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T-Mobile’s UnCarrier 8.0: Data Stash Lets You “Rollover” Unused Data

Joohn Legere and the team at T-Mobile have done it again. They’ve taken feedback from current customers and potential future switchers and alleviated yet another customer pain point: data overages. According to Legere, the wireless industry in the U.S. raked in more than $1.5 billion (with a b) last year in data overages and up-charges. [...]

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Sprint Promises to Cut AT&T and Verizon Bills in Half, But Should You Take the Bait?

Sprint’s latest promotion, which begins Friday, December 5th, offers current Verizon and AT&T customers a deal worth 50% off their current monthly phone bill. It seems straight forward enough, right? I wanted to take a closer look, and I’ll warn your now: this post is a long one, so hear me out. Here’s how it [...]

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Sprint Continues Buildout of 4G LTE Network; Lights Up 17 New Markets This Week

Good news for Sprint customers: the company is continuing to expand its 4G LTE network this week. Effective October 28th, customers in the following markets should start seeing LTE on their devices. Champaign/Urbana, IL Denver, CO Elizabeth City, NC Florence, SC Glen Falls, NY Grand Forks, ND Kingston, NY Marinette, WI Muscatine, IA North Wilkesboro, NC Oak Harbor, WA [...]

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An In-Depth Explanation of How the Apple SIM Card Works (And Doesn’t) Inside iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3

Two weeks ago, we covered the major highlights from Apple’s media event on October 16th. One thing we didn’t cover was the Apple SIM card, found exclusively in the cellular models of the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. I learned a bit more about this when I went to buy my own [...]

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iPhone 6: Pricing and Release Date Info

Two new iPhones were announced today – the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. As we’d expected for the past few months, the iPhone 6 sports a 4.7-inch Retina HD display and the iPhone 6 Plus measures in at 5.5-inches. Both will be available next Friday, September 12th, online and in Apple retail channels. Here’s [...]

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T-Mobile Now Gives You Free Unlimited 4G LTE Upgrade When You Refer a Friend

The last twelve months have been huge for T-Mobile. CEO John Legere is turning the wireless industry upside down and doesn’t show any sign of slowing. In Magenta’s latest move, announced today, the company has a new referral program: current T-Mobile Simple Choice customers who bring a friend over from Sprint, Verizon, or AT&T get [...]

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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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