You'll still have to call your carrier if you want to free your phone, however.
Your carrier may frown on using your unlimited data as a hotspot, but there are a number of app-based ways to get your devices online.
The major U.S. carriers have agreed not to charge their customers for premium text messages, which can place unauthorized charges on phone bills.
The officials have been pushing for a “kill switch” that could render smartphones inoperable after they’re stolen, reducing the incentive for crime.
The discount carrier's free wireless service now supports 14 older Sprint devices, and it's planning to expand to even more phones in the coming weeks.
Samsung emails reveal that the major US carriers vetoed plans to pre-package a kill switch on every phone.
Sprint is talking up a high-speed service it calls Sprint Spark, which offers current peak speeds of 50-60Mbps and has the potential to top 1GBps.
Sprint's CFO says it's a problem that Sprint and T-Mobile US are so much smaller than the top two carriers.
Sprint announced a new annual upgrade plan just in time for the new iPhones, and it's one of the best deals around.