Sprint has announced the rollout of its LTE Plus network, available now in 77 of the carrier’s markets. Built using LTE Advanced technologies like carrier aggregation and beamforming, Sprint’s LTE Plus is meant to deliver faster speeds and more consistent service.
In usual combative form, T-Mobile CEO John Legere took to Twitter today to rail against Sprint over its new promotion that offers to cut customers’ bills by 50 percent when switching from a competing carrier.
Sprint has something it wants to announce, and it will reveal that something on Wednesday, November 18. That’s when the wireless carrier has scheduled a press conference via phone with its CEO Marcelo Claure, starting at 12:15 p.m. ET.
Following Friday’s attacks in Paris, both Sprint and Verizon are helping customers stay in touch with friends and family in France, in many cases waiving their fees for SMS and international calls placed to France.
Sprint is now pushing the Android 5.1 update out for the Moto X 2013. The update, which carries the software version LPA23.12-39.10, began pushing a few days ago, with more users now seeing the notification for it.
Sprint has announced that it has signed a direct roaming deal with the Telecommunications Company of Cuba (ETECSA). This will allow Sprint subscribers to easily roam inside Cuba, though the company doesn’t mention whether roaming in Cuba will be covered under its Global Roaming or Open World plans.
Sprint has added a new $ 20 ‘unlimited data’ plan that nets you 1GB of high-speed data, and once you exceed that you can continue to use data at 2G speeds. This plan, which the carrier boasts beats all other national carriers pricing, lets customers not worry about overage fees.
Sprint today announced a new rate plan for customers who need the most basic amount of data per month. Called the Starter Unlimited Data Plan, the $ 20 monthly option gives customers 1GB of 4G LTE data per month.
Should a customer go over the allotted data, Sprint will let them continue on with services at 2G speeds. The 2G data is unlimited for the remainder of the bill cycle.
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Sprint has announced that on November 6 customers will be able to pick up the newly-announced HTC One A9. Being the first US carrier to announce its support of the smartphone, Sprint is also offering to make two lease payments for those who purchase the One A9.