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Sprint and Virgin Mobile Stampede Over Net Neutrality and Will Charge $12/mo for Facebook

If you’re keeping track of companies who are enemies of net neutrality, be sure to add Sprint (by way of its Virgin Mobile brand) to your list. This week, the prepaid value brand announced a new “Virgin Mobile Custom” plan, which not only makes shopping more confusing than ever, but destroys the very idea that [...]

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T-Mobile Has Reportedly Agreed on a Sale Price to Sprint, Deal Expected in July

For the past several months, there have been rumors, leaks, and reports that Sprint has plans to acquire T-Mobile in a deal valuing Magenta over $30 billion. The latest news from Bloomberg indicates the deal should be completed in July, and that the two have agreed on a sale price around $40 per share, or [...]

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Beginning Next Month, Sprint Will Start Throttling Data Speeds For Its Top 5% Of Users

If you’re in the top 5% of Sprint’s data users, you’re in for a wake up call next month. While the company didn’t clearly define what the requirements are for landing in the “top 5%,” it does have a clear policy against heavy data usage. To some extent, it’s to be expected, since Sprint remains [...]

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Sprint Has A New Phone Just For Kids Called The “WeGo”

With the goal of bringing connectivity to kids and peace of mind to parents, Sprint just announced the WeGo phone for kids. It’s available in most Sprint stores nationwide for $0 down and 24 monthly installment payments of $5. You can also buy it outright for $120. The phone is what most of us would [...]

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Sprint Publicly Confirms It Wants To Buy T-Mobile To Better Fight Verizon And AT&T

T-Mobile has certainly shaken up the wireless industry here in the U.S., and their efforts haven’t gone unnoticed, especially by their competitors. All of them. Just two years ago, rival AT&T tried to purchase the company, but the deal was struck down by regulators. Now, Sprint wants to attempt the same. In an interview with [...]

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Sprint Offering Benefits Of A Family Plan Without The Risk Of Paying Your Friend’s Bill

It’s common knowledge that the cheapest/best cell phone plans are Family Plans.  Costs are divided, minutes and data are shared – it just makes the most economical sense.  So obviously families are on family plans, but there are also people who do it with friends to get the discount.  The issue that comes with this [...]

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T-Mobile’s Latest UnCarrier Announcement: They’ll Pay You Up To $650 Per Line to Switch

While we had some idea this was coming, it’s finally official: T-Mobile announced this afternoon at CES that they will pay your Early Termination Fees (ETFs) to switch from Sprint, Verizon, or AT&T. The promotion begins tomorrow, Thursday, January 9th at T-Mobile locations nationwide. In total, they’re willing to pay you up to $650 per [...]

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Motorola Drops The Moto X To $399 Off Contract

Motorola has had it rough for the last few years, failing to gain much traction in the Android smartphone wars against rivals like Samsung, HTC, and LG. That being said, the Moto X was one of the finer devices to come out of 2013. While it doesn’t pack the highest performing processor or the highest [...]

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Sprint Now Offering Free Talk, Text and Data to Students

While they certainly don’t have the fastest data network, Sprint isn’t a bad choice if you’re considering switching carriers (or activating service for the first time). Their network is a combination of CDMA and LTE, so they offer coverage in more rural locations than GSM + LTE providers like AT&T and T-Mobile. They also offer [...]

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T-Mobile: The Wireless Underdog [OPINION]

Everybody loves a story about an underdog. There’s just something captivating about watching the Davids triumph over the Goliaths. While in this case, it’s a little early to declare any winners, it’s beginning to look like John Legere and Co. at T-Mobile might be the underdog the wireless industry has been waiting for. Why do [...]

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