AT&T Finalizes Nextel Mexico Acquisition
AT&T today said it has completed its acquisition of Nextel Mexico. Nextel Mexico covers 76 million customers across the country. When first announced in January, AT&T said the acquisition would complement its recent purchase of Iusacell, another Mexican network operator. AT&T plans to create the "first-ever North American Mobile Service area" covering more than 400 million people across Mexico and the U.S. The company has already debuted several new service plans for calling and texting lines in Mexico since acquiring Iusacell. The deal cost AT&T about $1.875 billion.
T-Mobile Talks Up Coverage Improvements, iPhone Deals
Sep 10, 2015
T-Mobile said it has doubled the number of square miles covered by its LTE network over the last year, according to a blog post written by CEO John Legere. T-Mobile is on track to blanket another 600,000 square miles of area with LTE by the end of the year.
AT&T Rebranding Mexico's Iusacell and Nextel to AT&T
Aug 26, 2015
AT&T has begun rebranding its Iusacell and Nextel properties in Mexico under the AT&T name. Moving forward, people who visit Iusacell and Nextel stores will be buying AT&T Unidos service plans (Unidos con Todo and Unidos a tu Manera, respectively).
AT&T: Free Mobile Roaming in Mexico Starts Friday
Nov 12, 2015
AT&T is prepared to make it less expensive for customers to roam in Mexico. The new AT&T Mexico Roaming Bonus is available to all Mobile Share Value customers beginning Friday at no extra cost.
Verizon to Resurrect Unlimited Plan for $80 per Month
Feb 12, 2017
Verizon Wireless will on Monday offer unlimited data plans to its customers for the first time since 2011. Verizon's new offer costs $80 per month for a single line with unlimited talk, text, and data; mobile hotspot; calling/texting to Mexico and Canada; and 500 MB of 4G LTE data per day when roaming in Mexico and Canada.