iDEN Push-to-Talk Riding Off Into the Sprint Sunset at End of June

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Users who are on the Sprint Nextel network and are using the iDEN side of things for push-to-talk will have until the end of June to migrate their service as Sprint will be shutting down the iDEN network on June 30th. iDEN’s push-to-talk had been a strong selling point for Nextel and new owner Sprint […]

Sprint Scheduling OTA Software Update for Motorola Admiral

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The Motorola Admiral, which is capable of tapping into Sprint’s new push-to-talk Direct Connect standard, will be getting a software update for July 31st according to a leaked document. The update will be pushed to Motorola Admiral smartphones and users can install the update over the air. Along with a number of bug fixes, the […]

Sprint Brings Push-to-Talk to CDMA Phones as It Winds Down iDEN Coverage

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Push-to-talk has been a gold standard on Nextel’s network, which Sprint had acquired. However, as Sprint is winding down the iDEN network used by the Nextel side of the business, the carrier is adopting a new push-to-talk gold standard in trying to migrate its iDEN Nextel customers over to CDMA. That freed spectrum from the […]