Sprint’s Super Bowl commercial ad aims to convince you to switch networks rather than fake your own death

Besides tuning in to watch the Patriots shoot the Falcons out of the sky, there are other reasons to tune into Super Bowl LI such as the half-time entertainment, as well as the advertisements that companies have spent big money on airing during the event. Yesterday we learned that the Google Home will star in its own ad during Super Bowl LI, and now Sprint is joining in with an ad proclaiming that there is ‘No need for extreme measures just Switch to Sprint’. 

Huawei’s P8 Lite 2017 launches in the UK on February 1st

With last year’s P8 Lite proving to be a success, Huawei has launched the P8 Lite 2017 that brings some welcome upgrades with it such as a bigger, higher resolution display, a higher capacity battery, more RAM and better cameras. The P8 Lite 2017 will also launch running Android 7.0 Nougat and EMUI 5.0 out of the box. Join us after the break for more details.

AT&T boosts LTE capacity by 400% in Washington D.C. ahead of Inauguration Day

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In case you’ve forgotten, tomorrow (Jan 20th), is the day that the 45th President of the United States is sworn into office, with the President-elect, Donald Trump, becoming the President for the next 4 years at least. Because so many people are expected to visit Washington D.C. on the big day to witness the occasion, it’s expected that carrier networks in the area will be under strain. With this in mind, AT&T has announced that it has spent 2-years planning planned for the day, with LTE capacity set to be increased by 400% in the area.

Sprint’s branding relaunch of Virgin Mobile is still coming in 2017

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Sprint has struggled to stay competitive in a quickly changing market, especially since T-Mobile has been incredibly aggressive on the lower-end of the spectrum. This has forced the carrier to focus on just one segment of their business at a time, and since Sprint has itself spread over multiple brands, some portions have lost quite a bit of ground to competitors.

Sprint merging with T-Mobile remains possible, John Legere says

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No, this isn’t a throwback post. There’s yet again a chance a merger between T-Mobile and Sprint actually happens in the future. The subject came up at CES 2017, and T-Mobile’s CEO wouldn’t deny the possibility despite insulting the competitor just minutes before. It brings us back to 2013-2014 when Softbank, Sprint’s parent company, began pursuing T-Mobile with a major investment.