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.
ZTE certainly hopes so. As a matter of fact, the Chinese tech giant is hoping to replace LG as the number three smartphone vendor in the United States in a year’s time. But as explained by Jeff Yee, the vice president of technology planning and partnerships at ZTE, becoming the third largest phone maker in American is just one part of a bigger plan.
For parents with kids attending school or college, a chief concern is how to keep in touch with their loved ones as a new school year begins. While it is true that it is far easier to get smartphone devices for kids these days as compared to a generation before, finding a mobile plan means additional costs.
Most service providers would readily claim that all they want to do really is just cater to every mobile user’s wireless needs. But just about every other consumer out there often feels like he’s been tricked by their carrier into signing up for a plan with voice call, text messaging, and data megabyte inclusions he can never quite use up in any given month, but still end up paying for anyway after every billing cycle.
Just a week ago, Hurricane Harvey rampaged through Texas and Louisiana and devastated several areas in its path. Over 4.5 million people were affected by the storm; some of which were displaced due to the flooding in their homes. Although the flood waters have started to recede, there are still a number of impassable roads.
According to a report recently released by research firm JD Power, consumers who are subscribers of unlimited data plans are likely to report less network problems as compared to customers under tiered wireless plans. In its report, JD Power is showing that those unlimited data users encounter an average of 11 total network quality issues for every 100 connections.