Job Listings Hint At OnePlus Phones Coming To Verizon, AT&T, Sprint
If you wanted to get your hands on a OnePlus handset through a carrier, T-Mobile was pretty much your only choice, otherwise you’d just have to buy the handset at full price directly from OnePlus or retailers. However, there is a good chance that this could change in the near future, thanks to a variety of job listings.
Sprint To Replace Galaxy S10 Units With LTE Issues
While there have been reports about the Galaxy S10 phones having reception issues on multiple carriers, it appears that users on Sprint have been hit the hardest. The carrier’s subscribers have reported LTE issues with all three of the Galaxy S10 models and despite software updates to fix the problem, it appears that this hasn’t been enough. Sprint has now said that it’s going to replace these handsets.
T-Mobile And Sprint’s Merger Could Be In Trouble
T-Mobile has in the past attempted to merge with other carriers such as AT&T, but that did not work out so well. In the past year or so, the company has been attempting to merge again, but this time with Sprint where it feels like the merger could actually happen. However, it looks like the merger has since hit a roadblock.
AT&T’s 5G E Is Actually Slower Than Some Of The Competition
Earlier this year AT&T announced that they would be rolling out some changes in which on the phones of their customers, they might start to see a “5G E” icon. This stands for “5G Evolution” which isn’t actually 5G, but rather it is used by AT&T to represent their 4G LTE network that uses features like three-way carrier aggregation, 256 QAM, and 4×4 MIMO.
Samsung Galaxy Fold Could Come To Verizon And Sprint
When the Samsung Galaxy Fold was officially announced, it was revealed in the press release that the phone would be coming to AT&T and T-Mobile, which meant that Verizon and Sprint were potentially left out of the loop. However thanks to digging by XDA developer deadman96385, perhaps Verizon and Sprint customers can expect the phone as well.
Thanks To Sprint, Google Fi Will Soon Be Able To Offer 5G As Well
Sprint has recently confirmed that they will begin rolling out their 5G network this coming May. This has led to some to wonder how this will affect Google Fi given that Google Fi operates based (in part) on Sprint’s network. The good news for Google Fi users is that it looks like thanks to Sprint turning on its 5G network in the next few months, it also means that Google […]
Sprint 5G Network Launch Confirmed For May
Sprint is one of the major U.S. carriers that have been working to get their 5G networks up and running this year. The company has now provided additional information about when its network is going to go live. Sprint has confirmed today that it will launch its 5G network this May in four cities initially.
LG V50 ThinQ Breaks Cover In Leaked Render
Samsung may be hogging the limelight these days due to the upcoming Galaxy S10 launch but many of its rivals will be headed to Barcelona in the following week to show off their latest devices. LG is one of them and the company’s much-awaited V50 ThinQ smartphone has now broken cover in a leaked render. As expected, it’s a 5G device.It was reported previously that LG will be releasing a […]
Customers Can Now Chat With Sprint Reps Through iMessage
Need to talk to a customer service rep? There are many ways to go about it, such as through social media where you can usually reach reps via Facebook Messenger. You could also always go the old school way of calling them on the phone, or going to a store and speaking to them in person.
Sprint Also Promises To End Sale Of Location Data To Third Parties
Recently both AT&T and T-Mobile have announced that they will be ending the sale of location data of their customers to third-party companies. This was hot on the heels of a report from Motherboard where the author, for $300, managed to get a bounty hunter to track down the location of a phone based on location data sold by carriers.
T-Mobile And Sprint Merger Has Been Put On Hold
T-Mobile and Sprint are currently in the process of merging. This is a huge deal for the mobile industry given that in this is not the first time that such a merger has been proposed. It is also not the first time that T-Mobile’s attempts to merge with other carriers has failed, so naturally many are watching this deal very closely.
T-Mobile/Sprint Deal Reportedly Cleared By US National Security Panel
The idea of two major carriers merging sounds like a pretty scary idea to regulators who might be worried about monopolistic behavior. However it seems that in the T-Mobile and Sprint deal, it looks like that deal could be one step closer to be approved because in a report from The Wall Street Journal, the deal is said to have been cleared by the US National Security Panel.
Sprint Says They’re Working With Samsung On A 5G Phone
Recently Verizon announced that they were working with Samsung to bring a 5G smartphone to the market in the first half of 2019. For a while it seemed almost like an exclusive, but later AT&T announced that they were also working with Samsung to bring a 5G smartphone to the market.
Sprint & HTC To Launch A 5G Mobile Smart Hub In 2019
We expect that come 2019, we will be hearing a lot of talk about 5G as well as seeing various devices supporting the technology. However we also imagine that much like 4G, there won’t be many devices supporting 5G at launch, but Sprint thinks that they might have a way to deal with that.
Sprint VoLTE Soft Launched In A Few U.S. Markets
Sprint is finally doing what its competitors have already been doing. It’s now providing voice-over-LTE or VoLTE service in select markets across the country. The service is currently being soft launched so the markets are limited but its subscribers can rest assured that the number of supported markets will only go up from here.
US Carriers Band Together To Launch ‘Project Verify’
As we have said in the past, the humble password is not necessarily the best way of securing your online accounts. This is because due to people generally choosing bad passwords for themselves, which can be easily guessed. This has led to the rise of two-factor authentication systems and also hardware keys like Google’s Titan.
FCC Says They Need More Time To Review T-Mobile/Sprint Merger
As some of you guys might have heard, T-Mobile and Sprint will be merging, or at least that’s the plan. Of course given the size of both companies and their roles in the market, safe to say that there is a lot that needs to be reviewed before the merger can officially go through, but unfortunately it seems that part of the process has been put on hold.
T-Mobile Says Boost, MetroPCS, Virgin Will Remain Ever After Sprint Merger
Earlier this year, T-Mobile and Sprint’s plans for a merger were officially announced. Whether or not this merger will actually go through remains to be seen, but there are some concerns as to what this merger could mean for those who are on other networks such as Boost, MetroPCS, and Virgin.
New Sprint Unlimited Premium Plan Offers Amazon Prime Subscription
Sprint has launched a new top-tier unlimited data plan today called Unlimited Premium. It brings more than just unlimited mobile data for a fixed monthly rate. The incentives that the carrier is offering will be enticing for many customers. It costs $90 per month for customers who set up autopay and offers them an Amazon Prime membership as part of the unlimited data plan, and that’s not all.
Sprint And LG To Launch First 5G Smartphone Next Year
With commercial 5G networks set to go live in the United States next year, carriers and smartphone manufacturers are now gearing up to launch devices which will be able to leverage the next-generation mobile network. Sprint and LG have announced their intention to bring the “1st 5G smartphone in the U.S.” They’re aiming to do that in the first half of next year.