07/10/2013, 10:07 pm
Sprint on Wednesday announced that it has successfully completed a deal with Japanese telecommunications and Internet services giant SoftBank, which now owns a controlling 78 percent stake of the U.S. wireless carrier.
07/05/2013, 05:07 pm
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday announced the removal of the last barrier to a three-company merger that will see Japan's SoftBank take control of Sprint Wireless, which itself is set to take over Clearwire.
06/25/2013, 02:06 pm
SoftBank received a big boost in its effort to buy Sprint on Tuesday, as the company's shareholders approved a $21.6 billion offer from the Japanese carrier.
06/18/2013, 06:06 pm
Sprint customers with iPhones, cellular iPads, and other connected devices will now have access to 4G LTE data speeds, provided they live in one of the 22 new locations to get the service as the telecom slowly extends its next-generation network.
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limiting cellular download speeds for iPhone and iPad users on AT&T, Verizon and Sprint, the claims have been withdrawn and his mistake in understanding how carrier bundle files has been explained.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.