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Sprint T-Mobile merger 2018 back on

The nightmare Sprint-T-Mobile merger could be back on

April 10th, 2018

Less than six months after Sprint and T-Mobile ended talks about merging the two wireless networks, the Wall Street Journal reports that the deal could be back on. The paper quotes “people familiar with the matter” as saying that Sprint and T-Mobile have “rekindled merger talks,” the third time in four years that the two companies have …

Verizon vs Sprint best unlimited plan

Sprint got spanked for saying its unlimited plan is better than Verizon

March 8th, 2018

The National Advertising Division, an industry body that self-regulates the advertising industry, has recommended that Sprint stop saying that its unlimited plan is better than Verizon’s. The ruling came about after Verizon challenged claims that Sprint made in three Sprint TV ads, which took aim at Verizon’s overall unlimited experience. The ads aren’t on the …

Galaxy S9 preorder best deals

How to get $500 off a brand-new Galaxy S9

March 1st, 2018

Pre-orders for the Galaxy S9 open at midnight, and if you’re balking at the $800 price, I have some good news for you. Sprint and AT&T, two of the carriers that are selling the Galaxy S9 for more than Samsung’s $720 asking price, have also rolled out promotions that let you get the Galaxy S9 …

Sprint Net Neutrality

Sprint is totally chill with destroying net neutrality

March 1st, 2018

To handle the backlash from last year’s net neutrality repeal, major internet companies turned to a bold and novel strategy: Lying to customers and pretending that no actually, they really care lots about net neutrality. The executives have it down to an art form. Just make sure you say at least three times that “we …

Super Bowl best network: AT&T vs Verizon

Hosting the Super Bowl supercharges a city’s network for years to come

February 2nd, 2018

Cities will compete to host the Super Bowl, in some cases using public money to fund a brand-new stadium in hopes of attracting the NFL. But while it’s well-documented that hosting a Super Bowl is good for tourism and great for the mayor’s political ambitions, there’s one more benefit that’s often overlooked: Hosting the Super …

Sprint network coverage vs T-Mobile, Magic Box

2018 could finally be the year Sprint’s network becomes good

January 31st, 2018

Sprint has comfortably occupied the plucky underdog role among wireless carriers for the last five years. Its low prices and cheeky ads are out of necessity, not choice: Sprint’s network finishes in last place in every nationwide network comparison, and while its urban coverage has improved dramatically, it’s still not the network of choice for …

Sprint network vs Verizon

This is how Sprint is planning to improve its cell service next year

January 13th, 2018

It’s no secret that Sprint’s network is the worst of the big four carriers right now. Despite recent improvements to service, especially speeds in urban areas, Sprint’s service and speed still lag behind the competition nationally in every study. But Sprint is also uniquely positioned to make things better. The company has an enviable stash …

Sprint unlimited price, deals

Sprint customers are about to get a very unpleasant bill hike

January 10th, 2018

Existing Sprint customers who signed up under two long-running deals are about to get a very unpleasant new years’ price increase. The “Unlimited freedom” and “50% off” deals, which have been running for two years, are ending this month, which means that some bills will go up by as much as 90%. “Customers on Unlimited …