By Christopher Price on March 11, 2010
Sprint has issued two new PRLs for modern Sprint phones; PRL 50562 and 60662. The PRL, or Preferred Roaming List is a file inside of CDMA phones that manages roaming and data network authentication. Originally intended for improving the acquisition time of tower signals, the file now also handles EVDO and data roaming functionality as […]
By Humberto Saabedra on February 12, 2010
Sprint has begun rolling out its latest PRL for EVDO devices with the roaming triangle in 60660. As is the case with every PRL update, Sprint neglects to provide changelogs and as such, few details are immediately available on coverage changes/improvements. To update on phones with OneClick: Home > Tools > Update Phone > Update […]
By Humberto Saabedra on November 15, 2009
Sprint has pushed out PRL 60657 for EVDO phones and devices with the preferred roaming triangle. As usual, Sprint does not provide detailed changelogs for each update so please note any changes in coverage in the comments. Sprint Firmware Tracker – Updated
By Christopher Price on September 27, 2009
Sprint has completed rollout of PRL 60654, and it has begun being pushed to devices. The PRL release quickly (in PRL terms) followed the release of 60653, and applies to all modern EV-DO-enabled phones. It is not known at this time what, exactly, the update has made changes or improvements to. To update your phone […]
By Christopher Price on December 17, 2007
Verizon has issued roaming list updates for many popular plans. Users are reporting that both America’s Choice II and new Nationwide plans have received updated PRL files. Updating your Preferred Roaming List, or PRL, helps speed and improve the accuracy of your phone’s ability to locate roaming providers. In recent years, it also has been […]
By Christopher Price on March 29, 2006
Since the release of PRL (Preferred Roaming List) 10031 and 20219, Sprint has made significant improvements to the PRL Update system. While you still have to call customer service, and find a rep that knows how to issue a PRL update, you do not need to wait through multiple prompts for the PRL update to […]
By Christopher Price on March 11, 2006
Sprint has issued PRL 20219 for EV-DO devices. The update adds preliminary (free) data roaming support in some limited areas. These updates have been reflected already in PRL 10031 for non-EV-DO devices. Call *2 to be flagged for the update if you have an EV-DO phone.
By Christopher Price on February 14, 2006
Sprint has issued PRL 10031 for non-EV-DO devices. It is not known what this update changes at this time. Call data support to request the update for your phone.