NTT DoCoMo to Kill Off Its 2G Network
NTT DoCoMo announced that it will be turning off its second-generation cellular network by the year 2012. As of December 2008, 88% of DoCoMo's subscribers were using only 3G services. The remaining 12% will be offered incentives to upgrade before the March 31, 2012 cut off date.
US Cellular Coverage Reaches Google's Project Fi
Jun 28, 2016
Google has updated its Project Fi app in order to take advantage of cellular coverage offered by U.S. Cellular.
Samsung to Brick Unreturned Note7s
Dec 9, 2016
Samsung today said it plans to take aggressive steps in order to convince Note7 owners to exchange their devices. Beginning December 19, Samsung will issue a software update that will prevent the Note7 from charging and kill its ability to work as a mobile device.
T-Mobile Kicks Off LG G5 Sales March 29
Mar 18, 2016
T-Mobile today said customers can order the LG G5 online starting March 29. The phone will reach stores April 1.
Verizon Confirms Pending $20 Upgrade Fee
Mar 31, 2016
Verizon Wireless today confirmed to Phonescoop that it plans to charge customers $20 to upgrade to new devices beginning April 4. The fee will apply to customers who buy handsets with installment plans, or buy phones at full price.
Die 2G Die!