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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...
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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...
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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...
Sprint doubles data on high-end plans for families and businesses

Sprint doubles data on high-end plans for families and businesses

Sprint has announced that, starting today, they are offering "double the data" on high-end data plans compared to AT&T and Verizon. Sprint's 32GB, 40GB, and 60GB Family Share Pack plans will now offer 60GB, 80GB, and 100GB at no extra cost. Customers must sign up by October 31 in order to...
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Sprint finally begins taking pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Sprint has finally begun taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, becoming the last of the four major US wireless carriers to allow its customers to purchase the 5.7-inch smartphone before its release on October 17. Sprint has a price of $349 for the Galaxy Note 4 with a two year...
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HTC Desire 510 hitting Sprint for free Sept. 19, Boost and Virgin next week

Following an announcement a few weeks ago, we've got release dates for the HTC Desire 510 on Sprint, Boost Mobile, and Virgin Mobile. Sprint is getting it on September 19 for $0 down on contract ($199.99 without a contract) or $8.34 monthly on Easy Pay. Boost will have the Desire 510 starting...
Sprint's Prepaid service revamps with new tiered data plans

Sprint's Prepaid service revamps with new tiered data plans

The Sprint Prepaid brand will now have three new monthly plans, all of which offer its customers unlimited talk and text. The cheapest is now priced at $35 a month with 1 GB of data, followed by $45 a month with 3 GB of data and $55 a month for 6 GB of data. Those new plans, which the company...
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Sprint offers its own smartphone trade-in program that will 'meet or beat' competitors

Sprint has fired back at T-Mobile with its own smartphone buyback program, claiming that "it will meet or beat all competitors' pricing to ensure the best trade-in values." That includes instant store credit and up to $300 towards a new phone purchase or account credit. In their press release...
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Android 4.4.4 KitKat update rolling out to Sprint Galaxy Note 3

Owners of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on Sprint's network should be prepared to download a new update for the smartphone, which will include upgrading its OS to Android 4.4.4 KitKat. Here's the change log from Samsung's support site: Android 4.4.4 HD voice Icon support International Wi-Fi...
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Sprint launching LTE-enabled Galaxy Tab S 10.5 next week

Holding out for the LTE variant of the Galaxy Tab S 10.5? Your wait is about to come to an end, as Sprint has announced that it will be offering the LTE-enabled Galaxy Tab S 10.5 from September 12. The LTE version of the tablet features Qualcomm's 2.3 GHz Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974) SoC in lieu...
Boost Mobile boosts plans with double data and lower prices

Boost Mobile boosts plans with double data and lower prices

Sprint prepaid subsidiary Boost Mobile is running a promotion from September 3 to November 3 that will give customers discounted plans with double the usual data. As long as customers sign up during this period and keep their accounts active, then they can keep their promotional plan. Now, with a...
You can now get the HTC One E8 from Sprint

HTC One E8 makes US debut on Sprint

If the HTC One M8 is too rich for your blood on Sprint, its plastic-bodied sibling with half the storage is now available from the pin drop network. Meant for Asia and Eastern Europe, the HTC One E8 is now available in the USA, but just through Sprint. The E8 brings nearly the same specs and...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 with Sprint Spark adds international Wi-Fi calling

Sprint has started rolling out a new over-the-air update to its Samsung Galaxy S4 devices that support Sprint Spark, enabling them to use international Wi-Fi calling features for the first time. Sprint states: "This new feature allows those traveling abroad with Wi-Fi Calling enabled...
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Sprint, Cricket, Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile sign up to sell HTC Desire 510 [Canada too]

HTC has just announced that the Desire 510 will be coming soon to Sprint, Cricket, Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile. The LTE-enabled HTC Desire 510 was announced yesterday as a new mid-range smartphone. The device was announced with worldwide availability, but HTC didn't specify which carriers...
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Sprint Motorola Moto X Android 4.4.4 update begins its rollout

Sprint has begun rolling out the Android KitKat 4.4.4 over-the-air update for its Motorola Moto X owners, which also offers owners of the smartphone some additional features. The new version number for the phone is 212.44.28.en.US. In addition to the 4.4.4 Android KitKat update, Moto X users...
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Mini review: The Sprint Galaxy S5 Sport

A fitness-focused fraternal twin to AT&T's Galaxy S5 Active, the Galaxy S5 Sport is a welcome addition to Sprint's lineup Think Samsung has gotten its money's worth out of the Galaxy S5 yet? Think again. Just when you thought the company tapped all of its flagship's marketing potential,...
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Sprint fires back at T-Mobile's prices with new $60 Unlimited Plan

Sprint's not leaving the single-line users out of the party — they're offering a new $60/month unlimited talk, text, and data plan. There's just one catch: You have to bring your own device, pay for one up front, or sign up for Sprint's Easy Pay monthly payments and upgrade plan. That said, if...
Sharp Aquos Crystal

We go hands-on with the Sharp Aquos Crystal

Sprint has recently announced the Sharp Aquos Crystal and we were very eager to see it in person. Tonight, at an event in New York City, Sprint has shown off this device with stunningly-slim bezels. It's heading to the carrier Sprint and its prepaid Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile brands....
Sprint's reworked Framily plans bring more data for less through 2015

Sprint's reworked Framily plans bring more data for less through 2015

Sprint has announced its new Family Share Pack plans that replaces the company's Framily plans, and the new plans offer more data for less starting on August 22. According to the Now Network carrier, Sprint's plans will offer customers as much as twice the amount of data to comparable plans from...

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