Mobile Testing Finds Weak Spots In Cellular Net
Nov 29, 2001, 5:42 AM by (staff)
A maroon minivan, its rooftop bristling with antennas, is the mobile outpost of the wireless-telephone industry. Recorded messages are sent over the airwaves from phones in the vehicle, probing the network for kinks that drive cell-phone users crazy with dropped calls and busy signals.
Wilson Rebrands As weBoost
Wilson Electronics - long known for its cellular signal boosters - this week announced that its consumer products will now be sold under the new weBoost brand. weBoost's new Life line of boosters for home and car boost weak signals across all major U.S.
T-Mobile Adds Free Roadside Assistance to SyncUp Drive
T-Mobile today improved the appeal of its SyncUp Drive product by adding access to Allstate Motor Club. T-Mobile is updating the mobile app that accompanies its in-car diagnostics and mobile hotspot tool to include free roadside assistance.
Apple Addresses WiFi Assist with Data Counter
Apple has added a small feature to WiFi Assist in iOS 9.3 that displays how much cellular data the tool is using. WiFi Assist forces iPhones off of weak WiFi signals in favor of stronger cellular data signals.
T-Mobile Customers Can Now Roam In Cuba
T-Mobile today kicked off roaming cellular service in Cuba. T-Mobile customers will be able to use their T-Mobile phones to make calls, send messages, and surf the 'net when traveling in the Caribbean island nation.