Isis Rings Up American Express Cards
Isis today announced that it has agreed to make American Express cards and services available through its mobile payment product. Isis is a joint venture between AT&T, T-Mobile USA, and Verizon Wireless that aims to bring NFC-based tap-and-go payments to mobile handsets. The initiative has signed a number of banking institutions, and also works with the Visa payment network. American Express joined the Isis Mobile Commerce Platform last year, but now American Express is adding its cards to the Isis mobile wallet. Isis is expected to launch later this year.
U.S. Carriers Share Galaxy S9 and S9+ Launch Plans and Pricing
All four major carriers in the U.S. plan to sell the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ beginning in March.
Sprint Targeting a Fall Launch for VoLTE
Sprint expects to deploy voice over LTE across its network starting this fall. Sprint competitors AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless already offer VoLTE across the bulk of their footprints, making Spring the last major carrier to deploy the upgraded voice technology.
U.S. Carriers Creating Stronger Tool to Verify Customer ID
All four major carriers in the U.S., AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless, are building a "multi-factor authentication" method that will rely on peoples' cell phones to gain account access. The system, which has been in development since last September, is expected to launch before the end of the year.
OnePlus 5T and Honor 7X Now Available In Red
OnePlus and Honor today made red versions of their most recent devices available to U.S. consumers.
I'm excited about ISIS!!!!!
And ISIS is the only one putting all the partners together.
Hopefully this service will be ready by the time Verizon is ready to launch the GSIII.
I meant someone has to put these partners together, not gas to!!!
It's so frustrating that the entire industry refuses to offer any real, ph...