Tag Archive: Sprint


Google Fi will rely on Sprint to deliver 5G to compatible phones

Google extends its partnership with Sprint to include 5G.

Google Fi customers can look forward to 5G connectivity by way of Sprint. Google is extending its partnership with the carrier to include 5G, with the MVNO leveraging Sprint’s infrastructure to roll out 5G.

Sprint is building its network on the mid-band 2.5 GHz spectrum and “cutting-edge Massive MIMO” tech, with the carrier touting 10s increased in bandwidth over current-gen LTE networks. The carrier will deploy its 5G  [Read More…]

New leak shows the LG V50 ThinQ with full Sprint 5G branding

I thinQ it’s a little late to be prepping new phones for MWC.

We’re just over a week from LG’s event at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on February 24, where the LG G8 will be publicly unveiled — not that LG hasn’t already been promoting tons of G8 features already. With all the G8 details we’ve seen, it may seem like there won’t be much to announce day-of, but maybe LG’s getting out more G8 details early so  [Read More…]

T-Mobile and Sprint merger facing new criticism from Democratic lawmakers

There are concerns over potential price hikes and job cuts.

Following its announcement last August, Sprint and T-Mobile have been working around the clock to get their industry-changing merger approved from all the necessary committees and departments. While things have been smooth sailing so far from the right, the merger is now being faced with new criticism on the other side of the aisle.

Per a report from The New York Times, Democratic lawmakers are taking issue  [Read More…]

AT&T is being sued by Sprint for falsely advertising 5G on its phones

The 5G Evolution drama continues.

In late December last year, AT&T announced that it was starting to put “5GE” indicators on some of its phones in areas where subscribers are using its upgraded LTE network. The speeds on the upgraded network are faster than regular LTE, but it’s still not true 5G.

Not being too keen about this trickery, Sprint’s decided to issue a lawsuit against AT&T.

Per part of the lawsuit:

AT&T has employed numerous deceptive  [Read More…]

T-Mobile promises no price hikes* if Sprint merger approved

T-Mobile is in limbo. The company announced a merger with fourth place carrier Sprint what feels like years ago. Since then, Team Magenta has been on a full court press to convince the government to approve the deal. This includes making the case that the country needs real competition to AT&T and Verizon, not just another couple of also-rans.

To further gain favor with the government, T-Mobile is making a new promise. Read my lips: no new price hikes. Well,  [Read More…]

My Sprint Rewards launches with deals and discounts for Sprint subscribers

Sprint this week introduced its own rewards program which provides discounts and perks to subscribers. Called My Sprint Rewards, it’s a way of giving its customers goodies in the form of deals across a whole range of industries.

Available immediately to Sprint customers, the exclusive deals get started with a free large one-topping pizza from Papa John’s (while supplies last). To get rolling one simply needs download the Android or iOS app and enroll.

The rewards are valid any time  [Read More…]

John Legere doesn’t want his ‘hotel choices’ to impact the Sprint merger

A total of 38 nights were booked by T-Mobile executives.

One of the biggest news stories of 2018 was T-Mobile and Sprint announcing that the two carriers were merging together as part of a massive $ 26 billion deal. A merger of this magnitude needs approval from a lot of different parties, one of which being the Trump administration. According to a report from The Washington Post, T-Mobile may have tried to subtly entice President Trump to  [Read More…]

My Sprint Rewards launches to give customers free pizza and other perks

It’s basically T-Mobile Tuesdays that you can use any day of the week.

Carriers are always looking for new ways to incentivize people to join or stay with their network, and Sprint’s latest attempt to do this comes in the form of a rewards program called “My Sprint Rewards.”

My Sprint Rewards is available as of today and offers exclusive deals on things like electronics, food, apparel, health, travel, and more. To kick things off, Sprint’s initial  [Read More…]

The T-Mobile and Sprint merger is getting closer to U.S. approval

The catch? T-Mobile’s parent company needs to stop using technology from Huawei.

Remember back in April when T-Mobile announced that it was partnering up with Sprint to create one new network? According to a report from Reuters, the merger could be approved by the U.S. government as soon as next week.

However, as with most things, there is a catch. If T-Mobile wants the deal to go through, its parent company Deutsche Telekom needs to stop using  [Read More…]

Sprint is working with Samsung on a 5G phone, too

First there was Verizon, which officially announced it was working with Samsung to launch its first 5G smartphone sometime in the early half of 2019.

Soon after that AT&T weighed in, confirming that it would also be launching a Samsung 5G smartphone in the spring of next year. And now here we are with Sprint rolling in hot with its own confirmation that it will be working with Samsung for its own 5G device rollout next year as well.

Sprint’s Vice President  [Read More…]