Topic: Sprint

Verizon Hangs Rivals' 4G Coverage Maps in a Gallery Because They Look Like Abstract Art Not like a map of the U.S.

Remember the "map wars" of 2009, when AT&T and Verizon spent a combined $4 billion on ads (and went to court) to claim coverage-area supremacy? Well, it looks like Verizon…

November 25, 2013, 1:28 PM EST

AT&T Ads Cast Merger With T-Mobile as Jobs Creator TV, print work targets D.C.

AT&T is in the fight of its life to keep its $39 billion merger with T-Mobile alive. As the Department of Justice's suit against the merger gets under way (the…

September 23, 2011, 2:57 PM EDT

T-Mobile Attack Ad Is a Real Drag for Sprint

An attack ad funded by Sprint to oppose AT&T's proposed takeover of T-Mobile, featuring a man in a dress patterned like the T-Mobile spokeswoman's, has been pulled after accusations of…

May 12, 2011, 7:23 AM EDT

Sprint users always on, always out of touch

Goodby, Silverstein & Partners' campaign touting Sprint's "Everything Data" plan continues to phone in droll observations about the way folks communicate (or fail to) in our high-tech age. This latest…

February 3, 2011, 10:05 AM EST

Sprint continues its mockery of the holidays

In September, Virgin Atlantic sought your awkwardest vacation photos in a collaboration with the blog Awkward Family Photos. Now, Sprint has gotten on the awkward wagon and is giving you…

December 2, 2010, 11:44 AM EST

Sprint's customers lacking the holiday spirit

Sprint and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners aren't going to get all sappy because the holidays are here. No, they're going to stay with the thrifty, oblivious assholes in their advertising.…

November 16, 2010, 12:05 PM EST

Sprint makes it easier to be a major asshole

The new Sprint commercials from Goodby, Silverstein & Partners are amusing. They portray Sprint customers as oblivious jerks who use their unlimited Web, e-mail and text to deliver terrible…

August 24, 2010, 1:53 PM EDT

Is Sprint's ad the first inspired by a widget?

I'm glad to hear I'm not the only nerd who loved Sprint's "Now" widget, which debuted in November. Apparently the lighthearted and mesmerizing tool was such a hit, Sprint turned…

April 8, 2009, 8:57 AM EDT

Feast on data with Goodby's Sprint widgets

Keep current on all sorts of arcane data with this impressive page of Sprint widgets, available for download in a mini version. Via Kottke, who credits Mike Kellogg and…

November 12, 2008, 8:10 AM EST