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Topic: Sprint

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Samsung takes cue from Apple, unifies US branding of Galaxy S III

06/04/2012, 08:06 am

Previous Galaxy smartphones had different brand names at different U.S. carriers that potentially confused consumers, prompting Samsung to brand its latest flagship smartphone as just the Galaxy S III at all four major U.S. wireless providers.

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Rumor: Prepaid carrier Boost Mobile to sell iPhone in September

06/01/2012, 12:06 am

On the heels of the news that Cricket Wireless will become the first prepaid carrier in the U.S. to offer Apple's iPhone later this month, an unverified report claims Sprint subsidiary Boost Mobile will also begin offering the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S this September.

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Sprint offers $100 trade-in credit for iPhones from competing carriers

05/18/2012, 07:05 pm

In an effort to drum up subscribership and advertise its unlimited data plan for the iPhone 4S, Sprint revealed on Friday that it will begin offering a $100 credit to any customer who trades in an iPhone from another carrier.

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Sprint won't profit from carrying Apple's iPhone until 2015, has no regrets

05/16/2012, 11:05 am

Sprint's CEO views his company's up front payment to offer the iPhone as a long-term investment that won't see any returns until 2015.

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Sprint CEO returns $3.25M in pay after shareholders deride Apple deal

05/08/2012, 08:05 am

In an effort to placate shareholders upset over Sprint's iPhone deal with Apple, the company's chief executive has returned more than $3.25 million in compensation.

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Sprint will continue to offer unlimited data for next-gen iPhone

04/25/2012, 05:04 pm

Although Apple's follow-up to the iPhone 4S remains unannounced, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse confirmed on Wednesday that his company will be offering unlimited data even if the device supports 4G LTE.

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Sprint sold 1.5M iPhones in Q1 2012, 44% to new customers

04/25/2012, 08:04 am

Sprint on Wednesday announced its own quarterly earnings, revealing that it sold 1.5 million iPhones last quarter, with 44 percent of those going to new customers.

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New FCC, carrier database of stolen cellphones aims to reduce iPhone theft

04/10/2012, 01:04 am

Wireless carriers in the U.S. are cooperating with the Federal Communications Commission to assemble a joint database of stolen mobile phones in hopes of curbing theft of smartphones such as Apple's iPhone.

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Sprint, Apple already have deal in place for potential LTE 4G iPhone

03/27/2012, 03:03 pm

Sprint's chief financial officer has revealed that his company is free to sell a future 4G LTE iPhone, if and when Apple chooses to make one.

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Best Buy sells nearly as many iPhones as Apple does directly

03/23/2012, 08:03 am

While most iPhone buyers make their purchase from their wireless carrier, Best Buy plays nearly as important a role in iPhone sales as Apple's own direct sales, according to a new survey.

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Sprint says iPhone users 'more profitable' than other customers

03/21/2012, 06:03 pm

In defense of Sprint's bet-the-company deal to carry Apple's iPhone, CEO Dan Hesse said that users of the device are "more profitable" on a whole when compared to other subscribers using phones running on other platforms like Android.

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