Odin Mobile, for those unfamiliar, is an MVNO carrier focusing on persons who are blind and visually impaired. Perhaps more important for current Odin Mobile customers is this latest handset release. The carrier is now offering the Nexus 5.
T-Mobile isn't quite done making changes. Coming by way of a recently issued press release, the carrier has unveiled the "Simple Starter Plan." And along with this new plan being announced today, there was also mention about more changes coming shortly.
US Cellular has revealed some details on their 4G LTE expansion plans. It is looking like they have plans to add more than 1,200 4G LTE sites this year. That will bring the US Cellular 4G LTE coverage to an additional 13 states across the US. But perhaps a bit more important for current customers -- this means that "more than" 93 percent of US Cellular customers will have LTE available by the end of this year.
Not willing to let BlackBerry have the last word, T-Mobile's outspoken CEO has just posted an open letter to BlackBerry's loyal fans. In essence, the carrier is reassuring this part of its userbase that it is all business as usual and that they might even want to stay longer after all.
Taking your favorite Android phone on a tour around Europe is set to get a whole lot more affordable, with the European Parliament giving initial approval to legislation limiting roaming fees for voice, SMS, and data across the EU. The vote on the draft also includes a nod to net neutrality, with lawmakers voting to include rules that would prevent internet providers from blocking or slowing Skype or other VoIP services.
A rumor is circling the Internet this afternoon, alleging that Google is working with carriers to provide an “Android Silver” program. The scope of the purported plan is to set aside floorspace in stores for a kiosk, wherein the carriers would house what amounts to Google Play Edition devices. Store personnel would also have to be specially trained to sell these devices.
In what was not an April Fools Day joke, T-Mobile seems to have angered quite a few users when they announced the end of employer rate plan discounts. This change was set to go into effect on April 1st, but following a statement from CMO Mike Sievert, it seems there will be some changes to that original announcement.
T-Mobile has announced the latest Uncarrier related changes. This time they will be dealing with the employer rate plan discounts. And rather simply, these will be going away as of April 1st. T-Mobile isn't going to be leaving these employees without anything, and instead have this latest change as being one that keeps things "simple, clear and transparent."
Some carriers just don’t have great coverage. A group of carriers that aren’t Verizon or AT&T have teamed up to form the Competitive Carrier Association, which is aimed at providing service to one another in an attempt to give customers a reason to use their services. The new Data Access Hub is one such endeavor, providing free data and voice roaming on networks outside a users’ home base.
The HTC One (M8) was announced yesterday. Along with the handset announcement came plenty of details in terms of a US release. Except while we saw some details for Verizon Wireless, AT&T and Sprint -- we were missing many of the specifics for T-Mobile. Well, it seems the price and release date has since been confirmed by the carrier.