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T-Mobile's HSPA latency speeds have improved, report says

T-Mobile US recently posted notably improved latency speeds on its HSPA network, according to research from OpenSignal, which has teamed up with FierceWireless to report network latency speeds of the Tier 1 U.S. wireless carriers.

Verizon and Sprint have taken the lead on domestic LTE roaming- it's time for AT&T and T-Mobile to catch up

Verizon and Sprint are taking great strides to enable LTE roaming. Verizon counts 21 partners in its LTE in Rural America program and Sprint counts 12 carriers in its Rural Roaming Preferred Program.  I wish T-Mobile and AT&T would more aggressively follow their path.

Report: T-Mobile shows sharp improvement in HSPA network latency

T-Mobile US appears to have notably improved the latency speeds on its HSPA network in June and July when compared with the April-May timeframe, according to a new report form research firm OpenSignal.

Sprint exec: Our spectrum position supports shared plans with large data buckets

NEW YORK--Sprint decided to introduce new shared data plans for families with large data buckets because it felt its spectrum position and network resources allowed it to do so in a way that would set it apart from the competition, according to a senior Sprint executive.

3G/4G wireless network latency: How did Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile compare in July 2014?

Sprint continued to post the highest latency speeds in LTE transmissions. However, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile US posted latency results relatively close to those from Sprint.

Sprint's App Pass to give subs unlimited access to select apps, games for $5/month

Sprint is launching a new service for Android smartphones called "App Pass" that will give users unlimited access to a select catalog of applications and games for $5 per month, after a 14-day free trial.

Analysts: Sprint's new shared data plans not disruptive enough to change its fortunes

Sprint made its first bold move under new CEO Marcelo Claure, introducing shared data plans that offer double the data of similarly-priced plans from Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility. However, financial analysts said that while the new plans could put pressure on Sprint's rivals, they were not truly disruptive and were unlikely to catapult Sprint back to growth in the short term.

RootMetrics: T-Mobile leapfrogs Sprint for No. 3 spot in overall network performance

T-Mobile US surpassed Sprint as the No. 3 carrier in terms of overall network performance, according to a new report from network testing firm RootMetrics, which covered the first half of 2014. That marks a reversal from RootMetrics' last report, which covered the second half of 2013 and was released in early March.

T-Mobile's family plans now support up to 10 lines

T-Mobile US changed its family plans over the weekend to add support for up to 10 lines. The carrier initially launched its family plan in July with four lines of service for $100 per month.

Sprint, SoftBank partner with Sharp for low-cost phones, starting with Sharp Aquos Crystal

Sprint and its parent SoftBank are partnering with Japanese display and handset maker Sharp to deliver low-cost smartphones in Japan and the U.S. The first device in their partnership is called the Sharp Aquos Crystal, and SoftBank indicated that its scale will enable it to sell the phone at a low cost.