T-Mobile and Sprint merger approved by US Department of Justice

Back in 2017, T-Mobile and Sprint ceased discussions to merge into a single entity since they could not find mutually agreeable terms. But last year, both the companies agreed to merge in a deal valued at US$146 billion. In similar lines, now, the Department of Justice has approved T-Mobile and Sprint merger to create the new T-Mobile.

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Sprint files lawsuit against AT&T over its ‘5G E’ branding

AT&T back in December started repacing 4G LTE indicator with ‘5G E’ logo phones and networks that use 4G LTE Advanced technology. However, Sprint which is another major carrier in the US has filed a lawsuit in federal court, seeking an injunction to prevent AT&T from using 5G E tags on its devices or advertising. Continue reading “Sprint files lawsuit against AT&T over its ‘5G E’ branding”

HTC and Sprint to bring 5G mobile smart hub in first half of 2019

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HTC has announced that the company would work along with Sprint to create a 5G mobile smart hub in the first half of 2019. HTC aims to lead the U.S. 5G industry, and 5G is expected to bring impressive data speeds and reliable wireless signals. Continue reading “HTC and Sprint to bring 5G mobile smart hub in first half of 2019”

Sprint and Nokia to demo First Live 5G NR Connection over Massive MIMO

Nokia and Sprint today announced that they will showcase the first live demonstration of a 5G New Radio (NR) connection over a dual mode-capable Massive MIMO radio at Sprint’s booth during Mobile World Congress Americas. For this, both the companies will use Sprint’s 2.5 GHz spectrum, Nokia’s commercial AirScale Base Station and Massive MIMO Active Antenna, and a VIAVI TM500 5G test device emulator. Continue reading “Sprint and Nokia to demo First Live 5G NR Connection over Massive MIMO”

T-Mobile and Sprint agree to merge in a deal valued at $146 billion

After T-Mobile and Sprint said they have ceased discussions to merge into a single entity back in November, both the company today announced a they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge in an all-stock transaction at a fixed exchange ratio of 0.10256 T-Mobile shares for each Sprint share or the equivalent of 9.75 Sprint shares for each T-Mobile US share. This is valued at about $26.5 billion in stock. Continue reading “T-Mobile and Sprint agree to merge in a deal valued at $146 billion”

T-Mobile and Sprint officially end merger talks

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T-Mobile and Sprint have said they have ceased discussions to merge into a single entity since they could not find mutually agreeable terms. Both the companies have been open to idea of merging for the past few years. Back in September there were reports of talks of merger, later in October new reports said that the companies might announce a merger by the end of the month, but Sprint eventually pulled out due to ownership concerns.

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LG G Flex 2 on Sprint gets 5.1.1 Lollipop OTA update

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Sprint has begun the roll-out of Android Lollipop 5.1.1 for the LG G Flex 2 devices on its network. The update was made live as an OTA update for users yesterday. The update changes the version number from LS996ZV5 to LS996ZV6.

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LG G4 leather covers now available for pre-order in USA – Buy one get one free

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LG’s flagship, the G4 is now available across all major carriers in the US – Sprint, AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and US Cellular. They have now made the leather back covers available for pre-order for customers online and they have an interesting offer as well.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport announced for Sprint

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Samsung has announced Galaxy S5 Sport for Sprint in the U.S. It’s a variant of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active with slight changes in the design and new colors. Otherwise it has similar hardware keys, IP67 water and dust resistant and specifications as the S5 Active including a 5.1-inch full HD (1920×1080 pixels) Super AMOLED display, 2.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor and it runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) with Samsung own UI on top. Unlike the S5 Active, this is not shockproof. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport announced for Sprint”

Sprint rolls out Android 4.4.3 update for Nexus 5

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U.S. carrier Sprint has announced that it would roll out Android 4.4.3 update (Build KTU84F) for the Nexus 5 users starting from April 14th. This is a minor upgrade that would enable LTE bands 26 and 41 and also bring some enhancements and bug fixes. Earlier reports revealed that Google would roll out Android 4.4.3 update for the Nexus devices to fix several bugs, including camera related fixes. Continue reading “Sprint rolls out Android 4.4.3 update for Nexus 5”

Samsung Galaxy S III coming to Sprint and T-Mobile on June 21

Both the Sprint and T-Mobile USA has announced that the Samsung Galaxy S III would be available on 21st June. The Galaxy S III comes with 4.8-inch (1280×720 pixels) HD Super AMOLED display and is powered by Snapdragon S4 Dual Core 1.5 GHz processor. Samsung already announced that the Galaxy S III would launch on 5 US carriers starting in June. It runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and has S Voice, S Beam, AllShare Play, All Share Cast, Pop up play, Best photo and more new feature. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S III coming to Sprint and T-Mobile on June 21”

Samsung Galaxy S III coming to 5 US carriers starting in June

Samsung has officially announced that the Samsung Galaxy S III would be available from AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless and U.S. Cellular starting in June. It would come 4.8-inch (1280×720 pixels) HD Super AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 2.0 to guard against cracks and scratches and is powered by Snapdragon S4 Dual Core 1.5 GHz processor. Samsung announced Galaxy S III would be available in Canada on 30th June. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S III coming to 5 US carriers starting in June”

Sierra Wireless 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot coming to Sprint on May 18 for $99.99

Sprint and Sierra Wireless has 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot that is the first device in the US to combine 4G connections over LTE and WiMAX networks. With the Sierra Wireless Tri-Fi Hotspot, customers can extend their Sprint 3G/4G experience beyond their laptops to up to eight Wi-Fi enabled devices. It also has a microSD slot that enables you to share files with network storage and could be used as a digital media server without any software. Continue reading “Sierra Wireless 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot coming to Sprint on May 18 for $99.99”

LG Optimus Elite eco-friendly Android phone coming to Sprint on April 22 for $29.99

Sprint and LG has announced a new eco-friendly LG Optimus Elite that has UL Environment Platinum Certification. It has 3.5-inch (320 x 480 Pixels) TFT capacitive touch-screen, 800 MHz processor, 5 MP rear-facing camera, NFC support, 512MB of RAM, 4GB ROM,   microSD card slot supporting up to 32GB. It runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). Continue reading “LG Optimus Elite eco-friendly Android phone coming to Sprint on April 22 for $29.99”