Tag Archive: Sprint


Sprint reports higher post-paid subscriber additions but still hit with net loss

Sprint has reported its latest financial numbers for the first quarter of fiscal year 2016. While the wireless carrier stated it had the highest post-paid subscriber additions for the quarter in nine years, it still had a net loss of $ 302 million, which was bigger than the $ 20 million it lost from the same period a year ago. The company recorded operating revenues of $ 8 billion during the quarter.

Sprint stated that its  [Read More…]

Sprint testing new unlimited data plans for $60/month

Unlimited data is a big topic of interest these days, particularly today, since Verizon announced that it will be deactivating unlimited data customers who use more than 100GB/month. While Verizon may not be such a fan, other carriers are competing to offer the best value to customers.

Sprint, T-Mobile and AT&T all offer unlimited data plans, but Sprint has begun testing a new plan that undercuts its already low prices. Sprint’s latest plan is dubbed the Unlimited Freedom Plan and  [Read More…]

Sprint is offering lures and free charging stations for Pokémon Go players at its stores

Sprint is getting in on the Pokémon Go action by placing lures at its stores. Sprint and Boost Mobile stores will offer free charging stations should you need a quick top-up before heading out on your hunt. Sprint will also have “Pokémon Go experts” on-site that can provide assistance with nearby PokéStops.

You can find your closest Sprint store here, and your Boost Mobile store here.

Press release follows:

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – July 14, 2016  [Read More…]

International data overseas: How AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon and Project Fi compare

Oh, you’ll have to pay extra for roaming data outside the U.S — the question is how much.​

The editors here at Android Central tend to travel a lot for this job, and that isn’t limited to staying in our home country. And when we travel, we need to have our phones with us and connected to data — that’s kind of what we do. We’re no strangers to dealing with roaming internationally, and thankfully for  [Read More…]

Sprint kills off ‘Galaxy Forever’ upgrade program for Galaxy S7 edge

Sprint has quietly killed of its “Galaxy Forever” leasing option for the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge. The leasing option, which mimics Sprint’s similar “iPhone Forever” program, still remains for the S7 edge’s little brother, the Galaxy S7.

While Sprint hasn’t made any announcements regarding the move, FierceWireless confirmed with multiple Sprint stores that the option is no longer being offered with the S7 edge. Indeed, a quick check on Sprint’s website shows that a 24-month lease  [Read More…]

Sprint blesses customers with 60 days of Amazon Prime for free

Sprint on Friday kicked off the month with a new promotion for its customers who sign up for Amazon Prime. Starting from today, and running through the end of July, those who add Amazon Prime to their account will receive 60 days of benefits at no cost. Sprint recently began giving its subscribers the option to

Sprint customers now can pay for Amazon Prime through their bill, get first 60 days free

Sprint has announced that customers can now sign up for Amazon Prime service through Sprint. This will allow customers to pay for the service on their Sprint bill for $ 10.99 per month.

From Sprint:

Sprint, the exclusive wireless retailer of Amazon Prime, offers customers the convenience of adding Amazon Prime to their monthly wireless bill for just $ 10.99. AND…for the month of July, customers can enjoy all the benefits of Amazon Prime on us  [Read More…]

Sprint HTC 10 update now rolling out with camera enhancements and more

Sprint is rolling out a small update to the HTC 10 that bears good news for the phone’s camera. In addition to bug fixes, the one-line list of changes provided by Sprint notes that the latest update also includes “camera enhancements.”

Though Sprint is vague in its own release notes, it looks like the update does contain the latest June security patch, according to users on our forums who have received it already.

If you have an  [Read More…]

Best Sprint prepaid phones

If you absolutely have to go with Sprint prepaid, then do so. Otherwise, consider Boost Mobile.

You can’t bring your own phone to use on a Sprint prepaid plans, which makes things pretty difficult since Sprint’s selection of prepaid phones is subpar (and that’s putting it very nicely).

If Sprint prepaid is your only option, then we’re able to begrudgingly recommend a couple of their phones to you in the Moto E and the iPhone 5s.

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That guy from those Verizon commercials is now in those Sprint commercials

We’re in an age in which companies have zero problem going after each other directly. Sometimes it works. See T-Mobile’s “Uncarrier” thing, championed by CEO John Legere, for that one. And … sometimes it doesn’t work.

But Sprint picking up that “Can you hear me now?” actor from those old Verizon commercials?

Well played, Sprint.