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Sprint, AT&T reach settlement in lawsuit over rebranding 4G as '5G E'

04/22/2019, 07:04 pm

A settlement has emerged in Sprint's lawsuit against AT&T, which accused the rival carrier of "blatantly misleading consumers" with its use of the term "5G E" to market high-speed 4G connections.

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Planned T-Mobile-Sprint merger reportedly unlikely to pass DOJ scrutiny, T-Mobile CEO Legere disagrees

04/16/2019, 06:04 pm

A report on Tuesday claims the U.S. Department of Justice in April told T-Mobile and Sprint that a planned merger will not pass muster as currently structured, putting the massive $26 billion deal in jeopardy.

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Rounding up the best iPhone deals: here's where to score the steepest discounts

04/05/2019, 01:04 pm

If you're shopping for a new iPhone, it's worth checking out the latest deals at wireless carriers for instant savings and buy one, get one free promotions compared to spending MSRP at Apple. We've rounded up the best bargains on a variety of devices, from budget-friendly phones to loaded iPhone XS Max models.

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Comparing AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, & Verizon's unlimited wireless plans for iPhone in 2019

03/29/2019, 01:03 pm

All four of the major carriers in the United States offer competitive "Unlimited" plans, but they all vary in terms of what they actually offer to customers. AppleInsider compares the plans to try and work out what actually provides the better deal for iPhone users.

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AT&T's '5G E' network not faster than 4G on T-Mobile & Verizon

03/22/2019, 12:03 pm

AT&T's controversial "5G E" network -- really rebranded 4G LTE -- may actually be slower than Verizon and T-Mobile's LTE networks, a newly-published study says.

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Sprint calls AT&T's '5G E' branding 'fake 5G' in letter to consumers, promises own 5G network in 2019

03/11/2019, 09:03 pm

Sprint in an open letter to consumers derides AT&T for its "5G Evolution" advertising push, saying accompanying "5G E" connectivity branding -- soon to land on iPhone with iOS 12.2 -- is a gambit designed to mislead consumers.

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Sprint says 5G launching in May, but with slower speeds than other networks

02/25/2019, 10:02 am

Sprint will finally begin rollouts of what it calls 5G in May, the U.S. carrier announced on Monday, although without the speeds possible on some of its competitors' networks.

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Sprint sues AT&T over adding bogus '5G E' icon to iPhones & other devices

02/08/2019, 07:02 am

AT&T is being taken to court by Sprint over its use of the "5G E" symbol for when iPhones and other smartphones connect to AT&T's mobile network, with Sprint's lawsuit claiming its competitor is misleading customers into thinking they are on a 5G network when they are really on 4G LTE.

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Sprint promises to finally end sales of location data to third parties

01/16/2019, 12:01 pm

Following shortly behind its rivals, Sprint on Wednesday promised that it would at last end sales of location data to third parties -- something it and other U.S. carriers once promised to do before.

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Sprint adds Apple Business Chat to support its iPhone & iPad customers

01/16/2019, 11:01 am

Subscribers with U.S. carrier Sprint can now take advantage of Apple Business Chat when they need help with a plan or device.

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US carriers again vow to better control data access after pay-to-track scandal

01/10/2019, 01:01 pm

Major U.S. carriers have for a second time promised to better control data access after a site successfully tracked down a T-Mobile phone by paying a bounty hunter $300.

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AT&T lying to customers by showing '5G E' on devices, under fire from other carriers

01/09/2019, 09:01 am

AT&T has been criticized by rival carriers Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile for attempting to mislead customers by marketing some smartphones as using "5G Evolution" technology and displaying a "5G E" connectivity logo on the screen, despite the devices involved being incapable of connecting to a 5G network.

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T-Mobile and Sprint receive key approvals on path to blockbuster merger

12/18/2018, 12:12 am

T-Mobile and Sprint moved past two major hurdles on their way toward a long-fought merger on Monday, receiving regulatory approval from both the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and a group of defense agencies collectively known as Team Telecom.

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Cyber Monday 2018 iPhone deals: Free iPhone XR; iPhone 7 for $5 per month; BOGO iPhone 8

11/21/2018, 01:11 am

Sprint's Cyber Monday deals are already in effect with buy one, get one free offers, $100 off the Apple Watch Series 4, and iPhone 7 devices for just $4.17 a month.

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Here's where to get the best deal on Apple's iPhone XR

10/19/2018, 03:10 am

Now that iPhone XR handsets are hitting store shelves, wireless carriers are offering discounts on the new devices. We're rounding up where to find the best deals, including buy one, get one free promotions.

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iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max carrier deals: Buy one, get one $700 off; $0 per month with eligible trade & more

09/15/2018, 11:09 pm

Now that Apple's iPhone XS and XS Max have hit store shelves, wireless carriers are offering deals on the new devices. We're rounding up where to get the best discounts, including buy one, get one $700 off promotions.

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FCC pauses review of Sprint and T-Mobile merger

09/11/2018, 10:09 pm

Government stops the "shot clock" on the merger's review period, in order to take a look at modeling.

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Sprint staff portal poorly secured, allowed for easy SIM swapping attack

08/27/2018, 09:08 am

"Weak passwords" are being blamed for a security breach at wireless carrier Sprint, which could have set up users for an attack allowing for phone number theft and transfer.

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Apple & US carriers partner on 200GB iCloud promo ahead of new iPhones

08/26/2018, 08:08 pm

Apple and the four major U.S. carriers are offering two free months of iCloud's 200-gigabyte tier to some people looking to upgrade their iPhone this fall.

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Comparing AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile & Verizon's 'unlimited' wireless plans for iPhone in 2018

06/26/2018, 01:06 pm

If you consider unlimited data practically mandatory for your iPhone, you've got a few options from the major U.S. carriers. Cutting through some of the marketing, here's what's on tap and how it compares.

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