Sprint

US officials don’t seem thrilled about Sprint’s potential T-Mobile bid

Jan 29th - It’s no secret that Sprint and T-Mobile have been flirting with the idea of a merger. Aside from what are said to be ongoing discussions between Sprint’s majority owner SoftBank and T-Mobile’s Deutsche Telekom, top executives have reportedly also met with the United States Justice Department.

Sprint now offering cloud storage as part of billed services

Jan 27th - Sprint has announced a partnership with cloud storage provider Pogoplug that will offer subscribers the opportunity to easily obtain cloud storage. Sprint users downloading the Pogoplug app for iPhone (or Android) will immediately gain 5GB of free storage space.

Sprint ends its early upgrade One Up program, intros Framily plan

Jan 13th - After T-Mobile set the industry ablaze by announcing phase two of their “Uncarrier” program, an early upgrade option known as JUMP, other major US carriers were quick to follow suit. Sprint’s version, known as One Up, has already been retired in favor of the new Framily plan.

iPhone continues to dominate sales numbers on all major US carriers

Dec 13th - Since its release, the iPhone 5S continues to dominate on AT&T, Verizon, Sprint & T-Mobile according to a recent Canaccord Genuity survey. Will the strong sales of the iPhone 5S as well as the iPhone 5C push Apple to record numbers for the holiday season?

Sprint to launch early upgrade program in time for new iPhones

Sep 16th - Sprint subscribers will have another option to stay on top of the yearly iPhone release cycle as the carrier plans to introduce One Up, a monthly payment plan with annual upgrades.

Are carriers throttling iPhone data speeds?

Jun 6th - Put on the tinfoil hat, developer claims Apple is throttling iPhone data speeds on three major US networks.

Sprint Claims East Coast iPhone 5 Inventories Are “Seriously Constrained”, Other Retailers Also Short on Supply

Sep 21st - AllThingsD has received a statement from Sprint which claims that the company’s retail stores on the east coast have nearly sold out of iPhone 5 inventory. The iPhone 5 has been selling very well at most all locations. Other third-party retailers are finding themselves in a pinch as well, as they too are experiencing supply […]

Apple Seeds: iTunes Coming to More Countries, Sprint Sees Better iPhone Sales in Big Box Stores, More

Jun 26th - Apple Seeds is iSource’s daily roundup of Apple-related stories for the most diehard of fans, or for the news junkie that has to have all of the day’s news: Apple Launching iTunes Store in Twelve New Countries In the ongoing race to cover the globe, Apple is launching the iTunes Store in 12 new countries. […]

iPhone to launch on Virgin Mobile on June 29th, Plans Start at $35 a Month

Jun 7th -   Just as had been rumored, Virgin Mobile USA (operated by Sprint) has announced that it will begin offering the iPhone on June 29th.   Virgin Mobile will be offering service plans as low as $30 a month, when automatic payments are set up. You can also use the iPhone as a mobile hot spot […]

Sprint Set to Launch iPhone in Partnership with Virgin Mobile

Jun 6th - MarketWatch is reporting that Sprint will be announcing the availability of the iPhone via a prepaid system, through the Virgin Mobile brand. This announcement will come only days after Cricket Wireless announced they would be offering the iPhone on a prepaid basis starting June 22nd. It is unknown how Virgin Mobile might price the device, […]

Apple Seeds: Sprint’s $100 Trade-in Offer on iPhones, The Price-Fixing Dispute, More

May 21st - Apple Seeds is iSource’s daily roundup of Apple-related stories for the most diehard of fans, or for the news junkie that has to have all of the day’s news: Sprint Offering $100 Trade-In on Older iPhones It seems that Sprint desperately wants your iPhone business. So badly, in fact, that it is being reported that […]