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Sprint is Now Offering a $60 Unlimited Plan for Individuals

Sprint is Now Offering a $60 Unlimited Plan for Individuals

Sprint on Thursday announced a new $60 unlimited plan in its latest bid to reverse a decline in its subscriber numbers. To get the $60 rate, customers need to pay full retail price or bring their own Sprint-compatible devices. The plan is available starting Friday for both new and existing customers, Sprint said. “People ...

Sprint Now Offers Families 20 GB of Data for $100, Will Pay You to Switch Carriers

Sprint Now Offers Families 20 GB of Data for $100, Will Pay You to Switch Carriers

Sprint on Monday announced new family rate plans allowing up to 10 lines to share 20GB worth of data for $100 per month. It’s the first move in what is expected to be far more aggressive pricing under newly named CEO Marcelo Claure. Sprint is also offering to reimburse up to $350 of the costs of ending a contract with ...

Sprint’s CEO Set to Unveil ‘Disruptive’ Prices Next Week

Sprint’s CEO Set to Unveil ‘Disruptive’ Prices Next Week

Sprint will implement "very disruptive" prices next week, newly appointed Chief Executive Officer Marcelo Claure said at a company-wide town hall meeting on Thursday, according to the telecommunications industry website, Light Reading. Claure, who replaced Dan Hesse last week, said his first order of business is cutting ...

What a Difference a Week Makes: The Old “New” Media Landscape: 21stCF, TW, T-Free, Sprint

What a Difference a Week Makes: The Old “New” Media Landscape: 21stCF, TW, T-Free, Sprint

What a difference a week makes. At our Innovation Series breakfast this past week, I was planning to discuss my recent article, The "New" Media Landscape: CNBCUTWC, 21stCFTW, ATTDirecTV, T-Sprint. We sent out our pre-breakfast discussion guide just as the Twenty-First Century Fox/Time Warner and Sprint/T-Mobile deals blew ...

Report: Sprint Has Ended Talks to Acquire T-Mobile

Report: Sprint Has Ended Talks to Acquire T-Mobile

Sprint has ended talks to acquire T-Mobile, a person with knowledge of the matter said, as regulatory concerns outweighed the potential benefits of a deal. The third-largest U.S. wireless company plans to name a new chief executive as soon as tomorrow to replace Dan Hesse, who has led the company since 2007, said the ...

The FCC May Block Sprint and T-Mobile from Buying Spectrum Together

The FCC May Block Sprint and T-Mobile from Buying Spectrum Together

A proposal from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler would block an attempt by Sprint and T-Mobile US to buy spectrum together in the incentive auction that will transfer airwaves from broadcast TV stations to cellular carriers next year. Announced on Friday, Wheeler's proposal seeks to help the smallest wireless companies develop ...

The “New” Media Landscape: CNBCUTWC, 21stCFTW, ATTDirecTV, T-Sprint

The “New” Media Landscape: CNBCUTWC, 21stCFTW, ATTDirecTV, T-Sprint

Over the next 18 months, proposed and pending mergers and acquisitions are going to completely change the media landscape. Even if only a few of them are completed, the impact will be felt across the value chain, Hollywood will be shaken to its core and we will live in a very different world. Here are just a few deals that, ...

WSJ: France’s Iliad Makes a Bid to Acquire T-Mobile

WSJ: France’s Iliad Makes a Bid to Acquire T-Mobile

Sprint isn't the only company trying to buy T-Mobile US. Iliad, a telecom in France, "has made an offer for T-Mobile US in a bold bid to counter an offer for the country's fourth-largest wireless carrier by Sprint," The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. But it may be too late. While Sprint and T-Mobile haven't ...

How to Unlock Your Phone on the 4 Major U.S. Carriers

How to Unlock Your Phone on the 4 Major U.S. Carriers

After you’ve finished up with a two-year smartphone contract, one of the easiest ways to save money is to keep your old device and bring it to a compatible carrier with a lower monthly cost. But if your device is carrier locked — and if you bought it on contract from one of the big four carriers, it probably is — ...

Report: Sprint is Close to Acquiring T-Mobile for $32 Billion

Report: Sprint is Close to Acquiring T-Mobile for $32 Billion

Responding to a wave of consolidation in the telecommunications industry, the nation’s third- and fourth-largest wireless phone operators have agreed on the terms of a deal to join forces. Sprint and T-Mobile have talked about a combination for years but continued to put it off, each preoccupied with other deals, and ...