Sprint WiMax Shutdown is One Element of Complex Network Transition

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Sprint’s plan to shut down its WiMax network by the end of 2015 which came to light in a new financial filing, is a reminder of the complex network transition the company is undergoing and will continue to undergo. The carrier has what many consider...Learn More

Sprint Partners With CCA and NetAmerica to Expand Rural 4G LTE

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Sprint wants to accelerate its 4G buildout and it’s turning to rural carriers to help them achieve it. Rural carriers will soon be able to partner with Sprint through their affiliations with the Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) and the NetAmerica Alliance (NAA) for preferred roaming...Learn More

Proposal Seeks Spectrum Auction to Fund Broadband to Schools

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The Center for Boundless Innovation in Technology has an idea for how to fund President Obama’s ConnectED initiative, which aims to bring 100 Mbps broadband to 99% of the nation’s schools within five years. In a white paper released today, CBIT Executive Director Fred B....Learn More

Sprint Continues 4G LTE Expansion with 20 New Markets

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), March 17, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE:S) today announced 20 new 4G LTE markets, bringing faster data speeds to customers in such locations as Bridgeport/Stamford/Norwalk, Conn.; Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Omaha, Neb.; Peoria, Ill.; and Sarasota/Bradenton, Fla. Sprint expects to cover 250...Learn More

Sprint Mobile Broadband Demo Delivers 2.6 Gbps

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Sprint says it has demonstrated wireless speeds of 2.6 Gbps on a single cellular sector. The information came to light in a blog post from Sprint CTO Stephen Bye. Sprint previously demonstrated a speed of 1 Gbps using equipment from Samung, Bye noted. And another...Learn More

AT&T and Sprint Donate Mobile Broadband for Schools

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Updated February 4 AT&T and Sprint today said they would donate free mobile broadband connectivity for use by schools nationwide. AT&T pledged to provide $100 million worth of free mobile access to help middle school students reach educational websites, applications and services over a three-year...Learn More

Sprint and Pogo Partner for Unlimited Cloud Storage

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January 27, 2014 – OVERLAND PARK, Kan. & SAN FRANCISCO (BUSINESS WIRE) — Sprint (NYSE: S), one of the only U.S. wireless carriers to offer unlimited talk, text and data, today announced that it is working with Pogoplug to add unlimited cloud storage to its...Learn More

A Rumored Sprint/ T-Mobile Merger Would Not Be About Spectrum

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Rumors continue to circle around the possibility of a Sprint and T-Mobile merger, accompanied with the usual speculation: How would such a merger benefit each company? What is its likelihood of gaining approval? How would the wireless market be impacted? Perhaps what is most remarkable...Learn More

New Sprint Upgrade Option Likely a Stop-Gap Tactic

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Sprint today became the latest carrier to liberalize its device upgrade plan, following in the footsteps of AT&T and T-Mobile. The move is a bit surprising coming from Sprint, considering that the company has resigned itself to losing customers until it reaches critical mass on...Learn More

T-Mobile Pays Termination Fees – and it’s Only Part of an Aggressive New Strategy

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To call T-Mobile a scrappy competitor would be a supreme understatement. The company made big news today with the announcement that it would pay up to $650 per line for up to five family members switching to T-Mobile from other carriers. T-Mobile’s offer includes giving...Learn More

Sprint Adds Additional Spark Markets, Promises Peak Data Rates of 50+ Mbps

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LAS VEGAS (BUSINESS WIRE), January 07, 2014 – Proving that everything really is bigger in Texas, the “Big D” now enjoys the impressive network speeds of Sprint SparkTM. In addition to Dallas, Sprint today announced the availability of Sprint Spark in Austin, Fort Worth, Houston,...Learn More

DISH Expands 4G LTE Fixed Wireless Broadband Trials, Now With Sprint

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We’re getting some possible indications of DISH intentions for wireless services from news today that they will partner with Sprint for a 4G LTE fixed wireless trial in Corpus Christi, Texas. The move follows a similar partnership effort for DISH with regional wireless carrier nTelos. DISH...Learn More