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Topic: Sprint

Sprint vies with T-Mobile by launching $1-per-month iPhone 6s offer

09/24/2015, 02:09 pm

In an attempt to outdo T-Mobile, Sprint on Thursday announced its own discounted lease plan for the iPhone 6s, costing as little as $1 per month for a 16-gigabyte model.


Sprint confirms plans to sell Apple Watch this Friday alongside iPhone 6s

09/21/2015, 09:09 am

Sprint will begin selling the Apple Watch this Friday, Sept. 25 -- the same day as the launch of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, the carrier has confirmed.


Apple says iPhone 6s units will be available for walk-in purchases at stores this Friday

09/21/2015, 08:09 am

Both the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be available to purchase at Apple retail stores, carrier stores, and select authorized resellers starting this Friday, Apple has announced.


Belgium to get Apple Watch on Sept. 19, T-Mobile USA & Sprint on Sept. 25

09/17/2015, 09:09 am

The reach of the Apple Watch is due to expand both domestically and internationally in the coming weeks, reportedly arriving in Belgium on Sept. 19, and possibly U.S. carriers Sprint and T-Mobile later in the month.


If you buy AppleCare+, Apple's new iPhone Upgrade Program is a great deal

09/10/2015, 11:09 am

While it lacks the fanfare of new hardware or software, one of the biggest announcements from Apple this week was its competitive iPhone Upgrade Program. It's actually an interest-free way to pay off your new iPhone and AppleCare+ warranty over a two-year period, with the added option to upgrade your iPhone to the latest model every year.


Sprint's new 'iPhone Forever' plan charges monthly fee for automatic device upgrades

08/17/2015, 11:08 am

U.S. carrier Sprint on Monday launched "iPhone Forever," a monthly fee plan designed to ensure a subscriber always has the latest iPhone model, available for a limited time at a discounted price.


US carriers' move to installment plans seen accelerating iPhone upgrade cycles

08/12/2015, 10:08 am

The shift of U.S. carriers from contract subsidies to installment pricing for smartphones could speed up upgrade cycles for Apple's iPhone, according to a new memo by financial services firm Piper Jaffray.


Judge approves $50 million settlement from Sprint for phone bill cramming

07/01/2015, 03:07 pm

A U.S. judge has approved a $50 million settlement by Sprint with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, part of a still broader settlement over allegations it billed customers for services they never wanted.


Sprint adds Monthly Rolling Data to prepaid plans, exclusive to Best Buy

06/02/2015, 04:06 pm

Sprint on Tuesday joined the roster of U.S. carriers offering rollover data for prepaid cellular plans, but with some key restrictions, according to an official announcement.


Sprint, Verizon will pay $158 million to settle complaints about bill cramming

05/12/2015, 02:05 pm

U.S. carriers Sprint and Verizon will together spend $158 million to settle government complaints that they let third-party firms bill subscribers millions in unauthorized charges, a practice known as "cramming," the Federal Communications Commission announced on Tuesday.


New rules requiring U.S. carriers to unlock out-of-contract phones now in effect

02/11/2015, 09:02 pm

America's top wireless providers can no longer refuse to unlock devices for customers who have paid financing plans in full or completed their contract term under a new set of industry rules -- agreed to over one year ago -- which go into effect today.


Sprint builds out hardware leasing with 'iPad for Life' plans, iPad Air 2 starts at $20 per month

11/13/2014, 09:11 pm

Sprint on Thursday expanded its hardware leasing options beyond Apple's iPhone to include the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, with pricing for 16GB models pegged at a respective $20 and $17 per month for 24 months.


'We're sorry:' Apple experiences numerous iPhone 6 preorder problems from crushing demand

09/12/2014, 01:09 pm

Just like every previous iPhone launch, Friday's kickoff for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus preorders was marred by a series of glitches, issues and errors that left a number of customers frustrated with Apple and its carrier partners' inability to keep up with overwhelming demand.


Sprint to launch new 'iPhone for Life' rental option and special subscription plan

09/09/2014, 07:09 pm

U.S. wireless carrier Sprint on Tuesday announced a new iPhone hardware rental plan dubbed "iPhone for Life," in which customers pay a flat monthly fee to "rent" Apple's device rather than buy it outright.


Sprint's new family plan brings doubles data, lures in users with low pricing

08/18/2014, 08:08 pm

Sprint on Monday announced a new data-centric plan called the Family Share Pack, offering twice the amount of data as competitors for the same or cheaper monthly pricing.


Sprint's 'satisfaction guarantee' lets customers test out hardware, services for 30 days risk-free

06/23/2014, 04:06 pm

In what appears to be a response to T-Mobile's recently announced iPhone 'test drive,' Sprint on Monday said it will begin a risk-free program in which new customers can try out the carrier's network and services for 30 days.


Sprint prepping cash for T-Mobile buy, CEO John Legere frontrunner to lead company

04/30/2014, 09:04 pm

Sprint is reportedly making behind the scenes moves toward the purchase of T-Mobile, with current "uncarrier" CEO John Legere said to be a top candidate to run the new company if and when a deal is reached.


Sprint planning 2014 T-Mobile takeover bid worth over $20B, report says

12/13/2013, 04:12 pm

U.S. carrier Sprint is said to be looking into the purchase of rival provider T-Mobile USA, which, if successful, would leave the nation dominated by only three major telecoms.


Sprint sells 1.4 million iPhones in Q3, edges slightly into profitability

10/30/2013, 10:10 am

Despite a net loss of more than 300,000 customers, Sprint backed its way into a $383 million profit for the fiscal third quarter of 2013 and posted strong sales of Apple's handsets.


J.D. Power ranks Apple's iPhone best on AT&T, Verizon in satisfaction survey

10/17/2013, 02:10 pm

For the tenth time in a row, the latest customer satisfaction rankings from J.D. Power and Associates show that Apple is again the top company for smartphones across major U.S. carriers.