The Federal Communications Commission accused Sprint of fraudulently obtaining tens of millions of dollars in subsidies from the government's Lifeline program.
Sprint outages have been reported across the U.S.
Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile revealed plans to roll out the much-anticipated technology.
Processing centers, antennae systems and towers are capable of withstanding fierce wind gusts and potential flooding, but nothing is "100 percent hurricane-proof."
T-Mobile, a carrier less than half the size of Verizon and AT&T, used lower pricing, simpler service plans and an improving network to help win 8.3 million net new customers last year.
The FCC unanimously votes for improved indoor location for emergency calls, worrying civil liberties advocates.
Sprint's new phone plan favors established social media companies, digital rights advocates warn