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Sprint starts rolling out Nougat update to Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

Sprint Galaxy S7 and S7 edge users are now picking up the stable Nougat update.

After T-Mobile and AT&T, Sprint is now rolling out the stable Nougat update to the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. The update is rolling out to beta testers right now, and should make its way to all users shortly.

As beta users were already on Nougat builds, the stable release comes in at just 167MB, but those running Marshmallow will receive the  [Read More…]

Softbank still wants Sprint and T-Mobile to merge

If at first you don’t succeed …

CNBC reports that Softbank still has goals of a Sprint / T-Mobile merger becoming a valid number three carrier in the U.S. and it has a novel way of getting it to happen this time: giving control of Sprint to Deutsche Telekom and becoming a minor partner in a new combined network.

In 2014, Softbank, which owned Sprint after a $ 21.6 billion 2013 investment, was set to purchase T-Mobile  [Read More…]

SoftBank reportedly seeking Sprint merger with T-Mobile

When it comes to merger rumors, one of the hallmark cases goes to Sprint and T-Mobile, which has been put on the table more than a few times over the years.

Now, Reuters reports that SoftBank, the company that owns 83 percent of Sprint, is preparing to start negotiations with Deutsche Telekom, all in hopes of merging Sprint and T-Mobile. According to the information, SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son is frustrated with the lack of growth from Sprint would cede control  [Read More…]

Which unlimited plan should you buy: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile or Verizon?

All four major carriers in the U.S. offer unlimited data plans. But which is the best?

With Verizon bringing back an unlimited data plan, the big four networks in the United States (AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon) all carry an unlimited data plan now. That’s important for power users as well as anyone who uses their mobile broadband internet as their sole way to stay in touch or for entertainment. The cost of data overages means that  [Read More…]

Sprint makes third, fourth, fifth lines on its new Unlimited plan free

You get a free line, and you get a free line, and you get a free line!!

In Sprint’s latest push to haul in new customers, the yellow carrier announced a new Unlimited talk, text, and data plan that was $ 50 for one person, $ 40 for the second line, and $ 30 for each line after that. Well, lines three, four, and five just got a lot cheaper for a limited time. 100% cheaper, to be exact.

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Sprint customers used 5TB of data at the 2017 Super Bowl

That’s a lot of data!

Sprint dropped a press release about customer data usage at the big game and the ways they were able to provide enough of it.

Customers used almost 5TB of data inside and directly adjacent to the Houston stadium on February 5. That’s three times as much as the 2016 Super Bowl and eight times more than the 2015 game. And the network speed was nothing to sneeze at, either.

Network speeds varied  [Read More…]

Sprint tries luring in new customers with $50 Unlimited plan

Sprint has been on a subscriber push as of late.

You’ve no doubt seen the commercials recently, featuring Verizon’s old “Can You Hear Me Now” spokesman. Those ads have been a bit of a hard sell, but a new plan from Sprint is hoping to lure in more new subscribers: $ 50 a month for unlimited talk, text and data.

If you don’t have home internet, it’s quite easy to rack up a huge data bill  [Read More…]

Sprint slashes the price for its Unlimited Data plan to $50

Sprint is taking on Verizon’s new 5GB for $ 55 data plan with a new offer of its own, in the hopes users will find it superior. The carrier has just announced that for four days only (limited promotion), new customers jumping onboard with Sprint will get Unlimited Data, Talk and Text for $ 50 per month.

Sprint buys a big stake of Jay Z’s Tidal music streaming service

Today Sprint just announced it will be acquiring a 33% stake in Tidal – a streaming music service owned by famed rapper and business man Jay-Z. The partnership between the two companies translates into Sprint customers will be offered exclusive content if they are Tidal subscribers. Tidal is co-owned by iconic music artists including Alicia

Sprint acquires 33% of Tidal, will offer customers exclusive music

Carrier partnership comes amid fresh controversy over subscriber numbers.

Sprint will acquire a 33% share in music streaming service Tidal, the two companies have announced, as part of a deal that will bring the carrier’s customers “unlimited access to exclusive artist content not available anywhere else.”

“TIDAL and its artists will make exclusive content that will only be available to current and new Sprint customers,” Sprint’s press release claims, without going into detail on exactly what form  [Read More…]