Sprint is the third-largest wireless service provider in the U.S. Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA both run their services the Sprint network. Sprint was founded in 1899 as the Brown Telephone Company.
Rumors and speculation about a T-Mobile and Sprint coming together have been plentiful for years now but it looks as though the terms have all been hashed out between the organizations as they've jointly announced a $26.5 billion merger.
If you're looking to score a BlackBerry KEYone on a deal, Sprint is a good place to start looking. According to some tips we've received and confirmation from Sprint, the carrier is now offering 50% off the BlackBerry KEYone with eligible trade-in.
As the first U.S. carrier to release the BlackBerry KEYone, Sprint started off their sales by making the device available online and through direct ship but now Sprint retail locations have begun sales as well.
Although we had a little bit of a heads up on the release date thanks to comments posted on the Sprint Community Forums, TCL and Sprint have now officially announced that the BlackBerry KEYone will go on sale at Sprint starting July 14.
According to a new posting coming from the Sprint Community Forums, Sprint customers looking to get their hands on the BlackBerry KEYone will be able to do so starting on July 14 through direct shipments and other channels starting on July 28.
T-Mobile is launching new plans on September 6 that will offer unlimited voice and high-speed data starting at $70 a month. However, these new plans could actually be higher for some customers that make the switch. Sprint, meanwhile, is rolling out new unlimited plans on August 19.
Despite earlier confirmation coming from BlackBerry CEO John Chen during CES 2016 that the BlackBerry Priv would be arriving on Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint, it now appears as though Sprint may have decided against releasing the first-Android powered BlackBerry to their customers.