Starting May 15, all four major US carriers will be implementing the new Text-to-911 program. This new way of asking for assistance via SMS aims to address situations where it would be difficult to use the usual 911 voice call.
Who’s got the fastest mobile network? All kinds of studies are out there, but are typically a small sampling of carriers’ network strength. Android Community is partnering with PC Mag to help crowdsource some information on which network has the best speeds.
T-Mobile has begun letting MetroPCS users know about some upcoming changes. It seems the "legacy" CDMA MetroPCS network in New England and Las Vegas will be shut down come July 1st. If you happen to be a MetroPCS user in either of those locations you will need to take action.
We've already seen talk about how AT&T's Aio brand was going to be folded into Cricket Wireless. And now it looks like AT&T has plans to relaunch the Cricket Wireless brand during the second quarter of the year. Naturally, this all comes as the $1.2 billion acquisition was completed back in March.
T-Mobile is at it again with another "promo" that will surely ruffle BlackBerry's feathers once more. This time, however, the US carrier is encouraging its BlackBerry-toting subscribers to switch not to an iPhone but to any Samsung smartphone.
AT&T has just given its first quarter report and it seems that things are looking good for the US carrier.. The strong revenues, growth in its postpaid smartphone sales, and its acquisition of Leap Wireless has made it raise its full-year 2014 outlook to 4 percent or greater.
Verizon Wireless rolled out the "More Everything" updates back in mid-February. And as of today it looks like another round of changes have been announced. The earlier change dealt with increased data allowances and this time we are seeing discounts for customers adding phones that aren't under contract.
T-Mobile had promised a series of quick announcements, and well, the latest has arrived this morning. The carrier has announced plans to abolish overages for customers. And as we've seen T-Mobile do in the past -- they are continuing to taunt the other carriers. In this case they are challenging other carriers to follow the same path and also do away with consumer overages.
As we mentioned earlier in the day, the Galaxy S5 and new Gear devices arrived in 125 countries today. That includes the US, and also, T-Mobile. But along with the carrier simply launching the new phone and wearables -- they are once again going after switchers.
T-Mobile unveiled the Simple Starter Plan yesterday. That was a $40 per month plan offering unlimited talk and text with 500MB of 4G LTE data. But along with the new plan, T-Mobile also mentioned how they would be doing a few rapid fire announcements. Basically the Simple Starter Plan was the announcement for day one of three. Today marks day two and the announcement of Operation Tablet Freedom.