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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.

AT&T officially launches LTE-M Button powered by Amazon Web Services

About a year ago, AT&T had launched its countrywide LTE-M for IoT (Internet of Things), and the second biggest wireless service provider in the United States then followed up that effort by joining forces with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in unveiling the LTE-M Button last December.

Sprint has a new Unlimited 55+ plan

Starting this Friday, Sprint is launching a new unlimited data plan designed specifically for senior users. Enter the carrier’s new Unlimited 55+ plan, which offers two lines of service that feature unlimited data, minutes of voice calls, and text messaging at a price of $35 per month (that is, if the customer signs up for the Auto Pay service).

FCC imposes $120 million fine on a robocaller from Florida

Just this week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided to slap a fine of $120 million to Adrian Abramovich. Based in Florida, Abramovich was reportedly found to have made close to a hundred million robocalls in order to persuade unsuspecting people into buying exclusive vacation deals offered by well known travel firms.

Survey: 40 percent of US consumers willing to avail of mobile service from a cable company

According to the results of a recent survey conducted by Barclays, it seems that 40 percent of consumers based in the United States would consider switching from their current mobile operator to a similar wireless service offered instead by a cable TV service provider. 

Tello unleashing new promos as it celebrates 2nd anniversary

Tello has already shown last year that it can get really extra generous when it celebrates its anniversary.

Your quick guide to the T-Mobile and Sprint merger deal

It is done (actually, there is still that bit about regulatory approval -- more on this later).

Twilio’s Programmable Wireless: An IoT service powered by T-Mobile

A few days ago, Twilio officially launched its Programmable Wireless service, a SIM based Internet of Things (IoT) offering powered by the wireless network of T-Mobile. Programmable Wireless is being positioned as a tool that developers can take full advantage of especially if they want to create services built around the concept of IoT. 

DOJ investigating Verizon, AT&T for eSIM collusion

It appears that the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has launched an antitrust investigation into the Big Four carriers in America, reportedly about possible eSIM tech collusion. Although the DOJ’s investigation covers all of the major mobile operators, the focus seems to be on the industry leader -- Verizon Wireless and AT&T -- as well as on the GSMA (Groupe Spéciale Mobile Association).

Report: Distracted driving laws have a positive impact in states that have them

EverQuote, the insurance provider behind the social safe driving mobile app EverDrive, has recently released its yearly EverDrive Safe Driving Report.