T-Mobile Extending Hotspot @Home Service to Businesses
Today T-Mobile announced that it is offering a service similar to its Hotspot @Home calling plan to business customers. Hotspot @Home allows users to make voice calls via their Wi-Fi network at home (from properly equipped phones), and switch to the macro cellular network seamlessly when they leave the range of their Wi-Fi hotspot. The new offering for businesses will rely on enterprise-grade Wi-Fi hotspots and will provide them with similar benefits. Business users of this new service will have unlimited minutes when calling from a Wi-Fi hotspot. Pricing and availability details weren't immediately disclosed.
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.
Boost Mobile's Latest Hotspot Costs $50
Boost Mobile today debuted the Netgear Fuse, a mobile hotspot that can provide up to 10 hours of web surfing for up to 10 devices via WiFi. The hotspot has a 2,500mAh battery and a 1.77-inch display, which provides device status info.
T-Moble's Personal CellSpot Available Today for $25
T-Mobile said the Personal CellSpot is available to its customers beginning today. The CellSpot is a Wi-Fi hotspot for in-home use that allows smartphones to make voice calls over Wi-Fi rather than T-Mobile's cellular network.
T-Mobile Expands Wi-Fi Calling, Partners with GoGo
T-Mobile today said it will make Wi-Fi calling available to all its postpaid customers for free. The move, announced at an event in San Francisco, is meant to help provide improved voice coverage in spaces where T-Mobile's network doesn't reach.