T-Mobile Suffers Data Outage In 12 States And D.C.

T-Mobile fell victim to a massive partial network outage on Thursday, which affected users in parts of 12 states and Washington, D.C. The full list of states that had affected users includes Virginia, New York, Pennsylvania, California, New Jersey, Florida, Missouri, Washington, D.C., Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maryland, Ohio, and Texas. The outage left customers unable […]

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US Carriers Court BYOD Users Amid Longer Upgrade Cycles

Wireless carriers in the United States are catching on that people are less inclined to buy new smartphones these days, and are responding with competing offers meant to appeal to the BYOD crowd. Sprint is the latest and most dramatic example, offering a free year of unlimited service to switchers from its three rival carriers […]

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Republic Wireless Launches Its Free Texting App

Republic Wireless has launched its free texting application today called Republic Anywhere, an app which is aimed at allowing Republic Wireless subscribers the ability to send text messages from their smartphones, their tablets, and even their laptops at no cost beyond what they already pay for the wireless plan each month. As one might expect […]

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‘Sprint Forward’ Is a Prepaid Plan Offering Unlimited Data for $60

Sprint has quietly launched a couple of new prepaid plans, under the moniker “Sprint Forward”. This offers users unlimited data for just $60/month. Or if you want to save some more cash and you aren’t a heavy data user, you can get 4GB for just $40/month. Now this is Sprint prepaid and not from its […]

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AT&T Expects 5G Commercialization Within Next Couple Years

AT&T expects that 5G technology will see wide-scale commercialization by the year 2019, with fixed and wireless 5G solutions rolling out by late 2018. The earlier estimate in commercialization is brought about by quicker than expected development of standards by the 3GPP. The said group approved the earlier implementation of the non-standalone component of the […]

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US Carriers Reportedly Will Meet with Trump About 5G

On Thursday, top executives from AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon will be meeting with President Trump to talk 5G, according to a report out of Reuters. 5G isn’t expected to even be rolling out until at least 2020, but carriers are already testing it out in field tests and getting the groundwork put down for […]

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Sprint Opens New Stores, Adds Jobs In Southern California

Sprint will increase its retail presence across the Southern California through opening additional stores in the area. Within the next few months, the carrier will open 78 new retail locations across the region. Currently, the carrier has 300 stores in Southern California. The increase in retail locations also entails an increase of employed personnel in order […]

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Sprint Improves Network, Adds Retail Presence In Milwaukee

Sprint has announced three new initiatives that improve the carrier’s competitiveness and image to the consumers in the city of Milwaukee. The carrier intends to do so through improving its network within the city, increasing the carrier’s retail presence, and providing gadgets and free internet access to the students of the Milwaukee Public Schools. Aside from […]

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Analyst: Integration Of T-Mobile & Sprint Could Take 5 Years

A full integration of T-Mobile and Sprint in case the two decide to merge could take between three and five years, according to one Mark Stodden, Senior Vice President at Moody’s Investors Service, a New York City-based bond credit rating company. In a note to investors detailed on Monday, Stodden described the potential consolidation of the third […]

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Android Nougat Hitting Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 On AT&T’s Network

AT&T started pushing out the Android 7.0 Nougat update to all Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 units on its network, as evidenced by the company’s official support pages for the device that were updated at some point in the last 24 hours. The update is rolling out for both the T817A and T818A model, i.e. the […]

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