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.
Sprint Adds Avatars to Visual Voicemail
Sprint today announced a new service that will allow customers to add animations and avatars to their voicemail messages. The service is available to Sprint, Boost Mobile, and Virgin Mobile USA customers with select Android handsets.
Sprint to Perform House Calls with 'Direct 2 You' Service
Sprint today announced a new service called Direct 2 You, wherein a Sprint technician will bring the store experience to customers who purchase a new phone. According to Sprint, some customers prefer to shop from home, but are uncomfortable setting up their new device on their own.
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!!!