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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.

Avis and Continental Join Forces to Introduce Keyless Car Rentals

How do you modernize car rental services? For Avis Budget Group, Inc. and Continental, you do it by making the whole car rental process 100 percent keyless, and taking full advantage of perhaps the most ubiquitous electronic gadget existing today -- the smartphone.

Google Maps' New Feature Alerts You When You’ve Reached Your Train, Bus Stop

According to a report recently published by TechCrunch last weekend, Google will soon roll out a new update for its Google Maps service, introducing a new interactive real time notification system for commuters and passengers. 

Shazam is Now Owned by Apple

Apple has officially confirmed this week that it has completed its acquisition of the Shazam brand. For those not in the know, Shazam is widely considered as one of the most popular music recognition apps today, and as revealed by Apple, a consistent chart topper in its App Store rankings.

Featured MVNO: Best Cellular

As far as mobile virtual network operators and prepaid wireless service providers go, one can argue that Best Cellular has put itself in a good position to allow its customers to experience the best of all worlds.

Riot Micro: Building a Cheaper, Low-Power Chip for IoT Networks

By combining Bluetooth technology and a crew of engineers that specialize in Wi-Fi, Riot Micro is setting out to build a more cost effective and lower power chip designed to be used in cellular Internet of Things (IoT) networks. As explained by Peter Wong, the chief executive officer of the company, the objective was to maintain costing and power levels the same as those of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and quite obviously, Riot Micro felt it had to shift from the regular method of producing LTE modems. 

By 2018, People Will Spend $110 Billion Buying from App Stores

According to App Annie’s latest projections, mobile users will spend more than $110 billion across all app stores next year. This figure is equal to a 30 percent rise as compared to 2017’s numbers, which is, needless to say, a significant jump in just one year’s time.

Tello is Dropping Prices Once Again

Here is some good news for existing customers of Tello, and for those looking for super affordable mobile deals -- the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) is once again reducing the prices of its wireless plans. Just over a year old, the carrier has already generated some buzz by offering budget friendly options that can easily be customized.

AT&T Teams Up with Amazon Web Services to Announce the LTE-M Button

Joining forces with Amazon Web Services, the second biggest wireless carrier in America is officially unveiling a new LTE-M based button that is specifically built to allow consumers to request for Internet of Things (IoT) related services or tasks with just one click.

Xiaomi Posts Most Improved Growth in Q3 2017

According to the latest report recently released by Gartner, the top five smartphone vendors across the globe during the third quarter of this year are Samsung, Apple, Huawei, Oppo, and Xiaomi, and except for Apple, all of them have registered double digit growth during the the three month span. Apple only recorded an increase in smartphone sales of 5.7 percent (more on Apple later).