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Sprint LG G2 OTA enables Spark status bar icon

Oh, and also LTE on Band 26 and 41 to support the new Spark network LG G2 owners on Sprint are set to receive a software OTA today that enables Sprint's "Spark" LTE on the handset. That means you can now utilize Band 26 and 41 for LTE, giving you theoretically higher data speeds, provided you're...
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Sprint adds another 40 cities to its LTE roster

Sprint today announced that another 40 cities have joined the ranks of its LTE networks. The additions give Sprint a total of 340 LTE markets in the United States. The newly added locales are: Anderson, S.C. Camden, N.J. Cape Girardeau-Jackson, Mo.-Ill. Carson City, Nev....
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Sprint securing $50 billion in funding from banks for T-Mobile purchase

Additional funding required to finance increased valuation and T-Mo's debt It's no secret that Sprint is pursuing a takeover of its fourth-place rival T-Mobile, and it seems as though financing talks are moving along at least in some capacity. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal,...
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Sprint Wifi Calling poised to debut on two Samsung phones

Calling requires software update but no monthly fee; only supported in the U.S. T-Mobile may soon no longer be the only major carrier offering first-party Wifi calling, as Sprint apparently is preparing to launch a system of its own. According to Sprint training materials we've received, Sprint...
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Sprint's LG G Flex available in stores Feb. 7

Sprint's LG G Flex will be available in stores starting Feb. 7. Pre-orders are still aiming to be in customers' hands a week sooner — by Jan. 31, Sprint says. As you'll recall from our preview of the G Flex, this is a curved — and slightly bendable — 6-inch smartphone. It's big, but the curve...
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Sprint's new 'Easy Pay' lets you upgrade now, pay over 24 months

Sprint this morning — just days after quietly killing off its "One Up" handset financing program — announced "Easy Pay," which lets customers upgrade now and spread out the cost of the phone over two years, after taxes and an as-yet-announced down payment. There doesn't appear to be any more of a...
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Sprint's HTC One gets some bugfixes

Sprint today is rolling out an update for its HTC One. The changelog is short and sweet: "Fixes an issue that blocked users from being able to Update Profile/PRL." That's important for keeping a good connection. So, yeah. Good fix. Meanwhile, we continue the lookout for the Android 4.4 KitKat...
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Sprint quietly stopped offering One Up financing on Jan. 9

Considering how few used One Up, Sprint hopes you won't notice Falling six days short of its four month anniversary, Sprint has stopped offering the One Up phone upgrade service. What came as a clear response to T-Mobile's Simple Choice plans and subsequent offerings from AT&T and Verizon,...
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Sprint adds six new Spark markets

Sparks start to fly in six new markets In addition to rolling out new Framily Plans today Sprint has also announced that they will be expanding the Spark network to six new markets. Spark is what Sprint has dubbed their tri-band LTE technology, and at launch the service was only available in...
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Sprint introduces new 'Framily Plan'

Get together with your friends and family to save some cash on your monthly bill That's not a typo. Sprint has started a new "Framily Plan" where a single subscriber pays $55 per month, but for each new person who gets on the plan, the price drops $5 monthly for everyone on that plan. This caps...
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LG G Flex coming to Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile in Q1

We're live from the LG press conference this morning ahead of CES in Las Vegas, and LG has just announced that it's bendable, flexible LG G Flex smartphone will be coming to three U.S. carriers in the next couple months. On board so far are AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint — with the latter bringing...
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12 Days of Christmas giveaway day twelve: Win a Galaxy S4 Mini from AC and Sprint

On the twelfth day of Christmas AC and Sprint gave to me ... A Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini The good people at Sprint have partnered with us to do something awesome for the holidays, and we're giving away a great Samsung phone or tablet every day for 12 days. We've got a pile of great stuff, including...
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Sprint's HTC One getting an update for HD Voice, bugfixes

Word on the street is that Sprint's version of the HTC One is in the midst of a software update today. Still no KitKat — we're looking to January for that — but some update is better than none. The sparse changelog (on the device, anyway) reads thusly: HD Voice enhancements Fixes and...
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12 Days of Christmas giveaway day eleven: Win a Galaxy S4 from AC and Sprint

On the eleventh day of Christmas AC and Sprint gave to me ... A Samsung Galaxy S4 The good people at Sprint have partnered with us to do something awesome for the holidays, and we're giving away a great Samsung phone or tablet every day for 12 days. We've got a pile of great stuff, including the...
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12 Days of Christmas giveaway day ten: Win a Galaxy Note 3 from AC and Sprint

On the tenth day of Christmas AC and Sprint gave to me ... A Samsung Galaxy Note 3 The good people at Sprint have partnered with us to do something awesome for the holidays, and we're giving away a great Samsung phone or tablet every day for the next 12 days. We've got a pile of great stuff,...
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Sprint announces 70 new LTE locations

Sprint this morning announced some 70 new LTE locations, bringing its total to some 300 nationwide.  We've got the full list of additions after the break. Abbeville, La.   Albany, Ga.   Albertville, Ala.   Amsterdam, N.Y.    Appleton, Wis.   Augusta, Ga.   Bartlesville...
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12 Days of Christmas giveaway day nine: Win a Galaxy Tab 3 (7-inch) from AC and Sprint

On the ninth day of Christmas AC and Sprint gave to me ... A Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 The good people at Sprint have partnered with us to do something awesome for the holidays, and we're giving away a great Samsung phone or tablet every day for the next 12 days. We've got a pile of great stuff,...
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12 Days of Christmas giveaway day eight: Win a Galaxy S4 Mini from AC and Sprint

On the eighth day of Christmas AC and Sprint gave to me ... A Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini The good people at Sprint have partnered with us to do something awesome for the holidays, and we're giving away a great Samsung phone or tablet every day for 12 days. We've got a pile of great stuff, including...
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Sprint, fueled by new SoftBank ownership, considering T-Mobile takeover

T-Mobile, regulators likely aren't interested in such a monumental merger If Sprint has its way, we may be headed towards just three major wireless carriers in the U.S. at some point in 2014. The Wall Street Journal reports today that Sprint is considering a bid to buy the recently-public T-...
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12 Days of Christmas giveaway day seven: Win a Galaxy S4 from AC and Sprint

On the seventh day of Christmas AC and Sprint gave to me ... A Samsung Galaxy S4 The good people at Sprint have partnered with us to do something awesome for the holidays, and we're giving away a great Samsung phone or tablet every day for 12 days. We've got a pile of great stuff, including the...

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