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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.

 

US Mobile Has Expanded Its Prepaid Plans, With New Prices

Like other mobile service providers like Ting Mobile or Tello, US Mobile has a business model that allows its customers to fully customize their wireless plans. In other words, those on US Mobile can get to choose how many minutes of voice calls, number of text messages, and megabytes or gigabytes of data they will prepaying for.

Here Comes Xfinity Mobile: Comcast’s Wireless Service

Getting one step closer to launching its own wireless service, Comcast has officially announced the existence of Xfinity Mobile, which basically offers unlimited data plans at $65 for each line of service. But bear in mind though that those users already subscribing to any one of the cable TV giant’s more pricey X1 packages will get to pay only $45 per line of service.

 

Galaxy S8: First Device To Use Bluetooth 5

This week, the whole world got caught up in the excitement of Samsung’s unveiling of its two latest Galaxy devices -- the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Pl

AT&T’s Service Restored After Hour-Long 911 Outage

AT&T has restored its service after experiencing an outage that left some users unable to dial 911 by way of their mobile devices last Wednesday. The said outage happened at around 7:40 PM EST and lasted about an hour. The scope of the service outage has not been made clear yet, although some reports indicate that it was countrywise, while others said it only happened in several regions in the United States. AT&T is refusing to directly address how many users or which states and areas were affected.

170+ Groups Supporting Net Neutrality Send Letter To FCC Chairman

Over 170 groups, including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), wrote a letter this week and sent it to Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, and also Senators John Thune and Bill Nelson, in order to ask them to honor the net neutrality rules

Verizon Resurrects Unlimited Data; T-Mobile Counters With Own Upgrade

The largest mobile operator in the United States has decided to revive its unlimited data plan. Starting today, Verizon Wireless is now offering a Verizon Unlimited tier that delivers unlimited data use (in the US only), as well as unlimited voice calls and text messaging, for $80 a month.

T-Mobile’s Free Pizza Special Offer Is Back

The third biggest wireless carrier in America has finally decided to resurrect the free pizza promotional deal it first introduced back in June of last year. While 2016’s special offer involved Domino’s as the supplier of pizza pies, 2017 now sees Papa John’s serve up the pizza for hungry T-Mobile subscribers.

 

Sprint: Customers Sent Nearly 5 Terabytes Of Data During Super Bowl

At this year’s Super Bowl, Sprint is claiming that its customers transmitted a vast amount of data across the carrier’s LTE Plus network, consuming almost 5 terabytes of data inside and in areas directly surrounding the NRG Stadium in the city of Houston in Texas last February 5th. Compared to last year’s Super Bowl at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara in California, the overall data tonnage has also risen over three fold, and around 8 times as much compared to the 2015 event held at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona.

FCC Stops Inquiries On Zero-Rated Data

Earlier this year, the Federal Communications Commission had released a report on zero rated data services, stating that while these types of offerings are not necessarily in violation of net neutrality rules, the ones offered by the top two wireless carriers in America (namely, Verizon Wireless’ Go90 and

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