Today Sprint and Google have made a huge move for the future of Google Voice: direct carrier integration. The two companies have struck up a deal where in current Sprint users can now assign their existing mobile number as their Google Voice number, having it work exactly how you’d expect. You can se the number to ring other phones, filter calls, and dish out caller-specific voice mails. Speaking of voice mails, Google Voice will replace Sprint’s existing voice message system.
If a user holds an existing Google Voice number, they can easily replace their current Sprint number with the GV digits. Either way, with Google Voice, Sprint is content in opening up low-cost international calls and all the other bells and whistles you expect. See the video below for a cutesy overview.