Sprint Launches Push-to-Send Location Feature
Sprint today announced a new service that allows Nextel customers to send their location information simply by pressing the Direct Connect button. NextMail Locator allows customers with compatible phones to add the GPS coordinates, physical street address and an interactive map of their current position to NextMail messages. The service costs $20/month for unlimited use. It is an enhancement to the existing NextMail service, which enables push-to-send voice messages to any email address from compatible Direct Connect phones.
Kyocera's DuraTR Is a Robust Feature Phone with Direct Connect for Sprint
Jan 10, 2018
Kyocera has quietly launched the DuraTR, a ruggedized bar phone intended for Sprint's Direct Connect service. The DuraTR meets mil-spec 810G for protection from drops, bumps, scrapes, and bruises.
Google Says Developers Can Use AMP for Email to Boost Gmail Experience
Feb 13, 2018
Google today said it is porting its AMP technology to Gmail. Developers now have access to AMP for Email, a tool that allows them to create interactive, actionable email experiences that take place within Gmail itself, rather than secondary browser windows.
Verizon Intros More Flexible Mix-and-Match Unlimited Plans
Jun 14, 2018
Verizon Wireless today overhauled its unlimited postpaid service plans. The company now offers three tiers of unlimited service that each has its own features.
Verizon Wireless Debuts New My Verizon App and Plan
Jul 6, 2016
Verizon Wireless today announced major changes to its service plans and how customers manage them. The new Verizon Plan goes hand-in-hand with a completely new My Verizon app for mobile devices.
Sprint Debuts Unlimited Plan of Its Own
Aug 18, 2016
Sprint today announced Unlimited Freedom, a service plan that provides unlimited talk, text, and data for two lines at $100 per month. Sprint says the Unlimited Freedom plan offers "optimized streaming" for "video, gaming, and music" and "unlimited LTE data for most everything else." Specifically, video resolution is capped at 480p resolution when streamed over the network, while games are capped at 2Mbps, and music is capped at 500Kbps.
$20/month overpriced for a barely used service?
Companies that use dispatchers: Plumbers, Construction, Installers, etc. need this service to pin point workers and calculate ETA's for the next customer in line.
It may also ...
This is envisioned for field workers. If you read the full press release, it says customers can send location info to "a dispatcher, call center or another field worker". I thin...
Sprint Is Creating Even Greater Product Distinctions...
I personally don't require this service, but for those who do, it's great! The pricing will eventually come down. I'm loving my V950 and the ability to roam.
Choice is awesome!!! 🙂
I sent this article to several business contacts and customers ( I work for a Sprint Nextel Dealer ) and 9 out of 9 said sign me up.
Just because we don't use this service doesn't mean there aren't over 100,000 users that would love i...