Last Updated: Nov 15, 2013
What are the benefits of the Sprint data networks and Wi-Fi?
Your BlackBerry® Curve™ 8530 uses the Sprint 3G network, and not 4G (WiMAX) or 4G LTE.
You can browse the Internet, download, or stream content on a Sprint data connection anywhere you can access a Sprint data signal.
Sprint 4G LTE, Sprint 4G (WiMAX), and Sprint 3G networks are the three technologies that power Sprint data connections.
The Sprint 3G network offers a speedy internet connection and uses less power than 4G.
The Sprint 4G network offers faster access to services such as streaming video, sharing photos, and accessing social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.
Sprint 4G LTE is the newest and fastest of the three platforms.
It is available now in select markets with a planned full roll out to millions of Sprint customers.
Troubleshoot data connectivity issues.
Wi-Fi is one of the most underused and useful features on a smartphone, tablet, or a computer.
It's a short-range static wireless connection. Anyone can set up a Wi-Fi network with an Internet connection and a router or a Wi-Fi hotspot.
Some benefits of using Wi-Fi: