Sprint has filed a lawsuit in federal court against AT&T for its false „5G Evolution“ claims that appeared on some iPhones in iOS 12.2 beta 2 earlier this week, and on Android phones in January (via Engadget). AT&T says that this „5GE“ label indicates to customers when they are in an area where 5G Evolution „may be available,“ but it’s really just an upgraded version of 4G LTE, because any form of 5G on an iPhone is impossible at this point.
Apple will have to release new hardware to support 5G services, a launch that isn’t expected until 2020. Because of this, Sprint has filed an injunction to prevent AT&T [...]
Sprint today announced that customers can now chat directly with its support representatives using Apple Business Chat.
Sprint customers can use Apple Business Chat to message an agent, learn about Sprint plans, and more at any time of the day or night, according to the carrier. Customers can start, stop, and resume conversations at any time.
Apple Business Chat launched in iOS 11.3 in March 2018, enabling iPhone and iPad users to ask for information, schedule appointments, make purchases, and complete other customer service tasks directly in the Messages app.
Business Chats must be initiated on an iPhone or iPad, but they can be continued on any other [...]
The United States Committee on Foreign Investment, aka Cfius, has approved T-Mobile’s planned takeover of Sprint, reports The Wall Street Journal.
The government agency reportedly told the two companies on Monday that their planned union was approved following months of negotiations with company representatives.
The U.S. Committee on Foreign Investment reviews foreign deals for potential national security issues. Sprint is mainly owned by Japanese telecom group SoftBank, while German company Deutsche Telekom AG is a majority shareholder of T-Mobile’s U.S. arm.
Under the terms of the merger, neither SoftBank nor Deutsche Telekom will be [...]
The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are now up for pre-order on Apple.com, and with the debut of new smartphones from Apple, all of the major carriers have also kicked off their own special offers for the devices. Below we’ve taken a look at the major iPhone XS-related deals from AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint, so read on to see how you can save some money if you haven’t yet purchased one of the latest iPhones.
If you buy the iPhone XS with AT&T, you’ll get another XS for $700 off if both are purchased on AT&T Next. The limited time offer requires a new line to be added onto a Next plan, and the $700 promotion [...]