Verizon Buys Mohave Wireless
Verizon Wireless today announced that it has purchased Mohave Wireless for an undisclosed sum. Mohave Wireless, which Verizon bought from Frontier Communications and Rio Virgin Telephone, operates between Las Vegas and Phoenix, and covers 203,000 POPs in part of the Grand Canyon and several other small markets. Verizon Wireless gains Mohave's customers, spectrum licenses, and telecommunications equipment. Verizon will continue to operate Mohave under its current name and begin integrating Mohave's CDMA-EVDO 3G network into its own. Verizon expects to transition Mohave customers to Verizon Wireless beginning in early 2014.
Virgin Mobile USA Relaunches As An iPhone-Only Carrier
Jun 21, 2017
Virgin Mobile USA, which is owned and operated by Sprint, transformed itself today into new provider much more closely aligned with the Virgin brand. Significantly, Virgin Mobile USA is now an iPhone-only carrier, meaning Apple's iPhones are the only phones Virgin will sell moving forward.
AT&T Taking Samsung Gear S3 Frontier Orders Starting Nov. 4
Nov 3, 2016
AT&T today said customers can place orders for the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier smartwatch beginning November 4. The wearable, announced by Samsung earlier this year, supports AT&T's NumberSync service, which allows owners to use their main number to make/receive calls and send/receive messages from the watch.
Samsung's Gear S3 Gains LTE Radio and Software Refinements
Aug 31, 2016
Samsung today announced the Gear S3 smartwatch, a Tizen-based wearable that will be available in several configurations. The Gear S3 will be sold in Classic and Frontier styles.
Google's Revamped Google Earth App Reaches iOS
Aug 2, 2017
Google today released a brand new version of Google Earth for iOS devices. It's the same app that Google made available to Android devices and the web back in April, which represents a complete overhaul of the app that Google spent two years developing.
Google Pay Lets People Use their Phone as Ticket On Las Vegas Monorail
Mar 19, 2018
Google today said its Google Pay app can now serve as a transit ticket on the Las Vegas monorail system. People visiting Las Vegas will be able to use Google Pay to purchase their monorail ticket online and add it to the app.
They should buy US Cellular already
One fewer hole in The Network, now.