Those at Verizon can pre-order the HTC 10 starting today, but if you’re signing up with Sprint, you’ll have to wait till May 13th.
Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile have added three new budget-friendly smartphones to their wireless service. The list includes the Kyocera Hydro REACH, the Samsung Galaxy J7, and the LG Stylo 2.
Sprint announced today the latest addition to their LTE Plus network and it is a big one. The carrier officially launched LTE Plus in the New York metropolitan area which includes all five boroughs. Sprint claims that they now provide the fastest LTE download speeds in New York according to Nielsen Mobile Performance. New York joins 190 other markets where Sprint has already deployed LTE Plus. Read more
Finally, the HTC 10 is official and approaching a release around the world. The phone set on putting the company back on track is actually already up for pre-order and should ship early next month. Depending where exactly you are and the carrier/retailer you get it from, the HTC 10 will be offered in three colors — Carbon Grey, Glacial Silver, and Topaz Gold.
Let’s see where you can get the HTC 10 in the United States.
If you’re a Sprint customer waiting for the BlackBerry Priv to be added to the carrier’s lineup, bad news is here. Sprint, in addition to BlackBerry’s CEO, confirmed that it will not be selling the phone to customers… at all. This comes after plans were set for Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint to join AT&T as carriers offering BlackBerry’s flagship in 2016. Those carriers are all selling the Priv in the United States, but Sprint has backed out after keeping its customers waiting for months.
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Sprint announced today a deal involving a combination of “several bankruptcy remote entities” going by the collective name of Network LeaseCo to raise $2.2 billion in capital funding. Once the transaction is completed, Sprint will have access to $2.2 billion in capital to help with their balance sheet liquidity to be repaid in several staggered, unequal payments to be completed by January 2018. Read more
Sprint announced a new 30-day satisfaction guarantee program today, where the carrier will refund the cost of a device and service charges to a customer if they aren’t satisfied within that 30-day period.