may have come to an agreement on device unlocking. Reports now suggest that both carriers and the FCC have agreed, in principle, to a method for notifying customers of their rights regarding unlocking devices. This all comes after FCC chairman Tom Wheeler said he preferred to see a day when carriers weren’t so stringent about device regulations, especially once out of contract.
Samsung's kill-switch anti-theft measure that could help lessen the incidents of smartphone thefts in the country? This is the question that New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has put before five US carriers, including AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon.
T-Mobile has quietly activated a faster service in North Dallas, utilizing an additional spectrum that it got its hands on through its MetroPCS acquisition.
and even free, it’s an enticing service. There are a few distinguishing caveats, though.
AT&T and T-Mobile, today announced their commitment to stop scammers in their tracks who utilize their networks' premium SMS services for less than honorable purposes. Though it will take some time to fully implement, this is the first step in ending scams that have robbed customers of varying amounts of money in the past years, some reaching even $10 a month.
Samsung offered a rather drastic proposal to help improve the situation but was shot down by major wireless carriers in the US.
AT&T is slowly moving away from plans that revolve around voice calls and text messages towards more data-centric offerings.
AT&T's plan, new subscribers to its newly launched Aio Wireless prepaid service might see themselves shuttled off to a new company. According to an FCC filing, the carrier plans on merging its prepaid subsidiary with Leap Wireless' business if the acquisition of the latter proves to be successful.
Verizon as sightings of its double-wide LTE network increase.