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Justice Department approves $26.5 billion T-Mobile and Sprint merger

July 26th, 2019

Despite some ongoing and vociferous opposition to T-Mobile and Sprint’s brewing merger, the U.S. Department of Justice today officially approved it. Notably, the approval comes just a few weeks after the Antitrust Division within the DOJ recommended that the $26.5 billion merger be blocked. Incidentally, the FCC indicated that it was amenable to the merger …

Sprint Hack

Sprint says hackers used Samsung’s website to access customer account data

July 16th, 2019

In late June, hackers managed to access an unknown number of Sprint accounts by exploiting a security loophole on Samsung’s “add a line” website, according to a new report from ZDNet. According to Sprint, which sent out a letter to impacted subscribers, some of the information possibly accessed by the hackers includes the following: first …

Sprint Sues AT&T

Sprint sues AT&T over ‘misleading’ 5G E icon

February 8th, 2019

Even though the roll out of 5G smartphones hasn’t begun, AT&T has decided to replace the 4G icon on select devices with a 5G E symbol in areas with support for AT&T’s fastest LTE technologies. AT&T has been widely criticized for its 5G E tactic, but there’s no indication that the company cares or is even …

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Sprint and T-Mobile will no longer sell real-time location data to third-parties

January 10th, 2019

In the wake of a bombshell report detailing how carriers like Sprint and T-Mobile sell real-time location data of subscribers to third-parties, both of the aforementioned carriers have since come out and said that they will stop the practice immediately. While it’s long been known that carriers sell location data to certain third-parties for ostensibly …

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Sprint and HTC will launch a ‘5G mobile smart hub’ next year

November 28th, 2018

Sprint on Wednesday announced that it’s working with HTC to make a “powerful 5G mobile smart hub” that will launch at some point in the first half of 2019. But from the get-go, the carrier’s press release tells us there’s not much it can share about said gadget: “the device name, feature specifications, and timing …