Last week it was reported that US carriers Sprint and T-Mobile had entered “active talks” about a merger. We’ve been hearing about the possibility for a number of months, though Reuters points out that the two cell providers are inching closer to a deal that could happen sooner than we think.
T-Mobile and Sprint are thinking about a merger. This is not fresh news. It seems that every six months it gets reported that T-Mobile and Sprint are considering merging. It has been in negotiation for a few years, but no movement has really been made.
Sprint stores are receiving their first supplies of the Essential PH-1 today. As America’s fourth largest carrier, Sprint has an exclusive with the Essential PH-1, meaning that customers who want to see/buy the device at a carrier will have to drop by a Sprint retail outlet.
The Essential PH-1 was announced in May, and at the time, the company’s CEO Andy Rubin promised that those who reserved the handset would receive their unit by the end of June. The time is now August and the Essential Phone has finally made an appearance on the Best Buy site in the form of unlocked and Sprint models.
Two carriers in the United States are actively running a big promotion for those who pre-order Moto Z2 Force. Unlike Verizon who is offering a discount and free Instashare projector mod between now and the point of release, T-Mobile and Sprint have put their own spin on things.
The BlackBerry KEYone has officially landed on Sprint, the first U.S. carrier to sell the premium mid-ranger with a full keyboard. Hopefully, Verizon will be next to add availability.
Two U.S. carriers, Verizon and Sprint, have been going at it over the last several months. For the most part, Verizon has come out on top, but now, Sprint is fighting back with a crazy new offering for customers who make the switch.
A trusted source has reported to us that Essential has confirmed its release plans for the United States. The new Essential PH-1 smartphone will be available exclusively on Sprint.