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Sprint loses $1 billion but adds 682,000 customers to reach its highest totals ever
By Andrew Kameka on Tuesday February 11, 2014

Sprint lost money during the fourth quarter of 2013, but the nation's third-place carrier gained hundreds of thousands of new customers, the second most important metric of its business.

HTC One Android 4.4 Kitkat and Sense 5.5 update now available for Sprint
By Andrew Kameka on Monday February 03, 2014

Sprint has become the first of the four major carriers in the United States to release an Android 4.4 KitKat update. It's mostly a behind-the-scenes change with few noticeable changes, but the update adds some subtle Sense 5.5 changes.

Sprint 4G LTE comes to Salt Lake City, Colorado Springs, Providence, and 37 other markets
By Andrew Kameka on Monday January 27, 2014

Sprint today announced that it has added LTE service to 40 new markets sprinkled throughout the United States, and it is improving the 3G network in those areas as well. This raises total of 4G markets to 340; here's a list of the latest Sprint 4G LTE market launches.

Sprint has banks lining up to fund its likely T-Mobile takeover
By Andrew Kameka on Friday January 17, 2014

The oldest rumor in the US wireless industry may become a reality at some point this year, and if Sprint truly does make a blockbuster bid to acquire T-Mobile US, it won't have any problem getting the financing necessary for the costly acquisition.

Sprint Easy Pay lets you upgrade at any time with 24 monthly payments
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday January 16, 2014

Following the lead of T-Mobile, Verizon, and AT&T, Sprint today has announced a new early upgrade program that lets customers purchase a new phone at any time and split the total costs among 24 monthly payments.

Sprint dumps One Up plans in favor of new "Framily" plans
By Andrew Kameka on Monday January 13, 2014

Sprint has retired its "One Up" early upgrade program less than four months after it started. The nation's third-place carrier has instead encouraged potential customers to explore a new "Framily" plan that includes early upgrade options.

DISH may buy T-Mobile next year
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday December 19, 2013

DISH Network is taking a hard look at buying T-Mobile US as a way to enter the wireless industry, something that it failed to do when attempting to acquire Sprint. DISH may find itself in familiar territory because Sprint is also said to be considering a run at T-Mobile.

Sprint 4G LTE launches in Orlando, San Diego, and 70 new markets
By Andrew Kameka on Monday December 16, 2013

Sprint today announced that it has launched 4G LTE service in 70 new markets today. The company had hoped to rapidly deploy its network in hopes of catching up with larger rivals AT&T and Verizon, and today's events bring Sprint's tally to 300 LTE markets.

Sprint considering buying T-Mobile, says WSJ
By Andrew Kameka on Friday December 13, 2013

The end of 2013 is near, so it only makes sense that rumors would once again emerge of Sprint attempting to purchase T-Mobile. These rumors have started and stopped for several years now, but nothing has ever materialized. The rumors are back once again.

Sprint Spark 4G LTE enhancements now live in Chicago and surrounding areas
By Andrew Kameka on Tuesday December 10, 2013

Sprint today brought its Sprint Spark brand of 4G LTE service to Chicago and some surrounding markets of the Chicagoland area. So what exactly is different about Sprint Spark 4G?