Tag Archive: Carrier


Dish agrees to pay $5 billion to T-Mobile and Sprint to create new carrier

Dish would pay $ 1.5 billion for prepaid mobile business and $ 3.5 billion for wireless spectrum.

What you need to know The $ 5 billion deal would set Dish up to create a new wireless carrier in the U.S. and ease Justice Department concerns over the T-Mobile and Sprint merger. Dish would pay $ 1.5 billion for prepaid mobile business and $ 3.5 billion for wireless spectrum. The T-Mobile and Sprint merger would still need to  [Read More…]

Reviewing Visible, the digital carrier that uses Verizon’s network

Visible in an interesting wireless service provider in that it only offers one rate plan. For $ 40 per month, customers get unlimited talk, text, and high-speed data. The price also includes fees and taxes; it’s a flat $ 40 a month.

Visible doesn’t have its own network infrastructure as it utilizes Verizon’s cell towers. In theory, this means a nationwide footprint with really fast 4G LTE speeds. A chief difference, up until recently, was that its data speeds is  [Read More…]

Which major prepaid carrier has the best $40 rate plan?

With more than 400 million subscribers on Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint, it’s safe to say that most Americans rely on the so-called “Big Four” carriers. But, to be clear, that’s not everyone.

There are millions of consumers who use other brands and services for wireless coverage, many of which are prepaid plans. Each of the major carriers offers its own prepaid options; there are plenty of other companies competing in the space.

Let’s take a look at each of  [Read More…]

Which carrier has the best value at $50 a month?

For all of the great deals that come with family plans and shared accounts, sometimes that stuff just doesn’t apply to us. Maybe you’re a college student or someone striking out on your own and looking to pick up a phone plan.

Let’s take a look at the major cellular providers and what each offers at a particular price point. For the sake of this post we’ll see what single line plans are available at $ 50 per month.

Who  [Read More…]

Dish and Google could create a new wireless carrier

The two companies are in talks to create a new wireless carrier if the T-Mobile and Sprint merger goes through.

What you need to know The director of Alphabet is said to be in talks with Dish about creating a new wireless carrier. The deal relies on the T-Mobile and Sprint merger being approved and the DOJ requiring the company to aid in creating a new wireless carrier. It would take at least three years for the  [Read More…]

T-Mobile and Sprint may have to set up a new carrier to get merger approved

U.S. Justice Department wants T-Mobile and Sprint to create a new national carrier with its own infrastructure.

What you need to know U.S. DOJ officials want T-Mobile and Sprint to create a new national carrier to get their $ 26.5 billion merger approved. The new network cannot be an MVNO — it has to be a full-fledged network with its own infrastructure. Essentially, the DOJ wants four national carriers even after the merger goes through.

The FCC  [Read More…]

Here’s Coolpad’s latest budget phone, coming soon to a U.S. carrier

Coolpad may not be a big name in smartphones, at least in the U.S., but a recent leak is proving enticing for those looking for a decent budget device on a budget.

Early information is indicating that it has a 4,000 mAh battery, a 6.36-inch display, will run Android 9 Pie, and should be coming to an unknown U.S. carrier for less than $ 150. After doing some of our own digging, we’ve been able to determine a  [Read More…]

5G in the US: How each carrier will deploy 5G on phones

What you need to know about each carrier’s capabilities and plans for fifth-generation wireless.

The Big Four U.S. carriers are all well into their 5G roadmap. We have 5G-ready phones like the Galaxy S10 5G about to hit the shelves, and we already can see the results of testing using devices like home broadband routers and wireless hotspots. 5G is coming, and it’s not going to be the typical slow rollout we’ve seen with 3G and 4G  [Read More…]

T-Mobile wants to be your new sweetheart for National Break Up with your Carrier Day

If your carrier has been taking you for granted then this February 13 on National Break Up with your Carrier Day it’s time to say goodbye. To make things even easier T-Mobile has some specials to help woo you away from your current carrier.

If T-Mobile Tuesdays, free Netflix, and having all fees and taxes included weren’t enough to make you switch already. Then watch out for this February 13, where you’ll be able to get two lines of service  [Read More…]

Your carrier is still selling your location data to the wrong people

Nothing you can do can prevent your carrier from selling your live location data for the right price. And that price is a lot cheaper than you might think.

Your location is worth about $ 300, according to an in-depth study by Motherboard.

The website followed a tip and after a convoluted series of events and $ 300 changing hands, it was able to correctly pinpoint a phone’s location without asking for any consent, because carriers are  [Read More…]