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Topic: Sprint

Report of Apple throttling iPhone, iPad speeds on AT&T, Verizon, Sprint mistaken

06/06/2013, 05:06 pm

Just a day after a developer wrote a blog entry maintaining that Apple was intentionally limiting cellular download speeds for iPhone and iPad users on AT&T, Verizon and Sprint, the claims have been withdrawn and his mistake in understanding how carrier bundle files has been explained.

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Apple reportedly throttling iPhone and iPad cellular data speeds for top three US carriers (U: nope)

06/05/2013, 05:06 pm

A website dedicated to providing iPhone carrier hacks claims to have discovered code in versions of Apple's iOS that suggests the nation's top three carriers are purposely throttling iPhone and iPad data speeds for all customers.

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Supply shortages delay Samsung Galaxy S4 launch at Sprint, T-Mobile

04/25/2013, 09:04 am

Limited availability of Samsung's new flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone has led to delayed launches at Sprint and T-Mobile, the third- and fourth-largest carriers in the U.S.

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Sprint sold 1.5M iPhones in March quarter, but lost 560,000 customers

04/24/2013, 10:04 am

Sales of Apple's iPhone were down at Sprint, as America's third-largest wireless carrier lost more than a half-million subscribers last quarter, but still posted returns that beat Wall Street's estimates.

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Dish Network launches $25.5B bid to merge with Sprint

04/15/2013, 09:04 am

The nation's no. 2 U.S. satellite television provider made waves in the worldwide wireless industry today, as Dish Network launched a $25.5 billion bid that could see it snagging Sprint from Japanese communications firm Softbank.

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Sprint sold best-ever 2.2M iPhones in holiday quarter, 38% to new customers

02/07/2013, 07:02 am

Sprint on Thursday announced its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2012, revealing it sold a best-ever 2.2 million iPhones, bringing its total 2012 sales to 6.6 million.

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Sprint's 4G LTE network expanding to 28 more cities in coming months

01/17/2013, 02:01 pm

U.S. carrier Sprint announced Thursday that its 4G LTE network, which offers faster connections to the iPhone 5 and Apple's latest iPads, will expand to 28 new cities in the coming months.

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Top-selling iPhone 5 flanked by strong sales of legacy iPhone 4S & 4

12/03/2012, 11:12 am

While the iPhone 5 has been the top selling handset at the three largest carriers in the U.S., Apple's legacy iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 handsets have also been strong performers this holiday shopping season.

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Sprint again activates 1.5 million iPhones in third quarter

10/25/2012, 08:10 am

Sprint announced on Thursday that it activated 1.5 million iPhones in the third quarter of 2012, the same number it has maintained for three straight quarters.

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Informal test finds Sprint's iPhone 5 to have best call quality

10/19/2012, 07:10 pm

A subjective call quality test performed on Friday found that between the top three carriers in the U.S., the Sprint version of Apple's iPhone 5 beat out identical versions of the device from Verizon and AT&T.

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Japan's Softbank to reportedly take controlling interest in Sprint

10/14/2012, 10:10 pm

Shortly after rumors surfaced that Japanese telecommunications and internet company Softbank was looking to buy stake in U.S. wireless carrier Sprint, it is now being reported that the two firms have reached a deal.

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Japan's Softbank in talks to take over US carrier Sprint - report

10/11/2012, 08:10 am

One of Japan's largest mobile operators, Softbank, is said to be in talks to buy Sprint Nextel Corp, the third-largest cellular provider in the U.S.

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iPhone-less US carriers T-Mobile, MetroPCS on path to merge

10/03/2012, 09:10 am

T-Mobile, the fourth-largest wireless carrier in the U.S., is on track to merge with MetroPCS after the board of America's fifth-largest carrier approved an agreement.

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Carriers begin selling out of Sept. 21 delivery for Apple's iPhone 5 [u]

09/14/2012, 10:09 am

With Apple sold out of launch date inventory for the iPhone 5 in just over an hour, U.S. carriers AT&T and Verizon saw their estimated arrival dates also begin to slip past Sept. 21 as of Friday afternoon.

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iPhone 5 will not support simultaneous voice and data on Verizon

09/13/2012, 05:09 pm

While certain models of Apple's new iPhone 5 offer support for simultaneous voice and data over LTE, it has been discovered that the advanced network of U.S. carrier Verizon, and possibly Sprint, is not compatible with the feature.

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iPhone 5 preorders begin Friday at midnight Pacific, 3 a.m. Eastern

09/13/2012, 12:09 pm

Customers looking to be among the first to buy the iPhone 5 will be able to place their order in the U.S. starting at 12:01 Pacific Time, 3:01 a.m. Eastern on Friday, Sept. 14.

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Sprint to launch 4G LTE in 100 new cities in 'coming months'

09/10/2012, 11:09 am

With only a few days to go before Apple is expected to introduce its next iPhone, Sprint announced plans to launch its 4G LTE network in 100 new cities.

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Galaxy S III passes Apple's iPhone 4S, becomes top selling US smartphone

09/04/2012, 11:09 am

For the first time since it launched last October, Apple's iPhone 4S was not the top selling smartphone in the U.S., as the newly released Samsung Galaxy S III took the top spot in the month of August.

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47% of US consumers feel they don't need 4G LTE

08/22/2012, 07:08 am

Though Apple's next iPhone is widely expected to have high-speed 4G long-term evolution connectivity, a new survey has found that nearly half of American consumers feel they don't need 4G LTE.

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Sprint iPhone sales hold steady at 1.5 million

07/26/2012, 08:07 am

While competitors AT&T and Verizon saw their total iPhone sales decline sequentially, Sprint announced on Thursday that it sold 1.5 million iPhones last quarter, matching the number sold in the previous frame.

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