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Sprint Calls out AT&T for Misleading 5GE Indicator in Full-Page NYT Ad

Sprint Calls out AT&T for Misleading 5GE Indicator in Full-Page NYT Ad

Sprint has taken out a full-page open letter ad in the Sunday’s edition of The New York Times calling out AT&T for its misleading “5GE” network indicator. With the iOS 12.2 beta update, iPhones on AT&T network have started showing the ‘5GE’ indicator instead of LTE. Some Galaxy phones will also receive a software update to make this change.

Sprint’s Launching Its 5G Network in May in Four Cities This Year

Sprint’s Launching Its 5G Network in May in Four Cities This Year

The wireless carriers are racing towards 5G, and while Sprint will make a 2019 debut, the Now Network’s offering won’t be as full-featured as the other major wireless networks.

Sprint is Suing AT&T Over Its Misleading ‘5G E’ Label

Sprint is Suing AT&T Over Its Misleading ‘5G E’ Label

What started out on some Android phones has now rolled over to some iPhones, and, as a result, Sprint is ready to throw down the gauntlet in front of AT&T.

Carriers Say They Will Close Access to Customer Geo-Location Data to Third-Parties

Carriers Say They Will Close Access to Customer Geo-Location Data to Third-Parties

One of the pieces of the giant data puzzle that carriers are able to routinely obtain from a smartphone on its network is geo-location, but unfortunately for customers that data hasn’t been handled all that well.

New Report Sheds Light on Carriers Like AT&T and T-Mobile Selling Customer Location Data to Some Unsavory Characters

New Report Sheds Light on Carriers Like AT&T and T-Mobile Selling Customer Location Data to Some Unsavory Characters

It isn’t a secret that wireless carriers gather a lot of data from phone users on their networks — yes, even iPhones. But a new report sheds light on why that may be a bigger issue than some may have assumed.

FCC Votes to Classify Text Messages as Information Service, Gives Carriers More Power

FCC Votes to Classify Text Messages as Information Service, Gives Carriers More Power

The Federal Communications Commission has voted this week on a party-line vote to classify text messages in a specific way that will give wireless carriers even more power.

Senators Looking Into Reports U.S. Wireless Carriers Are Throttling Video Unnecessarily

Senators Looking Into Reports U.S. Wireless Carriers Are Throttling Video Unnecessarily

As wireless networks in the United States transitioned back to unlimited data usage, a lot of restrictions were put in place to help temper usage.

T-Mobile Believes the Merger With Sprint May be Finalized in Early 2019

T-Mobile Believes the Merger With Sprint May be Finalized in Early 2019

After a lot of stop-and-go, it is starting to sound like T-Mobile is preparing for a successful merger with Sprint.

Sprint and T-Mobile Variants of the iPhone XS and XR Compatible with Significantly Faster LTE Bands

Sprint and T-Mobile Variants of the iPhone XS and XR Compatible with Significantly Faster LTE Bands

Just as we wind down from the Apple announcement, carriers Sprint and T-Mobile have announced support for their high-performance LTE bands with the iPhone Xs/Xs Max as well as the iPhone XR.

FCC Pauses 180-Day Transaction Clock on T-Mobile and Sprint Merger

FCC Pauses 180-Day Transaction Clock on T-Mobile and Sprint Merger

The Federal Communications Commission has informed T-Mobile and Sprint that it needs more time to review their proposed merger before granting them the final approval. So, it has stopped the 180-day transaction clock for this particular case as it needs to do a thorough staff and third-party review of all the documents submitted.