The Sprint WiMAX era will come to an end next year once Sprint goes through with plans to cease using the network at some point near the end of 2015.
Sprint today announced a new promotion that could potentially offer customers up to $650 to help allay the costs of switching wireless service providers. In addition to trade-in credits, the carrier also promises to pay termination fees..
Sprint will introduce HD Voice, its network optimization tool that enables higher audio quality on voice calls, across the US later this summer. Speaking at the Oracle Industry Connect conference, CEO Dan Hesse promised that Sprint HD Voice will launch in July.
Sprint today announced the expansion of its 4G LTE network into 20 new markets in the United States. The company also revealed that it has reached more than 402 cities thanks to the recent launches, showing the company is picking up steam from the delayed roll-out that started in 2013.
Confusing title, I know, but it's a distinction that we have to make. Sprint, which has previously managed prepaid service under the Virgin and Boost brands, has today launched Sprint Prepaid service. The new option is directly under Sprint's brand and offers some banking services as well.
Though he calls the slow speeds and unreliable performance of wireless connectivity in the US as unacceptable given what consumers pay, Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son claims that he can fix the "horrible" network if Sprint is allowed to purchase T-Mobile.
Sooner or later, the US arm of Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile, will be sold off to a larger company. T-Mobile Chief Financial Officer Braxton Carter all but admitted as much when he said that it's just a matter of time before there is more consolidation in the wireless industry.
Verizon Wireless is the best performing network, followed by AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile. Analytics firm RootMetrics recently released those rankings, which pleased Verizon and obviously upset T-Mobile.
Sprint today announced that customers can now get enhanced voice calling options with a new Wi-Fi calling feature available on a pair of Android devices. The free service makes it possible to log onto a home or public Wi-Fi network and then place voice calls.
It has taken Sprint longer than expected to deliver 4G LTE service across the United States, but the carrier's LTE network is nearing completion. However, the effort to deliver even better 4G service is just beginning.