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Sprint CEO says the third-largest carrier is benefitting from strong iPad sales

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Sprint CEO says the third-largest carrier is benefitting from strong iPad sales
This may sound slightly confusing, but Sprint's CEO actually reserves words of thanks to Apple for their iPad tablet, despite the fact that Sprint doesn't offer Apple's device. As you may remember, Sprint made quite a clever move some time ago by offering you a free case for your iPad, if you buy an Overdrive 3G/4G mobile wireless hotspot.

The trick seems to work, says Sprint's CEO Dan Hasse, because people are buying huge numbers of Sprint's 4G mobile spot Overdrive for their iPads to stay connected when on the go. He didn't bother to elaborate what are the exact numbers, but his words are as follows:

“The company has seen an uptick in demand for its Overdrive (3G/4G) MiFi wireless hotspot device, as people use it to connect their iPads to the Internet when on the go.”

Sprint is investing a lot of funds and energy to improve and expand its 4G network with New York scheduled to be the latest megalopolis to get the improved speeds later today. Sprint's investments in its 4G network really seem to be paying out.

source: BGR

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posted on 01 Nov 2010, 11:27

1. L (unregistered)


WHO CARES WE WANT THE TORCH.

posted on 01 Nov 2010, 19:38

3. Landmarkcm (Posts: 375; Member since: 11 Aug 2009)


The new BB Style is Awesome! unless If you just "must" have a bar slider touchscreen. Otherwise same great new OS 6 & one review even said if you dont want a laggy touchscreen the Style is for you. The trackpad works great on it & the camera and screen, etc all are good & the name fits it at least to me. It's rims best looking device to date. Pics don't do it justice. Just sayin....

posted on 01 Nov 2010, 12:55

2. canadian rim job (unregistered)


the torch sux! trust me i work for rim

posted on 01 Nov 2010, 19:44

4. Landmarkcm (Posts: 375; Member since: 11 Aug 2009)


I am so stoked & happy with the Style. What do you think of it? It's getting pretty good reviews too. I hope it's part of Blackberry's family now!! ?? & doesnt flop like pearl flip did which was ok but the Style waaay better. A phone I will prob actually keep at least a year hey maybey until the Style 2. But wheres the commercials for it like the Torch had. It deserves more marketing too. I only have seen one little vid for it with music they should at least run that as a commercial.

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