Alltel Wireless Launches its Advisor Program
Alltel's Mobile Advisor is a free application that will be pre-loaded on a number of its handsets that allows subscribers to access and change their account information - including their calling plan - directly from their handset. Alltel subscribers can also view instructional videos on how to use their mobile phone's features. Mobile Advisor will also give users better access to Alltel's content and services, such as ringtones and games. Advisor can also be downloaded from the Alltel Shop on over a dozen different phone models.
AT&T Replacing Alltel Brand with Its Own Across Georgia
AT&T today said beginning Dec. 10 all Alltel stores and services across Georgia will be rebranded under the AT&T name.
LG's Mobile Business Gets New Chief Amid Restructuring
LG today announced several changes to its business, including the appointment of several new executives. Jong-seok Park, who served as president and CEO of LG Mobile Communications, is being replaced by Juno Cho.
Facebook Messenger No Longer Requires Facebook Account
Facebook said beginning today people do not have to have a Facebook account to use Facebook Messenger. When first loading the app, users will have the option of signing in with a phone number rather than their Facebook account.
Windows 10 Mobile Arrives for Some Older Handsets
Microsoft has begun making Windows 10 Mobile available to older smartphones running Windows Phone 8.1. Microsoft first expected to release the platform in November or December of last year, but pushed the update to the first quarter.
Verizon Prepaid Customers Gain HD Voice
Verizon Wireless today said its prepaid subscribers will have access to VoLTE services, including HD Voice and video calls, starting September 25. Prepaid customers will need to add HD Voice to their account before they can make HD calls, but the add-on will be free.
What headaches this is going to create....