Sprint could sell some spectrum, but is that answer to financial woes?

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Last month Sprint revealed that the company had burned through $914 million in cash during the first quarter as part of its efforts to gain new subscribers. While more consumers are making the switch to Sprint, the financial results are unsustainable over the long haul with analysts projecting another $4.5 billion in cash to be used the rest of this year. In February, Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure indicated he was open to selling some of Sprint’s 2.5 GHz spectrum. Analysts are now saying that even that move would not have a major impact on the company’s position. Read more

Sprint’s CEO expects the carrier to be in the top 2 within 18-24 months

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Sprint’s Chief Executive Officer, Marcelo Claure, hasn’t been in charge of the U.S. carrier for a full year yet, but he’s optimistic that Sprint will become either No.1 or 2 in the next 18-24 months. At the Code Conference at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, the CEO was bullish about Sprint’s prospects and future strategies.  Read more

Best Buy offering $100 gift card with LG G4, lists release dates

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Best Buy has launched their pre-order page for the LG G4 and in an effort to entice buyers to stop by one of their stores instead of going directly to the carriers, they are offering a $100 gift card with the purchase of the G4. That could be useful for users who want to add a case or car charger or some other accessory to their order. The pre-order page also lists release dates for several carriers and colors of the smartphone. Read more

Sprint’s Direct 2 You program will go live in new cities next month

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The trial period for Sprint Direct 2 You in Kansas City has ended and the program is about to launch in new cities across the United States. The program that takes Sprint’s in-store experience to customer locations will be offered in Miami and Chicago starting on June 1. New York City, San Francisco, and Denver are set to follow in early June as well. People in those cities can call upon a Sprint representative to meet and receive personal care.

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Boost Mobile bringing LG G Stylo today, Sprint getting it on June 12

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Boost Mobile is getting the LG G Stylo smartphone starting today. Its parent company, Sprint will start selling the device starting June 12 while Sprint Prepaid will sell the device from June 7 onwards. The smartphone has been priced at $199.99 from Boost Mobile and Sprint Prepaid. Sprint postpaid is offering the handset in 24 monthly installments of $12. Read more