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Topic: Sprint

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Sprint to offer free FaceTime over wireless

07/18/2012, 07:07 pm

While AT&T hasn't confirmed or denied whether it will be charging for the upcoming FaceTime over cellular iOS feature, Sprint says it will offer the service for free when the next-gen mobile OS launches this fall.


Google, Sprint file briefs opposing injunction of Samsung Galaxy Nexus

07/10/2012, 09:07 pm

Google and Sprint have submitted briefs in defense of Samsung and opposing a preliminary sales ban on the Galaxy Nexus smartphone that was recently granted to Apple.


AT&T & Verizon retain most iPhone users, Sprint gains more switchers

06/27/2012, 09:06 am

While most who purchase an iPhone for use with AT&T or Verizon were already subscribers to that carrier, a larger number of Sprint iPhone buyers are switchers from another carrier, a new survey shows.


Apple's iPhone 4S remains top selling smartphone at Verizon

06/26/2012, 12:06 pm

Though the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx is said to be "gaining ground," the Apple's iPhone 4S reportedly remains the best selling smartphone at Verizon, the largest carrier in the U.S.


73% of iPhone buyers choose 4S, 38% switch from Android or BlackBerry

06/07/2012, 10:06 am

A new survey of American iPhone buyers has revealed that 73 percent choose the high-end iPhone 4S, while 38 percent of those buying Apple's smartphone reported switching from Android or BlackBerry.


Apple's iPhone coming to Virgin Mobile with $30/mo. plans June 29

06/07/2012, 08:06 am

Virgin Mobile USA announced on Thursday that it will offer Apple's iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 beginning Friday, June 29, with contract-free plans as low as $30 per month.


Prepaid iPhone coming to Virgin Mobile USA by July - report

06/05/2012, 01:06 pm

Sprint's Virgin Mobile USA will become the second American carrier to offer Apple's iPhone without a service contract, according to a new report.


Apple, Samsung expected to control 52% of smartphone sales through 2013

06/05/2012, 12:06 pm

Together, Apple and Samsung will represent more than half of all global smartphone sales through the year 2013, according to a new projection.