Amazon Considers Buying Boost From T-Mobile & Sprint

According to an exclusive report by Reuters, multiple sources close to the negotiations have confirmed that Amazon is currently interested in purchasing Boost Mobile from T-Mobile U.S. Inc. and Sprint Corp. One source confirms if the deal goes through, Amazon would gain access to T-Mobile’s new wireless network for a minimum of six years. Unfortunately, […]

Proposed California Text Tax Infuriates Cell Phone Users

OMG! Cell phone users in California are in disbelief that state regulators want to tax their text messages. A new surcharge proposed by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) wouldn’t be a per-text tax, but rather a flat monthly fee based on a cellular bill that already includes fees for text message services. Many carriers […]

Sprint & T-Mobile Agree To Merger, Revisiting Deal Scrapped During Obama Era In Fear Of Regulatory Challenges

Early Sunday morning, The CEO of T-Mobile, John Legere, announced a planned merger between the third and fourth largest wireless U.S. providers in a market, T-Mobile, and Sprint. In a Tweet announcing the agreed merger, Legere stated that he is “excited to announce” that T-Mobile and Sprint have finally decided to merge and, in doing […]

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Promises Lower Prices And 5G Wireless Network

Wireless providers Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile U.S. Inc. have agreed to unite into one company. Provided regulators approve the merger, the combined company will join Verizon and AT&T as a dominant player in the wireless market. Through a unification and consolidation of both Sprint and T-Mobile, the new company stands to save billions of dollars […]

Android Oreo Update Comes To Galaxy Note 8, LG V30, And Razer Phone

The latest Android Oreo firmware has started rolling out to some of the latest mobile phones today. Many users with phones from Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint have reported receiving the update on their devices, such as Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30. The Verge reported that the rollout is not yet in full swing, […]

T-Mobile, Sprint Reportedly Close To Announcing A Merger

T-Mobile and Sprint, the third and fourth largest wireless carriers in the United States, have been discussing a merger, and the deal might materialize in the near future. According to the latest reports, the two carriers could soon agree on tentative terms for the merger and announce the deal as soon as next month. As […]

Jay-Z’s Mysterious ‘Kill Jay Z’ Commercial Shows Up As 4:44 Album Ready To Drop

Jay-Z has conjured up a mystery for his fans with a new commercial titled Kill Jay Z, which is noticeably missing the hyphen that he recently added back to his name. This Jay-Z commercial runs for 23 seconds and offers “striking imagery.” This oddly and rather dramatically titled Kill Jay Z commercial is paving the […]

How To Score A 50 Percent Cheaper LG G6 With Free Google Home

While the LG G6’s worldwide release is ongoing, there’s a deal from a U.S. carrier that can’t be easily passed up. Apparently, Sprint is offering the LG G6 for only half of its original pricing – an awesome deal right? Compared to its regular pricing of $29.50 monthly installments, according to Sprint’s official newsroom website, […]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Could Download Two Hour Movie In 15 Seconds, Fastest LTE Yet

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are poised to become the fastest smartphones on LTE, at as much as 300 Mb per second—in a few months, that is. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ launch event last March 29 has been phenomenal, bringing to the market one of the most beautiful and powerful smartphones to […]

LG G6 Launch: Official Specs, Twitter Reactions And More

Finally, the LG G6 is official! Earlier today, the Korean company proudly unveiled its 2017 flagship phone during a launch event at the Mobile World Congress. One of the LG G6’s specs highlighted during its launch is its 5.7-inch “FullVision” display with an aspect ratio of 18:9, a pixel density of 564ppi and a screen […]

Verizon Wireless Launches New Unlimited Data Plan

The wireless wars are heating up once again with Verizon Wireless making an unexpected return to unlimited data plans. In a surprise weekend statement, the nation’s largest wireless provider announced that they would launch Verizon Unlimited, which now offers plans beginning at $80/month for a single line. The 4G LTE plan includes unlimited talk, data, […]

Jay-Z, Tidal Reach $200 Million Sprint Partnership

Jay-Z has sold a 33 percent share in his Tidal music streaming service to telecom giant Sprint for a reported $200 million. In announcing the deal, Sprint, the nation’s fourth largest cell phone operator, promised its millions of customers “exclusive content” that they won’t be able to get from any other provider. Although scarce on […]

Donald Trump Already Bringing Jobs Back To The USA, Sprint And OneWeb To Hire 8000 Americans

About 8,000 additional jobs will be created for Americans by US companies, which would be a welcome departure from the offshoring and outsourcing practices in previous administrations, said President-elect Donald Trump. On Wednesday, he announced that telecommunications giant Sprint will hire 5,000 American workers while a new firm, OneWeb, is seeking to employ 3,000 more. […]

President-Elect Trump: SoftBank Pledges $50B U.S. Tech Investment Because ‘We … Won The Election’

According to President-elect Donald Trump, Japan’s SoftBank Group’s planned $50 billion investment in the U.S. technology sector comes as a direct result of his presidential election win. This investment is expected to potentially lead to the creation of more than 50,000 new jobs in the U.S. Donald Trump making Failed Obama look like chump dinner!!Business […]

LG V20 Promotion: How To Get Free Earphones Worth $149 And Up To $300 Credit

An LG V20 promotion is currently ongoing wherein a free pair of earphones worth $149 will be yours if you’ve bought or if you will get LG’s latest smartphone offering. The deal is open for unlocked and branded LG V20s, but those taking it from select US carriers can also get trade-in credits. LG’s current […]

Usain Bolt Admits To Getting Old After Winning 200-Meter Sprint In Rio Olympics

Usain Bolt managed “only” to clock 19.78, certainly not a time befitting the world’s fastest man, but still he managed to win the 200-meter finals handily. That’s just goes to show that even when slowed down, still nobody can catch up to the Jamaican sprinter. Indeed, the 2016 Rio Olympics has become a showcase for […]

T-Mobile Embraces New Unlimited Data Plans, But There Is A Catch

In the past four years, T-Mobile has gone from being considered an industry joke (at least compared to carriers such as Verizon and AT&T) to leading the industry with groundbreaking plans, all while providing good coverage. According to Ars Technica, T-Mobile has decided to do away with all their tiered data plans. “T-Mobile USA has […]

Verizon Wireless Offers ‘More For More’ In Attempt To Increase Revenue, Customers Face Increased Rates

Remember the days when the cellular carriers battled it out to have the lowest possible rates with the most added features? Carriers such as Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, and US Cellular often resorted to unlimited everything plans for a low price of around $100 per line in an attempt to gain the majority of the market […]

‘Can You Hear Me Now?’ — Famous Verizon Guy Paul Marcarelli Switches To Sprint

Paul Marcarelli is the famous face behind the Verizon “Can You Hear Me Now?” commercials… except now he’s not. Paul debuted in a new commercial for Sprint on Monday and proclaimed that he had switched sides in the war over who is the nation’s best cellular service. In the video below, Marcarelli boldly proclaims his […]

Motorola RAZR Comeback Is Not What It Seems To Be

A random Motorola advertisement featuring the infamous Motorola RAZR has sent social media abuzz with rumors of its return. The video, simply titled “Moto 06.09.16″ provides little in the way of clues regarding what it is meant to introduce to the masses, leading to the rumors of the Moto RAZR’s return. People from all around […]

Amazon Prime News: Free On Sprint And ‘The Night Manager’ Exclusive [Video]

Amazon Prime’s fierce market presence has been so dominating here lately that even other large communications companies like Sprint want to ride their coattails to success. It might even be worth mentioning that Amazon Prime is poised to overtake the streaming market’s top platform, Netflix, in the near future. With streaming originals like Transparent, The […]

Steve Harvey ‘Ballogizes’ In T-Mobile’s Competitive Super Bowl Ad

Once again, Steve Harvey is apologizing. But this time, he’s not asking forgiveness for anything that he has said or done. Instead, he’s the spokesman for T-Mobile. In December 2015, Verizon released a new television commercial. Verizon used colored balls to represent their statistics alongside those of AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. In each category, Verizon […]

Sprint And Verizon Will Offer Users A ‘Cramming’ Refund

If you are a subscriber for Sprint or Verizon, you are eligible for a “cramming” refund. Tech Times has the news. “In the midst of the holidays and preparing for New Year’s celebrations, Verizon and Sprint customers shouldn’t forget to cash in on their refunds. Both companies have set a Dec. 31 deadline for customers […]

Verizon Wireless Finally Offers Wi-Fi Calling

Verizon Wireless, the biggest wireless telecommunications provider in America, will finally get ready to do what other U.S. carriers — T-Mobile, Sprint and AT&T Mobility — have been doing: offer their customers wi-fi calling. Verizon will be accommodating hearing and speech-impaired users through their recently acquired temporary Federal Communications Commission exemption from rules which require […]

iPhone 5 Trade-In Worth More Now Than Ever: How Much Can You Get For Your Old iPhone?

As fans eagerly await the arrival of the next iPhone model to launch within the next few months, it appears Apple has taken initiative to increase the amount of store credit and trade-in value of existing iPhone devices in retail stores, namely, the iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, and iPhone 5s, and even older models, such […]

RadioShack Begins Liquidation, Franchised Stores Safe…For Now…

RadioShack is preparing to begin liquidation sales, but not on franchised stores. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the retail chain is beginning liquidation sales in 1,700 of its stores in an attempt to cut down its size after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday. During the bankruptcy filing hearing, RadioShack representatives told […]

RadioShack Bankruptcy Filing Means Sprint, Boost, Virgin Mobile, And T-Mobile To The Rescue?

The RadioShack bankruptcy filing Thursday did not come as a surprise to investors, according to the Sprint press release. Reuters reports that the once-popular electronics giant had posted losses for 11 quarters in a row. According to a RadioShack press release, the “store within a store” model will commence while pursuing asset sales and the […]

RadioShack Shutting Down, Selling Half Its Stores To Sprint

RadioShack is reportedly pulling the plug on its approximately 4,000 remaining retail stores, half of which may be sold off to Sprint in a potential bankruptcy deal. RadioShack has fallen on hard times, perhaps because of a disconnect, as it were, with the consumer. About a year ago, the struggling electronics retail chain originally founded […]

iPad Air 2 Financing Options

With the holiday shopping season upon us, many people are looking to Black Friday sales to alleviate the costs associated with owning the latest consumer electronics. However, there are many existing financing plans offered by Apple and cellular companies that provide buyers with the opportunity to pay for the iPad Air 2 on a monthly […]

Google Announces MMS For Google Voice

Users of Google Voice will now be able to send Multimedia Message Service (MMS) picture messages to one another, a feature that was not supported by the largest mobile networks. USA Today has reported that Google seems to have worked out a deal with several mobile carriers to offer full MMS service capability for Google […]

Verizon Wireless Offers iPhone 6 Free Trade-In Deal, But How Are Sprint and T-Mobile Competing?

Verizon Wireless knows that millions of thirsty iPhone 6 fans can’t wait to get their hands on the newest Apple model, and it’s using that to its advantage. The new iPhone 6 is set to retail for about $650; but if you trade in an older iPhone model and sign a two-year contract with Verizon […]

Verizon Wireless Is Now The Destination For Cell Phone Plans With Their New Data Add?

Verizon Wireless has the best coverage nationwide than any other cell phone service in the country, and they know it. Which is why their cell phone plans can be high. I am not one to hate on Verizon though, as they are at least trying to be a better service. On top of that, they […]

Verizon Phone Plans Slow In AT&T Speed Tests, Unlimited Data Still Not Here

Verizon phone plans have been feeling pressure from competitors AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile mostly because there isn’t any such thing as a Verizon unlimited data plan… yet. In a related report by The Inquisitr, the Tim Tebow Super Bowl ad made a big deal of T-Mobile’s unlimited plans in hilarious fashion. It also highlighted how […]

Family Wireless Plans: Price War Heats Up, AT&T Slashes Prices

What better day than Super Bowl Sunday to start offering new family wireless plans? In their latest attempt to gain ground on rivals T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless, AT&T is slashing prices on their family wireless plans starting today. A family of four can expect to see a 20 percent savings on plans offering 10 gigabytes […]

LG G Flex Release Date Set For Sprint, AT&T, and T-Mobile, Pre-Order Now

The LG G Flex has been given a release date from three of the largest mobile phone carriers. Sprint, AT&T, and T-Mobile have all begun the pre-order process and have set the dates that the new phone from the South Korean company will ship. The LG G Flex will be available from Sprint on January […]

Sprint, T-Mobile Merger, And Metro PCS, Facing Anti-Trust… What About AT&T?

The Sprint, T-Mobile merger that is being proposed is likely to face opposition from the government due to ant-trust laws. But T-Mobile’s Metro PCS acquisition is still underway, and you have to wonder what that’d mean for AT&T and AIO. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, earlier this year T-Mobile began moving to the contract-free […]

Cell Phone Plans: No-Contract Plans Now Cheaper On AT&T

Cell phone plans are finally getting cheaper for no-contract customers. AT&T announced on Thursday that it is giving customers a break by switching around various elements in its mobile share plans. The savings for no-contract customers will only apply to those who pay the full price for their cell phone, have a compatible phone for […]

Softbank CEO Hypes His 4G Experience Ahead Of Sprint Buyout

SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son hyped up his 4G LTE experience ahead of his company’s final closing on its buyout of Sprint. As Sprint shareholders prepared for a final vote of confidence for Son, he touted his company’s own advances in single frequency network technology, which has reduced signal interference. The $20.1 billion offer to buy […]

Sprint Wireless Rolling Out New 4G LTE Markets Today [Rumor]

A new rumor is suggesting that Sprint Wireless will roll out several new 4G LTE markets today. According to leaked documents, the company’s new network will feature speeds between 6 to 8Mbps with a peak speed rate of 25Mbps. When Sprint launched its 4G platforms in New York City and San Francisco in February, it […]

FreedomPop Delivers Free Wireless Broadband

FreedomPop is launching a free, home wireless broadband service. It was announced last December and the FreedomPop Hub Burst wireless router is now shipping. The 4G router sells for $89, but once you’ve cleared that hurdle, you can get 4G speeds with support for up to 10 simultaneous connections for free. Yes, of course there […]

Yes, A ‘Prometheus’ Sequel Is Underway, According To Noomi Rapace

Even though it was one of the most confusing and lambasted films of 2012, progress on a Prometheus sequel is well underway, according to the film’s star, Noomi Rapace. Rapace told The Playlist during a press tour for Dead Man Down that she had met with director Ridley Scott earlier in February to talk about […]

Mozilla Firefox Phones Could Be In US By 2014

Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs says that he believes his company will have specifically designed Firefox OS phones on the US Market by 2014. Firefox is one of the leading open source browser companies in the world, beating out a power like Internet Explorer when it comes to popularity. While Mozilla is on seemingly stable footing […]

Sprint Wireless Sold 2.2 Million iPhones During Q4

Sprint Wireless sold 2.2 million iPhone’s in Q4 2012. It is that large number of devices that Sprint partly blames for its $1.3 billion net loss. Sprint sells each iPhone at a huge loss in order to attract new customers and to retain current customers. The wireless firm then hopes to make its money back […]

Sprint Wireless Adds 28 New 4G LTE Markets

Sprint Wireless on Thursday announced the expansion of its 4G LTE coverage to 28 new markets. Sprint’s new coverage includes towns in the following states: “Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, Missouri, Mississippi, Minnesota, Washington, Pennsylvania, Florida, Arizona, Michigan, Louisiana, Texas, and Massachusetts.” While some smaller areas are covered by the expansion the cellular network […]

Sprint Wireless Employee Refuses To Sell iPhone, Says Customers Fingers Are Too Fat

Sprint Wireless is coming under fire this week after an employee allegedly refused to sell an Apple iPhone to a customer. According to the report, the employee told the customer that their fingers were too fat to use the iPhone’s touch display properly. The report comes from Tom’s Hardware where a reader says the employee […]

Wal-Mart Is Offering The iPhone 5 For $127 With Contract

On Friday, Wal-Mart said that it has begun selling Apple’s latest generation of iPhone, the iPhone 5, at a big discount in thousands of its stores. According to NBC News, Wal-Mart said that it is selling the 16 GB Apple iPhone 5 for $127. That is a big discount compared to original price of $189.97. […]

Sprint Offers $2.1 Billion To Purchase Full Stake In Clearwire

Sprint Wireless has offered to pay $2.1 billion in order to acquire all outstanding shares of Clearwire. In October 2012, Sprint acquired a controlling stake in the company after purchasing $100 million worth of shares from an investment firm. By purchasing Clearwire, Sprint would gain more access to wireless spectrum space, which in turn would […]

Japan’s Softbank Snaps Up Sprint In $20 Billion Deal

Japanese mobile operator Softbank Corp said it will buy about 70 percent of Sprint Nextel Corp, the third-largest U.S. carrier, for $20.1 billion – the most a Japanese firm has spent on an overseas acquisition. The deal, announced by Softbank’s billionaire founder and chief Masayoshi Son and Sprint Chief Executive Dan Hesse at a packed […]

Softbank Sprint? Japanese Carrier To Buy 70% Stake In Sprint Wireless

US mobile carrier Sprint Wireless could go the way of T-Mobile and come under the ownership of a foreign company. Reports circulating on Sunday suggest that Japanese wireless carrier Softbank plans to acquire a 70% stake in the company. The 70% stake will cost the wireless firm $20 billion. Executives at Softbank and Sprint Wireless […]

Sprint Wireless Rolling Out 4G LTE In 100 Cities

Sprint Wireless on Monday announced plans to roll out 4G LTE service to more than 100 new cities in the next few months. Sprint began testing 4G LTE in 15 cities in July 2012, promising at that time to roll out the program nationwide in a timely fashion. Cities that will now receive the 4G […]