Nextel Launches Direct Connect Travel Feature
Jan 13, 2003, 12:47 PM by (staff)
Nextel today announced the availability of the first phase of its Nationwide Direct Connect™ service in a number of major markets. The service is now available in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Southern California, Southern Nevada, Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, Florida, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. Nextel users traveling between any of the hundreds of cities within these markets will be able to use Direct Connect with people who reside in the market to which they have traveled. Additionally, Nextel subscribers will be able to use the Direct Connect feature with other Nextel subscribers who have traveled with them.
Google Trips Refreshed with More Manual and Automatic Controls
Apr 26, 2017
Google today announced several new features for its Google Trips tool. Trips already will automatically create travel cards based on user emails with flight, hotel, and car reservations.
T-Mobile Targets Rural Areas for 600 MHz Service, Starting with Cheyenne
Aug 16, 2017
T-Mobile today said it has activated its first 600 MHz cell site in Cheyenne, Wyo. T-Mobile is using Nokia equipment to provide LTE coverage across Cheyenne in the 600 MHz band.
CVS Pay Combines Mobile Payments with Prescription ID Check
Aug 11, 2016
CVS Health today announced CVS Pay, its own barcode-based mobile payments service that uses the company's CVS Pharmacy app. It includes several unique features, such as the ability to verify the user's identity when picking up a prescription, saving a step at checkout.
Verizon Adjusts Prepaid Pricing and Adds Travel Pass for $5
Feb 16, 2018
Verizon Wireless today changed up its prepaid service offerings by adding a new low-cost option and other features previously reserved for postpaid customers. Verizon Prepaid service now starts at $30 per month, which buys unlimited talk and text with 500 MB of data.
Google Strings Together More Ways to Help with Travel Search
Sep 28, 2018
Google says it has updated how it handles search for travelers in a way that should make it easier to piece together trips over time. When searchers first look for certain travel destinations, Google will begin to show things to do and related travel articles.