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Tello Enters The MVNO Market With “No Fees, Whatsoever” Mobile Service Offering

The mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) market is already a very competitive one, but with the arrival of Tello, the competition is sure to go up a notch. So how will this new mobile carrier be able to manage? Well, it turns out Tello has plenty up its sleeve, starting with a “No Fees, Whatsoever” branding that just might attract throngs of mobile users eager to sign up for even more affordable wireless plan options.

 

Bluetooth 5 Is Now Officially Here

Here comes Bluetooth 5, the latest iteration of Bluetooth wireless technology, and it brings with it some very interesting updates, including faster connection speeds (twice quicker), longer range of coverage (four times better than before), and bigger broadcast message capacity (eight times larger).

Top Two Wireless Carriers In The US Questioned Over Zero-Rated Data Offerings

According to a report published by the Wall Street Journal, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has sent letters of warning to industry leaders Verizon Wireless and AT&T, saying that their respective zero rated data offerings could cause unfair competition and bring harm to mobile users.

Your Guide To AT&T’s New Streaming Services

If you have not heard already, AT&T has just officially launched a trio of new streaming services, namely DirecTV Now, Fullscreen, and FreeView, and all these can be streamed from mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, as well as on other gadgets such as computers and smart TVs. Scroll down below for a quick guide on each new service

 

DirecTV Now

 

Verizon Not Affected By KT’s Quest To Become First 5G Carrier In The World

According to a report published by the Korea IT News recently this week, South Korean wireless carrier KT has practically declared that it will become the first mobile operator in the world to successfully commercialize 5G technology about three years from now.

Potential Hurdles That Could Derail The AT&T-Time Warner Merger

AT&T generated a lot of buzz over the weekend when it revealed its plans of acquiring media conglomerate Time Warner for a hefty sum of $85.4 billion. But various industry watchers are now saying that it may be challenging for such a megamerger deal to be approved by regulators. The reason is that a similar thing has happened before, especially with the Comcast-NBC Universal deal struck about half a decade ago, and it did not work out. The concern is that the same thing could happen again.

 

US Mobile Users More Happy With High-End Handsets, Per JD Power Study

According to a new study conducted by marketing firm JD Power, it turns out that Samsung’s smartphone devices rank the highest in terms of providing overall satisfaction among subscribers of major US wireless carriers AT&T and Sprint.

AT&T Announces Pricing Details For New Cuba Roaming Options

About a couple of months ago, we reported that major US mobile operator AT&T had inked a new deal that would let it offer cheaper roaming options for subscribers planning to visit Cuba. Just recently, the second biggest wireless carrier in the United States has decided to publish the pricing details for its new roaming options for the island nation. 

 

The People’s Operator Introduces New Infinity Unlimited Plan

Mobile virtual network operator The People’s Operator is debuting a new rate plan called Infinity, and it offers customers unlimited data for as low as $55 a month. Those who are interested must note a few things though. For one, the Infinity unlimited plan is only made available to customers who possess CDMA compatible mobile devices.

Free Wi-Fi On Your Bus Coming Soon, Courtesy Of Google

Recently this week, Google has officially announced its Google Stations project, with the objective of delivering free Wi-Fi connections inside trains and buses across the globe. The tech giant has actually began this movement (or something like it) last year when it started bringing free Internet service to train and bus stations in India. Moving forward though, Google is envisioning country in the world to have a similar experience.

 

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