Zer01 Provides More Details About Its Service
Today Zer01 offered more insight to how its planned unlimited voice and data mobile services will work. For $70 per month, Zer01 users will get unlimited service across the U.S., and according to Zer01, around the world. Zer01 said it plans to announce an international unlimited voice and data service without any commitments or contracts in the near future, though it didn't say what the pricing would be. Zer01 need to provide their own smartphones. The company has licensed patent-pending proprietary Veritable Mobile Convergence (VMC) Technology from the Unified Technologies Group, which also happens to own Zer01. This technology bypasses carrier circuit-switched channels by funneling voice communications through a VoIP system and onto a virtual private network that accesses the Internet. This is what allows Zer01 users to make voice calls or access the Internet through AT&T's network.
RingPlus To Offer Free Phone Service
RingPlus today announced a new mobile phone service plan that is ad-supported, but completely free to the customer. The ads take the form of ringback tones, which RingPlus customers hear on outbound voice calls, after dialing but before the other party picks up.
Cablevision Launching FreeWheel WiFi-Based Phone
Cablevision today announced FreeWheel, a wireless service that relies wholly on WiFi networks rather than cellular networks. FreeWheel will offer unlimited voice calls (via VoIP), messaging, and data for $30 per month.
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.
Virgin Mobile Adjusts Pricing, Intros $20 No-Data Option
Virgin Mobile USA today made some changes to its service plans. To start, the company added a new, low-cost plan for $20 per month.
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