Sprint Offering Vanity Phone Numbers for $3 Per Month
Sprint today announced a new service that allows customers to pick a phone number that reflects their name. The service, which is run by StarStar Me, costs $2.99 per month, lets Sprint customers choose a name, nickname, or other word in place of their mobile phone number, providing, in effect, a vanity phone number. The service includes an application for Android and iOS devices that lets users manage incoming calls, send text message responses, as well as block calls and view their call log. The service can be initiated directly from Sprint devices or via Sprint's web site.
Google's Fiber Phone Bridges Home and Mobile Service
Google today announced the Fiber Phone, a home-phone service for its Google Fiber internet customers. The service includes unlimited nationwide calling, caller ID, voicemail, privacy controls, spam filtering, and do-not-disturb tools.
T-Mobile Digits Lets You Call or Text from a Phone, Tablet, PC
T-Mobile said it Digits service, first announced last year, will go live May 31. Digits allows customers to use the same phone number across multiple devices, or multiple numbers on a single device.
Google Voice Integration with Sprint to End June 1
Google has begun informing Google Voice customers who’ve integrated their service with Sprint that the two services will cease working together on June 1. Google has laid out a number of steps that customers will need to take in order to retain their separate services if they so wish.
Sprint Gifting Customers with 6-Month Tidal Membership
Sprint today said it is giving new and existing customers free access to the Tidal music streaming service for six months. The service is known for providing exclusive access to music from select artists.
T-Mobile Looks to Redefine the Phone Number with 'Digits'
T-Mobile today announced Digits, a new service that will let customers use the same phone number across multiple devices, or multiple numbers on a single device. The service makes use of T-Mobile's LTE network and works with virtually all connected devices, including phones, tablets, wearables, and computers.
Oh WOW, I was hoping for Something like this!!!