Tag Archives: Sprint

Analysts say Sprint promos won’t affect T-Mobile, also weigh in on 600MHz auction

Sprint has been running a half-off switcher promo since November that offers to cut in half the rate plans of folks that switch to Sprint from competing carriers. The deal has been extended a couple of times now because Sprint says that it’s gotten an “overwhelming response,” but some analysts don’t think that the deal will have any effect on T-Mobile. In a recent note regarding T-Mobile’s upcoming results announcement, Barclays … [read full article]

T-Mobile wins most awards in OpenSignal network comparison, including fastest average 4G LTE download speed

T-Mobile is currently battling Verizon in the #BallBusterChallenge to see whose network is superior, but today a new report shows that T-Mo’s network is faster than its competition. OpenSignal today published its latest State of Mobile Networks: USA report, and in it, T-Mobile wins out for fastest 4G LTE download speeds. T-Mo’s average speed for the testing came out to 12.26Mbps, edging out … [read full article]

MetroPCS goes after Sprint with ‘The Biggest Offer in Sprint’s History’

Sprint is currently offering what it calls the “biggest wireless offer in US history,” saying that it’ll cut switchers rate plans in half. Well now MetroPCS has gone ahead and responded to Sprint’s promo with what it’s calling “The Biggest Offer in Sprint’s History.” With this new promo, Sprint switchers can get up to 50 percent off the price of Sprint’s Family Share Pack plan. … [read full article]

Sprint sending holiday gift baskets to T-Mobile stores that include URL for Sprint’s jobs website

T-Mobile and Sprint have a pretty heated rivalry, with John Legere throwing jabs like “Sprint like hell” and accusing the number four carrier of “copying all the time” and Sprint advertising a recent promo by flying a banner over T-Mobile headquarters. The CEOs of the two carriers have even traded blows on Twitter. Today another chapter … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s gift to Sprint customers is an extra $200 credit for switching

When T-Mobile introduced Un-carrier Unwrapped and its three months of unlimited LTE data, it said that gifts for customers on the other three major US carriers start launching next week. Apparently T-Mo just couldn’t wait any longer, though, because today it unveiled its gift for Sprint customers. Sprint subscribers that switch to T-Mobile can get a $200 bill credit for each line that jumps ship. … [read full article]

Following announcement of half-off promo, Sprint flies banner above T-Mobile HQ

Remember last month when T-Mobile took to the skies above the headquarters of the other major US carriers to urge them to abolish overages? Well Sprint just pulled a similar stunt. Sprint today used an airplane to fly a banner over T-Mobile’s headquarters in Bellevue, Wash., and presumably it was promoting its new half-off promotion. I say presumably because the … [read full article]

John Legere will use T-Mobile airplane to skywrite a message above Verizon’s headquarters

UPDATE 2: Here’s an image of the message that T-Mobile wrote in the sky above Verizon’s HQ:   UPDATE: Jeffrey Nelson, VP of Communications for Verizon’s consumer and enterprise businesses, has taken a shot at John Legere and his skywriting plan. Nelson just Tweeted “That time when your wireless company’s CEO did a circus act to deflect the real … [read full article]

Sprint joining the movement to kill contracts, will ditch them by the end of 2015

Years after T-Mobile was the first US carrier to kill the contract, the other major US carriers are finally following suit. First it was Verizon, and now Sprint has said that it, too, plans to stop offering two-year contracts. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure has said that his carrier plans to stop offering contracts by the … [read full article]