FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler dismissed Verizon's defense of data throttling as an industry standard. The FCC also sent letters to other major carriers, asking them to explain their policies on data throttling.
Sprint has taken a real beating since the Uncarrier movement took off with T-Mobile, but it's not down and out yet. The company can do a number of things to stay competitive in the months ahead.
Even though Sprint is likely not happy about canceling its reportedly planned takeover of T-Mobile USA, in a brief statement, FCC chairman Tom Wheeler approved of Sprint's move.
Sprint announced that, after seven years at the helm, Dan Hesse will be replaced by Brightstar founder and CEO Marcelo Claure. Claure will be the company's new president and CEO, effective August 11.
After months of reports suggesting Sprint and parent company SoftBank were on the verge of acquiring T-Mobile, the deal is now reported to be off, with SoftBank finally concluding it would have little chance of clearing regulatory hurdles.
Sprint will offer a new pre-paid plan through Virgin Mobile, which includes a limited number of calls and texts, as well as unlimited access to Facebook or one other social network for $12 a month.
According to a recent report, the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile is unlikely to happen before September, the justification being that both companies are trying to come up with points that would fend off regulators.
According to a report by Japanese publication Nikkei, there is already a deal in place regarding the merger between Sprint and T-Mobile. However, final terms still need to be hashed out.
Sprint has just launched a fitness version of the Samsung Galaxy S5. Called Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport, the phone comes loaded with health features that previously appeared in the Galaxy S5 and AT&T’s Galaxy S5 Active.
The collaboration kicks off with a free high-res music sampler offering from HDtracks, featuring tracks from Marvin Gaye, Tori Amos and The Grateful Dead, to customers who have either of two HD audio-capable smartphones: the HTC One (M8) Harman Kardon edition…
There has been speculation for months about a deal coming forward between T-Mobile and Sprint. That deal may be closer than ever to reality and total a whopping $32 billion to buy T-Mobile USA
According to a recent report by a Japanese publication, SoftBank met with executives from T-Mobile and Deustche Telekom, with executives allegedly agreeing to sell the magenta-clad carrier.
Sprint will be throttling customers that it considers heavy users of data, even if they have unlimited data plans. The move mimics T-Mobile, which also slows down data speeds for customers once they exceed a cap.
The new Kyocera Hydro Vibe is coming to the U.S. soon through Sprint and Virgin Mobile. The device promises that you never have to “fear a dropped phone, water spill or conversation in a loud room again.”
Potentially impacting T-Mobile customers if the merger actually happens, Sprint executives are meeting with banks in order to determine the feasibility of a T-Mobile takeover bid during summer 2014.