The iPhone world has been getting more crowded over the last year and Sprint has been on the tail end of exposure with the original AT&T and Verizon dominating the iPhone market. Sprint hopes to make a splash with the next variation by continuing to offer unlimited data plans, even if the next iPhone is… Continue reading Sprint will keep unlimited data plan on next iPhone, even 4G LTE
The unraveling of the AT&T merger with T-Mobile was not entirely bad for the fourth largest mobile carrier in the US. They get $3 billion. It isn’t enough to keep them afloat for more than a year or two, but it does buy them time to find someone else. It gives them time to formulate… Continue reading Who will buy T-Mobile now?
There are two signs that point to a company entering into “desperation mode”: big cuts and big investments. Big, risky investments often signal prosperity at large companies, but they can also mean the exact opposite as companies try to buy their way out of bad situations and stagnant balance sheets. The latter seems to be… Continue reading Sprint is sprinting towards disaster
The big gamble starts October 7th. Sprint just updated their website with an advertisement for pre-orders on the iPhone 4s. Eyes of the tech world and Wall Street will be watching the pre-order numbers closely as Sprint has “bet the farm” on the iPhone; their plans to buy 30 million iPhones over the next 4… Continue reading Sprint iPhone 4S pre-order starts Friday
There is little doubt that when Sprint begins servicing iPhones, current Sprint customers will switch to it. The real question that must be answered to determine Sprint’s long-term future is whether or not they’ll get conquest sales from Verizon and AT&T. Rumors have been circulating about unlimited data plans since it was first discovered that… Continue reading Will unlimited data plans give the Sprint iPhone enough for conquest sales?
One might think that AT&T was expecting Sprint to file suit against their plan to buy T-Mobile based upon the speed of the response. With a very aggressive style and stance, AT&T had choice words for their competitors and the attempt to block the formation of a super-cell-provider: This simply demonstrates what we’ve said all… Continue reading ATT responds to Sprint’s suit
Just in case the United States Department of Justice is unsuccessful in their bid to stop AT&Ts attempt to purchase T-Mobile, Sprint has joined the fray by announcing a lawsuit of their own. As predicted, the roadblocks are coming up from every possible direction. “Sprint opposes AT&T’s proposed takeover of T-Mobile,” Sprint litigation VP Susan… Continue reading Sprint follows DoJ, Sues to Halt T-Mobile Purchase
Whether it’s a reality or simply another example of the fast-turning iPhone 5 rumor mill, it’s news either way: Sprint will be getting the iPhone 5 in October according to WSJ. The nations’ third-largest wireless service provider would be the third to receive the iPhone after Apple launched with AT&T in 2007 and brought in… Continue reading The Sprint iPhone
Rumors by an anonymous source reported by BusinessWeek are revealing that two of the top four U.S. wireless providers are considering a merger. This would combine the third- and fourth-place wireless carriers into one entity and could give both companies a fighting chance against the likes of AT&T and Verizon. It would impact consumers heavily… Continue reading T-Mobile and Sprint Considering A Merger?
Welcome to the United States of America, where mobile service providers continue to rape our wallets whenever they get the chance. The latest perpetrator is Sprint, who — on top of charging an extra 10 dollars for 4G access to improve the network — has decided that everyone should be charged an access fee of… Continue reading Smartphone Data Gets Even More Expensive