The wireless carrier is expanding its existing Wi-Fi calling and texting service with promises of more coverage in the home and in the air.
Sprint customers traveling overseas get a boon with the carrier's added Wi-Fi calling feature, starting with the Galaxy S4.
The low-cost waterproof smartphone joins a growing roster of devices capable of making phone calls over Wi-Fi.
The Samsung smartphone marks the fourth Sprint device to receive the free calling capability.
CNET editor Dong Ngo explains how Wi-Fi calling works with the latest smartphones, including the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and picks the top five routers that are best for this technology.
Sprint's new service lets subscribers use Wi-Fi hot spots to make phone calls and send text messages. The move should help improve coverage for Sprint customers, especially indoors.
Freewheel service will cost $29.95 per month and work only with Motorola's Moto G smartphone, which Cablevision will sell for $99.95.
iOS 8's support for Wi-Fi calling means that iPhone owners will finally get in on a feature that Android and Windows Phone owners have had for years.
The carrier has confirmed that the Google Nexus 5 will not support voice over a Wi-Fi network.
As an alternative to cellular, the new service will let people tap into wireless hotspots across the United States