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AT&T announces LTE roaming deal with Rogers in Canada

AT&T has announced a new roaming partnership that should be of benefit for those visiting Canada. The agreement means AT&T users will have access to LTE by way of the Rogers network. But before anyone crosses the boarder looking for LTE coverage, you will need to have the Data Global Add-On package for your account.

AT&T Mobile Share Value plan refresh adds no-contract option

AT&T has announced some changes to the Mobile Share Value plans. These changes will be going into effect as of December 8th and they will be available for new and existing AT&T customers. Perhaps a bit more important for some, this plan refresh brings some additional perks for those who already own, or plan to purchase an off-contract device.

Moto G North American availability begins today in Canada

We were expecting the Moto G to arrive with several Canadian carriers and as of today, that has happened. The Moto G has arrived in Canada by way of Telus and Koodo Mobile, both of whom have the handset with the expected low price point. The handset can be picked up for $200 without any long term agreement necessary.

Nexus 5 support detailed by prepaid carrier Ting

Those looking to grab a Nexus 5 with a prepaid carrier can now look towards Ting. Ting is an MVNO style carrier known for their low-priced plans. In this case you pick what you need for minutes, messages and data individually with options for each ranging from XS to XXL. As for the Nexus 5 though, for now that would need to be purchased direct from the Google Play Store.

Verizon CFO admits LTE network experiencing strain in big cities

In what seems to be a rare admission of weakness, Verizon's Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo confesses that its 4G LTE network is experiencing no small amount of usage pushing it beyond its capacity. This could cause LTE networks to go down to 3G in big cities like New York, San Francisco, and Chicago, where data usage is exceptionally higher.

AT&T moves away from voice-centric subscriptions

More and more phone users rely on the Internet to keep connected with others and network carriers need to adapt to this growing trend in order to remain relevant and competitive. That is why AT&T is slowly moving away from plans that revolve around voice calls and text messages towards more data-centric offerings.