T-Mobile Says All Services Restored
T-Mobile issued a statement late Tuesday night to inform customers that all voice and data services had be restored after an outage affected 5% of T-Mobile's subscribers. T-Mobile said it is investigating the cause of the incident and apologized for the inconvenience.
FCC to Investigate AT&T 911 Outage
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said the agency will investigate a recent issue on AT&T's mobile network that prevented some 911 calls from going through. The issue occurred Wednesday evening over a period of several hours.
Verizon Settles with FCC Over 911 Outage
The FCC today said Verizon has settled with the agency over an outage that affected 911 operations last year. In April 2014, 750,000 Verizon Wireless customers in nine California counties were unable to reach 911 for a period lasting 6 hours.
T-Mobile Customer Data Exposed in Hack
T-Mobile today said the personal data of some 15 million customers and applicants was lifted through a hack of Experian, a third-party credit agency that performs services for T-Mobile. According to T-Mobile, the hack exposed customer and potential customer records, including names, addresses, birthdates, and social security numbers between September 2013 and September 2015.
T-Mobile to Zero-Rate Pokemon for Weekly Tuesday Promo
T-Mobile says starting July 19 customers will be able to play Pokemon Go on their smartphone without impacting their monthly data allotment. T-Mobile is adding Pokemon Go to its T-Mobile Tuesday customer appreciation program.
AT&T Tweaks Throttling Policy for Unlimited Customers
AT&T today altered the wording of its network management policies such that customers with grandfathered-in "unlimited" plans won't be throttled as aggressively. Under the old policy, AT&T throttled the speeds of unlimited LTE 4G customers once they exceeded 5 GB of data in a single month.
5% everyone I know in Houston was out!
More than 5%, had problems in Alabama also.
LOL most of my friends in
I think this was called Project Dark