T-Mobile/ Sprint Wireless Pricing War Escalates

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T-Mobile and Sprint escalated the wireless pricing wars today. T-Mobile said that next week it will begin offering unlimited mobile data at no extra charge for 12 months to Simple Choice customers who get a friend to switch to T-Mobile and will also give the...Learn More

RootMetrics: Verizon Tops in Mobile Network Performance

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In real-world, mid-year testing of the speed and reliability of mobile networks across the nation, RootMetrics found that Verizon Wireless dominated in nearly all aspects, with AT&T following close behind. Sprint and T-Mobile generally remained a step behind, though RootMetrics sees the latter as a...Learn More

Sprint Wireless Pricing War: Are The Price Cuts Deep Enough?

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Sprint has taken the wireless pricing war up a notch, announcing new Sprint Family Share Pack pricing that offers 20 gigabytes of shared data, unlimited talk and text for up to 10 lines for $100 a month through 2015. Customers also will get an additional...Learn More

Sprint Re-vamps its Business Brand

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August 13, 2014 — OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–How we work, the technology tools we use and the ways we collaborate with teams and co-workers are rapidly transforming in a workforce that will soon be dominated by Millennials. This group, which has grown up entirely in...Learn More

Sprint/ T-Mobile Deal Off: What Does it Mean for the Industry?

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There doesn’t seem to be much consensus about what Sprint’s decision to drop its plan to purchase T-Mobile, revealed yesterday, means for the companies and for the industry in general. While some industry observers expect both companies to focus on internal growth and/or to consider...Learn More

Wireless M&A and U.S. Mobile Market Stability

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If the Federal Communications Commission will not allow Sprint and T-Mobile US to bid jointly on spectrum, what are the odds the FCC will allow Sprint to buy T-Mobile US? “We must make sure that the biggest providers are not able to limit broad participation...Learn More

Sprint Teams with Google to Offer Google Apps for Business

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), July 23, 2014 – As a major mobility provider, Sprint (NYSE: S) will be offering Google Apps for Business in a move that will allow the company to seamlessly support business adoption of Google’s cloud-based productivity solutions so they can...Learn More

ACSI: ISP, Pay-TV Customer Satisfaction Lowest of 43 Industries Studied

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U.S. consumers aren’t particularly pleased with the overall quality of their Internet Service Providers (ISPs), or their pay-TV services and providers for that matter, according to the latest American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) report. Americans rated subscription television service and ISPs (65 and 63, respectively...Learn More

Sprint Launches Private ‘Facebook Type’ Social Network

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CHICAGO (BUSINESS WIRE), June 23, 2014 – To help mobile users better organize, communicate and share information with those who matter most, Sprint (NYSE: S) is launching Sprint Framily Wall, a private and secure social media space for customers to connect. Sprint is the first...Learn More

Sprint Gains 12 New 4G Roaming Agreements

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 16, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced that it has reached 4G LTE agreements with 12 rural and regional network carriers, giving smaller carriers a clear path forward to high speed mobile broadband solutions. Furthering the initiatives announced...Learn More

Regardless of Mobile Telecom M&A, Market May Have Four to Five Key Players

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Oddly enough, whether Sprint decides to bid for T-Mobile US, and whether that deal is approved or rejected, the U.S. mobile market is may likely retain its current structure. Only the names might change. Over the longer term, Comcast may emerge as the number-three provider,...Learn More

Sprint Launches ConnectED Program

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 13, 2014 – With 67 percent of teachers and 58 percent of parents nationwide agreeing that mobile learning curriculum helps students extend their education beyond the school day, Sprint (NYSE:S) is proud to move forward with its commitment to...Learn More