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The T-Mobile and Sprint merger is done and nothing good will come of it

We now have less choice when it comes to wireless providers and there isn’t even a madman in charge to entertain us.

T-Mobile and Sprint are now one, at least on paper. You might have seen the news about it, along with T-Mobile CEO John Legere stepping down to do … something and former T-Mobile COO Mike Seivert will now lead the new company that looks and feels strangely like the two old companies — a thing  [Read More…]

Get an unlimited $35/mo. plan + $300 when you BYOD to Sprint

In the last few years, phones and the mobile plans that go with them have gone from affordable to shockingly expensive. Add in the words unlimited data and suddenly your out of pocket costs rival that of your grocery bill.

Worse yet, when you want to switch carriers to save some money, you’re pushed into buying a new phone that you don’t need and can’t afford just to recoup a little cash.

Sprint has a different approach. They  [Read More…]

Sprint finally rolls out Android 10 for the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G

It could take at least a few days for all Sprint OnePlus 7 Pro 5G units to receive the update.

What you need to know The Android 10 update for Sprint’s OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is finally rolling out. It brings a brand-new UI design, enhanced location permissions for privacy, full screen gestures, and more. In case you haven’t received an update notification yet, you can grab it using the Oxygen Updater app.

Sprint’s OnePlus 7 Pro  [Read More…]

The T-Mobile Sprint merger deal could close by April 1

T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom will hold approximately 43% share of the “new T-Mobile.”

What you need to know T-Mobile and Sprint are amending their merger deal, giving Deutsche Telekom a larger stake in the combined company. Deutsche Telekom will hold 43% shares in the newly combined company, while SoftBank will own 24% of shares. The merger between the two carriers is expected to close by April 1.

The T-Mobile / Sprint merger was finally approved last  [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…]

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…]

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…]

The T-Mobile and Sprint merger has been approved by the FCC

The merger was first announced in April 2018.

What you need to know The FCC voted to approve the T-Mobile and Sprint merger on October 16, 2019. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has previously expressed his approval of the merger. Even so, the companies can’t fully merge until it closes an ongoing lawsuit.

Back in 2018, T-Mobile and Sprint made the historic announcement that the two companies were looking to merge with one another to form a single,  [Read More…]