Sprint Expands Open World to Portugal and Uruguay
Sprint today added a couple new countries to its Open World roaming plan. The program kicked off in August with initial support for Canada, Mexico, and a handful of Latin American countries. The new countries include Portugal and Uruguay. In Portugal, texting is free, voice minutes are inexpensive, and data is available at $30 per gigabyte. In Uruguay, texting and calling are free, and Sprint is offering 1GB of high-speed data at to extra cost. Customers will need to have an international-capable handset to take advantage of the roaming services. Open World can be added to Sprint plans for free. Interested customers will need to sign up online, in person, in stores, or via the phone. Sprint says Open World is now available in 72 destinations. Sprint suggests customers who travel to other areas choose one of its global roaming packages.
LG Rounds Out K Series Phones with K8 and K5
Mar 15, 2016
LG today announced two more low-cost Android smartphones, filling in several open spots in its K range of devices. The K8 has a stylish design thanks to the use of curved glass edges and woven back panel and the K5 features a slim, metallic body.
Verizon Extends Unlimited Mexico, Canada Roaming to Go Plans
Jan 19, 2018
Verizon Wireless today said subscribers to its Verizon Go Unlimited plan will soon be able to bring their unlimited calls, texts, and data with them when roaming in Mexico and Canada at no extra cost. Go Unlimited subscribers may also place unlimited calls from the U.S.
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Offer Refined Hardware, Improved Camera, AR Emoji
Feb 25, 2018
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S9 and S9+ phones, updates to last year's S8 models. The devices bear a striking resemblance to their predecessors and make only modest changes to the hardware.
AT&T's Highest-Paying Customers Gain Mexico/Canada Roaming
May 16, 2016
AT&T today said some of its customers will soon be able to roam in Mexico and Canada at no extra charge. Customers who subscribe to AT&T's 15 GB Mobile Share plan can text, talk, and surf in Mexico as if they were at home in the U.S.
YouTube Reimagines Its Premium Video and Music Services
May 17, 2018
YouTube today announced YouTube Premium and YouTube Music, services that replace YouTube Red and YT Music, respectively. Moving forward, YouTube Premium will be the video site's top-tier service, offering originals, ad-free play, background play, and downloads across YouTube.