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Sprint: No iPhone 4 in stores, "free with contract" deal only available online

Motorola takes jab at Apple with Android Voice Actions vs. Siri comparison

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Handset maker Motorola Mobility may have found itself in an uneasy position as both Microsoft and Apple are attempting to block its $12.billion sale to Google, but the company’s marketing department is as vigorous as ever. With this week’s spotlight on the latest mobile developments showcased at Mobile World...
Motorola takes jab at Apple with Android Voice Actions vs. Siri comparison

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Arrives On Sprint April 22 For $200 (S, GOOG)

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Sprint just announced that the Galaxy Nexus will be available on Sprint starting April 22. It'll cost $199.99 with a two-year contract. You can pre-order the phone starting today. The Galaxy Nexus on Sprint will also come with Google Wallet, making it only the second device to offer the mobile...
Samsung Galaxy Nexus Arrives On Sprint April 22 For $200 (S, GOOG)

Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE added to Sprint network

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Sprint and Samsung have announced the availability of the Galaxy Victory 4G LTE. The new phone boasting some of the features of the Samsung Galaxy S III will be available beginning on September 16 for $150 for a new line or eligible upgrade with two year service agreement.......
Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE added to Sprint network

Ting isn't just supporting Sprint phones, it's hinting at a much freer device market

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Ting, the innovative mobile virtual network operator that offers pay-for-what-you-use shared plans, is expanding it mobile phone options. Instead of buying a device directly from Ting, the company will roll out a BYOD, or Bring Your Own Device, phone option in the last quarter of this year. Supported devices have...
Ting isn't just supporting Sprint phones, it's hinting at a much freer device market
The end is finally in sight for Sprint’s iDEN network

Sprint replacing Nextel network relic with LTE in 2014

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For the last year Sprint has been talking up how it would replace its old Nextel iDEN systems with a shiny new LTE network, but until today it hadn’t revealed when. On Thursday, Sprint network operations president Steve Elfman provided that critical detail– 2014 — FierceWireless reported. Speaking at an event...
Sprint replacing Nextel network relic with LTE in 2014

Sprint to offer Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE for $200 starting August 19th

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Sprint (S) has been planning to launch the Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE for a while now, but on Monday the carrier finally announced an official release date of August 19th and a sale price of $199.99 with a two-year service agreement. Sprint says that customers can now preorder...
Sprint to offer Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE for $200 starting August 19th

Showdown: Android Voice Actions on Motorola phones vs. Siri on iPhone 4S

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Handset maker Motorola Mobility may have found itself in an uneasy position as both Microsoft and Apple are attempting to block its $12.billion sale to Google, but the company’s marketing department is as vigorous as ever. With this week’s spotlight on the latest mobile developments showcased at Mobile World...
Showdown: Android Voice Actions on Motorola phones vs. Siri on iPhone 4S

Japan's Softbank poised to supercharge Sprint network

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Softbank CEO complains that U.S. networks are too slow, vows to bring improved services and technology here. [Read more]...
Japan's Softbank poised to supercharge Sprint network

Dish exec says Sprint network update project must be based in U.S.

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Dish Network chairman Charlie Ergen said Wednesday that his is an American company, and the modernization of the Sprint Nextel network will have to be done from the U.S. with operations control in the country, and English speaking staff....
Dish exec says Sprint network update project must be based in U.S.

Sprint Nextel and SoftBank Agree Not To Use Huawei Equipment After Merger

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Sprint Nextel and SoftBank have pledged not to use equipment from Chinese telecommunications company Huawei Technologies after they merge. Congressman Mike Rogers, a Republican state representative from Michigan who leads the House Intelligence Committee, said today that the two companies told him they would not use gear manufactured by Huawei...
Sprint Nextel and SoftBank Agree Not To Use Huawei Equipment After Merger

FreedomPop expands its free Internet service nationwide on Sprint's 3G network

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FreedomPop has expanded coverage of its free Internet service to reach 220 million possible customers in the US by adding Sprint’s 3G network to the fold. With the announcement, FreedomPop has begun taking orders for its Overdrive Pro hotspot device, which uses 4G when available and falls back on 3G...
FreedomPop expands its free Internet service nationwide on Sprint's 3G network

Sprint network snafu causes major flight delays

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A Sprint outage in the northwest U.S. has fowled up Alaska Airlines. [Read more]...
Sprint network snafu causes major flight delays

Sprint Plans To Shut Nextel Network as Early as June 2013

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Sprint said Tuesday that it would shut down its Nextel network as soon as June of next year as the company aims to free up space for its next-generation LTE network. The carrier has been working on plans to sunset the Nextel network for some time and said that the...
Sprint Plans To Shut Nextel Network as Early as June 2013
Sprint says 'accident dual fibercut' on network caused Alaska Airlines flight disruptions, attempting to fix issues

Will Sprint's Network Catch Up With Its 4G LTE Phone?

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The newest phone from HTC on the Sprint network will have the words "4G LTE" in its name - even though Sprint hasn't finished building a 4G LTE network yet. This underscores a problem for Sprint: It needs to build out that network or risk falling behind its competitors AT&T...
Will Sprint's Network Catch Up With Its 4G LTE Phone?

Sprint pledges not to use Huawei, lawmaker says

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Sprint Nextel and Softbank have pledged to keep Huawei Technologies products out of the Sprint network and try to replace Huawei gear that is already in Clearwire's network, according to a U.S. lawmaker....
Sprint pledges not to use Huawei, lawmaker says

420,000 U.S. Cellular customers soon must make a choice: Join Sprint or find a new provider

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In the next few months, 420,000 U.S. Cellular customers in the Midwest will find themselves without a mobile network. Sprint on Friday closed a $480 million deal with U.S. Cellular that will hand all of the latter’s spectrum in Chicago, St. Louis and the surrounding regions into Sprint’s waiting arms....
420,000 U.S. Cellular customers soon must make a choice: Join Sprint or find a new provider

Why Guavus analyzes lots of telecommunications data before storing it all

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It’s not unusual to think that if data scientists want to analyze data, the first step is to collect it and spend a lot of time looking at it — asking questions, refining data sets and then getting some possible answers. But at Guavus, the emphasis is on analyzing petabytes...
Why Guavus analyzes lots of telecommunications data before storing it all

Buyer of 1m BlackBerry BB10 handsets revealed as distributor to Verizon

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Research company Detwiler Fenton says electronics distributor Brightstar was mystery buyer of 1m handsets last monthBrightstar, an electronics distributor to carriers including Verizon, was the recent buyer of a record 1m handsets running BB10 software from struggling Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry, according to the research company Detwiler Fenton.The purchase, to...
Buyer of 1m BlackBerry BB10 handsets revealed as distributor to Verizon

FreedomPop Begins Shift to Sprint Network With 3G/4G Hotspot

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Wireless startup FreedomPop, which offers free and low-cost mobile broadband service, is offering its first device not solely tied to Clearwire’s WiMax network. FreedomPop plans to start offering the Overdrive Pro hotspot, which works on both WiMax and Sprint’s 3G network. FreedomPop plans to offer products on Sprint’s LTE network...
FreedomPop Begins Shift to Sprint Network With 3G/4G Hotspot
Sprint unveils the HTC EVO 4G LTE, launching in Q2 for $199.99

Ultra-durable Kyocera DuraPlus available March 11

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Arriving on the Sprint network, Kyocera's DuraPlus is a rugged phone built to withstand dust, water, and extreme temperatures. [Read more]...
Ultra-durable Kyocera DuraPlus available March 11
As iPhone 5 launch nears, Sprint announces more than 100 new LTE cities

With Chrysler Deal, Sprint Aims to Rev Up Its Car Tech Business

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Although it is coming from behind when it comes to connecting cars to a cellular network, Sprint is looking to speed past its competitors. With a deal announced Monday, Sprint will not only be the network provider for Chrysler’s Uconnect system, but also the system integrator that puts the pieces...
With Chrysler Deal, Sprint Aims to Rev Up Its Car Tech Business

Motorola Photon Q LTE officially headed to Sprint

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Sprint (S) on Thursday formally announced that it would soon offer Motorola’s Photon Q LTE, although the carrier has not yet specified a release date or pricing information. The new smartphone will have a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, a 4.3-inch display screen, Android 4.0 Ice...
Motorola Photon Q LTE officially headed to Sprint
FreedomPop promises 200 mins of voice calls and unlimited texts on its free plan

Softbank founder goes on the attack, sees 'no need' to improve offer for Sprint network

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Despite bidding competition from Dish, Softbank's founder, Masayoshi Son, has told Reuters that he sees no need to adjust his company's offer for Sprint. In fact, he's even seen support from Intel CEO Paul Otellini, who stated in a letter to the FCC last week that a third competitive...
Softbank founder goes on the attack, sees 'no need' to improve offer for Sprint network

Why DISH should be negotiating with Clearwire rather than bidding for Sprint

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DISH Network’s bid this week to acquire Sprint Nextel came as a surprise to most –  not least Japan’s SoftBank, which had  agreed last fall to buy a 70 percent stake in the company. In a presentation explaining his bold vision for the company, DISH’s CEO Charlie Ergen detailed plans to...
Why DISH should be negotiating with Clearwire rather than bidding for Sprint
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