Tag Archive: BYOD

T-Mobile launches BYOD promo on Google Pixel 2, half off original price

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, like their predecessors, are Verizon exclusives in the US, and this is causing some consternation for some who were hoping to get the new Pixels on an installment plan with AT&T, Sprint, or T-Mobile. Google isn’t repenting of its Verizon exclusivity for its phone hardware. There is […]

What companies need to know when creating a BYOD work environment

Increase workforce agility and mobility by going BYOD.

If you’re considering implementing a BYOD (bring your own device) policy in your workplace, there are a few things you should consider before diving in and giving employees’ personal devices access to sensitive information. Do you have the right security in place? Are there any restrictions on device usage during work hours? Are you and your employees using the right apps?

We’ve got a few tips that could keep  [Read More…]

AT&T said to be introducing activation fee for Next and BYOD customers, raising upgrade fee on August 1

According to a new report, AT&T may be raising its upgrade fee to $ 45, and introducing a new $ 15 activation fee for AT&T Next and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) customers, starting August 1. Droid Life is reporting that the $ 5 increase in upgrade fee, and $ 15 activation fee will apply to all customers beginning August 1, though those currently making payments under a Next Installment Plan won’t have to pay on their  [Read More…]

Amazon now selling Cricket Wireless BYOD Starter Kit

Today, Cricket Wireless announced a partnership with Amazon to sell its Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Universal SIM Card Activation Kit for $ 9.99.

The kit allows customers to switch to Cricket by free activation (online or via phone) for a new or existing device with a phone number. It comes with activation instructions, a nano SIM card, and two tray adapters for Micro and Mini SIM cards.

You can buy the kit here.

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FreedomPop offers BYOD


FreedomPop on Thursday announced the availability of the HTC EVO 4G. Joining the Samsung Galaxy S II ($ 159), the classic smartphone of days gone by is only $ 119, and without a contract.

Those who are not interested in either of the smartphones can also bring a Sprint-supported to FreedomPop’s network. Indeed, the carrier has begun offering bring-your-own-device (BYOD) service. The MVNO relies on  [Read More…]

So, you want to adopt BYOD?

What you need to know before integrating employee devices on your network

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is the current hot trend. (And has been for a while, really.) There are many perceived advantages for a company that allows employees to bring their own devices to work and have access to your company resources, but is BYOD right for you? Can you make mistakes when developing your BYOD policies? Can you really let any device connect  [Read More…]