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Lease the Powerful, New HTC One A9 from Sprint and Get Two Months of Lease Payments on Us

20-Oct-2015 10:30 am   Overland Park, KS   More...

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Spectacular selfies have never been easier than with LG G4, available in June from Sprint

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), April 28, 2015 - Isn't it time for your smartphone to offer robust picture-taking on BOTH sides? LG G4, the next-generation G series smartphone from LG, takes selfies to a new level of fun with two robust cameras to make it easier than ever to capture the most exciting moments of your life.

28-Apr-2015 10:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...

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HTC One M9 comes to Sprint March 27 with exclusive $20 per month Lease offer and Harman Kardon One for under $100

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), March 26, 2015 - The new HTC One® M9 will be available for shipment from all Sprint sales channels, including Sprint Stores, Telesales at 1-800-SPRINT1 and www.sprint.com, beginning Friday, March 27.

26-Mar-2015 1:30 pm   Overland Park, KS   More...

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Get the Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Mini From AT&T Starting March 20

Samsung's Compact Smartphone to Join the Network with the Nation's Strongest LTE Signal for $0 on AT&T Next

16-Mar-2015 5:30 am   Dallas, TX   More...

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AT&T Announces Nov. 12 Preorders for the Nexus 6 with Android 5.0 Lollipop

AT&T1 announced today that its first Nexus device, the Nexus 6 , with Android 5.0 Lollipop, will be available for preorders beginning Wednesday, Nov. 12, at www.att.com and in AT&T retail stores.

11-Nov-2014 5:30 am   Dallas, TX   More...

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LG G Watch R™ Comes to Sprint Nov. 14 as an Artistic Blend of Fashion and Function

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. & ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. (BUSINESS WIRE), November 07, 2014 - Sprint is teaming with LG to offer the stylish LG G Watch R beginning Friday, Nov. 14. Powered by the latest version of Android Wear by Google, LG G Watch R empowers users to sync music, organize information, and get notifications and weather updates for those off onto life's latest adventures. Best of all, G Watch R is compatible with all Android smartphones - running Android 4.3 or later - such as the simple and smart LG G3, also available on Sprint, by simply downloading the Android Wear app from Google Play™.

7-Nov-2014 11:49 am   Overland Park, KS   More...

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Kyocera DuraForce Rugged Android Smartphone Joins the Nation's Most Reliable 4G LTE Network on Nov. 7

Compatible with AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk, DuraForce Enables AT&T Business Solutions Customers to Do More in Extreme Conditions

3-Nov-2014 6:14 am   Dallas, TX   More...

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AT&T to Welcome First Nexus Device; Confirms Nexus 6 Will Join the Nation's Most Reliable 4G LTE Network

AT&T2 today confirmed that it will add the Nexus 6 by Motorola, to its industry-leading device portfolio. Pricing and availability will be announced at a later date.

15-Oct-2014 8:00 am   Dallas, TX   More...

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Meet the Latest Affordable C1 Smartphone from ALCATEL ONETOUCH

ALCATEL ONETOUCH has announced the availability of the ALCATEL C1 for AT&T's pre-paid GoPhone product portfolio.

2-Oct-2014 6:45 am   Dallas, TX   More...

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AT&T Starts Preorders for the All New Moto X

AT&T1 today began to take preorders for the second generation Moto X at att.com, AT&T's fastest way to order, and at AT&T retail stores. Shipping for pre-orders will start around Sept. 23. Full retail sales expected to arrive online and at AT&T stores beginning Sept. 26.

16-Sep-2014 5:21 am   Dallas, TX   More...

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Ultrathin Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 Featuring Sprint Spark Available Sept. 12

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 04, 2014 - Beginning on Friday, Sept. 12, Sprint will bring to life the ultimate entertainment experience with the ultrathin 6.6mm Samsung Galaxy Tab® S 10.5, featuring a high-resolution Super AMOLED™ display with the high-speed network data capabilities of Sprint Spark™ enhanced LTE, where available.

4-Sep-2014 8:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...

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LG G Vista Brings AT&T Customers Larger, More Dynamic Smartphone Experiences

AT&T1 is expanding LG Electronics' popular G Series on the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network2 with the launch of the new LG G Vista smartphone.

8-Aug-2014 5:00 am   Dallas, TX   More...

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AT&T LG G 3® and LG G Watch™ Available on July 8

Starting July 8, you can order the LG G Watch for $229 and pre-order the LG G3 smartphone with 4G LTE from AT&T2 for zero down and no annual contract. You can purchase both the LG G3 and LG G Watch in AT&T retail locations starting July 11.

7-Jul-2014 5:30 am   Dallas, TX   More...

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Sprint Makes Push-to-Talk Possible on More of its Phones With Downloadable Application

With Sprint Direct Connect Now, select Android handsets can instantly become push-to-talk phones for consumers, businesses

3-Feb-2014 8:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...

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AT&T to Carry Innovative LG G Flex on the Nation's Fastest and Most Reliable 4G LTE Network

AT&T will offer its first smartphone with a curved screen, LG G Flex, in the first quarter of 2014, the company said today.

6-Jan-2014 9:31 am   Dallas, TX   More...

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New Smartphone + Tablet = Win

AT&T1 today announced that it will carry the ASUS PadFone™ X, a smartphone and tablet in one, exclusively in the U.S. Pricing, detailed specifications and availability will be announced at a later date.

6-Jan-2014 9:30 am   Dallas, TX   More...

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AT&T Expands Enhanced Push-To-Talk Capabilities

AT&T will be adding dispatch features to AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk (Enhanced PTT) that enable workforce management functionality as part of its push-to-talk solution.

13-Nov-2013 5:00 am   Dallas, TX   More...

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AT&T's Got Your Back with the New LG G2

If you're looking for a smartphone that lets you connect faster, work smarter and literally puts control in the palm of your hand, consider the new LG G2 -- the first U.S. smartphone to launch with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor.

5-Sep-2013 9:18 am   Dallas, TX   More...

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Going Waterproof With the Hydro ELITE by Kyocera

When it comes to waterproof smartphones, style and protection are no longer mutually exclusive. The new waterproof Hydro ELITE by Kyocera is a sleek, global-ready 4G LTE Android smartphone with a 4.3-inch HD display. The device offers protection from blowing rain and immersion in up to one meter of water (3.28 ft.) for as long as 30 minutes.

27-Aug-2013 6:30 am   Basking Ridge, NJ   More...

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Perks of Smartphone and Tablet Combine with Samsung Galaxy Mega, Available at AT&T Aug. 23

Beginning August 23, you will be able to enjoy the ease of a smartphone with the functionality of a tablet.

19-Aug-2013 9:59 am   Dallas, TX   More...

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AT&T to Launch HTC One Mini

AT&T* announced today its plans to launch the HTC One mini, a compact version of the award-winning HTC One.

19-Aug-2013 8:27 am   Dallas, TX   More...

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AT&T and NEC Introduce Ultra-Rugged Smartphone Designed for Hard Work, Real Life

AT&T and NEC Corporation of America today announced the upcoming launch of the ultimate workhorse among ruggedized 4G LTE smartphones, the NEC Terrain.

19-Jun-2013 9:51 am   Dallas, TX   More...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Tablet Provides Endless Work, Entertainment Possibilities

AT&T, the U.S. leader in 4G LTE-connected tablets, and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) announced today the addition of the Samsung Galaxy Note® 8.0 to AT&T's portfolio of connected products.

12-Jun-2013 9:52 am   Dallas, TX   More...

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Waterproof Kyocera Hydro Edge Splashes into Sprint and Boost Mobile this Summer

LAS VEGAS (BUSINESS WIRE), May 21, 2013 - Get summer-ready and ditch the water-damage worries of texting near water. Today, Sprint , Boost Mobile and Kyocera Communications Inc. announce the upcoming availability of the Kyocera Hydro Edge smartphone. Whether it's dropped in water or run through the sprinkler, Hydro Edge is built to withstand sprayed water or submersion in up to 3.28 feet of fresh water for 30 minutes.

21-May-2013 8:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...

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Hydro EDGE by Kyocera - Fact Sheet

21-May-2013 7:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...

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Samsung Galaxy S® 4 Fact Sheet

16-Apr-2013 10:00 pm   Overland Park, KS   More...

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Samsung Galaxy S III Fact Sheet

12-Apr-2013 7:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...

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Make the Leap to an Easy-to-Use Lucid™ 2 by LG

The Lucid 2 by LG, exclusively at Verizon Wireless, will feature Android 4.1, Jelly Bean, 4G LTE connectivity, a 4.3-inch qHD screen, and wireless charging capabilities.

2-Apr-2013 12:30 pm   Basking Ridge, NJ   More...

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Kindle Fire HD 8.9'' 4G LTE Available at AT&T Stores Beginning April 5

Browse the web, check email, watch videos and download apps on the nation's fastest 4G LTE network with the Kindle Fire HD 8.9" -- coming to AT&T retail stores at an affordable price.

1-Apr-2013 7:32 am   Dallas, TX   More...

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Sprint Force Fact Sheet

1-Mar-2013 6:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...

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Virgin Mobile USA Adds Samsung Galaxy Victory™ 4G LTE

WARREN, N.J. (BUSINESS WIRE), February 25, 2013 - Given the ongoing demand from consumers for speed, power and value in wireless, Virgin Mobile USA is now offering 4G LTE1 service to its No-Contract customers. Virgin Mobile adds Galaxy Victory™ 4G LTEfrom Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the United States and the No. 1 smartphone provider worldwide2, to its all-smartphone lineup.

25-Feb-2013 6:30 am   Overland Park, KS   More...

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Virgin Mobile USA Adds Powerhouse Samsung Galaxy S® II 4G

WARREN, N.J. (BUSINESS WIRE), November 15, 2012 - Answering customers' demands for more high-end Androids and 4G access, Virgin Mobile USA steps in with its familiar "Higher Calling" promise to deliver the ultra-thin and award-winning Samsung Galaxy S® II 4G from Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the United States1. It pairs up for amazing value with Virgin Mobile's Beyond Talk unlimited data and messaging plans2 that start at $35 per month.

15-Nov-2012 8:28 am   Overland Park, KS   More...

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Sprint Flash™ Fact Sheet

Productivity· Android™ 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich · 4.5-inch HD display

13-Nov-2012 6:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...

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Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere II Coming Soon to Verizon Wireless

The Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere II, featuring a full QWERTY keyboard, 1.2 GHz dual core processor, 4G LTE and Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, aims to balance business and a rich multimedia experience.

12-Nov-2012 12:15 pm   Basking Ridge, NJ   More...

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Samsung Galaxy Camera Available on AT&T's 4G Network Beginning Nov. 16

AT&T today announced the Samsung Galaxy Camera™, the 4G connected camera, will be available for customers beginning Nov. 16 for $499.99.

12-Nov-2012 9:11 am   Dallas, TX   More...

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Samsung Galaxy Note II Now Available for Pre-Order on Verizon Wireless

Beginning today, the Samsung Galaxy Note II is available for pre-order. The Galaxy Note II combines the features of a smartphone and tablet, giving users the best of both worlds with its large yet pocketable 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED screen.

25-Oct-2012 5:30 am   Basking Ridge, NJ   More...

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Sprint Extends Push-to-Talk Capabilities to More Phones With Downloadable Android Application

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), October 24, 2012 - Sprint , the industry's push-to-talk pioneer and market leader, today announced the launch of Sprint® Direct Connect® Now, a downloadable Android application that enables push-to-talk capabilities on the Kyocera Rise and additional devices, including the LG Optimus Elite™, coming soon.

24-Oct-2012 9:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...

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DROID RAZR HD and DROID RAZR MAXX HD in Stores Today

The DROID RAZR HD and the DROID RAZR MAXX HD are available in stores and online, featuring an HD display, near field communications and more.

18-Oct-2012 2:00 pm   Basking Ridge, NJ   More...

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Boost Mobile Squeezes Latest Technology into Ultra-Thin LG Venice

IRVINE, Calif. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 26, 2012 - Boost Mobile, a leader in the no-contract wireless industry, and LG Electronics USA today announced a new Android-powered smartphone, the LG Venice, that delivers style, cutting-edge technology and affordability combined with Boost Mobile's Android Monthly Unlimited with Shrinking Payments.

26-Sep-2012 7:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...

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Galaxy Nexus by Samsung Upgrades to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

The Galaxy Nexus by Samsung is the first smartphone on the Verizon Wireless network to be upgraded to the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system (OS).

21-Sep-2012 8:30 am   Basking Ridge, NJ   More...

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U.S. Cellular Customers Getting the Samsung Galaxy Note II in October

U.S. Cellular and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the United States1, have announced the 4G LTE™ Samsung Galaxy Note™ II will be available for customers to preorder today at uscellular.com/note2, and it will be in stores and online in late October. The 16GB Titanium Gray Galaxy Note II will be $299.99 with an instant rebate for those who purchase during the online presale. It will be $299.99 after $100 mail-in rebate when it arrives in stores.

19-Sep-2012 12:00 am   Chicago, IL   More...

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The New and Exclusive DROID RAZRs Have Landed

The newest additions to Verizon Wireless' DROID smartphone lineup were unveiled today at an event at Gotham Hall in New York City. The 4G LTE devices include DROID RAZR M, which is available for pre-order at 5 p.m. ET today, as well as DROID RAZR HD and DROID RAZR MAXX HD, which will be available before the holidays.

5-Sep-2012 3:12 pm   Basking Ridge, NJ   More...

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Verizon Wireless And Motorola Add Three New And Exclusive 4G LTE DROID RAZR™ Smartphones

Verizon Wireless and Motorola Mobility today announced that they are adding three new and exclusive smartphones, DROID RAZR™ M, DROID RAZR™ HD and DROID RAZR™ MAXX™ HD, to the DROID RAZR™ by Motorola family on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network.

5-Sep-2012 11:59 am   Basking Ridge, NJ   More...

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High-End Speed and Performance Without a Contract: Boost Mobile Strengthens 4G Lineup With the Award-Winning Samsung Galaxy S II 4G

IRVINE, Calif. (BUSINESS WIRE), August 22, 2012 - Boost Mobile, a leader in the no-contract wireless industry, and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the United States1, today revealed three additions to Boost Mobile's handset lineup: the ultra-thin Samsung Galaxy S® II 4G, the compact touchscreen AndroidTM powered Samsung Galaxy RushTM and the Samsung ArrayTM with a slide-QWERTY keyboard. All three devices pair with one of Boost's Monthly Unlimited plans with Shrinking Payments where customers are rewarded for simply making on-time payments.

22-Aug-2012 4:30 pm   Overland Park, KS   More...

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U.S. Cellular Launches Next 4G LTE Smartphone: Samsung Galaxy Metrix 4G

U.S. Cellular and Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC (Samsung Mobile), have announced that the Samsung®Galaxy Metrix™ 4G is available online today at uscellular.com and will be available in stores on Friday, August 24. The Android™powered smartphone runs on the 4G LTE™ network, with speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G. The Galaxy Metrix 4G sells for $179.00 after a $100 mail-in rebate and $129.00 after a $100 mail-in rebate in markets where 4G LTE service is currently available and will be available by the end of 2012. Visit uscellular.com for detailed pricing.

22-Aug-2012 12:00 am   Chicago, IL   More...

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Calling All QWERTY Fans! Motorola PHOTON Q 4G LTE from Sprint Available Aug. 19 for $199.99; Pre-Order Begins Today

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. & LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. (BUSINESS WIRE), August 13, 2012 - Offering a device packed with features to provide the ideal work-life balance, Sprint , the only national wireless carrier offering truly unlimited data for all phones while on the Sprint network1, today announced the Sunday, Aug. 19, availability of the first 4G LTE-enabled smartphone from Sprint with a full QWERTY keyboard and international roaming capabilities, Motorola PHOTON™ Q™ 4G LTE. Motorola PHOTON Q will cost $199.99 (excludes taxes) with a new line of service or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement.

13-Aug-2012 8:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...

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HTC Rezound Upgrades to Ice Cream Sandwich

The HTC Rezound is the latest smartphone to be upgraded to the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, highlighting new functionality and features like Face Unlock. The software upgrade will begin being pushed to customers in phases starting August 2.

2-Aug-2012 6:37 am   Basking Ridge, NJ   More...

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Motorola Electrify™ 2 and Defy™ Xt Launch on U.S. Cellular

U.S. Cellular and Motorola Mobility today announced two new Android™-powered smartphones to the carrier's lineup. Motorola ELECTRIFY™ 2, the next generation of the popular ELECTRIFY that runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, will be available online on August 1 and in stores on August 2. Additionally, Motorola DEFY XT will be available online and in stores on August 3. Visit uscellular.com for detailed pricing and visit motorola.com for additional product details.

1-Aug-2012 12:00 am   Chicago, IL   More...

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MOTOROLA PHOTON Q 4G LTE fact sheet

FAST FACTS: · Sprint's first 4G LTE device with International roaming GSM capabilities and QWERTY keyboard

26-Jul-2012 9:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...

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First Sprint 4G LTE-Enabled Device with Full QWERTY and International Capabilities, Motorola PHOTON™ Q 4G LTE, Coming Soon

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. & LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. (BUSINESS WIRE), July 26, 2012 - Sprint , the only national wireless carrier offering truly unlimited data for all phones while on the Sprint network1, and Motorola Mobility today announce Motorola PHOTON Q™ 4G LTE, the next generation of last summer's popular Motorola PHOTON™ 4G. The new device will boast a five-row, PC-like QWERTY keyboard, international capabilities and a generous 4.3-inch ColorBoost™ display, as well as the ability to operate on Sprint's new lightning-fast 4G LTE network2.

26-Jul-2012 9:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...