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.
Galaxy S8 to Cost $750, S8+ to Cost $850: Carriers Share Launch Details
Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones will cost $750 and $850, respectively. The phones share almost all features other than size and both ship with 64 GB of internal storage.
More Carriers and Phone Makers Agree to Adopt Google's RCS-Based 'Android Messages' Service
Google today said more wireless network operators and handset manufacturers will use Android Messages, its RCS-based messaging service, as the default SMS/MMS tool on their phones. (Android Messages was previously known as Google Messenger.) Some of the features of RCS, which is a global standard, include group chat, high-resolution photo sharing, advanced calling features, and read receipts.
Alcatel A30 Reaches Amazon Prime for Just $60
Amazon recently added the Alcatel A30 to its roster of Prime Exclusives. This entry-level Android handset includes a 5-inch HD screen and a 1.1 GHz Snapdragon 210 processor with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage.
T-Mobile Updates Coverage Map with Customer Data
T-Mobile today unveiled a new coverage map that it claims is far more accurate than the maps offered by its competitors. T-Mobile is populating the map with data generated by its own customers.
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