Strong Industry Support for Obama $400 Million Advanced Wireless Research Initiative

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Four city-wide initiatives will be a key part of President Obama’s Advanced Wireless Research Initiative (AWRI), announced today. The initiative, which has the support of numerous communications companies and communications industry organizations, aims to spur the development of technology to support fifth generation wireless networks....Learn More

Verizon is PC Magazine’s Fastest Mobile Network

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Verizon Wireless operates the fastest mobile network in the nation, according to PC Magazine’s latest rankings. It was the third consecutive year Verizon Wireless won top honors. T-Mobile ran a close second. Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile have effectively staked out lead positions in the premium...Learn More

U.S. Cellular Network Now a Part of Google MVNO Project Fi

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The underlying network of the nation’s 5th largest wireless carrier will become available for Project Fi, the Google MVNO that aims to disrupt the mobile carrier industry. U.S. Cellular joins T-Mobile and Sprint as underlying carriers for the Google MVNO project. Project Fi, first launched...Learn More

Sprint Bundles Amazon Prime

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), May 13, 2016 – Beginning today, Sprint is including a 12-month Amazon Prime membership with the Amazon Better Choice XXL plan. Customers get 40GB of high-speed data to share and unlimited talk and text – double the shared data of...Learn More

Sprint Introduces Business Share More Plans

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), May 09, 2016 – Sprint (NYSE:S) now offers businesses of all sizes great, flexible wireless pricing with its new Business Share More plans. With multi-tiered data share packages and a wide selection of devices and personalized solutions, Sprint is the...Learn More

Sprint Launches WiFi in Kansas City to Support Smart City Plans

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May 05, 2016  — OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sprint (NYSE: S), in collaboration with Cisco, is revolutionizing the way Kansas Citians stay connected with the launch of its intelligent Sprint Wi-Fi network, which serves as the backbone of Kansas City’s Smart City framework. Beginning today, residents...Learn More

Sprint Announces Wireless Lifeline Services Partnership with i-wireless

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), May 02, 2016 – Sprint (NYSE:S) today announced it has entered into an agreement with i-wireless, LLC to strengthen its position as a leader in the wireless Lifeline services industry. The partnership will merge Sprint’s Assurance Wireless and i-wireless’ Access...Learn More

Sprint Offers Monthly Amazon Prime Membership

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Overland, Park, Kansas — March 31, 2016 — Sprint (NYSE: S) today unveiled a unique offering that allows customers to purchase Amazon Prime as an add-on to their monthly plan. Sprint will offer new or existing customers the opportunity to stream tens of thousands of movies...Learn More

Sprint Introduces 30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee

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March 25, 2016 –OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Sprint (NYSE: S) network really is faster and it’s more reliable, with better coverage than ever. Starting today, Sprint will offer a 30-day satisfaction guarantee – the industry’s best consumer satisfaction guarantee. If customers aren’t completely satisfied within...Learn More

Sprint Carrier Aggregation Demo Clocks 300 Mbps Mobile Broadband, But How Important is Speed?

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Sprint said today that it has demonstrated mobile broadband speeds of more than 300 Mbps using Sprint carrier aggregation technology on a Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone, using three-channel carrier aggregation. Carrier aggregation enables network operators to combine multiple swaths of spectrum together to create a...Learn More

Sprint in on Worldwide Google RCS Initiative

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Google has assembled a broad-based international group of wireless carriers in a bid to develop a global open and interoperable messaging service for Android devices. The mobile industry initiative aims to speed up the availability of Rich Communications Services (RCS), according to a press release...Learn More

RootMetrics: Verizon Offers Best Wireless Service

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Leading U.S. wireless carriers routinely lay claim to providing the fastest service, most recently regarding new 4G LTE wireless services. But which actually does provide the fastest mobile broadband service? And which rates the highest in overall performance? According to RootMetrics’ latest U.S. National RootScore...Learn More