Sprint Debuts CDMA-GSM International Wi-Fi Hotspot
Sprint today announced the Sprint International Mobile Hotspot, which is made by ZTE. This mobile hotspot is a dual-mode CDMA-EVDO and GSM/UMTS/WCDMA device that works on Sprint's 3G network in the U.S. and can roam onto the 3G networks of GSM providers in other countries. It supports up to five Wi-Fi devices in the U.S., but just one Wi-Fi device when roaming on a GSM network. It has an external display to indicate signal and battery strength, and can be controlled via a web-based user interface. The Sprint International Mobile Hotspot costs $49.99 after rebates with a new agreement. It requires a $59.99 5GB data plan in the U.S. Overseas data charges vary.
ZTE Debuts Mobile Hotspot, Home Phone on Sprint
ZTE today announced two new connected devices for Sprint. The ZTE Warp Connect (pictured) is a mobile hotspot.
ZTE Blade Force for Boost Mobile Boasts HPUE
ZTE today announced the Blade Force smartphone for Boost Mobile. This Android handset includes support for Sprint's High Performance User Equipment technology and two-channel carrier aggregation for better performance near the cell edge.
Samsung Reveals Price Points for Gear Sport Watch and Icon X Headphones
Samsung today said its Gear Sport smartwatch and Icon X 2018 headphones will be available for pre-order starting October 13, with general retail availability to follow October 27. The Gear Sport, a fitness-focused smartwatch that runs Samsung's Tizen platform, costs $299.99.
Sprint and Alcatel Debut Ride-Fi for In-Car Hotspot
Sprint and Alcatel today made the Ride-Fi available for purchase. This mobile hotspot, first announced last month, was made specifically for cars and plugs into vehicles' DC power port for in-car connectivity.
Overseas Data Charges
Mexico = Leg
Rest of World = Nuts