Sprint Introduces ‘Unlimited55+’ – Smartphone Plan for Seniors

Sprint, perhaps anticipating its potential union to T-Mobile, is jumping on the 55+ unlimited cellular plan bandwagon.  The new plan pretty well matches T-Mobile’s own 55+ discounted plan, with a couple of noticeable differences. Sprints deal, advertised as a limited-time offer, provides up to two lines for $70/month total ($50/month for the first line & […]

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Engaged At Last: Sprint & T-Mobile Announce Plans To Merge

The on-again / off-again flirtation between Sprint & T-Mobile that has been a dramatic thread throughout the cellular world for years has reached a major milestone today with a joint video announcement from T-Mobile CEO John Legere and Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure. They may not be married yet, but the engagement is official. Sprint & […]

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Sprint Replaces Unlimited Hotspot Plan with 50GB of Tiered Data

Sprint Ends Unlimited Hotspot Plan

In early November 2017, Sprint rolled out an interesting if underwhelming unlimited data hotspot option. A short three months later, Sprint replaced it with a 50GB tiered-data option for the same price, ending unlimited data for mobile hotspots as an option for Sprint customers. For the video version of this story: Like video? Subscribe to our YouTube […]

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New Data Deal: Sprint-Based Boost Mobile Offers HD Streaming and 20GB Hotspot for a Limited Time

Today Sprint-Based MVNO Boost Mobile announced a limited-time promotional offer called “Unlimited Plus” that significantly upgrades their regular unlimited plan for an additional $10 a month. The promotional plan has all the features of the standard $50/mo “Unlimited Gigs” plan but includes unlimited HD (1080p) video streaming instead of SD (480p), and 20GB of high-speed […]

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FMCA Offers New Sprint Unlimited Data Plan with Tech Connect+ Membership

Last week the Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) announced a new data plan with Verizon. Today, the FMCA announced another unlimited offering included with their new Tech Connect+ Membership. For  $49.99 per month, the new membership package includes an unlimited Sprint based hotspot plan. Video version of this story: Enjoy Video? Subscribe to our YouTube […]

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Sprint Reveals New Unlimited Dedicated Hotspot Option, With Some Limits

Sprint Wireless, revealed two new dedicated mobile hotspot device options – unlimited hotspot data for $50/month or 10GB for $30/month – when added to an existing Unlimited Freedom smarpthone plan. With this addition, Sprint joins AT&T and Verizon in offering “unlimited” service on mobile hotspot devices – leaving just T-Mobile still only offering tiered data […]

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4GCommunity Ending Internet Plans

Update (10/23/17): Unlimitedville is offering a one time coupon code available to affected members of 4GCommunity plans to cover the Unlimitedville’s $99 membership fee. You will need documentation of membership in order to partake in this offer. Contact Unlimitedville for more info. Update (10/26/17): Non-profit Sprint reseller, Calyx Institute’s Executive Director Nicholas Merrill has stated […]

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Apple’s New iPhones – Cellular Performance Potential Analyzed

This past week Apple unveiled the new iPhone 8 line, and the stunning all-new iPhone X. In just about every way these new phones raise the bar for the entire mobile industry, with laptop-caliber CPU performance in your pocket, incredible augmented reality features, and cameras that promise to take absolutely stunning pictures. But… While the latest iPhones are […]

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Cell Carriers Respond to Hurricane Irma

On the heels of Harvey’s hit to Texas & Louisiana, Hurricane Irma decided to pay a visit to the Caribbean, Florida and other parts of the Southern US. Once again, the nation has watched, prayed, and sent good vibes to those in Irma’s path. And now, many will send aid in hopes of helping those […]

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Cell Carriers Respond to Hurricane Harvey With Free Data, Calls, COWs, and COLTs

It is heartbreaking to see the disaster unfolding across the Texas Gulf Coast as Harvey slowly rolls through, dumping absolutely unimaginable amounts of rain. In this sort of disaster – wired infrastructure is easily damaged, and people forced to evacuate are left with only mobile technology to rely on. Fortunately – all the major cellular […]

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The Race to Gigabit LTE (And Why Things Seem To Actually Be Getting Slower)

Two of the top stories in the past week in the cellular industry seem to be in direct conflict with each other. On one hand – there are reports of carriers demonstrating real-world gigabit cellular speeds, with Verizon and T-Mobile both boasting that they will be rolling out gigabit capability in some areas and on […]

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Virgin Mobile Going Unlimited – And iPhone Only

UPDATE (8/27/17): Inner Circle plan no longer requires purchase of a new iPhone. Virgin Mobile, a Sprint prepaid subsidiary, has trimmed their plan offerings to a single option: the new ‘Inner Circle’ plan. Virgin Mobile’s revamp from multiple data bucket plans to a singular ‘unlimited data’ plan is not surprising, as many carriers and subsidiaries […]

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Sprint’s “Magic Box” Promises Improved Coverage – If You Qualify

Sprint this week announced “The Sprint Magic Box” – the “World’s First All-Wireless Small Cell” designed to act as a relay to help overcome Sprint’s notorious problem with indoor slow speeds and dead zones. Sprint describes the box this way: “The Sprint Magic Box is an indoor, self-configuring small cell, about the size of a […]

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FCC’s 600MHz Auction Concludes: T-Mobile Wins Big Nationwide

600MHz UPDATE – August 2017 T-Mobile has announced that they have just deployed the world’s first 600MHz LTE (now known as LTE Band 71) cellular towers in Cheyenne, Wyoming – and that T-Mobile is pushing hard to encourage UHF TV stations to fast-track their migrations so that T-Mobile can free up spectrum to deploy 600MHz […]

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