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Feds close investigation into Jeep radio vulnerabilities

U.S. safety regulators have determined that only Fiat-Chrysler radios have a security flaw that allowed hackers to take control of a Jeep last year, the Associated Press reports.

The end of the two-year service contract: Sprint, AT&T join Verizon, T-Mobile in dropping contracts

Sprint appears to be joining the rest of the tier-one U.S. carriers and is no longer offering contracts to new phone customers. Coupled with a similar move by AT&T today, the news serves to essentially signal the end of two-year service contracts and subsidized smartphones, which had been a central element in the growth of the wireless industry and the rise of smartphones.

Sprint MVNO Republic expands to GSM carrier, will launch new Moto device by April

LAS VEGAS-- Sprint MVNO Republic Wireless has inked an agreement with a GSM-based wireless carrier and will begin selling a new, high-end Motorola GSM-based device by March or April of this year, a top executive said here on the sidelines of the CES event.

Boingo plans to push NFV and SDN across 'majority' of its Wi-Fi networks this year

LAS VEGAS-- Boingo Wireless said that roughly 20 percent of its Wi-Fi networks in U.S. airports sport NFV elements, and the company said it expects to expand that rollout to a majority of its networks this year.

Sprint mum on whether it will kill contracts this year

Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure said earlier this year that the carrier planned to drop two-year contracts by the end of the year, moving entirely to a device-leasing model. But that may no longer be the case.

Sprint teams with Conversocial to offer customer service on Facebook Messenger and other social sites

Sprint said it is offering customer care services across a range of social sites including Facebook Messenger and Twitter, thanks to a teaming between the nation's fourth largest wireless carrier and social customer service vendor Conversocial.

Sprint to take $150M charge for layoffs

Sprint began slashing jobs last week as part of a round of layoffs expected to last through January, according to a filing with the SEC.

Cox Business gains AT&T, Sprint sign-on to its Las Vegas Convention Center DAS

Cox Business' ongoing contract to supply Internet connectivity to the Las Vegas Convention Center got an additional boost as three major wireless carriers-- AT&T, Sprint and an unnamed third carrier-- agreed to support their customers using a new distributed antenna system (DAS) installed in the facility by Cox and its partner InSite.

T-Mobile's momentum likely to continue, analyst firms say

Investment research firms MoffettNathanson and Barclays expect T-Mobile's momentum to continue despite the concerns of some investors, the companies said in separate research notes.

Sprint offers free 32-inch Samsung TVs to new and upgrading users who buy new Samsung phones

Shares of Sprint were up more than 4 percent Wednesday afternoon after the carrier said it will give away 32-inch Samsung TVs to users who buy or lease certain Samsung phones during the holidays.