Speaking at a conference recently, the CFO of T-Mobile, Braxton Carter has thrown light on the ongoing talks of the carrier being acquired by Sprint. According to him, it is most likely going to happen, but he wasn’t sure when. This comes after talks of regulatory authorities such as the FCC cried foul over the proposed merger between the third and fourth largest carrier in the U.S.
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Sprint has announced that the much-anticipated Android 4.4.2 KitKat over-the-air update is currently in preparation for its carrier-branded Samsung Galaxy Mega (5.8 and 6.3), Galaxy Note II, Galaxy S4 Mini, Galaxy S III, and Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 variants located in both North and South America.
Earlier today, Sprint posted a series of upgrade documents on its website for an over-the-air update that it’s already in the process of pushing out to all its carrier-branded Galaxy Tab 3’s currently located in the United States. Sadly, this upgrade doesn’t bring any major software modifications, such as Android 4.4.2, but it does bring the usual multitude of bug fixes and stability improvements.
Just yesterday, I reported that Motorola had finally posted the official update documents on its website for an upcoming update for the Sprint-branded variant of its flagship smartphone, the Moto X, and already tons of reports have been flying in confirming that residents in the U.S. have now started receiving the much-anticipated upgrade. In addition to the latest build of 4.4 KitKat, the update also brings a truckload of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations for the handset, as well as the implementation of a couple of new features.
Earlier today, Motorola posted the official update documents for an upcoming OTA upgrade for Sprint’s carrier-branded variant of its flagship smartphone of 2013, the Moto X. The paperwork reveals that the handset is set to receive the much-anticipated Android 4.4 KitKat update, in addition to a multitude of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations.
Sprint today rolled out its new Wi-Fi calling feature to subscribers nationwide, allowing them to send texts and make calls over a Wi-Fi network. But before you get too excited, know that it’s initially only available on Samsung’s Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Mega handsets.
LG has officially announced that its first curved self-healing smartphone, the G Flex, will be available to purchase from Rogers’ on-line shop or in any of bricks-and-mortar stores located in Canada starting this Spring. The press release also includes a statement from the operator notifying potential customers that the handset will deliver its exclusive ‘full-speed LTE connection’ – which utilizes both the 2100 and 2600MHz spectrum for data speeds of up to 150mbps.
Sprint has begun rolling out the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The 503.6MB release is being distributed over-the-air with build number “N900PVPUCNAB,” and it brings a number of nice TouchWiz improvements.
According to renowned source of HTC leaks, LlabTooFeR, HTC’s latest Desire 8 smartphone could find a home in the U.S. soon — thanks to its support for AT&T’s and Sprint’s wireless bands.
Just as expected, Sprint has begun rolling out its Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the Samsung Galaxy S4. The software adds the ART runtime, the ability to change your default SMS app with ease, and Zact Mobile compatibility.