to buy FreedomPop

A new report claims that Sprint is among the many companies that might be thinking about acquiring FreedomPop, the wireless carrier that offers a number of voice minutes and data for free each month to US customers. USA Today, citing unnamed sources, also claims that some of the other...
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Sprint to reduce monthly data access charge for some Family Share plans

Sprint will reduce the data access charge for its $80 and $90 Sprint Family Share plans to $15 a month beginning on Friday, November 14 in their latest attempt to undercut the pricing plans of its competitors. Sprint claims that the data access reduction means that it offers more data for its...
Nexus 6

Sprint starts selling Nexus 6 on Friday, November 14 for $696 without a contract

Sprint has joined AT&T in announcing plans to sell Google's Nexus 6 smartphone with Android 5.0 Lollipop. Sales will being on its website and in its retail stores on Friday, November 14. Sprint will sell the 6-inch smartphone for $0 down and $29 a month for 24 months, or for $696 without a...
G Watch R

LG G Watch R arriving at Sprint November 14th

If you're a Sprint customer and looking to pick up the LG G Watch R, you'll be able to do just that next week. LG's latest wearable will be arriving at Sprint stores and online on November 14th for $299.99. Easy Pay will be an option as well, allowing you to get the Android Wear device for $0...
Sprint may go un-carrier and ditch phone subsidies and contracts in 2015

Sprint may go un-carrier and ditch phone subsidies and contracts in 2015

In 2015, customers on Sprint's Now Network shouldn't expect to sign a two-year contract and walk out the door with a $650 iPhone for just $200. According to Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure, the carrier may transition from the contract and subsidy model in favor of phone leasing programs and equipment...
Sprint reports Q2 operating loss of $192 million

Sprint reports Q2 operating loss of $192 million

Sprint has reported its second quarter 2014 financial results today. Overall the carrier is reporting an operating loss of $192 million on operating revenue of $8.5 billion. On the subscriber front, Sprint said it has added a net total of 590,000 customers. Most of these additions were through...
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Sprint plans to lease you the Samsung Galaxy S5 for $20 a month

Sprint has today announced a new program customers will be able to take advantage of. For those who desire either the Samsung Galaxy S5 or Galaxy S5 Sport, you'll now be able to lease the smartphones at $20 a month for 24 months. And if you qualify, Sprint will also charge you absolutely nothing...
Sprint flips the switch on Spark in 17 new markets

Sprint flips the switch on Spark in 17 new markets

Sprint announced today that it has flipped the switch on Spark in 17 new markets. Spark is the branded name of Sprint's enhanced 4G LTE service, which the carrier says can currently bring wireless speeds of 50-60 Mbps. Below is a list of the new markets covered starting today: Bay City, MI...
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Sprint Family Share Pack now offers 1 GB of data for $20 per month

Sprint is doubling the amount of data available to users on their entry-level shareable data allowance. Now 1 GB of data can be shared by subscribers in the Sprint Family Share Pack for just $20. Here's how it works for those in the Sprint Family Share Pack plans: Just select the shared data...
LG G2

Latest update for Sprint's LG G2 improves LTE and HD audio

Sprint has today announced an update for the LG G2, bringing the build version up to ZVE. It's not a massive upgrade for affected G2 owners on Sprint, much like the previous release, but there are a number of improvements included: Improvements to LTE attachment Enhancements to HD Voice Google...
International Roaming

International data overseas: How the U.S. carriers stack up

Oh, you'll have to pay extra for roaming data outside the U.S. — the question is how much​ We tend to travel quite a bit in this job, often outside of the United States. So we like to keep up on what it'll cost us to roam on other networks while still paying our home operator. This post is our...
Sharp Aquos Crystal available today from Boost Mobile, coming to Sprint October 17

Sharp Aquos Crystal available today from Boost Mobile, hitting Sprint October 17

The stunning Sharp Aquos Crystal is now available on Boost Mobile and is coming to Sprint next week. The phone brings the thinnest bezels we've ever seen, with the display running practically right up to the edge on the sides and top, with a larger bezel at the bottom to host things like the...
Sprint confirms WiMax shutdown for November 6, 2015

Sprint confirms WiMax shutdown for November 6, 2015

Sprint has confirmed what we reported over the weekend, that they will shut down their WiMax network on November 6, 2015. Devices that support both WiMax and Sprint's 3G network will continue to function on the 3G network. Sprint announced earlier this year that they would stop supporting...
galaxy note 4

Sprint cuts its Samsung Galaxy Note 4 two year contract price down to $299.99

Sprint has quietly cut the the two year contract price of its Samsung Galaxy Note 4 by $50, reducing it from $349.99 down to $299.99, most likely in an effort to compete with its rival carriers in the US. The other price options for the 5.7-inch smartphone on Sprint's network remain the same...
Sprint plans to lay off an unspecified number of employees in efforts to further reduce costs

Sprint plans to lay off an unspecified number of employees in efforts to further reduce costs

While Sprint maintains their position as the third largest carrier in the U.S., they announced on Friday that they will be laying off an unspecified number of management and nonmanagement jobs this month in efforts to further reduce costs. According to the WSJ, referencing a filing with the...
sprint wimax

Leaked newsletter shows Sprint will shut down WiMax network on Nov. 6, 2015

Sprint had already revealed that it planned to shut down its WiMax network sometime before the end of 2015 several months ago, but now a leaked newsletter from the wireless provider that was sent anonymously by an Android Central reader confirms that the WiMax shutdown has an exact date: November...

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