On the off chance you were looking for another reason to be annoyed at the big US carriers, you may have found it. According to Fierce Wireless, AT&T isn’t the only carrier that opted to remove Download Booster from the new Samsung Galaxy S5 – both Verizon and Sprint have yanked Samsung’s LTE-WiFi merging feature. That would make T-Mobile the only US national carrier that supports it. Update: We’ve been tipped that the US Cellular Galaxy S5 will have Download Booster as well.
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Verizon And Sprint Have Also Removed Download Booster From The Galaxy S5, But T-Mobile Does Include It [Update] was written by the awesome team at Android Police.