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Sprint expanding LTE roaming to more rural and regional carriers

Sprint expanding LTE roaming to more rural and regional carriers

Sprint has signed agreements with 12 carriers to expand the LTE footprint of everybody involved. The dozen carriers, all smaller regional and rural networks, cover 34 million Americans not touched by Sprint's fledgling LTE network. The roaming agreements will expand Sprint's LTE coverage into...
Sprint HTC On M8 update

Sprint pushes 'urgent' update to its HTC One M8

Fix is for broken voice and data on both the proper and Harman/Kardon versions If you've got an HTC One M8 on Sprint, heads up — there's an "urgent" software update waiting for you. This one addresses "network connectivity maintenance and improvements" for both voice and data. And, according to...
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Sprint nearing deal to purchase T-Mobile for $40 per share, according to reports

Sprint and T-Mobile may actually, finally (no, really this time) be ready to announce a deal in which Sprint would take over its rival. According to reports from Bloomberg and Reuters, the carriers are nearing a deal where Sprint would buy T-Mobile for almost $40 per share, comprised of half...
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Any Sprint customer, even those with old phones, can enroll in insurance this month

Normally the offer is off the table the instant you walk out the door with your new phone, but for the month of June any customer on Sprint will be able walk back in that door of no return and purchase insurance for their device. The offer doesn't change the price or service at all — it's still $...
HTC Desire 816 with Sprint bands makes a stop at the FCC

HTC Desire 816 with Sprint bands makes a stop at the FCC

A supposed Sprint version of the HTC Desire 816 seems to have popped up at the FCC, indicating that the device may soon make its U.S. debut. The device has appeared at the FCC under model name 0P9C300, with a sketch highly reminiscent of the Desire 816. It's a CDMA phone with support for LTE...
T-Mobile merger with Sprint looks more likely as Softbank and Deutsche Telekom agree on sale

T-Mobile merger with Sprint looks more likely as Softbank and Deutsche Telekom agree on sale

Softbank is making an end-run around concerns about a merger of Sprint and T-Mobile US by instead hitting up T-Mobile's parent company Deutsche Telekom. As reported by Japanese news agency Kyodo, Japan-based Softbank has entered into an agreement with Germany-based Deutsche Telekom to buy the...
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Android 4.4 KitKat rolling out to Sprint's Galaxy Note 2

Sure, the Galaxy Note 3 has received an update to the latest version of Android in March, but what about its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 2? After outlining that the device would be receiving the KitKat update later this month, Samsung is making good on its promise by rolling out the update to...
HTC Sense 6 on an HTC One M7

Sense 6 coming today to the Sprint HTC One M7

Sprint is rolling out an update to the HTC One M7 which brings a bunch of its software features up to date with the M8, namely with the inclusion of the Sense 6 interface. The native TV, camera app, and Blinkfeed are also getting an upgrade as a part of the rollout. HTC Sense 6 adds a bunch of...
LG G3 leaks for Sprint with Spark LTE and minimal branding

LG G3 leaks for Sprint with Spark LTE and minimal branding

In case you were wondering if there was anything else left to leak about the LG G3, here's one more: what it might look like on Sprint. The latest renders from evleaks reveal that the phone will come in at least the dark brushed metallic "titanium" finish and golden brushed metallic finish on...
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Sprint takes device security to a whole new level with latest comprehensive package

Sprint has a new protection plan for both your phone and the data on it. Dubbed "Sprint Total Equipment Protection Plus", the plan costs $13-a-month-per-device and adds data security, automatic media backups, and personalized tech support on top of the existing damage, loss, and theft insurance...
Sprint updates Drive First app with personal feedback and Parenting mode

Sprint updates Drive First app with personal feedback and Parenting mode

Sprint's dedicated safe driving app, Drive First, has added two new features. Parenting mode allows parents to install this app on their kids' phones, and puts a lock on it so it can't be uninstalled without a PIN. There's also a new personal feedback mode which keeps a tally on how far you've...
Samsung Galaxy S5

Sprint's Galaxy S5 available for $99 on Amazon

Amazon is selling Sprint's variant of the Galaxy S5 for $99.99 with a new two-year contract. It looks like the deal is valid only on Amazon, as Sprint's website still lists the Galaxy S5 at $199 (which includes a $50 mail-in rebate). If you are availing Sprint's Framily plan however, you stand to...
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Galaxy S5 Active tipped for Sprint, AT&T could get new Galaxy Note device

Three new Samsung Galaxy phones will launch on U.S. carriers in the near future, according to @evleaks. The prolific leaker says the Samsung SM-G750 and SM-N910 will launch on AT&T, while Sprint will get the SM-G680. A subsequent tweet outs the G680 as "likely a CDMA variant of the G870,...
HTC One Max

Sense 6 update arrives for Sprint HTC One Max

There's an update available over-the-air for the Sprint HTC One Max that adds a slew of features, almost all tied in to HTC Sense 6. The update, weighing in at a heft 537MB, adds most of the features we've come to love about Sense 6 on the HTC One M8 to the One Max, with the notable exception of...
Sprint begins throttling users in congested areas

Sprint begins throttling users in congested areas

Despite what the "unlimited" plan might make you think, Sprint is exercising their right to throttle back on users they've deemed as using too much data. Heavy use contract customers on Sprint, as well as prepaid customers on Sprint-based MVNOs Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA, have been hit...
The Kyocera Hydro Vibe: waterproof and shock resistant for Sprint and Virgin Mobile

The Kyocera Hydro Vibe: waterproof and shock resistant for Sprint and Virgin Mobile

Sprint announced the Kyocera Hydro Vibe is launching on May 9, this Friday, and coming to Virgin Mobile on May 27. Though it isn't quite as sexy as the name would suggest, it is waterproof and affordable. For $149.99 up front or $0 and $9.59/month over two years, you get Android 4.3, a 4.5-inch...
Vector 39: Net neutrality and carrier complexity

Vector 39: Net neutrality and carrier complexity

Vector is Mobile Nations' cross-platform, cross-site analysis show where we take on the most important stories in tech with the smartest people in the industry, from the big picture to granular details, current events to future implications. On today's episode Rene Ritchie and Neal Gompa dive...
Sprint announces new international add-on for Framily Plan subscribers

Sprint announces new international add-on for Framily Plan subscribers

Sprint's new International Connect: Call & Text $15 add-on plan lets Framily Plan subscribers use their voice and text allotments to call and text internationally at no additional charge. Except for that $15, that is. With it, Sprint Framily Plan subscribers can count international calls to...
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Sprint starts rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat for Samsung Galaxy S3

Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S3 is getting an update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat today. Back in February, Samsung listed the devices that would get KitKat, with the Galaxy S3 being on that list, followed shortly by confirmation from Sprint . The one thing missing from both promises of updates was a...
Spotify and Sprint

Here's how Sprint can save you money on Spotify

Sprint today as part of its announcement of the exclusive Harman/Kardon edition of the HTC One M8 also announced a new deal for Spotify subscriptions. All new and existing postpaid (ie not pre-paid) Sprint customers will get six free months of Spotify Premium, if you're on a "Framily" plan. You'...

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