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Nigeria mobile operators could be imprisoned for poor service

Africa seems to be harsh when it comes to imposing prison sentences but the region, at least, the leaders simply want to bring quality mobile services as standard to African countries. Nigeria is the latest to be added to the list of countries imposing prison sentences on those mobile operators that fail to deliver quality services to customers.

T-Mobile introduces Carrier Freedom, Uncontract

T-Mobile is really out to court the masses with offers that might seem ridiculous in light of the continued issues people have with carriers. But that hasn't stopped the self-proclaimed un-carrier from having promos and offers that aim to bring more people over from other services to theirs. The latest of these are the "Uncontract" and Carrier Freedom, a variation of their Contract Freedom offer from before.

Google Play adds more carrier billing partners in Europe, Asia

Not everyone who wants to buy apps or content on the Internet have credit cards, for one reason or another. Online retail giants have to find a way to reach that segment of the market as well, because they can be profitable as well. Google introduced carrier billing a few years back for their Play Store, and now they are adding a few more countries in Europe and Asia that can let users charge their purchases to their respective participating carriers.

Google confirms Android Pay framework, MVNO network

Google announcements at major tech events are always worth noting, and at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, they made some major announcements that may not have been the "sexiest" but will definitely have a major impact on not just users but OEMs and their future partners as well. Google's Sundar Pichai confirmed several things, including the setting up of an Android Pay framework as well as the possibility of their own MVNO network.

Want to unlock your phone? Here are some tips

Finally, unlocking phones is now easier via your carrier. Thanks to the CTIA for setting new rules to unlock smartpphones. Carriers were given a recent deadline by the group to unlock phones as per the request of the customers. This means anyone can simply go to his carrier and request that mobile device be unlocked--no questions asked.

FreedomPop announces low cost WiFi service

FreedomPop, the free wireless internet and mobile phone service provider, is looking to bring on some new customers today by announcing their new low cost WiFi service - where customers get unlimited access to 10 million WiFi hotspots across the US, for only $5. FreedomPop started back in 2011 and began selling its first smartphones back in October 2012. The company began supporting LTE Android smartphones recently back in May 2014.

Straight Talk launches Bring Your Own Tablet program

Most households nowadays own a tablet or two. For some, each family member has a tablet to use for school, home, or the office. There’s no denying that mobile devices like smartphones, tablets, laptops, and soon wearables, have taken over our digital lives.

T-Mobile Simple Starter subscribers offered 2GB LTE data

T-Mobile, which loves to call itself an "un-carrier” to stand out from its competitors, is offering subscribers to its Simple Starter plan the chance to quadruple its LTE data. While the Simple Starter plan is their entry-level offering for subscribers, there are users out there who would rather up their data rather than the talk and text options that they have. And this is what T-Mobile is basically offering for just a few additional dollars every month.

T-Mobile’s Simple Choice Family plan has 10GB data offer

T-Mobile CEO John Legere really doesn’t pull any punches when calling out his competitors’ claims to offer the “Best Ever Pricing” when it comes to offering family plans to their consumers. What he is boasting about though is that his company is the only one among the carriers that can really back up this claim, particularly with their new Simple Choice program that gives four lines 10GB worth of data connection on an LTE network.
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