Details of AT&T's Femtocell Slip
AT&T has published a Web site that reveals some information about its femotcell product. Like the femtocells being offered by Sprint and Verizon Wireless, AT&T's 3G MicroCell is meant to boost in-home cellular coverage. The 3G MicroCell provides unlimited nationwide calling from any 3G MicroCell with a 3G MicroCell service plan. The 3G MicroCell provides coverage for voice and data applications, such as surfing the Web, for up to four users at one time. Up to 10 different handsets can be registered with a single MicroCell, and it supports all of AT&T's 3G handsets. AT&T will have plans for families, individuals and businesses. Accounts can be managed online, and the MicroCell is protected from unauthorized use. AT&T has not specified when the 3G MicroCell will launch, what it will cost, and what any associated service plans will cost. A broadband Internet connection is required.
Verizon, Samsung Offer Small Cell for Improved In-Home Coverage
Verizon Wireless today announced the 4G LTE Network Extender for homes and small businesses. The small box provides LTE coverage in buildings up to about 7,500 square feet, including services such as HD Voice and high-speed data.
Comcast Details Mobile Phone Service as Xfinity Mobile
Comcast today revealed details of its forthcoming Xfinity Mobile phone service. The company will use Verizon's 4G LTE network for the service, using an existing MVNO agreement.
Sprint Intros 2GB Plan for Those Not Interested in Unlimited Data
Sprint recently added a low-cost 2 GB service plan to its offering. The plan costs $45 per month for a single line ($40 with autopay) and includes unlimited talk and text and 2 GB of data.
Verizon to Resurrect Unlimited Plan for $80 per Month
Verizon Wireless will on Monday offer unlimited data plans to its customers for the first time since 2011. Verizon's new offer costs $80 per month for a single line with unlimited talk, text, and data; mobile hotspot; calling/texting to Mexico and Canada; and 500 MB of 4G LTE data per day when roaming in Mexico and Canada.
How is data billed?
I could see the voice part being unlimited but still charging for texting, data, or both.
That said, this is a corporation. With Sprint's Femtocell, even though it's going over your home internet, they still bill your peak min...
Why would they make us pay more for this???
3G only?!?! Dammit!
The use of this tech is allowing you to talk where the voice is not working to well, Just like verizon/sprint/tmobile its allowing you to pick up signal where you would be able to befor...