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Topic: Sprint

Sprint buys 30.5M iPhones from Apple for $20B in 'bet-the-company' move

10/03/2011, 04:10 pm

Sprint has "bet the company" on Apple's iPhone, according to The Wall Street Journal, and has agreed upfront to purchase 30.5 million iPhones over the next four years, a commitment of nearly $20 billion.

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Patent suit targets Apple, 26 others over wireless transactions

09/23/2011, 10:09 am

Apple is one of a long list of companies accused of patent infringement in a new lawsuit related to wireless recording of transactions.

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Verizon neutral but supportive of AT&T's T-Mobile acquisition

09/22/2011, 07:09 pm

Verizon Wireless chief executive Lowell McAdam has described AT&Ts acquisition of T-Mobile as inevitable while warning that the government should not regulate without passing legislation and without addressing the underlying issue of limited carrier spectrum.

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Sprint says iPhone is the top reason it loses customers

09/21/2011, 05:09 pm

Sprint's chief executive Dan Hesse bent over backwards to avoid naming Apple's iPhone as having a future impact on his company's earnings, but did allude to the device as being "number one reason customers churn" from Sprint to its competitors.

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Google launches Google Wallet service weeks ahead of iPhone 5 refresh

09/20/2011, 02:09 am

While some reports have suggested Apple could introduce support for NFC-based payments in a new iPhone model as early as this fall, rival Google on Monday launched its own NFC solution conceived initially for Sprint Android smartphones.

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Verizon, AT&T introduce new prepaid plans ahead of iPhone refresh

09/14/2011, 01:09 am

Even as rumors continue to swirl that Apple is preparing a cheaper, prepaid version of the iPhone, Verizon and AT&T on Tuesday announced new prepaid plans, just weeks ahead of Apple's expected 2011 iPhone introductions.

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Sprint briefs employees on Apple's iPhone 4 ahead of Oct. launch

09/13/2011, 01:09 pm

Sales associates at Sprint, the third-largest wireless carrier in the U.S., are said to have been briefed on the impending launch of Apple's iPhone 4, but not a fifth-generation model.

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Rumor: Sprint blacking out staff vacations for first half of Oct. as iPhone 5 nears

09/09/2011, 08:09 pm

Evidence continues to mount that Apple’s fifth-generation iPhone will launch in early October on Sprint, as an allegedly leaked internal memo has surfaced announcing a temporary vacation ban due to the “possibility of a major phone launch.”

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Sprint rumored to retain unlimited data plans after iPhone 5 arrives

09/09/2011, 10:09 am

Differentiating itself from capped competitors Verizon and AT&T, Sprint is said to be planning to retain its unlimited data plans after it gets Apple's fifth-generation iPhone in the coming weeks.

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Judge urges AT&T, DoJ to discuss settlement on T-Mobile deal Sept. 21

09/08/2011, 12:09 am

The federal judge in charge of the Justice Department's case against the AT&T and T-Mobile merger has ordered the federal agency and AT&T to come to a Sept. 21 hearing prepared to discuss a settlement option.

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AT&T says Sprint suit to block T-Mobile deal is not about maintaining competition

09/06/2011, 06:09 pm

AT&T has fired back in the salvo between top US mobile carriers, accusing Sprint of seeking to block the deal just to protect its own interests, while defending the merger as a win-win for consumers.

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Sprint court filing against AT&T merger suggests it will get iPhone

09/06/2011, 04:09 pm

A court filing in Sprint's lawsuit to block AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile lauds Apple's iPhone as "iconic" and suggests that the third place US carrier's inability to carry the iPhone is about to end.

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Sprint files lawsuit to block AT&T's proposed purchase of T-Mobile

09/06/2011, 02:09 pm

Sprint on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against AT&T, Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile in an effort to block a proposed merger of the wireless carriers.

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iPhone 4 remains top-selling US smartphone despite growing iPhone 5 hype

09/06/2011, 11:09 am

Even as rumors of Apple's fifth-generation iPhone persist ahead of an anticipated launch, sales of the iPhone 4, first released in 2010, reportedly continue to top the competition at both AT&T and Verizon.

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Rumor: Sprint installing cellular repeaters in Apple Stores ahead of iPhone 5

09/05/2011, 08:09 pm

Sprint may have begun installing signal boosting equipment in and around Apple retail stores ahead of the rumored iPhone 5 launch on the carrier in October, according to a new report.

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Sprint raises smartphone termination fee to $350 weeks before iPhone 5 launch

08/31/2011, 07:08 pm

Sprint has announced plans to follow AT&T and Verizon Wireless in charging a hefty $350 early termination fee for all "advanced" devices starting September 9, ensuring that customers won't be able to obtain new subsidized hardware and then ditch their service plan.

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Sprint schedules Oct. 7 event amid iPhone rumors

08/30/2011, 08:08 am

Sprint has scheduled a "Strategy Update" presentation for Friday, Oct. 7, around the same time the carrier is rumored to begin offering Apple's iPhone.

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Sprint advises employees to give 'no comment' on iPhone 5

08/28/2011, 11:08 pm

A leaked memo from Sprint advising employees to simply state "no comment" when asked about the iPhone has added fuel to the fire on rumors that the carrier will begin offering Apple's next-generation iPhone this fall.

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Sprint predicted to sell 1.2M iPhones in Apple's largest holiday quarter ever

08/24/2011, 12:08 pm

The addition of Sprint as the third iPhone carrier in the U.S. would add 1.2 million sales this year, helping Apple achieve its strongest holiday quarter ever, according to one analysis.

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Sprint estimated to sell 6 million more US iPhones for Apple in 2012

08/23/2011, 06:08 pm

Adding Sprint as an iPhone carrier this fall could help Apple's growth grow from 30 to 37 percent, adding 6 million more iPhone users over the next calendar year.

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