T-Mobile Says Its Focus Is Unchanged
T-Mobile has responded to the decision made by its parent company, Deutsche Telekom, and AT&T to cease their acquisition plans. "What does this mean for T-Mobile USA customers? Our focus is unchanged: make the latest mobile products and services affordable for everyone," said COO Jim Alling in a company blog post. The company has continued to expand the reach and speeds of its HSPA+ network as well as add new smartphones and other devices to its roster since the deal was first announced in March. T-Mobile says is has expanded its HSPA+ coverage to more than 200 million people in 208 markets and doubled speeds for nearly 180 million Americans in 163 markets. T-Mobile didn't spell out any new plans for future network upgrades or expansions.
Asus Brings ZenFone 4 Lineup to U.S.
Asus recently announced plans to bring its ZenFone 4 series of phones to the U.S. unlocked market this year.
Apple Watch Series 3 Supports Carriers' One Number Calling and Messaging
Apple this week announced the Apple Watch Series 3 with an optional cellular radio. The LTE radio makes it possible for the smartwatch to connect to cellular networks on its own, without a nearby iPhone.
Samsung Makes the Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J3 Available Unlocked
Samsung today added the Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J3 to its list of unlocked smartphones. The two inexpensive handsets will be available to purchase directly from Samsung's web site as well as select retailers starting July 28.
Google Intros 'Zero-Touch' Android Enterprise Deployments
Google today made it easier for businesses to configure and deploy Android handsets to employees with a new tool called zero-touch enrollment. Google says zero-touch lets companies configure purchased devices and ship them directly to employees completely preconfigured with corporate policies and controls all in place.
I was hesitant to join T-Mobile at first, but their monthly 4G plans without contract are very competitive, and if they continue to heavily promote these, they could make a significant dent in the prepaid space. The signal at my home and everywhere I go is excellent, and even though I am not officially supposed to have 4G in my area, I do. The ...
im using their service also and have teh valu plan 49.99 perline on my family rateplan for unlimited everything.. i really love teh 4g speed!!