Tag: Sprint

Samsung Galaxy Nexus coming to Sprint

Want Sprint’s unlimited data or Sprint’s cheap plans but you’re tempted by Verizon’s lock on the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus? No worries no more. Sprint announced Monday that it will carry the Samsung Galaxy Nexus along with the LGP Viper 4G LTE phone and a new hotspot device. Sprint didn’t announce pricing or release dates

Inside Sprint’s major iPhone gamble

Reuters get the facts behind Sprint’s massive iPhone deal today. Turns out that Sprint has paid Apple at least $15.5 billion (with a “B”) over the next four years to carry iPhone. Sprint also said it could need as much as $7 billion (again with a “B”) in new financing to cover a cash shortfall

Verizon says 4G LTE now covers 186 million Americans

Verizon proudly announced that it’s ahead of schedule in its race to cover Americans with 4G LTE service. AT&T currently has five markets on board with plans to add about 10 more before the end of the year. Sprint plans to launch its network in mid 2012. Here is the press release: Verizon Wireless’ 4G

Sprint: No more unlimited mobile broadband data plans

Well, Sprint is still offering unlimited data on mobile phones, including the new iPhone 4S, but it’s stopping unlimited data most everywhere else. Earlier this month, mobile hotspot plans dropped to 5 gigs and now if customers have a mobile broadband device like a tablet, those customers no longer get unlimited 4G. These new plans

Sprint to launch first Android Direct Connect smartphone

Sprint will launch the first Android-based phone to use its Direct Connect technology this week. The Motorola Admiral comes with a QWERTY Keyboard and will be $99.99 with a two-year agreement after a $50 mail-in rebate card. The phone has a 3.1-inch screen and runs Android version 2.3. It will also let customers use the

Sprint HTC EVO Design 4G debuts October 23

It’s been a wild couple weeks for smartphone introductions, with major new releases from Apple, Google and Motorola (hey, that’s alphabetical order, people). Now Sprint is announcing a new version of Evo, its most popular smartphone. Customers will be able to get the new Sprint HTC EVO Design 4G Oct. 23. It has World Phone

Sprint, Verizon iPhone 4S sim cards unlocked for international travel

A new report from Macworld sheds some interesting light on the upcoming iPhone 4S. According to the report, both the Sprint and Verizon versions of iPhone 4S will be GSM-unlocked. Verizon handsets will be locked initially but customers can wait 60 days and call Verizon and ask for an “international unlock.” So long as your

iPhone 4 topped sales at Verizon and AT&T in September

Either some folks didn’t get the memo about Apple launching a new iPhone 4S Friday, or they didn’t care, but according to Cannaccord Genuity analyst Mike Walkley, the iPhone 4 was still the top selling phone at AT&T and Verizon in September, just weeks ahead of a new iPhone 4S launch. Sprint, which won’t offer