Sprint has teamed up with European wireless retailer Dixons Carphone to try and pierce the tough US market. The two companies will be working together to open 500 new Sprint-branded stores across the US, with both companies splitting costs 50/50. Dixons Carphone will be responsible for running those stores. Read more
Sprint’s stance on two-year contracts has been confusing for the last six months. It was back in August that the carrier was rumored to be doing away with two-year contracts, but it wasn’t until last month when Sprint officially (and quietly) ended offering them to customers.
Less than two months after dropping them, Sprint is once again offering two-year contracts.
Today’s the day! Just two days after announcing them, Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are able to be pre-ordered. The phones will then ship by the March 11 release date.
Finally, Samsung has officially introduced the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge to the world. Now millions of people are wondering when and where they can get Samsung’s new flagship. So carriers and retailers have moved quickly to share availability details in hope of converting buzz to sales. Everyone from the biggest carriers to retailers like Best Buy and Walmart plan to offer the phones to customers in-store and online next month.
The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge will be up for pre-order on February 23 before actually being sold starting March 11.
Hit the break for details.
Various products were launched by LG earlier today at the company’s MWC 2016 event. Announcements included the LG G5, LG Cam Plus and LG Hi-Fi Plus modules, LG 360 VR and LG 360 Cam, and Rolling Bot. So a lot of shiny new things are coming from LG later this year that you want to get your hands on. Although the company didn’t explicitly state pricing and release dates, carriers and retailers have already started saying when you should be able to buy any of the aforementioned devices.
Hit the break to see what carriers and retailers are saying about availability for LG’s new devices.
Sprint announced today a bit of an overhaul of their data plans as part of an effort to lure consumers to their network by simplifying things. Building on their Simple Choice branding efforts, Sprint has dubbed their new offerings “Better Choice Plans.” The big selling point that Sprint is trying to make with the new offerings is that they offer double the data available from Verizon for the same price. Read more
The Ride-Fi portable LTE hotspot can now be picked up via the Sprint website, with the gadget serving as a top travel companion for those longer journeys.
Sprint customers with the HTC One M9, your time has come. Sprint announced Friday that One M9 users can get the Android 6.0, also known as Marshmallow, update.
An OTA update containing Google’s latest Android 6.0 (excluding the minor Android 6.0.1 update) is now rolling out to Sprint HTC One M8 units.
Fourth quarter results are in, and it looks like Sprint’s aggressive marketing and price slashing has paid off. The carrier still posted a loss, but its postpaid subscriber additions and customer retention are both on the up and up. Read more