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Cheap cell phone plans that use the Sprint network

Sprint is currently the fourth largest wireless service provider in the United States, but it’s far from the only one that uses its network. Indeed, much like we find in other carriers, there are plenty of brands who pay for access to its towers.

Each of these mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) offers its own rate plans, phone selection, billing, and customer service. These companies simply rely on Sprint for cellular coverage.

If you have Sprint and are considering a  [Read More…]

The T-Mobile Sprint merger is approved and is finally going ahead

What you need to know Federal judge set to approve T-Mobile / Sprint merger. The ruling comes after more than a dozen states sued to block the merger. The new T-Mobile would have more than 100 million customers when combined.

After nearly two years in regulatory limbo, a federal judge is slated to approve the T-Mobile / Sprint merger, overturning state-level lawsuits that were separately filed in June 2019 and setting the stage for the largest telecommunications merger  [Read More…]

T-Mobile and Sprint join forces to help protect you from robocalls

T-Mobile now has STIR/SHAKEN partnerships with four carriers.

What you need to know T-Mobile and Sprint have joined forces to add call verification between their networks using STIR/SHAKEN. Call verification will work across 23 phones, and T-Mobile says it is working on adding more in the future. T-Mobile has now implemented STIR/SHAKEN with four networks, including AT&T Comcast Xfinity Voice home phone service, Inteliquent, and Sprint.

T-Mobile and Sprint had a big announcement today, no, it’s not  [Read More…]

More customers flee Sprint but not as many as feared

Still seeing the world through magenta-colored glasses.

What you need to know Sprint announced Q3 results with losses and churn less than anticipated. Postpaid customer loss is accelerating and revenue is down compared to last year’s Q3. The company hopes approval of its merger with T-Mobile will end its troubles.

Analsyst predicted Sprint would lose 160,000 postpaid subscribers this past quarter, but the nation’s fourth largest carrier instead lost 115,000 customers as more than expected stayed to  [Read More…]

Cheap cell phone plans that use the Sprint network

Sprint is currently the fourth largest wireless service provider in the United States, but it’s far from the only one that uses its network. Indeed, much like we find in other carriers, there are plenty of brands who pay for access to its towers.

Each of these mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) offers its own rate plans, phone selection, billing, and customer service. These companies simply rely on Sprint for cellular coverage.

If you have Sprint and are considering a  [Read More…]

The best deals available at Sprint (January 2020)

We all love saving money, right? When it comes to buying phones and mobile tech, chances are good there are devices on sale at any given moment. Retailers and carriers do their best to attract customers, or get current subscribers to upgrade. As 2020 gets rolling there are plenty of great promotions and sales relating to phones.

Sprint Promotions

Here, we highlight the savings and discounts that can be had at Sprint this month. This isn’t an exhaustive list, and things  [Read More…]

Enter the Sprint Tracker by Coolpad Black Friday Giveaway!

The Coolpad Tracker helps you keep tabs on the most important things in your life. With companion apps for Android and iOS, you can check in on the GPS location of your car, luggage, bike, backpack, or anything else of value. It’s tough enough to handle the bumps and splashes of day-to-day life, and with nationwide cellular coverage, you’ll never be out of tracking range.

This is the perfect time of year to invest in a Coolpad Tracker  [Read More…]

The best deals available at Sprint (November 2019)

We all love saving money, right? When it comes to buying phones and mobile tech, chances are good there are devices on sale at any given moment. Retailers and carriers do their best to attract customers, or get current subscribers to upgrade.

Sprint Promotions

Here, we highlight the savings and discounts that can be had at Sprint this month. This isn’t an exhaustive list, and things might have changed by the  [Read More…]

How will John Legere’s departure as T-Mobile CEO affect the Sprint merger?

Many think John Legere has been the secret to T-Mobile’s success. Does a new captain at the helm mean anything for the planned Sprint merger?

John Legere is stepping down as T-Mobile CEO effective May 1, 2020. Legere will remain on the T-Mobile Board of Directors and has stated that he isn’t leaving the company and has no intention of moving to troubled start-up WeWork. Either way, next spring T-Mobile will have new leadership.

Current company president,  [Read More…]

How to unlock your Sprint phone

Sprint is one of the largest wireless providers in the US and has a decent selection of smartphones. It, like other carriers, will also occasionally offer an exclusive device that can’t be found elsewhere.

Similar to other operators, Sprint locks its phones so that those purchased through them will only work on their network. It’s a precautionary measure, but not something that you can’t get around fairly easy.

Why do carriers lock phones?

One of the main reasons that carriers  [Read More…]