The doubled data is part of a limited promotion, but customers who sign up keep that data for as long as they're on the plan.
Under new CEO Marcelo Claure, Sprint is keeping the pressure on its larger competitors and going directly after AT&T.
The company says it made the decision after "ongoing dialogue" about its network optimization plan.
The agency has heard from the public and has seen the new realities of wireless access for consumers. Now it must decide on a course of action.
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler tells industry not to expect a free ride on any of the major issues his agency is now considering, including megamergers, Net neutrality, and the upcoming incentive wireless auction.
The big carrier plays catchup with offers by Sprint and AT&T to increase the amount of data available on an existing family plan.
Daniel Mead says he was blindsided by the FCC's letter last week that berated the company over its network management policy. He defends the policy while making the case for continued lax regulations.
To keep its customers happy, AT&T is dangling a number of enticing carrots.
Verizon pins down rights for content from the parent of MTV and Comedy Central, after its CEO said the company plans to launch a wireless TV service next year.
The government agency looks to open up the airwaves by allowing for civilians to hop on spectrum currently reserved for the Defense Department.