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iPhone 5 Rumor: Is Sprint Preparing For Release? iPhone 5 Rumor: Is Sprint Preparing For Release?

When it comes to iPhone 5 rumors, they seem to fall into three categories. First, release date. The latest in that department put the launch in early October. Second, specifications. Recent rumors suggest the new device might be thinner and …

Sprint Files Its Own Suit to Block AT&T, T-Mobile Merger Sprint Files Its Own Suit to Block AT&T, T-Mobile Merger
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Sprint announced today that it has filed a suit to block the proposed AT&T, T-Mobile USA merger. The suit was filed in federal court in the District of Columbia. “Sprint opposes AT&T’s proposed takeover of T-Mobile,” said Susan Z. Haller, …

AT&T Hopes to Settle with DoJ Before Going to Court AT&T Hopes to Settle with DoJ Before Going to Court
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On Wednesday, the U.S. Justice Department announced that it had filed an antitrust lawsuit to block AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA. “The combination of AT&T and T-Mobile would result in tens of millions of consumers all across the United …

AT&T Responds To DOJ Smackdown AT&T Responds To DOJ Smackdown

Even though AT&T has already been broken up once before by the United States government for monopolistic business practices, apparently, the company motto is “try, try again.” The proposed T-Mobile acquisition serves as proof of AT&T’s goals. If the merger …

T-Mobile USA CEO Talks DOJ Suit in Email to Employees T-Mobile USA CEO Talks DOJ Suit in Email to Employees

As previously reported, the U.S. Department of Justice has moved to block AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA. They have filed an antitrust suit with this cause. T-Mobile USA CEO and President Philipp Humm reportedly sent out an email to …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date Should Not Be Discussed Says Sprint iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date Should Not Be Discussed Says Sprint
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The first rule of working for a company who’s getting the iPhone 5 is don’t talk about the iPhone 5. Sprint employees are being told to keep their mouths shut when it comes to the speculated release of the iPhone …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date in October – For Sprint iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date in October – For Sprint

Well, two big iPhone 5 rumors in one day. What’s the special occasion? The Wall Street Journal is reporting, citing “people familiar with the matter,” that Sprint Nextel will start selling the iPhone 5 in mid-October. The release date rumors …

Is Verizon Customer Service The Worst Thing Ever? Is Verizon Customer Service The Worst Thing Ever?
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To get this out of the way, I am not a disgruntled Verizon customer. I’ve never been a Verizon customer. This is not a personal vendetta being aired because I had to spend 4 hours on the phone with Verizon …

Google, Sprint to Launch Mobile Payments Google, Sprint to Launch Mobile Payments

It looks like mobile payments are coming to Android phones quite soon, at least some Android phones. Bloomberg is reporting that three people familiar with the matter say that Google plans to unveil their mobile payment service this Thursday, May …

Google Voice Comes to Sprint Today Google Voice Comes to Sprint Today
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Last month, Google announced that Sprint was integrating Google Voice, allowing using customers to use their existing Sprint mobile numbers as their Google Voice numbers, and having it ring multiple other phones at the same time. Today, Google announced that …

Sprint: “AT&T / T-Mobile Deal Would Harm Consumers”

Since last week’s announcement that AT&T, the nation’s largest wireless provider, is planning to buy T-Mobile for $39 billion, there has been no lack of criticism from many different outlets. Many worry that the deal could harm competition and in …

Verizon Sprint Merger Not Looking Likely
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As you probably know, AT&T and T-Mobile USA announced plans for the former to acquire the latter from Deutsche Telekom for $39 billion in cash and stock. While the deal, expected to close in a year, has to go over …

Nexus S 4G and Google Voice Come to Sprint Nexus S 4G and Google Voice Come to Sprint

While perhaps not as big as the AT&T/T-Mobile news, Sprint also has some news – it’s getting the new Nexus S 4G “Google phone” as well as Google Voice integration. “Recently, we introduced Nexus S from Google, the first phone …

Yahoo Announces Android Deals With Sprint, T-Mobile

With the help of Sprint and T-Mobile, Yahoo is moving onto Google’s turf.  The company announced late yesterday that it intends to make Yahoo products and services more accessible to users of certain Android devices.

Kinect to Launch with Campaigns from Chevy, Sprint & T-Mobile
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It turns out Microsoft’s Kinect, the Xbox add-on that lets users play games without controllers, is not just entertainment for users, but an interesting advertising platform for businesses. Microsoft revealed some campaigns from Chevorlet, Sprint and T-Mobile, which will launch with Kinect on November 4. 

Sprint Introduces Prepaid Offering With Walmart
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Sprint has introduced a new pay-as-you-go service which it will begin offering at Walmart stores on Saturday May 15.

The new offering called "Common Cents Mobile," one of Sprint’s prepaid brands, includes 7- cent per minute phone calls and 7-cent text messages.

Common Cents Mobile includes a round down feature, so if a user talks for 1 minute and 46 seconds they will be charged for 1 minute and not 2.

Searching Bing By Voice from Your Phone
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Back in 2007, Microsoft acquired Tellme Networks, the company that provides the Tellme service, which is a technology that allows mobile users to "get what they want" on their phones with their voice.

Sprint Bringing Google Android To HTC Hero
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Sprint announced today that it will be the first U.S. carrier to offer Google’s Android operating system on HTC’s Hero smartphone, slated to launch on October 11.

The HTC Hero will be available on the Sprint website and at retailer Best Buy for $179.

Social Media: A Day In The Life Of An NFL Player

The Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver, formerly known as Chad Johnson, has been tweeting for sometime now. With just over 110,000 followers on Twitter and his own show on USTREAM, Ocho is giving the everyday fan a chance to see the daily life of an NFL player… however wacky the life may be.

Sprint Lobbyist Declares Net Neutrality Support
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The thing about being a journalist, web or otherwise, is you are essentially always on the job, and sometimes you’re on the clock when you least expect it. Rufus Edmisten, former attorney general and secretary of state for North Carolina turned Philip Morris/Sprint/Alltel lobbyist, was informed of my occupation more than once—web journalist, I told him—which didn’t seem to register on any particular level with him.

Sprint Restores Peering to Cogent
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At 4:00 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, October 30th Sprint (A Tier 1 Internet backbone provider) severed their peering connections with fellow Tier 1 Internet backbone provider Cogent Communications. This depeering was due to a contract dispute that Cogent claimed was already in litigation. Webpronews broke this story within hours of the depeering.