Sprint and Boingo Bring Seamless Wi-Fi to Millions of Sprint Travelers

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LOS ANGELES & OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), April 30, 2015 – Boingo Wireless, the leading DAS and Wi-Fi provider, and Sprint today announced a multi-year Wi-Fi agreement, enabling access to seamless and secure Boingo Wi-Fi networks in 35 major U.S. airports. Leveraging Boingo’s industry-leading...Learn More

Sprint Offers Half Off on Tablet Plan

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April 28, 2015 — OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sprint (NYSE:S) continues to deliver the value and services consumers want by making it easy and affordable to purchase a tablet along with their smartphone. Consumers can get 50 percent off the monthly tablet data plan when activating...Learn More

J.D. Power: Flagship Devices Key to Smartphone Satisfaction

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Flagship device launches have become increasingly important to wireless OEMs as they look to differentiate their products and brands from competitors. Flagship wireless device launches, according to the J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Wireless Smartphone Satisfaction Study – Volume 1 “are an influential and critical driver...Learn More

Sprint Launched Self-Service Portal for Connected Devices

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan.– Apr 23, 2015 –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sprint (NYSE:S) has put more knowledge and control in the hands of businesses around the world with the launch of its next-generation Command Center 2.0. Companies can now easily connect, monitor and control device provisioning, billing and management...Learn More

Google Fi: $649 for a Nexus 6 Gets You $20-a-Month Wi-Fi-Centric Service

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Google’s new mobile service, dubbed Fi, offers some innovative capabilities and undercuts competitors on pricing in an already highly competitive market (pricing details later in this post). But to get the new capabilities and lower pricing, consumers will have to shell out $649 to $699...Learn More

High-Tech Lobbying Expenditures: Report Finds Big Jump from Google

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Political lobbying aimed at influencing what’s written into new and revised federal legislation and regulations is a core activity for the world’s multinational information and communications technology (ICT) companies. Google, for instance, spent a record $5.47 million in lobbying the U.S. Congress in 2015’s first...Learn More

MagicJack magicApp Premium: Stand-Alone Mobile OTT Voice and Text

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MagicJack VocalTec has launched a mobile over-the-top voice and text offering that lets iOS devices place calls using cellular data or Wi-Fi for $1.99 monthly or $14.99 for a year. To use the offering customers download the company’s magicApp Premium app. The offering includes a...Learn More

Sprint Revolutionizes Wireless Shopping Experience by Introducing Sprint® Direct 2 You

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April 13, 2015 — Overland Park, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sprint (NYSE:S) today will transform forever the way customers buy or upgrade their mobile phones, tablets and other connected devices with the introduction of Sprint Direct 2 You. Sprint is bringing an in-store experience to the comfort of a...Learn More

Sprint Launches Wi-Fi Calling on iPhones

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April 08, 2015 — OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Starting today, iPhone customers on a Sprint service plan can initiate high-quality calls over Wi-Fi using their own phone number1 through a software update coming over the next week. This new capability will allow Sprint to dramatically expand...Learn More

CEO: Mobile Telemedicine is Focus for MVNO Seniors Wireless

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A unique way of differentiating a wireless offering comes from Seniors Wireless, a subsidiary of Australia-based MVNO emveno. The two-part offering launched yesterday combines mobile voice and data service with a telemedicine service operated by emveno called teleMED Assist. TeleMED Assist promises to give customers...Learn More

Sprint Reimburses Costs to Switch

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March 13, 2015 — OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sprint (NYSE: S) is taking it up a notch for customers in search of greater-value from their wireless carrier. Beginning today, Sprint is making it easy for U.S. wireless consumers to join Sprint’s 56 million customers by reimbursing all...Learn More

Could Rural Spectrum Bill Trigger More Big-Carrier Programs?

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Bi-partisan legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate yesterday has the potential to engender more partnerships between major wireless carriers and smaller rural wireless network operators. The legislation, to be known as the Rural Spectrum Accessibility Act, would give three-year extensions on spectrum licenses to wireless...Learn More