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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.

 

Are Carriers Focusing More On Family Plans, While Targeting Single-Line Users Via Prepaid?

There is a growing trend wherein mobile operators in the United States appear to be putting more attention to polishing their respective family plans. At the same time, carriers seem to increasingly turning to prepaid options as a means for attracting customers, especially those with just one line of service. 

 

FCC Issues Report Attacking Zero-Rated Data Offerings From Verizon, AT&T

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has recently published a report (read the PDF file here) that states that even though zero rated data services generally do not violate net neutrality regulations, Verizon Wireless and AT&T, through their respective offerings, Go90 and DirecTV

Subway Stations Around The Big Apple Will Soon Have Cellular Coverage

During the holidays, officials in New York had promised that all underground subway train stations in the city would have cellular coverage by the start of the new year. Well, train riding mobile users of the Big Apple will be delighted to know that there is some significant progress just barely a week into 2017.

AT&T Planning To Conduct 5G Video Trial with DirecTV Now in Austin, Texas

AT&T has announced its plans to launch a trial in Austin, the capital of the state of Texas, starting in the first six months of this year. This planned trial will have customers based in the city stream DirecTV Now video content by way of a fixed wireless 5G network set up by the major US wireless carrier. 

 

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.

 

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