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Sprint And T-Mobile Waive Fees For Japan Donation Text Messages

Sprint And T-Mobile Waive Fees For Japan Donation Text Messages

To help with the relief efforts after the devastating Japanese earthquake and tsunamis, all the major carriers are jumping in to help. Following the announcements by AT&T and Verizon of free calls and texts to Japan, Sprint and T-Mobile have both confirmed their own program to help.

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Clearwire CEO and two execs exit WiMAX carrier

Clearwire CEO and two execs exit WiMAX carrier

Clearwire has lost three top executives including CEO Bill Morrow, who has resigned for "personal reasons." The news comes shortly after a lawsuit was filed against the company, alleging Clearwire throttled home WiMAX connections and did not provide the high-speed internet service that it had promised.

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Sprint And T-Mobile Lose More Ground With iPad 2 Launch Tomorrow

Sprint And T-Mobile Lose More Ground With iPad 2 Launch Tomorrow

With tomorrow's iPad 2 launch, it's a win-win-win for Apple, consumers, and the nation's two largest carriers AT&T and Verizon. But what about the nation's third and fourth largest carriers, Sprint and T-Mobile? Despite the end of AT&T's exclusivity agreement, Apple continues to snub Sprint and T-Mobile, leaving them scrambling to stay in the game.

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Sprint eyeing T-Mobile USA for potential merger?

Sprint eyeing T-Mobile USA for potential merger?

When it comes to odd bedfellows, GSM and CDMA generally don't mix, but according to the latest carrier rumors that may not be the case forever. Businessweek's sources claim Sprint is in talks with Deutsche Telekon over buying T-Mobile USA in return for "a major stake" in the resulting combined company, with negotiations currently caught up on a fair valuation of T-Mobile.

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HTC EVO View 4G trademark: Sprint WiMAX Flyer incoming?

HTC EVO View 4G trademark: Sprint WiMAX Flyer incoming?

Looks like the HTC EVO View 4G really is incoming at CTIA 2011 next month, with HTC filing a couple of trademark applications for the mysterious new device. Good and EVO spotted the listings - here and here - which confirm both the name and the 4G connectivity; we still don't know, however, whether the device is a smartphone or a tablet.

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Sprint readying EVO View tablet, Nexus S 4G and EVO 3D for CTIA?

Sprint readying EVO View tablet, Nexus S 4G and EVO 3D for CTIA?

That Sprint has ambitious plans for CTIA 2011 was obvious; the carriers hefty 2.5hr presentation at the show was evidence of that. According to the latest leaks, however, there should be no shortage of devices to fill that slot: an EVO View tablet that's tipped to be a CDMA version of the HTC Flyer, according to Engadget's anonymous source, together with a Samsung Nexus S 4G.

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Sprint teases full US LTE network as soon as 2013 in Clearwire negotiations

Sprint teases full US LTE network as soon as 2013 in Clearwire negotiations

Sprint has suggested it could have a nationwide 4G LTE network in place and operational by the end of 2013, though the carrier's apparent consideration of LTE could well be in part a negotiating tactic with its Clearwire WiMAX partner. Steve Elfman, Sprint's president of network operations and wholesale, confirmed this week that the carrier could have LTE operation and devices on the marker by 2012, FierceWireless reports; however, Elfman also said no final decision would be made until midway through this year.

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Sprint’s CTIA Special Event Invitation Received

Sprint’s CTIA Special Event Invitation Received

CTIA in Orlando, Florida is just three weeks away and we're starting to get invites to various special events to take place during the major 3-day wireless exhibition. One of the carriers we're looking forward to herding from in particular is Sprint - and lucky us, look what we got in the mail! Sprint has just sent out their invites and we look forward to seeing what new phones they have to offer.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video: February 27, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video: February 27, 2011

Hey guys, this is our very first SlashGear Weekly Roundup video. We highlight the top ten news of the week and hope this will be a good way for those to quickly catchup on the most important weekly tech news. Check it out after the jump and feel free to give us some feedback.

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HTC Merge gets official: QWERTY Android World Phone due spring

HTC Merge gets official: QWERTY Android World Phone due spring

HTC has officially announced the HTC Merge, a phone we first heard rumors of so long ago we were beginning to think it had been cancelled. Headed to "multiple North American carriers" in Spring 2011, the Merge has a 3.8-inch WVGA touchscreen, 5-megapixel camera and slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

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Sprint Stops Android Froyo Update to Samsung Epic 4G

Sprint Stops Android Froyo Update to Samsung Epic 4G

Samsung Epic 4G owners on Sprint may have to wait a while longer to update their devices to Android 2.2 Froyo. Sprint has stopped all over-the-air updates to the device and has taken down the download link for the update as well. These measures were taken after Sprint received several complaints from Epic 4G owners that the update wrecked their phones.

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Sprint HTC Arrive gets official, priced & dated

Sprint HTC Arrive gets official, priced & dated

As expected, Sprint has officially announced its first Windows Phone handset, the HTC Arrive. A rebadged HTC 7 Pro, the Sprint Arrive has a 3.6-inch WVGA display, 1GHz Snapdragon processor and a slide-out hardware keyboard, and uses the carrier's EVDO Rev. A 3G network.

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